Homemade dead skin removal face packs

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.

Dead skin removal scrubs

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.

Dead skin removal face packs

  1. Olive oil and coffee face pack
  2. Apple cider vinegar face pack
  3. Raw milk and semolina face pack
  4. Lemon juice and strawberry face pack
  5. Sunflower oil, honey and egg white face pack
  6. Avocado seeds and olive face pack
  7. Neem, orange and sandalwood face packs
  8. Green tea and honey face pack
  9. Masoor dal and milk face pack
  10. Coffee and honey face pack
  11. Oatmeal and yogurt
  12. Fuller’s earth and glycerin face pack
  13. Orange peel, fenugreek and milk face pack
  14. Rice powder and besan face pack
  15. Sea salt, honey and aloe vera face pack

1Olive oil and coffee face pack

Milk face packs & masks

This pack is loaded with antioxidants, which guard your skin from external damage and ageing. It makes your skin soft and removes layers of dead skin.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp coffee powder

How to make

  • Mix both ingredients in equal quantity and make a thick paste.
  • Apply it all over your face and then let the mask stay for the next 20 minutes.
  • Remove it by rubbing in circular motion and rinse with tepid water, pat dry.

2Apple cider vinegar face pack

Apple cider vinegar has acidic properties due to which it acts as a great exfoliate for dead skin.


  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar

How to make

  • In a glass bowl mix both ingredients well and with the help of a cotton ball apply it on your face.
  • Leave it untouched for 6-8 minutes and rinse with normal water, pat dry.
  • Do this twice daily.

3Raw milk and semolina face pack

In this pack, semolina acts as an excellent exfoliate for removal of dead skin while milk is a wonderful cleanser.


  • I tbsp semolina
  • 2 tbsp cold milk

How to make

  • Add milk to semolina and let it soak the whole milk and turn into a thick paste.
  •  Apply a thick layer of the mixture on your face and leave it for 15 minutes.
  • Remove it by rubbing it with your fingertips and rinse with lukewarm water, pat dry.

4Lemon juice and strawberry face pack

Types of face packs & uses

Strawberries contain salicylic acid, which helps to get rid of dead skin effortlessly; it also detoxifies and shrinks the pores of your skin. While the acidic properties of lemon give you a radiant glow.


  • Strawberry pulp (2-3 strawberries)
  • ½ tbsp honey
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice

How to make

  • Combine all the ingredients and mix them well.
  • Apply it evenly on clean face and rinse with cold water after 20 minutes, pat dry.

5Sunflower oil, honey and egg white face pack

Egg white is rich in protein, which provides youthful glow to your skin. Honey has antioxidants for our skin while sunflower oil has great moisturising elements. A mixture of these three ingredients oxidizes your skin, increase moisture and help in removal of dead skin.


  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Sunflower oil
  • Egg

How to make

  • In a bowl, mix thoroughly 1 tablespoon honey with sunflower oil and add one well beaten fluffy egg white to it.
  • Apply the same on your face.
  • Let the face pack settle on you face and leave it for 20 minutes.
  • Clean with lukewarm water and wipe it off.

6Avocado seeds and olive face pack

Nutrients in Avocado seeds aid in getting healthy and glowing skin. Olive oil acts as a natural exfoliator that removes dead skin cells. This face pack is suitable for all skin types and ideal to use once a week.


  • Avocado seeds
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

How to make

  • Remove the external brown skin of avocado seeds, wash them and grind till it turns into powder form.
  • Put the avocado seed powder in a bowl, add 1 teaspoon olive oil to it and mix well.
  • Apply this pack on your face and clean your face with cold water after 15 minutes, pat dry.

7Neem, orange and sandalwood face packs

Natural face packs for sensitive dry skin

This face pack can be used on any skin type but is highly recommended for people with oily skin.


  • 1 tablespoon orange powder
  • 1 tablespoon sandalwood powder
  • 1 tablespoon Neem powder
  • 1 tablespoon Fuller’s earth
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

How to make

  • In a bowl, take equal quantities (1 tablespoon) of orange powder, sandalwood powder, Neem powder and Fuller’s earth and add one teaspoon of honey and lemon juice.
  • Pour rose water and stir the mixture till you get the desired consistency.
  • Apply the pack on your face and neck, leave it for 20 minutes, and wash off with lukewarm water.

8Green tea and honey face pack

Green tea is very helpful in removing dead skin and it also increases the elasticity of our skin. This face pack is ideal for people with dry skin.


  • 1-2 tea green tea bags
  • 3 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

How to make

  • Remove green tea from 1-2 tea bags and put it in a bowl.
  • Add 3 teaspoon honey and 1 teaspoon baking soda to the green tea residue and mix well.
  • Spread the face pack evenly on your face and let it stay for 10 minutes.
  • Gently massage your face for few minutes and wash it with cold water.

9Masoor 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

How to make

  • Wash the red lentils in freshwater 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.

10Coffee 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

How to make

  • 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.

11Oatmeal and yogurt

Fairness face packs

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

How to make

  • 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.

12Fuller’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

How to make

  • 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.

13Orange peel, fenugreek and milk face pack

Papaya face packs for fairness

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.


  • 1/2 tablespoon fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tablespoon orange peel powder
  • 3 tablespoons milk

How to make

  • 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.

14Rice powder and besan face pack

You can easily prepare a face pack at home by mixing grounded rice powder with besan.


  • 2 tablespoons rice powder
  • 2 tablespoons besan

How to make

  • 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.

15Sea salt, honey and aloe vera face pack

Face packs for sensitive skin

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.


  • 4 tablespoons sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons Aloe Vera gel

How to make

  • 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.