We have been hearing for a long time that fruits have great benefits for our skin. This has become a known fact today. Orange peel face packs can be really very beneficial as they eliminate excess oil from your skin without causing any damage to your skin. You may get the orange peel or home facial in the market, but that might be filled with chemicals.
Since orange is rich in folic acid as well as calcium, it is also wonderful for your brain as well as the development of your bones. Apart from being a fruit that is healthy for consumption, it is also very beneficial for moisturizing your skin and to make it glow. Vitamin C is present even in the juice from fresh orange and it works really well in improving your skin tone.
A health glow will be brought to your rejuvenated skin when you use orange peels to take care of your face. Orange is also quite rich in antioxidants, which will flush out all the toxins that are present inside your body completely. The face packs made from orange peels will make your skin tone light and it also reduces the number of wrinkles on the skin. Thus, premature aging can be easily prevented with the help of masks made from the orange peels.
The juicy fruit not only gives you benefits when you consume it, but also gives you the same benefits when you use it in face packs. Not only the use of orange pulp, but also the use of its peels gives you benefits. Orange peels, which serve as removers of acne marks, dark circles, zits, etc., also improves the skin tone of the individual using them and also exfoliates flaky dead skin. They also keep the anxiety levels and the headaches at bay and brighten the skin texture through the natural astringents present in them. The vitamin C and citric acid present in orange increase the amount of collagens in the body, which ultimately react as an anti-aging factor and shield you from the harmful rays of the sun while fighting carcinogenic agents.
Orange peel is also used as a flavoring element in food recipes. It helps in improving the blood circulation and keeps the heart healthy.
Best homemade orange peel face packs
Orange Peel preparation
Remove the peels of the oranges and put them to dry under the light of the sun; let them dry for two to three days in the sun light and then, grind them in a blender to pulverize them.
Store the prepared powder in a jar and use it in a face pack when ever you want.
Orange Peel and Yogurt face mask
Take an orange peel and clean it; add a tablespoon of yogurt to the orange peel and blend it to prepare a neat paste that is free from lumps.
Prepare the face for the application of the orange peel and yogurt face mask by washing it with warm water. Scrub the face after applying the paste evenly over it.
Hold on to the face pack for about 20 minutes and then, rinse off with the cold water.
This face pack works effectively to remove the dead skin that is clogged on.
Orange Peel and Lime face mask
Prepare a face pack and apply it to the face, so that it gives you shimmering skin like that of a baby’s.
Here comes the preparation: Take the orange peel and grind it; add a tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of lemon juice to it. Mix the two together neatly and apply this mixture over the face and leave it on the countenance for about 20 minutes and rinse the face with some lukewarm water.
Orange Peel and Turmeric face mask
Take an orange peel, add it turmeric powder and one tablespoon of honey. Then, grind this mixture to form a fine paste. Apply this mixture to the face gently with your fingertips and leave it on for about 30 minutes.
Wash the face using some lukewarm water and find amazing results with this face pack. It will leave you with fresh and wrinkle free skin.
Orange Peel and Sandalwood face mask
Pick an orange peel and blend it with two tablespoon of sandalwood powder and a few drops of rose water.
Apply the mixture to the face and the neck. Leave it on the face as well as the neck for 30 minutes’ time and wash the face with cold water.
This face pack helps to get rid of acne and zit marks on the skin.
It clears the face and improves the texture of the skin.
There is one amazing fact that you did not know about orange peels: They can be used on the scalp to remove the dandruff and oiliness effectively. Apply ground orange peels to the scalp and leave it on until it can dry up and then, wash the hair. You will feel as if fresh breeze has swept through the hair, when you use orange peels to cleanse the scalp.
Orange peel with sandalwood mask
In order to prepare an orange peel face pack, you would need to peel the skin of an orange and dry it in the hot sun for 2-3 days. You will also need sandalwood powder and either milk, rose water or water.
First of all, you need to put the orange peels in a blender along with the rose water, milk or water. Then, you would need to pulverize the peels. Put this powder in an air tight container, so that you can use it again whenever you require to prepare an orange peel face pack.
Take a container and add 2 spoons of orange powder, sandalwood powder and milk or rosewater. Prepare a paste and apply it over your face as well as your neck. Wait for half an hour till it dries completely. Then, you would need to wash it off thoroughly and wipe it up with the soft cloth afterwards. If you have dry skin, use some more water to prepare the paste. However, an individual with oily as well as acne prone skin must use either plain water or rose water in place of milk.
Flour and orange peel mask
Take the peels of a fresh orange and then blend it with rose water to form a paste. Add flour in it. This would make it much more effective. Now, apply this paste over your face, rub it and leave it on for a period of 20 minutes. Now wash it with warm water. You can easily get clear as well as smooth skin. Your face will glow like never before when you follow this method for a few weeks’ time.
Green clay and orange peel mask
You need to take a medium sized orange and extract juice from it. Also do not discard the peels of the orange. Dry it under the sun and prepare a paste out of it. Now pulverize the orange peel and mix it with the orange juice that was previously extracted from it. Take a spoon of green clay powder and mix it with the pack. Also add some milk powder to the ingredient and make it into a paste. You would need to keep this paste for a period of 20 minutes on your face and then wash away with warm water.
Orange peel and honey
You can also make an effective face pack with orange peel and honey. Pulverize dried orange peel and add two spoons of honey to it. You have to make it somewhat consistent, so that it can be easily applied over your face. Use it and get skin that glows.