Every girl dreams of having fair and glowing skin, but due to pollution and stress, we lose the glow on our face and it makes skin look dull and dark. There are many products that we see on TV and magazines for skin whitening, which claim to give instant glow or fairness within a week, but they are loaded with tonnes of chemicals which are not healthy for our skin and not very pocket friendly too. So, let us look at some homemade face masks which will lighten and brighten your skin. I have used these face masks myself, and love the results.
1. Honey and Lemon Face Mask:
- Take one tablespoon of honey and one table spoon of lemon juice and mix them well.
- Apply this on your clean face and neck, leave for 15 minutes, and then wash it off.
2. Gram Flour Face Mask:
- Take 2 spoons of gram floor, add a pinch of turmeric powder in it. Add milk and make paste.
- If you have oily skin, add a few drops of lemon juice also.
- Apply this on your clean face and neck, leave for 15-20 minutes. When dried, scrub and wash it off.
3. Milk Powder Face Mask:
- Add 1 spoon of milk power, 1 spoon of honey and 1 spoon of lemon juice together, mix well.
- Apply this on your clean face and neck, leave for 10 minutes, and then wash it off.
4. Cucumber and Lemon Juice Face Mask:
- Mix 1 spoon of cucumber juice with 1 spoon of lemon juice.
- Apply on face and neck, leave it for 15 minutes then wash it off.
5. Tomato and Gram Flour Face Mask:
- Take 2 spoons of gram flour and add 2-3 spoons of tomato juice in it. Mix well to make a fine paste.
- Apply on your face and neck, leave for 15 minutes then wash it off.
All the above face masks are easy to make and use. You don’t need more than 2 or 3 ingredients, and all the ingredients are always available in your kitchen. I am using these face masks from my teenage days. They were suggested by my mom and friends. So, all the masks are used and tested for their results. I would add one more thing here, for best result regularly use these face masks. Using face masks 2-3 times a week gives better result than using it 2 times in a month. So, go ahead and pamper you skin with these face masks to get fairer skin with natural glow.
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38 thoughts on “5 Homemade Skin Lightening Face Masks”
Sweta…very informative post…! Since these are tried and tested by you..i’ll definitively try these! especially the gram flour ones…
Please go ahead Kasti… i am sure it will work for u too 🙂
Shweta very informative
I personally feel best remedy for oily skin :-
Mix gramflour with curd n .5% turmeric,
Leave for 15 minutes wash with luke
warm water n finally rub ice cube for 5
min and u all done….
I have tried that too Vini,
I works best for removing tan 🙂
I can vouch for this one as I have been following this religiously for a long time and I suffer from oily skin…it truly works like a charm and adds a fabulous glow to the face for oily skinned people.
great shweta i have tried most and each of them works like a charm on the stubborn tan
Thanks Neha 🙂
Nice post and an extremely useful one too Love the honey and lemon one and use the gram flour paste for tanning. That’s why i believe people used to say ” OLD IS GOLD”
Honey and Lemon works as natural bleach Nidhi.
Good for dry as well as oily skin 🙂
Nice post Sweta, I have tried most of these and the one with gram flour works best for oily skin. It actually works faster than any cream or lotion available in the market!
And the gramflour ones works as scrub too once dried 🙂
I use the first pack I also add green gram to it… Good Review
all of them look nice. Lemon is pretty good in bleaching skin. WIll try them 🙂
True herman… lemon with honey is very good bleach 🙂
Nice hmemade tips . D first one honey n lime juice mask i use it oftn, nly thng i also add a pinch of turmeric pwdr 2 it.
Awesome post..each one of them is simple. Thanks for sharing 🙂
Thanks Aditi !!
I also use grated potato with lemon 🙂 It works well for me. Gram flour with lemon & malai is also good :). I love these natural remedies. Thanks for sharing
thats true Monika 🙂
Nice post Sweta! Have tried all except the milk powder one…willntry that next!:-)
Thanks Swati 🙂
will definitely try these tips. thanks for posting Sweta.
awesome face masks sweta . i am totally keen at trying the lemon and cucumber face mask. 🙂
go for it Rati… it will be very liquid so best way to use it with cotton apply it on face or use the cotton face wipes dipped in this liquid on your face 🙂
Woah..this came in just when I was wondering what to do because my skin seems to be getting darker every day 😛 Good thing its all tried n tested and the ingredients are easily available. I’ll try them all!! Thank you for sharing them here :))
My skin looks awfully dull! Can you suggest which face pack I should start with to get back some glow? I have oily skin.
start with gram flour face pack Amrita…. you can use gram flour and termaric powder to was your face also. you can use this every day.
and then once in a week use the lemon honey pack too…. 🙂
Thanks a ton Sweta!! 😀
Luved the fact that all these are easy peasy 🙂
tnx dear ……….very simple & easy …………..:D
I have few blemishes on face..Can I use these masks :/
I read gram flour, green tea and lemon face pack in IMBB. Its awesum and gives pinkish reflection on ur face believe me.. Now I use it regularly . Thank you IMBB
I have sunbrun in my skin please help me get ride of these… any please help me.