DIY Summer Homemade Face Packs For Glowing & Nourished Skin

Summer season brings loads of fun, sunshine, long nights and a few skin problems. We do many creative things to combat summer heat. Wearing comfortable clothing helps our body stay cool and  drinking natural, organic summer coolers help in keeping summer health woes at bay. In addition, eating light, moderate exercise and drinking plenty of water helps. All these are remedies we swear by and our skin helps maintain our body temperatures by sweating out toxins. So why not pamper our skin with these DIY summer homemade face packs for glowing & nourished skin.

Brightening Sandalwood and Orange Peel Powder Face Pack:

Sandalwood powder popularly known as Chandan is cooling, helps fight skin blemishes and rashes, prevents acne and wrinkles and is a wonder ingredient. Moreover, the soothing combination of sandalwood and orange peel powder helps remove skin tan and brighten the skin. Take a look here to make your own orange peel powder at home.

Take 1 tsp each of sandalwood powder and orange peel powder
Mix with enough quantity of yogurt to make a face pack 
Apply all over face and neck. 
Place cucumber slices on eyes and keep for 10-15 minutes
Wash off with lukewarm water and apply some rose water for instant glow

Cooling Mint and Multani Mitti Face Pack:

Cooling properties of mint come together with cleansing properties of multani mitti in this simple face pack.

Take a few fresh mint leaves and make a thick paste
Mix multani mitti with mint paste and apply 
If the mix is too thick add some rose water
Wash off after 10 minutes
Do not keep it too long as multani mitti may dry your skin

Hydrating Avocado and Honey Face Pack:

Avocados have loads of health benefits when consumed (read all about it here). Not to mention, the good fats work wonders when applied externally too. Honey helps moisturize the skin and seal in moisture. However, if you have oily skin, take very small quantity of honey.

Mash one half of an avocado and mix one tsp of organic honey to form a thick paste. 
Apply over face and keep for 10-12 mins
Wash off and pat dry

Milk and Cocoa Powder Pack:

Unless you are Cleopatra, indulging in milk bath seems like an unnecessary indulgence. The soothing and hydrating properties of milk are well known. Milk also helps gently exfoliate dead skin, reduce patches and prevent wrinkles. Cocoa powder has anti oxidant properties that help reduce skin damage.

Take enough cocoa powder and mix cold milk to make a thick paste
Use raw milk if possible
Apply all over face and neck area
Do not let it dry completely and massage with circular motions
Wash off and pat dry

Nourishing Cucumber and Aloe Vera Face Pack:

Think about cold cucumber slices on tired and puffy eyes. Feels, good right? So why not make a face pack with nutrient rich cucumbers for some instant nirvana? Aloe Vera helps reduce sun tan and soothe tired skin.

Cut open one aloe leaf and scoop some aloe gel
Mix some grated cucumber to form a pack
Apply over face and neck area
This pack does not dry completely, so wash off after 10 minutes.


  1. Nice n informative article for summer face keep on posting such articles

  2. Orange peel powder, cocoa + milk, Avocado main bhi use karti hu, bahut refreshing lagta hai 👍👍


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