Are you worried because your fresh glowing skin has suddenly turned dull and lifeless? The culprit might be the dead skin cells. Through natural skin-regenerative mechanism thousands of skin cells in your body die daily and their place is taken over by new ones. However, the problem is that, these dead skin cells continue to stick to the upper surface of the skin hiding the natural glow of the skin and hindering the process of moisture absorption.
So, in order to keep your skin clean of dead skin cells it is vital to undertake some process to remove dead skins regularly. Here we will tell you about some natural homemade face packs that can remove dead skins from your face with high effectiveness. These face packs use some usual ingredients most of which you can find right in your home.
Massor dal and milk face pack
This face pack can remove the dead skin cells with great efficiency and at the same time will provide nourishment and moisture to your skin.
- 1/2 cup Masoor Dal (Red Lentils)
- Milk cream/Milk
Wash the red lentils in fresh water and then strain the extra water. Now grind them lightly in a grinder. Ensure that the lentils do not turn to a very smooth paste, rather let the paste be coarse with medium sized lentil pieces. Now add fresh milk cream to the paste if you have dry skin. In case you have oily skin, opting for double toned milk instead of milk cream is suggested. After you mix the two ingredients properly apply the thick paste evenly on your face and neck in an upward direction. Leave it there for 20-30 minutes and then wash with fresh cold water rubbing lightly with both the hands. After you have washed off the pack completely, pat dry.
Coffee and honey face pack
Coffee has excellent skin rejuvenating properties and it can clear the dead cells efficiently without ripping off the essential layer of moisture from the skin.
- 1 tablespoon coffee
- 1-2 teaspoon of honey
Mix the coffee with adequate quantity of honey to make a paste. It is best to use coarsely grounded coffee beans rather than the powdered ones for this pack. After you have mixed the two ingredients well and you have a homogeneous paste, apply it in an upward direction with the help of a brush. Leave it on for at least 30 minutes. Then add some water and rub lightly with both your hands. Wash off with normal water and pat dry. This face pack is excellent for removing dead skin cells and nourishing the skin.
Oatmeal and yogurt
The Oatmeal and Yogurt face pack is one of the easiest yet highly effective homemade skin packs for removing dead skin cells and infusing the goodness of yogurt into the skin.
- 1 tablespoon Oatmeal
- 2 teaspoon Yogurt
Mix the mentioned quantity of Yogurt with the Oatmeal to make a paste and apply it on your face and neck in an upward direction. Do not keep the face pack prepared for long before applying it. Prepare it fresh and apply immediately. Keep the pack on for 20-30 minutes and then wash with normal water while rubbing the skin with both the hands. Wash off the pack completely and pat dry to get a clean glowing face in minutes.
Fuller’s earth and glycerin face pack
Fuller’s earth is infused with the goodness of natural minerals that can boost the natural repairing mechanism of the skin while exfoliating it efficiently.
- 1 tablespoon of fuller’s earth
- 2 – 15 drops of Glycerin
- clean water
Take the fuller’s earth in a small bowl and add Glycerin to it. If you have a dry skin, you can add as much as 10 drops of glycerin to the face pack, but if you have oily skin it is better to stick to 1-3 drops of glycerin for this pack. However, the amount of glycerin used can be more in dry winters. Now add clean water to the mixture and make a smooth paste. Apply the pack thickly and evenly over your face and neck. Leave it for 20 minutes and then rub lightly with your hands after adding water. Finally wash off with water and pat dry.
Orange peel, fenugreek and milk face pack for dead skin removal
An effective face pack for removing dead skin cells can be made from orange peel, fenugreek seeds and milk. While the orange peel will provide vitamin C to the skin, the fenugreek seeds will work as an effective scrubber. The milk will supply required moisture to the skin.
Dry some orange peel under the sun and grind them to powder. Also grind some dried fenugreek seeds to make a coarse powder. Now mix 1/2 spoon of the fenugreek seed powder and 1 spoon of the orange peel powder with 3 spoons of milk and let it soak for 5 minutes. Use this pack on your face, leave on for 15 minutes and then wash off with water, rubbing your face with your hands.
Rice powder and besan face pack for removal of dead skin cells
You can easily prepare a face pack at home by mixing grounded rice powder with besan. While grinding the rice, ensure that the powder formed is not too smooth. Take 2 spoons of rice in a grinder and grind it to a coarse powder. Now mix this rice powder with 2 spoons of besan and add sufficient water. Massage this pack lightly on your skin and let it set for 15 minutes before removing with water. Do not forget to scrub your face with the pack before washing it off.
Sea salt, honey and aloe vera face pack for dead skin removal
This dead skin removal face pack can be very appropriate for the dry skinned girls. While the sea salt of the pack, will remove the dead skins as well as any type of bacteria present on the skin, the Honey and Aloe Vera will nourish the skin from deep within. Mix 4 spoons of sea salt with 2 spoons of honey and 2 spoons of Aloe Vera gel to form a slightly runny paste. Rub in this mixture lightly on your face, let it set for 2-3 minutes and then wash off with water.