Homemade Bleaching Face Packs to Brighten Your Skin Naturally

Homemade bleaching face packs to brighten your skin naturally

Our skin goes through tremendous stress every day because of pollution, stress and an unhealthy lifestyle. Isn’t that why we spend exorbitant amounts of money and time at the salon to get radiant skin What would be better than to get the same results without spending that kind of money? Below is a list of natural and home remedies that you can use for radiant, naturally bright skin.

Instant Homemade Face Packs for Maintaining Bright Skin at Home

There are many advantages of homemade face packs – first, you will know exactly what is going into the making of your mask; second, you don’t have to shell out ridiculous amounts of money; and third, you don’t have to drag yourself to a salon before a big event. It’s great to use ingredients you find in your kitchen to get and maintain that natural glow on your skin. Listed below are some natural, homemade skin brightening packs you can try.

1. Sandalwood Paste

Sandalwood paste has cooling effects on your skin, and it helps reduce scars on the face. It helps maintain the melanin production in the skin, making your skin glow.

What You Need

  • Sandalwood powder
  • Water

How to Make It and Use It

  • Take a bowl and put sandalwood powder in it (as per your requirement).
  • Put some water and make a paste.
  • Apply it on your face and neck area evenly.
  • Keep it for 7 – 10 minutes, or till it dries up.
  • Pat some water in your face, and in circular movements massage your face with it.
  • Wash it off.

sandalwood paste

2. Rice Flour and Milk Paste

Rice flour reduces tanning, and its coarse texture works as a great scrub to get the dead cells off your skin. When mixed with milk, it cleanses the skin thoroughly.

What You Need

  • Rice Flour
  • Milk

How to Make It and Use It

Mix rice flour with cold milk and make a paste.

  • Apply it on the face and neck area.
  • Once dry, with little water, massage your skin.
  • Wash it off.

rice flour and milk mask

3. Multani Mitti with Orange Juice

The vitamin C in orange works to get rid of the sun tan. When mixed with Multani mitti, it cleanses and refreshes the skin, giving it a cooling effect.

What You Need

  • Freshly squeezed juice of an orange
  • Multani mitti powder

How to Make It and Use It

  • Squeeze out the orange juice.
  • Mix in the Multani mitti to make a smooth paste.
  • Spread the pack evenly all over the face and neck.
  • Once dry, with wet hands massage the face and neck in circular motions.
  • Wash it off.

multani mitti and orange juice face pack

4. Oats and Almond Oil Pack

Oats are a great exfoliator as it de-tans the skin in the process. Almond oil moisturizes the skin and leaves it hydrated. This pack works excellent for dry skin.

What You Need

  • Oats
  • Almond oil
  • Yoghurt

How to Make It and Use It

  • In a bowl mix oats, almond oil and yoghurt together.
  • Apply this over the face and neck area.
  • Once dry, massage your face using a little water.
  • Wash it off.

oats and almond oil pack

5. Tomato Juice Mix

Tomato is a good de-tanning agent for the skin. On thorough and regular application, it can rid your skin of sun tan in a matter of days.

What You Need

  • Fresh Tomato

How to Make It and Use It

  • Make the tomato into a pulp.
  • Spread it over your face and neck area.
  • Keep it for 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Wash it off using cold water.

tomato juice mix

6. Mango and Gram Flour Paste

The vitamin C in the Mango clears the face of pigmentation, and the gram flour deep cleanses the skin, making it skin radiant and soft.

What You Need

  • Ripe Mango pulp
  • Gram flour

How to Make It and Use It

  • Take the pulp of a ripe mango and mash it with a spoon.
  • Add gram flour to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply it over the face and neck area.
  • Wait for 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Massage the paste in a circular motion and wash it off.

gram flour and mango mix

7. Mint Pack

Mint emits a cooling effect and has astringent properties. It also de-tans the skin and evens out the skin tone. It is easy to make and a very good homemade remedy for oily skin.

What You Need

  • Mint leaves
  • Water

How to Make It and Use It

  • Using mint leaves and little water (if required), make a paste
  • Apply it over the face and neck area.
  • Let it dry and with a little water in your hand, massage your face in circular movements.
  • Wash it off.

mint leaves face mask

8. Yoghurt and Honey

Yoghurt cleans and moisturises your skin, and honey de-tans the skin.

What You Need

  • Yoghurt
  • Honey
  • Turmeric paste

How to Make It and Use It

  • Mix all the ingredients together.
  • Apply it over the face and neck area.
  • Keep the pack for half an hour.
  • Massaging it in circular movements, wash it off.

yoghurt and honey face mask

9. Gram Flour with Turmeric

This is a homemade remedy for sensitive skin. However, it can be used by all and is especially good for people with pigmented skin. Gram flour deep cleanses your skin, turmeric works on the blemishes.

What You Need

  • Gram flour
  • Turmeric
  • Rosewater

How to Make It and Use It

  • In a bowl, take 2 tablespoon gram flour, half a teaspoon of turmeric, and rose water as required.
  • Mix it all together and apply it evenly all over your face.
  • Once it is dry, massage it in circular movements taking a little water in your hands.
  • Wash it off.

gram flour and turmeric face mask

10. Sugar and Olive Oil

This face pack is best on dry skin, since olive oil moisturises the skin and makes it supple and soft. On the other hand, sugar exfoliates and de-tans the skin.

What You Need

  • Sugar
  • Virgin Olive oil

How to Make It and Use It

  • Mix both the ingredients and apply it on your face.
  • After 15 minutes, with a little water in your hand, massage it in a circular motion.
  • Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

sugar and olive oil

11. Dry Orange Peel and Fresh Milk Cream

Orange peel is an excellent ingredient to exfoliate your skin. The fresh milk cream, on the other hand, moisturises as well as makes the skin glow.

What You Need

  • Dry orange peel powder
  • Fresh milk cream
  • Milk

How to Make It and Use It

  • Dry the orange peel in the sun and grind it in a mixer.
  • Mix the orange peel powder along with fresh milk cream and milk.
  • Apply it over your face and neck area.
  • Once dry, wash it off with lukewarm water.

orange peel and milk face mask

12. Yoghurt and Oats Pack

This natural homemade bleach for skin brightening is a great way to de-tan your skin, clear pigmentation and age spots off your skin. The oats in the pack also exfoliates the dead cells, and the yoghurt moisturises the skin.

What You Need

  • Yoghurt
  • Oats

How to Make It and Use It

  • In a bowl, take 2 tablespoon yoghurt and 1½ tablespoon Oats.
  • Mix it all together. You may use a little water to make the mixture.
  • Apply it all over your face and neck.
  • Allow it to dry.
  • Once it dries up, with a little milk massage the face and neck area.
  • Wash it off.

yoghurt and oats face pack

Precautions to Take While Using Homemade Face Masks to Bleach Your Skin

Homemade face packs are a great way to brighten your skin without a hassle. However, you may have a few things to consider before you make one. Listed below are a few precautions you must take before applying homemade skin bleach.

  • Do not apply any homemade pack if your skin is burnt, has eczema, is very dry or has a wound.
  • It is best for people with sensitive skin not to use any package containing citrus fruits. In case you do, use the citrus juice in small quantities.
  • Although all homemade skin bleach packs are absolutely safe, it is best to use them only once a week or once in 15 days. Too much could ruin your skin.
  • If you are allergic to an ingredient, avoid using it in your face pack.
  • If the homemade bleach irritates your skin, wash it off with water immediately.
  • Your first time trying the homemade bleach pack? Do a patch test on a portion of your skin. If it does not irritate the skin, apply it all over your face.
  • Avoid bleaching straight after threading or waxing.
  • Do not go out in the sun after you have used the pack.

While chemical bleaches show an immediate result, homemade bleach packs may take more time and applications before you get to see your skin whiten. However, if you have the patience, there can be nothing better than a homemade facial bleach. It is cost-effective and a safe way to get glowing skin.

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