Winter is the time when dark patches, uneven skin tone, dryness and dullness are quite common for every skin. Even oily skin tends to get darker and dry in winter. This results in unhealthy skin and appearance of dull lines and wrinkles if not taken care of. You can use a few ingredients, easily found at home to prepare a few homemade packs for the perfect health of your skin. These easy packs are effective, help in tackling winter pollution and they help in keeping the skin healthy, soft and glowing. These packs are a great substitute for all commercial products which come for a big price.
Here Are 6 Homemade Skin Packs To Reduce Dark Patches, Dryness, And Dullness In Winter:
1. Banana And Rose Water Pack
One of the easily available fruits, bananas work as an excellent moisturizer for winter. They keep the skin soft and nourished. To prepare the pack, you need to mash one whole banana. Add one teaspoon milk powder and mix well. Add one teaspoon rose water and a few drops of honey. Mix the ingredients well. Apply the pack on your skin. Massage the areas which feel dry and dehydrated. Let it remain for 30 minutes and then rinse off using normal water. You can use this pack thrice a week during winter.
2. Papaya And Oatmeal Pack
Papaya is rich in skin nourishing ingredients. It helps to keep the skin soft, removes spots and marks and helps to reduce skin dullness. You need to make a few cubes from a papaya. Prepare the papaya paste and add one tablespoon of oatmeal to the pack. Add one teaspoon lemon extract, one egg and stir well. You need to dab this pack all over your skin. Gently rub so that the pack spreads evenly on the skin. Let the pack remain for ten minutes or till it dries up. You can then rinse off with cold water. This pack will help in rejuvenating your skin. It helps in moisturizing the skin. It helps to reduce all dullness and adds a special glow.
3. Milk, Almond Oil And Gram Flour Pack
Gram flour has amazing skin healing properties. It helps in cleansing, tightening and brightening skin in a short time. You need three tablespoons gram flour, one teaspoon almond oil and two teaspoons milk. Mix all the three ingredients well. Add one teaspoon of sandalwood paste to make it extra nourishing. Add little more milk to have a smooth paste. Mix well and apply the pack on your face. Leave it to dry. You can then wash the pack away using fresh water. Apply the pack thrice a week for best results.
4. Carrots And Milk Cream
Carrots are rich in vitamin C and are easily available in winter. They contain all essential minerals and vitamins which keep the skin soft and glowing. Milk cream is rich in natural milk proteins which is a good moisturizer. Grate the carrots and extract the juice. Add milk cream to the juice. You will have a smooth paste. If you wish to prepare a thicker paste, add a teaspoon of gram flour. Mix and apply the pack on your skin. Let it dry and then remove it using fresh water. Apply this pack daily for keeping your skin hydrated and fresh during the winter.
5. Potato Pack
Potato is one of the most commonly found ingredients at home. It is rich in vitamin B and potassium. Potato juice helps in reducing spots and marks from the skin, caused due to sunburn and tan. To prepare this pack, you need to slice one large potato. Grind the slices to have the pulp or juice. To this add one teaspoon curd and three or four drops of lemon juice. Apply the pack on your skin. Rub gently. Let the pack remain for thirty minutes. You can then rinse with normal water. This pack helps in removing marks and tan in winter. For best results use the pack thrice a week.
6. Strawberry And Rose-water Pack
Strawberries which are known to be highly beneficial for the skin are easily available in winter. This fruit is a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin C help to keep the skin moisturized and soft. You need three tablespoons mashed strawberry. Add one teaspoon rose water. Add one teaspoon of honey and one tablespoon of fuller’s earth. Add a little water to prepare a thick paste. Stir well and apply the richness of strawberries on your skin. Let the pack remain for thirty minutes. Remove by splashing cold water. You will love the new freshness and radiance in your skin, even during the harsh winter.