Summer is in its full swing with the blazing sun and the growing heat interrupting with almost every aspect of our daily life. Our lifestyle, including food habits, wardrobe and beauty regime change, in accordance to the demands of the season. It goes without saying that, often, the best of grooming starts from simple steps at home.
Here are a few face packs that will not only protect your face against the adversities of summer, but also remove excess oil and provide nourishment.
While simply mashing a cucumber, adding some sugar, refrigerating for a while and then applying will instantly cool your face, adding 1 tsp of honey and half a tsp of milk cream to it, will contribute greatly in keeping the skin soft and moisturised.
Mint, like cucumber, is a summer staple. We add it in our drinks, make chutney out of it, etc. to utilise its incredible cooling properties. Adding a pinch of turmeric to mint, crushed into a paste form and applying it to the face, will also leave your skin cool and clean.
Summer is the time, you get the most tanned. Tomato is one amazing remedy to de-tan your skin. You can add a drop of honey to the tomato pulp and apply it on your face, or merely rub the flesh onto your skin in circular motion for visibly fresh results.
Oats and Almonds
Soak the almonds overnight and make a paste out of it in the morning, after adding 1 tbsp of oats, 1 tsp of honey and yogurt. While this pack will remove excess oil, it will also lock necessary moisture in the skin.
Papaya and Banana
Mash the banana and papaya together, add a drop of honey and apply the paste on your face. Papaya is effective in reducing acne, apart from leaving the skin glowing.