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These 5 home-made face packs will help your skin meet summer head-on

Updated on:13 April 2020, 15:54pm IST
Worried about how your skin is going to cope with harsh and hot summer months? Well, give these home-made face packs for all skin types a chance
Shahnaz Husain
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Let your skin breathe this summer with the help of these face masques. Image courtesy: Shutterstock
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Summer is finally here and with it come a plethora of skin issues, right from tanning and dehydrated skin to excessive oiliness. If you struggle with skin problems every summer, then worry not–because we are here to help you save face (literally!). 

It’s time to combat the harsh summer months with home-made beauty remedies that will help you maintain healthy skin. Here are a few you can get started with right now: 

1. Honey and orange juice for soft skin
Mix 1 teaspoon each of honey and orange juice with one egg white. Combine well and apply this mixture on the face.

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Make honey your skin’s best friend! GIF courtesy: GIPHY

Leave it on for 20 minutes and then wash it off. Suited for all skin types, it will make your skin soft and smooth.

2. Mixed fruit mask for natural summer glow
Mash fruits like banana, apple, papaya, and orange together until you get a pulpy paste. Apply this on cleansed skin and keep it on for 20 to 30 minutes. Wash off with water and see the magic of fruit acids.

Also, Read: 7 expert-approved home remedies to get that perfectly glowing skin in just one week

3. Avocado masque for nourished skin
Mix 1 ripe avocado with 1 teaspoon olive oil and egg yolk. Apply it on the face and leave it on for 20 to 30 minutes. Wash it off with water. Avocado and olive oil moisturise and nourish the skin.

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4. Cooling mask to beat the summer blues
Mix cucumber juice or pulp with 2 teaspoons of powdered milk and 1 egg white.

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Always remember, it’s your lifestyle, not just products, that can give you glowing skin. Image courtesy: Shuttertock

To make a smooth paste, you can also put the ingredients in a blender. Apply the mixture on your face and neck and wash off after half an hour. The result? Calm, clear, and glowing skin.

Also, Read: Get these 4 basics of skincare right for glowing skin that’s brighter than the sun

5. Lemon and mint treatment to tame oiliness
Combine 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of rose water. A

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Lemon and rose water — a home hack for glowing skin that never backfires.

dd some crushed mint leaves and let the mixture sit for an hour. Strain the leaves and apply the liquid on the face. Wash it off after 20 minutes.

Also, Read: Want a make-up remover that can actually nourish your skin? Here are 4 natural ingredients that work

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Shahnaz Husain Shahnaz Husain

Shahnaz Husain is the founder, chairperson, and managing director of The Shahnaz Husain Group and is considered a pioneer in the realm of herbal beauty in India.