Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI

The color of your skin is not at all a measure of beauty. But once you enter into your 20s, the skin colour will not be the same as it used to be. Darks spots, blemishes, and pigmentation can be spotted at this age. In this case, the sooner you take an action the better it will be.

Here are given effective face packs for skin whitening which helps you to get rid of blemishes and restore your natural skin tone.

How Does Face Packs help in Skin Whitening?

Face masks help in skin whitening by helping in getting rid of dark spots, pigmentation, blemishes. It also manages the production of melanin and helps in maintaining the natural complexion of he skin.

Milk Powder Face Pack for Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

  • One tablespoon of milk powder.
  • One tablespoon of colloidal oatmeal.
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of fresh orange juice

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Blend the ingredients well.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this mixture on your face and neck evenly.
  • Allow it to dry for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply this face pack once or twice a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

Lactic acid is present in milk which has strong bleaching properties. This eliminates all the dead skin cells and helps in forming a new layer of healthy skin cells. All the marks and dark patches present on the face will fade away because of the great skin whitening properties of orange juice which contains Vitamin C.

Curd Face Pack for Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

  • One tablespoon of curd
  • One tablespoon of oatmeal
  • One tablespoon tomato juice

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Blend the ingredients well.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this mixture on your face and neck evenly.
  • Allow it to dry for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply this face pack twice or thrice a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

Tomato and oatmeal present in this face pack helps by exfoliating and whitening the skin and the curd moisturizes the skin. Tomato has excellent skin whitening properties which ensure that acne marks are faded away and skin tan is removed.

Mint Leaves Face Pack For Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

  • A handful of fresh mint leaves.
  • Water, if required.

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Prepare a thick paste by grinding mint leaves.
  • Add some water if it is too thick and grind again.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this paste on your face and neck evenly.
  • Allow this mask to dry for 15 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply it once or twice a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

Being a very strong refreshing astringent with a lot of purifying characteristics, mint helps you fade out skin tan and blemishes.

Gram Flour Face Pack For Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

  • 1 tablespoon of gram flour.
  • 1/4 tablespoon of turmeric.
  • 2 Tablespoons of milk.

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Blend the required ingredients well.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this pack on your face and neck evenly.
  • Allow it to dry for around 20 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply this face pack once or twice a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

Besan or Gram flour helps a lot in lightening acne and battling with pigmentation to a very great extent.

Banana Skin Whitening Face Pack:

Things Required:

  • 1 ripe banana.
  • 1 tablespoon of honey.
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Mash the banana well till it becomes free of lumps.
  • Blend all the ingredient.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this mixture on your face and neck evenly.
  • Allow it to be there for 20 minutes.
  • Apply this face pack once or twice a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

This face mask is prepared by mixing three powerful ingredients which help in lightening, brightening and hydrating the skin. With this, the dark spots and blemishes will be removed and the skin will be glowing.

Turmeric Pack For Skin Lightening:

Things Required:

  • One tablespoon of turmeric
  • One tablespoon of lemon juice

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Blend the required ingredients well.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this mask on your face and neck evenly.
  • Allow it to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply this face pack daily for better results.

How Does It Help?

This face pack is the one stop solution for those who want to get rid of dark spots, pigmentation, blemishes. It also promotes the skin tone.

Orange Face Pack For Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

  • Two tablespoons of orange peel powder
  • One tablespoon of fuller’s earth
  • One tablespoon of sandalwood powder
  • Two tablespoons of water
  • One tablespoon of lemon juice

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Blend all the required ingredients well.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this mixture on your face and neck evenly.
  • Allow it to dry for around 20 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply this face pack once in a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

This face pack is recommended for the people with acne prone and oily skin. It eliminates all the impurities accumulated on the skin and also promotes the skin tone.

Rice Flour Face Pack For Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

  • One tablespoon of rice flour
  • One and half tablespoon of curd.
  • Half tablespoon of gram flour.
  • Half tablespoon of turmeric.

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Blend all the required ingredients well.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this face pack on your face and neck evenly.
  • Allow it to dry for around 10 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply this face pack once or twice a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

Being a very efficient skin whitening ingredient, rice flour will not only help in treating uneven skin tone, but it also promotes the skin health because of the para-aminobenzoic acid present in it.

Potato Face Pack For Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

One medium sized potato

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Cut the potato in half inch slices after washing and removing the peel.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Gently massage your face using the slices for a few minutes.
  • Allow the juice of potato to remain on the face for around 15 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Do this once or twice a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

Catecholase enzyme present in potato helps a lot in reducing acne scars, dark spots and blemishes. It also contains some important minerals and vitamins which ensure the formation of healthy skin cells. The melanin production will be reduced and your skin will be lightened because of the mild bleaching properties of potato.

Saffron Face Pack For Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

  • 2 to 3 saffron strands.
  • 1 tablespoon of Milk
  • 1 cotton pad.

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Soak the saffron strands in the milk for around 3 hours.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply saffron infused milk on your face and neck using a cotton pad.
  • Allow the milk to be there for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply this every day for better results.

How Does It Help?

Saffron has been used for a long time because of its efficient skin whitening properties. It fades away blemishes and enriches your skin tone. It can also be consumed for improving the skin health.

Tomato And Turmeric Face Pack For Skin Whitening:

Things Required:

  • 1 Tomato
  • 2 tablespoons of Turmeric

How to Prepare and Use It?

  • Prepare a smooth paste of tomato.
  • Add two tablespoons of turmeric to tomato paste and mix them well.
  • Pat your face dry after cleansing.
  • Apply this mixture on your face and neck with your finger.
  • Allow it to dry for around 10 minutes.
  • Wash your face with cold water.
  • Apply this face pack twice a week for better results.

How Does It Help?

Tomato is the best de-tan ingredient as it exfoliates and lightens the skin. With regular use, of this face pack, your skin tone will be restored because of its mild bleaching properties.

These amazing face packs will remove the blemishes from the face and gives it a bright glow. Try them and enjoy the benefits.

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Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: August 14, 2018

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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