Summer is here, so get prepared to see a lot of those ugly-looking zits on your face. Stay away from heat-inducing foods, drink a lot of fluids to keep the body cool and pamper your skin sky-high to keep it clear and flawless.
During the hot weather, the skin tends to become dry, it loses its moisture and you also begin to see age spots too.
To prevent these problems, it is better you opt for homemade face packs to look after your skin in this heat. Homemade ingredients like watermelon, lemon, honey and curd soothe the skin.
These ingredients look into the pores and nourish your skin from within. These natural ingredients also help to keep those wrinkles, acne and other skin problems at bay, which pop up when the temperature is at its extremes.
So, today, instead of opting for a cold cream, save yourself some time and apply these face masks on your skin.
These ingredients have properties that will make your skin glow, giving you that natural shine and preventing a sweaty look too. So, here are 7 very cool homemade face packs to beat the heat in summer, have a look:
Mango Face Pack
Since summer is here, make best use of those few summer fruits. In a bowl, add one tablespoon of fresh mango pulp. To this add one tablespoon of cold cream and one tablespoon of cold milk. Whip the ingredients well to form a thick paste. When done apply this paste on the skin, allow it to dry and then rinse it off. The mango face pack will help to moisturise the skin in summer.
Watermelon Face Pack
Watermelon will help to cool your skin in summer. In a bowl, add half a cup of watermelon pulp. To this add 1 tablespoon of curd. Combine the ingredients to one and apply the pack on your face. When the pack turns dry, rinse it off with cold water. This face pack will ensure that your skin stays acne free in summer.
Lemon Face Pack
Lemon is considered to be a safe bleaching agent for the skin. If you have got that summer tan you can add two tablespoons of lemon juice to a bowl and one tablespoon of honey to it. Mix these two ingredients to one and apply the face pack on your skin to get rid of the tan.
Kiwi Face Pack
Kiwi is packed with vitamin C, a vitamin that helps to improve the quality of your skin. In a bowl, add half a cup of kiwi juice, two tablespoons of almond milk and one teaspoon of honey. Combine the ingredients to make a face pack and apply it to dry skin. This pack can be used on sensitive skin to help cleanse deep pores.
Curd Face Pack
When curd is used on the skin, it will help to improve the skin tone. Apply cold curd on your face and neck twice in a week during summer. The curd will open your pores and help you to get a natural glow in no time.
Cucumber Face Pack
Cucumber is the best vegetable that you can use on the skin in summer. Make a thick juice out of one cucumber and three tablespoons of sugar with one teaspoon of curd. When this pack is ready, massage it on to the skin and let it dry. After 15 minutes, peel the face pack from the skin and then rinse with cold milk. This mask is to treat dry skin in summer.
Pineapple Face Pack
Grind the flesh of one pineapple to a thick juice. Rinse your face with this juice and let it dry. After 10 minutes, rinse your face with rose water and wipe dry. Post 15 minutes, wash your face with cold water. This face pack will make you feel refreshed in no time during summer.