Summer skin protection

Lemon and Aloe Vera Face Pack:

Lemon is one of the best citrus fruits that have rich medicinal and cosmetic benefits. Lemon is a natural bleaching agent and an antioxidant which combats the free radicals that accumulate under skin surfaces. It is rich in vitamin C and the intake of lemon juice would fetch you a glowing skin. Aloe Vera on the other side is short stemmed succulent plant that produces six antiseptics. These natural antiseptics have the super power to kill any kind of bacteria, fungi and viruses that settle on skin due to pollution, dust and other reasons.

Benefits of Lemon and Aloe Vera Face Pack:

This face pack can be used as a bleaching agent to protect your skin. All you need to do is juice a lemon and besides that also mash the aloe vera leaves. Mix them properly until an aromatic paste is formed. Apply this onto the tanned area of the skin and allow it to dry. You need to apply this paste twice or thrice a day to cleanse and prevent your skin from getting tanned from time-to-time.

Curd and Gram Flour Face Pack:

Curd is basically a diary product which plays a major role in growth of bones. It is very rich in calcium, magnesium and other nutrients that help in strengthening your bones. Besides this, the unknown fact is that it can be used as a great exfoliating agent that removes dead skin cells. It helps in cooling the skin that is continuously exposed to sunlight for hours. Gram flour is widely used in whitening your skin and it really helps in giving an instant glow to your skin.


Benefits of Lemon and Aloe Vera Face Pack:

This face pack can be used as a scrub. Take curd and gram flour in equal quantities and mix well by adding lemon juice in proportions. Apply this paste to face, neck and other body parts such as hands and feet. Pat it dry and wash it with warm water. This can be applied twice a week which ultimately results in soft glowing skin.

Turmeric Powder, Yogurt and Honey Face Pack:

Turmeric powder is the basic common ingredient in every kitchen and is best known antiseptic/anti- bacterial agent. It is used in relieving the pain and as a disinfectant that is usually caused due to cuts and burns. Yogurt is a dairy product just as curd and it has a gel like texture. Honey, a sweetening agent can be considered as one of the best natural moisturizing agent that helps skin retain its supple and elastic nature. It is used in various cosmetic preparations and is an antioxidant that helps in healing wounds.


Benefits of Turmeric Powder, Yogurt and Honey Face Pack:

This face pack can be used as a moisturizing agent. In summer, it is really required to keep your skin moist because the body is much subjected to dehydration. This results in dry skin and it loses its luster in the process. In order to overcome this, it is better to keep yourself hydrated by drinking lots of water from inside and outside too. Make a thick paste by mixing all the three ingredients well. Apply this pack on the dried skin and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Later, rinse it off with cold water. This pack helps in moisturizing and radiating your skin under the dire circumstances.

Sandal wood and Rosewater Face Pack:

Sandal wood has rich benefits especially when it comes in accomplishing a fairer skin. It is used in the treatments of acne and skin aging. Rose water is one of the best beauty products and is used in aroma therapies.  It can be used as a cleanser, toner and leaves you with a refreshing feeling.


Benefits of Sandal wood and Rosewater Face Pack:

This face pack can be used as a cleanser. Make a thick paste of sandal wood powder and rosewater and apply it to face. Wait for 20 minutes and allow it to dry. After this wash it with cold water and always use a soft towel to clean up your washed face. This paste relieves you from sun burns and other suntan effects.

The above mentioned face packs are completely natural, and will help you in removing the tan gradually. These above face packs will help in summer, and all other seasons accordingly. It is suggested to clean your face before applying such packs, so that the dust and other small particles doesn’t stay inside. Remember that you should never apply these face packs on the unclean face. Always use a soft cloth to clean your face after washing.


Check out few other random tips on protecting your skin from summer tan.

  • Always use a sunscreen lotion of SPF 30. This is the minimum SPF that many doctors suggest to keep you safe from sun strokes and tanning.
  • It is better if you limit yourself from spending most of the time outside in summer.
  • Usage of sun glasses, hats and other accessories minimizes the UV radiations to reach your body.