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6 Magical Ideas on Homemade Face Pack for Dry Skin for That Bridal Glow

By Alakananda Bhattacharya, 09/01/19
Alakananda Bhattacharya
6 Magical Ideas on Homemade Face Pack for Dry Skin for That Bridal Glow
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Getting married in winters has its own share of skin woes. If you are fighting your dry skin and don’t want to put too much chemicals on your skin, we have just the answer! Try some homemade ideas on homemade face pack for dry skin and watch the magi

Who doesn’t want a smooth flawless skin on their wedding? You’ve taken care of all your hair and makeup appointments booked one of the best pre-bridal packages and are done with almost all your bridal planning. Now it’s time for some “Dadima ke Nuskhey” which can never go wrong for your skin. And whether it’s a winter wedding or a summer wedding, if you have dry skin, you’ve got to start taking care of yourself a bit earlier. So let’s begin with the pampering already! Read about some precious ideas on homemade face pack for dry skin that would work like a charm! Try them for an au naturale bridal glow. You’re welcome!

1. Banana and Olive Oil pack

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A rich source of antioxidants and potassium, banana naturally rejuvenates dull and dry skin. Mixed with olive oil, which has been a skin moisturising agent since ages, it’s the face pack for dry skin you can’t go wrong with.

How to apply:

  1. Peel and mash one ripe banana.
  2. Add 1 tsp of olive oil to the smooth banana paste and mix well.
  3. Apply on a clean face and keep it on for 20 minutes.
  4. Wash off with water.
  5. Repeat 2-3 times a week for about a month before the wedding.

2. Ripe Papaya and Honey pack

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Another effective homemade face pack for dry skin involves ripe papaya which is loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that replenish your skin. Honey, as we all know is an excellent natural moisturiser and retains moisture in the skin. Get rid of any spots, dry skin and dead cells for smoother skin.

How to apply:

  1. Peel and mash 1/2 cup of ripe papaya.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of honey to the smooth papaya paste and mix well.
  3. Apply on a clean face and keep it on for 30 minutes.
  4. Wash off with water.
  5. Repeat 3-4 times a week for about a month before the wedding.

3. Milk Cream and Saffron pack

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Get ready for some glorious pre-bridal glow! Now, this has been a favourite homemade face pack for dry skin among women for generations. Ask your grandma...she’ll swear by this face pack! The sheer richness of milk cream blended with saffron strands is a sure recipe for gorgeous skin. Say goodbye to dull and dry skin with this brilliant formula!

How to apply:

  1. Take 2 tablespoons of pure milk cream in a glass bowl.
  2. Add 2-3 saffron strands to the cream and set aside for 10 minutes. Mix well.
  3. Apply on a clean face and keep it on for 30 minutes.
  4. Wash off with water.
  5. Repeat 3-4 times a week for about a month before the wedding.

4. Aloe Vera and Cucumber pack

Hydrate your skin with the aloe gel and cucumber for a soft and supple texture. Aloe Vera gel not just hydrates but also nourishes and improves the skin’s moisture retaining capacity. With this genius homemade face pack for dry skin, you can be assured of infection and itch-free flawless skin.

How to apply:

  1. Cut an aloe vera leaf and scrap out 1 tablespoon of gel from it.
  2. Peel and grate 1 tablespoon of cucumber pulp. Mix well with the aloe gel.
  3. Apply on a clean face and other dry areas and keep it on for 30 minutes.
  4. Wash off with water.
  5. Repeat 3-4 times a week for about a month before the wedding.

5. Gram Flour and Curd pack

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Gram flour or Besan is a wonderful agent to exfoliate your skin. It also removes all the dead cells, dirt and impurities from your skin and cleans pores. Curd, on the other hand, moisturises and improves your skin tone. So next time when your mother asks to put on a Besan-curd mask, know it’s the fool-proof homemade face pack for dry skin!

How to apply:

  1. Take 2 tablespoons of gram flour in a bowl.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of curd and mix well to make a smooth paste.
  3. Apply on a clean face and keep it on for 20 minutes.
  4. Wash off with water and apply moisturiser.
  5. Repeat 2-3 times a week for about a month before the wedding.

P.S. Add a pinch of turmeric for its antibacterial properties and also for a naturally enhanced bridal glow.

6. Milk and Almond pack

This is arguably the simplest yet the best known homemade face pack for dry skin. Since milk is a rich source of all antioxidants, proteins, vitamins and minerals, it is an effective remedy for dry and dull skin. The nutrients help replenishment of damaged skin cells and moisturise the skin. Similarly, almond is loaded with nutrients that help to make your skin look younger and smoother.

How to apply:

  1. Soak 8-10 almonds for 2 hours and then make a smooth paste.
  2. Add 2 tablespoons of milk and mix both the ingredients well.
  3. Apply on a clean face and massage gently in soft circular motion for 2 minutes.
  4. Let it stay for another 20-30 minutes and then wash off with water
  5. Repeat 2-3 times a week for about a month before the wedding.

Your body and skin need constant hydration. And the best part about these homemade ideas on making an effective homemade face pack for dry skin is there is no downside to these. Other than the face packs and masks, drink lots of fluids. Eat healthy. Go for hydrating super-foods like watermelons, grapefruits, kale, tomatoes and cucumbers. Get sufficient rest and sleep. Do a little yoga and meditate. Nothing is more important than staying healthy and stress-free during your wedding. So stay calm. Stay beautiful!

Let us know how these homemade beauty tips worked for you. Also share some tips with us if you want, in the comment section.

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