DIY face packs, face masks to beat the summer

The scorching heat of summer is really damaging for the skin. Especially if you are going out in the sun uncovered then there are possibilities of your skin being tanned. So, you have to be careful during these days of irresistible heat and discomfort and try things out to help your skin stay in the best of state. You have lots of things available in the market. However, the best would be to prepare things yourself and apply on the face for that glowing look.

The hot summer rays have the imminent capacity to wreak havoc on any skin type and face may tend to become dull and bad after the exposure to sun light, so here are some face masks to revive your glowing skin and to make it charming and problem free.

Turmeric and mint face pack

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You will simply require  grinding a handful of fresh mint leaves, and to it, add a dash of turmeric powder, add enough of water to form a paste. Once done, apply this pack on the face, neck and shoulders, and let it dry  for about 15 minutes, and then rinse off thoroughly with cold water. This is a simple yet effective way to gain the benefits in mint and turmeric, and you will experience a sweet surprise, applying this remedy regularly.

Sugar and cucumber face pack

Mash a few slices of cucumber and mix a dash of sugar to it. Place the mixture in the refrigerator for some time, and once it has cooled down, apply the mix on your face. Leave it for some time, and then, wash off your face with chilled water to get instant glow. This is a simple face pack to reduce inflammation and hydrate the skin.

Lemon and mint face pack

This is a simple homemade face pack that produces the  best cleaning and ensures adequate skin hydration. The mint extract also reduces inflammation and you get the best natural astringent to restore the appearance of the dull skin. You need to grind a few leaves of mint, and add the juice of half-a-lemon and a few drops of rosewater to it. Apply this pack on your face and after it dries up, wash it off thoroughly with water. Apply this remedy 21/3 times a week to get the best results.

Gram flour, cucumber and mint face pack

Take a teaspoon of gram flour, a few smashed leaves of mint, and about ¼ of a medium sized cucumber. Mix all these ingredients and add water to it to form a paste. Apply the mixture on your face, shoulders and neck, and once it dries up completely, wash it off with chilled water. You will love the glow, immediately after washing the face. This pack is suitable for skins of all types.

Curd and turmeric musk

Another wonderful homemade face pack for the summers, you would require taking a cup of fresh curd and add ½ teaspoon of turmeric to it. Apply a little water and apply the pack on your face. Wash off the face after 15 minutes. You can try this remedy in alternate days.

Watermelon face pack for clear skin

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Very next to the water and first among the fruits that quenches our thirst in the summer season is watermelon. It is tasty, juicy and more hydrating that helps to hydrate your skin and can be used to prepare a homemade face mask in the given manner.

  • Two tablespoons of watermelon juice
  • Two tablespoons of cucumber juice
  • One tablespoon of milk powder
  • One tablespoon of Yogurt

How to make

  • Simply mix all the above ingredients to form a spreadable paste.
  • Spread it on the entire face and hold on for 15 minutes.
  • Rinse off thoroughly with cold water and pat it dry. This face mask clears your skin and works anti to the blemishes.

Lemon face pack for summer glowing skin

  • One tablespoon of lemon juice
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • One egg white

How to make

  • Break open an egg and separate the white from it.
  • Beat it for a minute and add it honey and lemon juice.
  • Mix them all and apply it on your face, retain it for 20 minutes and then rinse off with normal water.

Mango face pack for summer protection

  • One tablespoon of mango pulp
  • One tablespoon of Yogurt
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • A pinch of turmeric powder

How to make

  • Pour all the above ingredients in a bowl and beat them with a fork to get a smooth paste.
  • Apply it on the face and let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse off thoroughly.

Kiwi summer face pack

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  • 1-2 slices of kiwi fruit
  • Four tablespoons of milk
  • Two soaked almonds
  • Three tablespoons of besan powder

How to make

  • Take four almonds and soak them in water, take off the peel and grind them to make a fine paste.
  • Add this paste, mashed kiwi fruit, besan powder and milk.
  • Mixing properly will deliver you a smooth paste.
  • Apply it on the fresh skin and leave it for about 15 minutes. Rinse off and pat it dry.

Pumpkin summer face mask

  • 1/4 cup of pumpkin pulp
  • One egg
  • One tablespoon of honey
  • One tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • One tablespoon of almond milk

 How to make

  • Take the fresh pumpkin pulp and add it one whole egg.
  • Blend them well and add it almond milk, apple cider vinegar and honey.
  • Again mix the ingredients to get a fine paste.
  • Apply the mask, leave if for about 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse off with cool water and follow up with moisturizer.

Lemon and strawberries together

During the summer season you skin can get badly oily and this is the time the pores get opened and invite germs and the rest. This is even the time when you look extremely tired and exhausted. Strawberries can really do the magic on the tired skin. The fruit contains salicylic acid and this is something which can help the skin retain freshness. Salicylic acid works great on acnes. You can even add lemon juice to the strawberries that you have collected. Lemon can make the skin tight an make you feel fresh at the same time.

First you need to take the strawberries and mash them well. Then you can add two tablespoons of lemon juice to the same. The mixture should also have one tablespoon of yogurt and one tablespoon of honey.

You need to make a mixture of all the items together and to do this you do not require using a blender. Remember, you are not making a juice. It is a paste that you require. Apply the paste on all parts of the face and lie down to dry it completely. Once things get dry it is time to rinse of the same with normal cold water.

The perfect sunburn pack for summer

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You can have the best sunburn face pack when your skin gets too tanned due to the direct rays of the sun. This is the best pack you can avail for when you have to visit outdoor on regular basis. With this pack you can fast get rid of the unwanted skin tanning.

To make the same you need hung curds. You are in need of well soaked and grinded almonds and you can add water melon juice to the mixture.

First you need to beat and blend the hung curds. When blending, you can apply water melon juice to form the thick and creamy paste. The creamy base comes after you have applied the grinded almonds to the mixture. It is now time for you to apply the mixture well on all parts of the face evenly. You can do this after coming home from sun. Let the mixture get dry and while you rest you can put slices of cucumber over the eyelids to feel fresh. You have to wash off the pack using cold water and allow the skin feel absolutely soothing.

The cool and soothing cucumber mask for summer

In summer cucumber is the best thing you can have for the skin. A cucumber facial pack is suitable for all skin types. In fact, this is the best facial pack you can apply on sensitive skin, as this causes no irritation at all. This is a pack of cucumber with sugar. The exfoliation property of sugar along with the soothing effect of cucumber is sure to do great on the skin. You just have to apply the pack for ten minutes and then watch the wonder working on the skin.

To make the same you need one whole cucumber and one tablespoon of sugar.

First you have to peel the cucumber perfectly. Then you have to grind the entire cucumber by making use of a grinder. However, you should see to the fact that the cucumber gets rightly grinded or else there would be that watery extraction. To the thick paste of cucumber you have to add the sugar. Make sure to mix both the ingredients well. Now apply the same on all parts of the face and neck. After the application is over you should make sure to keep the mask for at least ten minutes. The water base will help the mask get dry fast. Yu can prepare the mask one time and store the same in the refrigerator.