5 Easy And Effective Homemade Face Masks For Summers
- Ria Baidya
Updated : January 20, 2022 05:01 IST
Eating fruits and vegetables can boost your immune system and overall health, but you can also use them to create natural home-made face packs.
It's high time you just ditch those skin-care products that promise you radiant skin and have failed to deliver. You can find those essential minerals and nutrients from your refrigerator itself. While eating fruits and vegetables can indeed help you boost your immune system, it can also help in giving you a perfect skin naturally. You can also use them to create inexpensive, natural home-made face masks.
Fruits and vegetable-based face masks are loaded with antioxidants which help in fighting free radicals that result in lusterless skin. Moreover, they are mostly safe to use. So, if you are looking for facial masks for a smooth and supple skin, then just have a look at these five easy and effective homemade face packs.
Papaya and Honey
Papaya's active enzyme papain is really helpful for exfoliating dead skin cells. The fruit contains anti-inflammatory and anti-viral properties that relaxes and soothes the acne-prone skin. For this mask, all you need is 4 pieces of mashed papaya and 1 tbsp of honey. This mask will really nourish your skin, making it moisturized and radiant.
Tomato and Turmeric
Tomatoes are enriched with powerful antioxidants and vitamins like B, C, and E. These nutrients help reduce oiliness and also help keep the skin cleaner and tighter. To make this face pack, you will need to blend 1 tomato, 1 tsp turmeric powder and while you are at it, add a few drops of yogurt for a cool and soothing feel.
Orange Peel Face Pack
The orange peels are high in antioxidants that help protect the skin against UV damage, it also has anti-aging properties which help the skin to appear more radiant. This mask is made from the skin of 3 oranges, 1 tsp yogurt and 1 tsp honey. Blend all these ingredients together for a couple of minutes until the paste becomes thick.
Banana Face Mask
Bananas contain several minerals and nutrients, chief among which vitamin A and C. These nutrients can calm inflamed skin and reduce acne outbreaks. For this mask, all you need is 1 mashed banana and a few pinches of turmeric powder. This mask is the best combo for boosting the natural elasticity of the skin.
Mango Face Mask
Mango contains beta-carotene and vitamin C, which help fight free radicals that can work wonders for your skin. This mask is easy to make, you only need to blend 1 ripe mango with a few drops of yogurt. This mask will leave your skin soft and glowing.
Note: Don’t keep these face-masks on your face for more than 15 mins. If you feel any tingling sensation it is advised to remove the mask immediately and wash with cold water. In event of an allergic reaction, it is best to seek expert advice.