Have you ever wondered yourself looking at the mirror, “When did my
skin get so discolored or tanned?” or “Wow! I do not remember having these many lines on my forehead a couple of years ago!” Well, that’s because you’ve possibly celebrated more than thirty of your birthdays already, and your hormones are going haywire, particularly if you’ve had a baby.
With the constant attention your family needs and the stress of everyday life, taking care of yourself has likely taken a back seat. Now it’s time to show your skin some love and fix that.
We are aware that you possibly spend your day worrying about getting crucial things done, but what happens when your face looks fatigued, and there’s an event to go to? Due to time scarcity, going to salons is a big challenge, but not anymore with these DIY face packs.
You can up your Instagram game and still look your best on your evening date. Listed below are a few DIY face packs that you can prepare with the help of a few ingredients lying in your kitchen pantry when you have time scarcity.
Best face packs for all skin problems
1. Detox Face Pack
As we all are aware, ‘glowing skin is always in.’ But for you to achieve that dewy shine, you need to detoxify your face just as you detox your body. You don’t want that sleep deprivation from getting up frequently during nights to feed your baby to display on your face.
This mask cleans out your pores, lightens dark spots and blemishes, and also prevents fungal infections as cinnamon is a natural astringent. Apply this Detox face mask to look detoxified and fresh .
- Baking Soda – 1 tbsp
- Cinnamon – 1tbsp
- Honey – A small cup
Mix all the above ingredients in a cup and apply it thoroughly to your face. Keep it for 15 to 20 minutes and wash it away. Prepare it fresh and use it immediately. Do not store this pack.
2. Cinnamon and Honey Facial Pack
Zoom in on your chin or nose. If you notice white or blackheads there, this mask is for you. Not only does this mask take away those nasty blackheads from your face, but it also moisturizes your skin so that you don’t end up getting flaky skin . This mask is your winter helpmate.
- Cinnamon – 1 Tsp
- Honey – 1 tbsp
- Water – 1 tbsp
Mix all the 3 ingredients in a cup and gently massage the mixture to your face. Keep it for roughly 15 to 25 minutes, and then wash it off.
3. Avocado Turmeric Yogurt Pack
Is the winter sun leaving a harsher shade of tan on your skin and making you look a shade darker? Well, then this mask is your savior. This mask will give you the perfect radiance and glow, minimize acne scars, and will also lubricate your skin .
- Turmeric – ¼ tsp
- Avocado – 1 tbsp mashed avocado
- Yogurt – 1 tsp plain yogurt
Peel and mash up the avocado using a fork until smooth. Add yogurt and turmeric to it and mix it well. Gently apply it to your face and keep it for 15 minutes. Wash the pack off with cold water.
4. Strawberry Face Pack
Now, you may apply strawberries on your face and consume them too! Now that this nutrient-dense fruit is in season, why not make the most of it? This pack is suitable when you want to get rid of those clogged pores and exfoliate your face.
Exfoliation helps improve blood circulation, providing you that natural shine . This pack also stimulates collagen production, gives you a healthy glow, and makes your skin look youthful.
- Honey – 1 tbsp
- Strawberries – 1 cup
- Yogurt – 1/2 cup plain, unsweetened yogurt
Puree the strawberries. Mix all the ingredients in the blender until smooth. Apply the concoction to your face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.
Quick-tip: Freeze half of your blended mixture and relish it as a frozen, yummy strawberry sorbet that is delicious as well as nutritious.
5. Banana Face Mask
This wholesome fruit that you have used as a baby food until now can also be used as a wonder potion for your skin. This mask is your quick beauty fix as it brightens your post-sun face, gets rid of the blemishes, and hydrates the skin.
- Lemon juice – 1 Tsp
- Banana – 1 ripe mashed banana
- Honey – 1 Tsp
Mash the ripe banana until it is lump-free. Add lemon and honey juice to the mash. Clean the face with mild soap and then apply the banana mixture. Leave it on for about 15 minutes and then wash it off. Voila! Your skin is now glow-ready.
Glowing and healthy skin needs extra care and the right protection. With the extension of lockdown, you can follow a few steps to take care of your skin. Due to the lockdown, you were staying inside your homes. This will shield your skin from environmental factors like sun damage, increased pollution, and dust.
So, it is the proper time to take care of your skin. You can just blend a few kitchen ingredients and make face packs. Few easily available kitchen ingredients can be blended together. Follow a proper skincare routine, apply these face packs, drink adequate water, and consume a healthy diet. These will help you ensure glowing and healthy skin.