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Desi Nuskhe: 10 DIY Face Packs Using Kitchen Ingredients

Nothing can beat the ease and goodness of a DIY homemade face pack. And you don’t need extravagant ingredients to make one either. All you need to do is go to your kitchen and round up ingredients that can work wonders for your skin. From treating acne and discoloration to leaving your skin even-toned and glowing, try these desi nuskhe on the weekends for amazing results.

10 DIY Face Packs With Desi Kitchen Ingredients

1. Haldi To Combat Hyperpigmentation

What’s better than a plain turmeric face pack? It’s this wholesome turmeric (haldi), coffee and dahi face pack! Rich in antioxidants, this is the perfect pack to get rid of tan and hyperpigmentation. Get rejuvenated, even, smooth and soft skin with this face pack.

You Will Need:

  • 1 tablespoon of coffee powder
  • 1 tablespoon of turmeric (haldi)
  • 1 tablespoon of curd (dahi)


  1. Combine all ingredients well.
  2. Apply this pack in a downward motion on your face and neck.
  3. Leave it on for 20 minutes.
  4. Rinse off with water.

2. Multani Mitti To Get Rid Of Sebum

Using this Multani mitti face pack with the goodness of sandalwood powder (chandan) is a great solution. Say goodbye to whiteheads, blackheads and excess oil with this effective face pack.

You Will Need:

  • 1 tablespoon Multani mitti
  • 1 teaspoon sandalwood powder (chandan)
  • 1 teaspoon rose water
  • 1 teaspoon milk


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl
  2. Apply it all over your face
  3. Leave this Multani mitti face pack on for 20 minutes
  4. Rinse it with cold water

3. Aloe Vera To Fight Acne

Get rid of pesky pimples by using tomato juice and aloe vera for acne. This mask is great for fighting breakouts, reducing acne scars as well as cleansing and toning skin.

You Will Need:

  • 2 tablespoons of tomato juice
  • 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine tomato juice and aloe vera gel.
  2. Apply the mask to your face, neck, and chest.
  3. Leave it on your skin to dry for 15 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Tip: You can also try a haldi or curd face pack to treat acne.

4. Honey To Say Goodbye To Dry Skin

This face pack is best suited for people with dry skin. Apply as often as required to make your skin look and feel healthy.

You Will Need:

  • 3 tablespoons curd (dahi) or milk
  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 2 tablespoons of oats (any kind)


  1. Make a mixture of the oats, honey and dahi or milk. The consistency should be thick.
  2. Apply to the face and neck and massage gently.
  3. Keep the mask on till it has completely dried.
  4. Rinse the mask off.

5. Coffee For Skin Rejuvenation

A potent coffee face pack with lemon is the way to go for skin rejuvenation. The lemon provides vitamin C and coffee is known for its unique properties to get rid of spots and blemishes.

You Will Need:

  • 1 tablespoon of coffee powder
  • 1-2 tablespoons of lemon juice


  1. Mix the coffee powder well with lemon juice.
  2. Apply this to your face and neck.
  3. Leave it on for 15 minutes and rinse off with water.

6. Papaya To Treat Signs Of Ageing

If you want an anti-ageing face pack, then this one with the goodness of papaya is perfect for you. It is also an effective fruit pack for oily skin.

You Will Need:

  • A few chunks of ripe papaya, deseeded and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon of honey


  1. Mash the papaya evenly.
  2. Mix well with honey to get a papaya facial pack.
  3. Apply and leave on skin for 15-20 minutes before rinsing off.

7. Ghee For Glowing Skin

The ultimate desi beauty secret, ghee is great for your skin. If you’re looking for ways to get that natural glow, then try this face pack.

You Will Need:

  • 2 tablespoons gram flour (besan)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons ghee


  1. Mix gram flour (besan) with water and ghee.
  2. Make a paste and apply this evenly on the face as well as neck.
  3. Leave this DIY face mask on for 15 minutes and rinse with cold water.

8. Rose Water For Sensitive Skin

One of the benefits of rose water on the face is that it suits all skin types. This face pack with cool cucumber is perfect for sensitive skin. 

You Will Need:

  • ½ cucumber
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of rose water (gulabjal)


  1. Blend the cucumber to get the juice.
  2. Mix it well with the honey and rose water.
  3. Gently massage it onto your skin and leave it for 10 minutes.
  4. Wash it off and dab your face with a soft towel.

9. Eggs To Treat Oily Skin

Known for being rich in protein, eggs help shrink pores and tighten the skin. Mixed with lemon juice, the face pack helps get rid of oily, dull skin.

You Will Need:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. Break the egg and separate its whites and yolk.
  2. Mix the egg whites with a few drops of lemon juice and whisk it properly.
  3. Apply the mix to your face and let it dry out completely.
  4. Rinse it off with warm water.

10. Almonds To Nourish Your Skin

Almonds are best known for effectively nourishing your skin, reversing sun damage and removing excess oil. When combined with honey, it serves as a natural exfoliating face pack that helps slough of dead skin while still being gentle.

You Will Need:

  • 3 tablespoons of ground raw almonds
  • 1 teaspoon of honey


  1. Mix the ground almonds with honey and make a paste.
  2. Gently massage the mix to your face in a circular motion.
  3. Rinse it off with warm water and pat dry. 

All the homemade face pack ingredients you need are secretly hiding in your kitchen. Here are the best and most spa-worthy homemade face packs you must try. They are easy to make, require minimal ingredients but will deliver great results. Try these skin-transforming DIY face packs and let us know which one you liked best.

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