The constantly changing weather directly affects your skin and beauty. The monsoon is soon arriving and all the skin trouble would be arriving along with it too. We would like to suggest that instead of relying on those chemical-laden market-based face packs, go for DIY face masks this monsoon, for a healthy and naturally glowing skin.
Apart from applying face packs, follow proper skincare regimes, because monsoon can make your skin humid and prone to breakouts. So, follow some amazing Indian homemade face packs, that will keep your skin soft and supple.
Here is a list of some effective DIY face packs, that will help you protect your delicate skin from the gloomy and dry monsoon weather.
1. Multani Mitti Face Pack
Make a smooth paste of 5-6 spoons of multani mitti and a few drops of rose water. Evenly spread the paste on face and neck. Allow it to dry completely before washing off with cold water. Best suits for oily skin, and helps to keep your skin moisturized and acne-free.
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2. Oatmeal & Egg Face Mask
Take an egg yolk and mix it with a 2-3 spoonful of oats, and blend both the ingredients well together. Let the mask sit for some time and then wash off with cold water. This will scrub off dead skin cells, hydrate your skin and prevents it from over-drying.
3. Mint & Banana Face Mask
Take a spoonful of yogurt, ½ banana, lemon juice and a handful of fresh mint leaves, and blend everything together into a thick paste. Apply this paste evenly on your face and leave it on for 15 minutes at least. Wash off with warm water.
4. Strawberry Face Pack
Slice 2 strawberries and add 2 spoonsful of rose water, 1 spoonful of brandy and 2 spoonsful of bread crumbs, and mix everything well together. Use this mixture to apply on your face and then leave it on for 20 minutes at least. Wash off using a mild face wash. Avoid using this mask if you are allergic to strawberries.
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5. Fruit Face Mask
Blend a thick paste of 2 banana slices, 1 strawberry, 2 slices of apple and 2 slices of watermelon. Now add a spoonful of yogurt and 2 spoonsful of gram flour (Besan), and make a thick paste. Apply this paste on your face and massage for some time. Allow the mask to dry completely and then wash off with cold water. Perfect for all skin types.
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6. Sandalwood Face Pack
Take a spoonful of aloe vera gel, a spoonful of turmeric powder, a 5-6 spoonful of sandalwood powder and mix all the ingredients with some milk to form a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your face and neck and leave it on to dry completely. Wash off with cold water. This is the best face mask for acne-prone skin.
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7. Banana Face Pack
Blend half banana with some lemon juice and honey, into a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your face and spread evenly. Leave it on for 15 minutes and massage before washing off with warm water. Works well for all skin type, this will leave your skin hydrated, moisturized and naturally glowing.
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8. Jojoba Oil Face Mask
Mix 18-20 spoonful of jojoba oil and a 5-6 spoonful of honey in a ½ cup of fresh plain yogurt (curd). Now apply this mixture on your face evenly and leave it on to dry for 20 minutes. Wash off with plain water. This mask best suits for oily to combination skin.
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9. Almond Face Mask
Take a few almonds and soak them in milk for some time or overnight. Blend them to make a smooth paste next morning and add a spoonful of honey in it. Now apply this paste on your face and leave it on for at least 20 minutes. Wash off with cold water later. this mask is perfect for all skin types, and also prevent early signs of aging.
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So, why don’t you go ahead and save your skin the trouble of facing monsoon blues, and give it the much-needed nourishment your skin requires. Share your experience with us in the comment section below.