Skin Care

7 Facial Masks Use In This Summer


It is summer. It means scorching heat accompanied with excessive sweat and oiliness of skin. In summer, people with all types of skin suffer from excessive oiliness of skin and if you have oily skin by nature, you surely are finding solution to control the oil secretion of sebum (oil) gland.

Facial mask is very effective for every thing whether it is to control oil or to remove dead cells or for the nourishment of the skin. There are various types of facial mask available in the market which brings instant glow in the skin. But to get the better result in the long run, use natural product as much as possible. Homemade facial masks are better because they contain no preservatives and harsh chemicals and have no side effects.

More over natural products are easily available. You can find them in your kitchen or in your refrigerator. Another plus point of homemade masks is its cost effectiveness.

Best Face Masks For Every Women use in Summer

Neem Mask

If you have oily skin and are fed up with acne and pimples then use the neem mask and get the quick result. Take some fresh neem leaves and crush it. Strain the juice. Take a table spoon semolina. Add pinch of lentil powder in it and mix everything well.  Apply it on your face and neck. Neem has anti fungal and anti bacterial quality and kills those bacteria that are responsible for pimples and acne.

Semolina being hard and round in shape helps to enhance blood circulation when it is being massaged on your skin. So after applying this mask, wait for sometime till they get almost dried. After that sprinkle few drops of water over it and massage it in a round about way. This will help to enhance blood circulation in your face and neck and ultimate result is pimple free radiant skin.

Aloe, Mint, Cucumber Mask

In summer, aloe, mint and cucumber is a good combination. All these things have cooling effect. Take a small portion of aloe Vera. Slit it and take out the jell. Then peel and grate one cucumber and strain the juice. Cut fresh mint leaves and mix it with cucumber juice and aloe vera jell. Mix every thing and preserve it in refrigerator.

Apply this pack all over your face and neck at least twice daily especially when you return home from sunshine. This pack gives you a cooling effect. It is refreshing, removes sunburn and protects you from acne, pimple and other types of skin rashes that are very common in summer. This is an excellent and ideal pack for everyone in summer.

Gram Flour Mask

Gram flour is very effective to clean the excess oil of the skin. You can make a very effective facial mask with the help of gram flour. Take 3-4 table spoon of gram flour. Take 1 inch fresh turmeric. Peel and crush it into fine paste. If fresh turmeric is not available, you may take 1 tablespoon turmeric powder. Mix gram flour, turmeric and chilled milk into fine and smooth paste.

Squeeze one lemon in it. Mix well and apply that paste on whole body especially on those body parts which remain exposed maximum time. This mask not only helps to control oil secretion of your body, it also makes your skin radiant removing dead cells. Being natural bleach lemon juice helps to remove sunburn and turmeric helps to make your skin fair.

Lentil Yogurt Mask

Grind some dried lentil. Lentil powder is slightly coarse in nature and thus it is a very good scrubber. Take two table spoon of lentil powder. Add yogurt with it. Mix well and apply them on your face, hand and neck. Being coarse in nature it effectively removes dead cells from the upper layer of the skin and thus prevents acne and pimples. Yogurt is acidic and it helps to make your skin fair.

Calamine Sandalwood Mask

Calamine and sandalwood powder are very effective to control oil secretion of the skin. Take two tablespoon calamine lotion and mix a teaspoon of sandalwood paste in a bowl. Mix them properly and make a smooth paste. Apply that on your face and neck. Leave it for 30-40 minutes to get dry. Then wash it with plain water.

While removing it from your skin, rub it in a round about way. To get the better result, rub ice cubes after washing your face. It helps to remove greasiness of the skin and tones up your skin.  It also helps to remove the dark patch and blemishes of the skin.

Basil Mask

Basil leaves also has antifungal and anbacteral qualities and for this reason it can be used in your face mask to control heat rash, acne, pimples and skin blemishes. Crush few fresh basil leaves and mix it with fuller’s earth into a smooth paste. Apply this smooth paste on your face and neck. This is ideal for very sensitive and problematic skin.

Fruit and Vegetable Mask

All types of fresh fruits and vegetables are good for your skin. That is why you can use different types of fruit and vegetables pack on your skin. Ripe papaya helps to prevent aging marks on skin. Smash some pieces of ripe papaya and apply it on your skin. Regular use of ripe papaya helps to control age marks on skin. Ripe papaya is full of vitamins. So supplying vitamins on skin nourishes the skin. Another very effective mask is cocktail of different fruit juices.

Mix tomato juice, lemon juice, carrot juice and cucumber juice in equal amount. Add one spoon of calamine and gram flour to make it thick. It cleanses the skin and enhances radiance of the skin. This pack also has anti aging quality. Use it regularly to prevent wrinkles of skin. If you have very ripe banana and mango, smash them and apply that pack on your face and neck.

It enhances glow of the skin. Potato also helps to remove skin burn very effectively. It also helps to remove under eye dark patches. Grate one potato and grind them. Take out the paste and apply that on your face. Regular use of this potato paste removes any types of dark spots. So do not worry. Solution is at your hand.

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