Extra care is needed for your skin as there is more humidity and dampness in atmosphere in monsoon which may cause sudden erupt of acnes, unnecessary pimples and red bumps on face which is irritating and unpleasant. Humidity and constant temperature fluctuation makes pimples and acnes more prone particularly to sensitive skin to avoid this different beauty products are applied which aggravate the situation further. Drinking 8-10 glass of pure water daily, keeping your skin dry, wearing cotton and khadi clothes diminish your skin problem in monsoon.
In the monsoon skin need to be taken care more than the normal days, in the monsoon season our skin reacts with the humidity present in the ambience and turns more dull and flaky. To get over the monsoon skin problems try out these home made face packs for the healthy looking skin.
Best home made packs to try in the monsoon season
Jojoba oil, fresh curd face pack
- Jojoba oil
- Fresh curd
Take two tablespoons of jojoba oil in a bowl and mix it with two tablespoons of fresh curd and one table spoon of honey. Mix it evenly and apply the pack to complete face and neck. Let it sit for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse off by using the mild face wash.This face pack is ideal for the dry skin people as the natural moisturizing qualities of honey and curd will moisturize your skin.
Sandal powder, rose water face pack
- Sandal powder
- Rose water
- Turmeric powder
Take two table spoons of sandal wood powder and add it half cup of rose water and one table spoon of turmeric powder. Mix them all to form a thick paste and apply over your face. Allow to stay for 20 to 30 minutes and rinse off with the help of cold water.This face pack works well to clean the scars present in the skin and also to improve the skin color.
Oatmeal face pack
- Oat meal
- Egg white
- Fresh curd
To the three table spoons of oatmeal add egg white from one egg, table spoon of honey and two table spoons of fresh curd. Mix all the above ingredients together and keep it in the refrigerator to make it chill. Give a wash to your face and apply the pack over the face. Leave it for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse off with clean water.
Strawberry, multani mitti face pack
- Multani mitti or fuller’s earth
- Bread crumbs
- Rose water
Take four to five strawberries and mash them to form a paste. Add one table spoon of brandy, two table spoons of multani mitti, few drops of rose water and two table spoons of breadcrumbs to the strawberry paste. Mix them all well to form a fine paste. Apply this paste to the entire face and neck. Let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes and rinse off with good face wash.
Almonds, oatmeal face pack
- Oat meal
- China clay
- Full cream milk
- Lemon extract
Take five to six almonds and paste them well, to this paste add two table spoons of oatmeal, one smashed avocado, three table spoons of full cream milk, two table spoons of china clay and few drops of lemon juice. Mix them all together and prepare a thick paste. Apply it over the face and leave it for 20 to 25 minutes and then wipe it off with the help of cold milk and q-tip. Rinse off the face with cold water and dab moisturizer to the face.
There are good packs to get rid of this skin problem to retain your healthy and glowing skin.
Banana fruit mask
This face pack helps in unclogging the pores, removes dead cells from deeper layers and exfoliating your skin. Mash a ripe banana mix it with lemon juice and tablespoon of honey to make the pack. Some orange can be added to reduce the oil from the sebaceous glands on face. Wash it after some time with warm water to get acne free skin. Banana helps to make the skin supple and soft. Dryness will soon be a matter of past. You will find the banana mask to work wonders in monsoon season when your face often gathers bacteria and pimples from being wet or moist. Exfoliation and unclogging of the pores can help you with a supple and glowing skin.
Sandalwood face pack
Sandalwood is an excellent resource for curing acnes, blackhead and other skin eruptions. It is suitable for all skin types and excellent moisturizer for dry skin. Sandalwood paste with turmeric powder and rose water is mixed to make the mask. Apply it and leave it for 30 minutes. Rinse with plain water and see your skin glow with health and shine.Monsoon often is about skin eruptions and sandal wood can help in keeping your face oil free and the anti bacterial property of sandal wood can give you blemish free skin.
Fuller’s earth pack
Multan mitti, Fuller’s earth contains several minerals like magnesium, iron, calcium, quartz, silica, calcite and dolomite. This clay has oil absorbing, cleansing and antiseptic properties which is quite remedial for skin problems. One tablespoon of fuller earth can be mixed with adequate water to make the paste. Wait for 30 minutes after applying and let it dry. Then you can wash it to get a fresh look and softness that is very rare for dry skin. The different minerals in fuller’s earth add their goodness to your face and the skin becomes oil free to fight all problems of skin breakage.
Cucumber facial pack
There is a mild bleaching property in it that reverses skin tanning, helps to soothe sun burn and hydrates the skin as it contain 95% water. Wipe it on your skin with cotton pad to get refreshed. Regular use improve complexion and reduces fine lines, wrinkles, blemishes and other signs of ageing as it contains vitamin E and potassium. The cucumber helps in keeping your skin moisturized in the monsoon and bleaching of the skin will add glow to your facial skin.
Green tea face pack
Green tea heals blemishes and soothes complexion and flushes out toxics from the skin. Catechins, which are anti-bacterial agents suppress acne-causing bacteria and helps to regulate hormonal imbalances. It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the redness and inflammation brought about by zits, thereby helping them heal the scars. Take about 2 tablespoons of green tea and blend it in a mixer till it is grinded to fine powder. Mix with a table spoon of yogurt and a few drops of your favourite essential oil which is not mandatory. Apply it on the face and neck by gently massaging it and wait for 10 minutes. Rinse it with warm water to get a supple and moist skin. Yogurt helps in keeping away the fungus and bacteria that often gives way to pimples and acne and the green tea is a good conditioner of the skin with its hormone balancing ways.
Homemade face packs for monsoon
Besan and turmeric
It’s not just winter and summer when you should be cautious about your skin; rather monsoon is also a time when you should keep your skin attractive. We are now going to place some tips that will help you get a attractive skin during the monsoons. Besan and turmeric is an option that will make your face look really attractive. You have to take a spoon of besan in a container and add a pinch of turmeric in it. Now mix it with milk and get a smooth paste. Apply it over your face and wait for 15 minutes till it is dry. Once it is dry, wash it off with water.
Fresh fruit mask
You can now use the combination of fresh fruits to make a wonderful face pack for your face. To do this fresh fruit mask, all you have to do is take the fruits such as banana, apple, and strawberry, peach and make small pieces of it. Now, take it in a fruit juicer and get pulp out of it. Once a smooth pulp is acquired add some honey in it. Mix the honey and then apply it over your face. Keep this fruit face pack for 20 minutes and then wash it away.
Apple and chamomile
Apple is an excellent natural fruit which can keep your face look attractive. Eating apple will bring health to your body and applying its pulp will make your skin glowing and attractive. During the monsoon season you require this face pack to keep your skin glowing. For this make small pieces of apples and get it in a grinder to mash it. Now, add milk to make a pulp. Also add few drops of chamomile oil in it. This will provide a great look to your face with brightness, glow and clarity.
Honey and lemon
This is the most simple and effective face pack which you must apply throughout the year in order to keep your skin free from dryness. Take two spoons of honey and add half a lemon slice in it. Mix them well and apply it over your face. It will give you a clear skin as the lemon is natural cleanser. Also honey is a wonderful natural ingredient that helps to keep your skin moisturized. Apply the combination to stay healthy and beautiful even during monsoons. Try it today and see results.