There are few very effective and easy to use homemade face packs for summer. The summer season brings out hot and scorching sun which beats on skin and also profuse sweating which can spread layer of sebum over face and allow dust and debris to stick. Face in summer looks dull and even become bit darker in shade due to these factors. Keeping skin nourished and healthy is easy with homemade face packs in summer.
Take a cucumber and peel it off, blend to extract some juice out, collect one teaspoon of cucumber juice and add one teaspoon of lemon juice to it. Apply this mixture over face and let it stay for 20 to 25 minutes. Wash off later and repeat regularly or every alternate day to keep skin light and shiny. This is also wonderful for controlling stickiness of skin and keeps it soft and supple.
Honey and lemon juice are age-old homemade face packs for summer. These are excellent ingredients to keep skin nourished and healthy in any season. Honey is great for reducing presence of infectious agents over skin and keeps skin pores clear of blockages. Lemon is enriched with vitamin C which is a type of antioxidant and provides many beneficial results on regular application. Lemon also removes excessive oil present on skin due to perspiration and lightens skin shade. Add honey and lemon in equal parts and apply over skin, let it stay for 20 minutes and wash off. Repeat few times in a week and avoid going out in the sun for at least 1 - 1 ½ hours after applying this face pack.
Take two tablespoon of yogurt and whisk it for 1-2 minutes, add one tablespoon of oats and leave the mixture for 20 minutes. Later mix both the ingredients well and apply a thick layer of this paste over face for 20-30 minutes. Wash off later and repeat few times in a week. Yogurt contains lactic acid which removes layer of oil over skin and also supplies nutrition to skin cells; it also prevents presence of harmful bacteria on skin which cause many types of skin conditions. This is cool and refreshing homemade face pack for summer which keep skin healthily moisturized, smooth and supple.
Soak 4 or 5 almonds in water and let the mixture sit overnight. In the morning, peel off almonds and grind to form a paste. Add few drops of milk to almond paste to make it smooth and one teaspoon of honey. Mix honey and paste well and apply over face. Let the paste sit for 20 minutes and wash off. Repeat few times in a week it is another one of the useful homemade face packs for summer.
Rice flour and curd are also used since ancient times to keep skin soft and also free of excessive oil and debris. Rice flour scrubs off layer of dead skin which blocks pores and causes skin condition during summers. Curd provides softness and hydration to keep skin soft and smooth. This homemade face pack for summer is also good for removing melanin deposition and dark spots. Add rice flour and curd in proper quantities to form a paste. Rub face with this paste forming circular motions and wash off after 20 minutes. Repeat few times in a week.
Take 10 leaves of Neem and Holy Basil, grind these leaves and add few drops of water to form a paste. Add one or two teaspoons of yogurt and apply the paste over face. Form circular motions while applying this paste and let it stay for 15-20 minutes. Wash off later. This is very useful for preventing problems like acne which flare-up during summers due to excessive oil presence on skin.
Take a medium sized potato and peel it off, grind this potato and collect its juice about one or two teaspoons. Add equal amount of honey and apply over face. Let it sit for 15 minutes and wash off. Repeat few times in a week. It is effective homemade face pack for summer. Potato prevent dark spots and removes existing ones and honey keeps skin moisturized and free of infection causing agents. Potato juice also removes layer of oil to keep skin bright and glowing.
Tomato provides one of the simplest homemade face packs for summer. You can use these in other seasons as well to keep skin glowing, bright and healthy. Blend tomatoes in sufficient quantity and collect the pulp and juice. Rub face, neck and even skin of arms and hands with it, let it stay for 10 to 15 minutes and wash off later. Repeat this few times. It is wonderful for keeping skin healthy and glowing.
Extract some ginger juice out and mix it with equal parts of honey. Apply the resultant mixture and leave for 10 minutes. Wash off and repeat few times in a week to prevent skin from darkening and becoming spotted and dull during summers.
Apply aloe vera gel and wash face after 20 minutes. This is easiest way to keep skin healthy, glowing and clear during summers. Aloe vera gel is soothing and nourishing for skin and also prevents excessive oil over skin.