This year’s summer has already proved how scorching the heat would be for the next few months. One needs to set up a guard against the heat by protecting the skin from the harmful UV rays and the body from dehydration. Here is a list of 10 easy, cool, summer facials to rejuvenate your skin this summer!
Cucumber is known for its cooling properties while sugar for its moisturizing qualities. Peel one cucumber and smash it in a bowl, add one tablespoon of sugar, mix well and refrigerate it for an hour. Then apply it evenly on your face and wash after 10 minutes.
Tomato is an excellent tan remover and a skin brightening agent. You can make tomato pulp at home or buy it from the supermarket. Mix pulp of one tomato with 2-3 drops of honey and mask your face with it. Wash after 10 minutes.
This pack helps in removing the excess oil from the face at the same time helps in removing tan. Take 4 teaspoons of milk, 2 teaspoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and mix it well. Massage it on your face and wash after 15 minutes.
This pack is made for those who frequently suffer from acne, as it has anti-bacterial properties. Take a spoonful of Besan (Gram flour); add a few drops of honey and a little water to make it a thick mixture. Leave it on your face for 15 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.
Aloe vera is known for its calming and relaxing properties. Take a healthy leaf of the plant and extract its jelly, and apply it on your face. If there is no Aleo vera in your garden, you can buy Aleo gel from your chemist. Take a spoonful of it and mix a few drops of honey, mix well and apply it on your face, wash after 10 minutes.
This face pack helps you tighten the muscles of your face and gives it a glowing shine. Beat together one tablespoon of lemon juice, one table spoon of honey and one egg white. Massage it well on your face with your finger tips and wash it off after 20 minutes with lukewarm water.
Both these fruits are known for its skin tightening and brightening properties. Mash half a banana and equal quantity of papaya; and mix it well. Add a few drops of honey if required and make it into a smooth paste. Apply it on your face and wash it off after 15 minutes.
It hails down to the ancient ages and is a part of the rich Indian heritage. It is easily available in the market. Mix a little amount with a few drops of rose water and apply it on your face. Wash it off after 10 minutes.
This face pack is known for its brightening properties and also helps in moisturizing the skin. Mix a few drops of honey to a spoonful of yoghurt. Apply for 10 minutes and wash off.
It gives a cooling effect to your skin and helps in tightening of the muscles. Take a few leaves of fresh mint and a pinch of turmeric powder. Make a paste of it with lukewarm water. Apply on your face and wash off after 10 minutes.
With most of the facial ingredients easily available at home or locally, you can go ahead and pamper your face whenever time permits and keep your face looking summer fresh and healthy.
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