For a bride-to-be, there are so many things to take care of, along with looking her best on the D-day. Do you really think it is easy to have a flawless, fair and glowing skin amidst so much pressure and stress of the wedding chores? This becomes all the more difficult when the skin easily dries, peels and looks dull.
Especially for all the soon-to-be brides who have dry skin, here are 8 homemade face packs for every bride with dry skin. These would help you to combat dry skin and get fairer and glowing skin on your special day!
#1. Sandalwood and rose water
Along with fairness, it makes the skin smooth and clean. This is one face pack that can be used without any second thoughts.
- Sandalwood powder
- Rose water
Mix both the ingredients to make a smooth and thick paste. Now, clean the skin with lukewarm water, pat it dry and apply this paste evenly on the face and neck. Leave it on for 15 minutes before washing it off. You can apply this pack after you come back from your wedding shopping trips to get rid of the dirt.
#2. Papaya pack
For brides who are looking for a homemade pack to get a glowing, smooth and blemish-free skin, this is a perfect one to opt for.
- Papaya pulp
Mash some ripe papaya and apply on the face for 10-15 minutes. Wash off the face with cold water. You can also add some milk in the papaya paste. You will not only see an instant glow, but also an improvement in the complexion with regular use.
#3. Honey and carrot
For those who want to nourish their dry skin deeply, and lighten dark skin patches, can use this mask diligently.
- Carrot Juice
Mix 2 tablespoons of fresh carrot juice and 1 tablespoon honey. Apply this pack on your face and neck, keep it on for next 10 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water. This pack treats the dryness and peeling that brings dullness on the skin, thus giving a glow that you would love.
#4. Almond and milk
Almonds help in making the dry skin soft and glowing. They are also great for those with dark skin.
- Almonds or almond oil
- Milk or milk cream
Soak 3-4 almonds in milk. After that, peel and grind them. Mix this powder with some milk to make a smooth and thick paste. You can also mix almond oil with milk cream (malai) to make a face pack. Apply the pack and leave it on for 10-15 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water. You can also add rose water to the mix. People with oily skin should avoid almond face packs.
#5. Banana mask
It is not just a nourishing and popular face pack recipe, but also a simple one as well. Bananas not only moisturise, but also tighten your skin.
Mash one fresh and ripe banana to make a smooth paste. Apply this on your face and neck, and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water to get an instant glow and fairness.
#6. Avocado pack
Avocado is a super fruit for your overall health and skin. It is widely used for skin care regimes. Being a rich source of vitamin E, it has skin moisturising properties.
- Olive oil
Mash a ripe avocado and mix it with a tablespoon of olive oil. Apply this mask and leave it for 10-15 minutes before rinsing it off. The avocados will nourish the skin and bring the inner glow on the surface. Add some lemon juice, instead of olive oil if you want to lighten your skin tone.
#7. Besan and curd
Here is a face pack that has been an all-time favourites with brides. Nothing can beat dry skin better than gram flour (besan) and curd. It is a popular pack to treat dry and dull skin.
- Gram flour (besan)
Mix 3-4 teaspoons of besan with equal amount of curd and honey to make a smooth and thick pack. Apply on the skin and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water. Besan and curd with treat your dry skin, and honey will help to moisturise it.
#8. Just honey
If you have dry skin, then make honey your best friend. Honey is an excellent skin nourishing agent for you, which moisturises your skin and leaves it radiant.
- Just some honey
If you are short of time, just take some honey and apply it evenly on the skin. Keep it for 15 minutes before you wipe it with a sponge dipped in water. It will leave behind the much-needed glow for the bride. If you have a few minutes, add some cocoa powder or dried and powdered orange peel to it.
So, here we're! These were the simplest homemade face packs for all the brides-to-be who have dry skin. Everything needs to be perfect on the D-day, and why to take any chance when a few simple measures could enhance the beauty of a bride, right?