January 20, 2010

Home Made Face Pack for Instant Glowing Skin

Posted in Category : Beauty

Does your skin feel dry, dull and worn out? Our skin bears the burden of today’s world made up of air pollutants, a fast paced lifestyle, lack of exercise and fast food diets. All of these contribute to leaving your skin feeling lack luster and could be the cause of a diminishing glow. A glowing skin is an indication of good health. It makes you feel confident and beautiful. There are loads of cosmetic products and spa treatments available that can give the skin a ‘pick-me-up’ but they all come at a price. Some cosmetic products might also cause skin rashes. To give your skin that instant glow naturally, you don’t have to venture out too far; your kitchen might just be the place to start!

The Fast Lane To Glowing Skin

You can make your own beauty masks and scrubs with readily available ingredients. Depending on the nature of your skin, you can choose from various natural prducts to make special treats for your face that will nourish, moisturize and give it that extra sparkle. Different vegetable and fruits contain different vitamins, hydrants and minerals that can rejuvenate your skin. All you need is a well-stocked kitchen to give your face that quick glow before you leave for a party, a date or simply because you want to look great. Consult your dermatologist if your skin is hypersensitive or allergic to certain products, before the use of any home-made skin treatments. Some great home remedies for that instant glow you always wanted, are -

Instant Skin Glow Tips

  • Use the juice of half an orange or tomato along with two teaspoons of yoghurt which is unsweetened. Massage the face lightly with the mixture in an upward motion and let it dry on the face. After which, wash your face using normal or cool water and pat it dry.
  • Cut a papaya into half (if big, then in quarter sized pieces), scoop the pulp out into a bowl. Mash it with a spoon and apply this mixture on the face. Leave it on till it dries. Wash the face off with cool water and pat it dry.
  • In a bowl, take 2 tablespoons of oats, 2 tablespoons of honey and some powdered almonds. Use all of this and grind it into a paste and apply it on the face. Leave it on for around 15 minutes, till it dries. After which, wash the face with cool water and pat it dry.
  • Take 2 tablespoons of powdered milk and 1 tablespoon of honey. Mix it till it becomes a fine paste and apply it on the face. Leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash the face with cool water and pat it dry.

Instant Glow Masks

  • Honey and Banana Face Mask: Take one banana and 2 tablespoons of honey, mix it well, making it a paste. Apply this mixture on the face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash the face with cool water and pat it dry. This helps tighten the skin while adding moisture to it.
  • Potato Mask: Grate half a potato and apply this on the face. Leave it on for 30 minutes. Wash the face with cool water and pat it dry. This mask works well for oily skin.
  • Cucumber Mask: Take 1 cucumber, grind it and extract its juice. Take one tablespoon of powdered and mix it into the cucumber juice. Apply this on the face and leave it on for 20 minutes. Use some cold water to wash the face and pat it dry.

Apart from these home remedies, you should follow a good diet, drink plenty of water, exercise regularly and make certain lifestyle changes to have healthy and glowing skin.


  1. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003220.htm