Do you secretly wish for soft, smooth and glowing skin? Do you envy the celebs because of their picture perfect skin? Well the answer lies in healthy and proper skin routine.

CTM (cleansing, toning and moisturizing) routine is the most efficient and effortless skin care routine which can help you to achieve the flawless and healthy skin. Along with this, facials should be done at least once in 4 weeks. It plays an important role to rejuvenate your skin and restore the natural glow.

Now you do not have to spend long hours at parlours and spend thousands for getting that perfect facial. You can easily do the facial at home by following some simple tips. This saves a lot of time and money. The best thing is that you are aware of the ingredients you use for making the facial.

Facials have been loved and used by women since ages. There are many types of facials available nowadays such as fruit facial, gold facial, diamond facial, pearl facial, chocolate and many more. You can simply make your own facial pack at home. But before indulging in any of these facials, you should be aware of your skin type and then select the facial suitable for your skin type. Following are a few tips on how to do a facial at home along with the most popular facials suitable for Indian skin.

A. Fruit Facial:

Fruit facial is suitable for all skin types especially for sensitive skin. It contains natural fruit acids and extracts, which is natural and has no side effects. The fruit facial hydrates and moisturizes the skin naturally. It removes the dead cells and gives you an instant glow naturally.

  • Fruits such as plums, oranges and peaches contain high amounts of vitamin C, which provide a instant glow to your face. They also contain anti oxidants which helps fight the signs of ageing.
  • Papaya and banana helps remove the tan.
  • Strawberries help get rid of the blemishes and dark spots.

Thus, the fruit facial hydrates, polishes and shines your skin giving you a youthful glow.

fruit facial

For doing skin facial at home, you could either buy the fruit facial kit from the market or prepare your own kit at home by using fresh fruits.

How To Do Facial At Home:

Step 1: Cleansing:

Firstly you have to clean up your face to remove the excess oil, grease and dirt. For this you can use a cream based fruit facewash such as Everyuth cream facewash which contains peach, aloe and wild cherry or Lakme fruit facewash (melon, strawberry etc).

After cleansing your face with cool water, pat dry your face using a soft towel.

Step 2: Exfoliation

A good exfoliation helps to get rid of dead cells, sebum and residual dirt on the face. Depending on your skin type, you can choose the fruit suitable for your skin. Banana and avocado scrub for dry skin, orange or lemon scrub for oily skin, peach and strawberry for sensitive skin.

  • Orange scrub:

In 3 teaspoon of fresh orange juice, add 2 teaspoon of oats and form a paste. Scrub gently on your face with circular motions. Wash off after 5 minutes. This is suitable for oily and combination skin.

  • Lemon scrub:

Mix 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, honey and sugar to form a paste. Scrub gently and keep for 5 minutes. This scrub is suitable for all seasons and also reduces blemishes and dark spots.

  • Papaya scrub:

In 2 teaspoon of mashes papaya pulp, add a teaspoon of sugar granules, oats and honey. Make a paste and scrub gently using circular motions. Keep for 5 minutes and wash off with water.

  • Water melon scrub:

Mix ΒΌ cup of fresh watermelon juice with 3 teaspoon of gram flour to form a smooth paste. Scrub and keep for 3 minutes before rinsing with cool water. This scrub is ideal for all skin types as it is hydrating and rejuvenates the skin instantly.

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  • Chitra

    I always prefer only fruit face packs other then chemical !! its only the natural face pack that keep my face good and healthy :)

    • Ankita Biswas

      I also agree with you.. :)

  • Bhuvana

    informative article ankita!! like it,. explained well. i do follow this article thanks :)

    • Ankita Biswas

      Do try them and let me know… :)

  • varshahoney

    Thanks for article ankita!! i am looking for best face pack in summer!! and your article helps me a lot thanks :)

    • Ankita Biswas

      You are welcome.. :) :)

  • Daksha

    What a lovely article. Very well explained.

    • Ankita Biswas

      Thank you daksha.. :)

  • Gurleen

    will love to try the pearl pack soon

  • Gurleen

    facials are amazing at home, especially the home made ones which are natural and chemical free wouldnt damage the skin:)

    • Ankita Biswas

      Do try them and let me know!!!!! :)

  • Pavitra

    so many options and it all looks like just what they do at the parlours! I was clueless to the fact that it can also be done in comfort of my own home without any chemicals in the products at that. Thanks so much Ankita. You just made my day! yay!

    • Ankita Biswas

      awww.. Thank you sooo much dear!!!!!! :)

  • Yagna

    Woah this is very interesting! Love this gold facial, wanna try it soon:) I have tried vlccs clean up kit once, it was nice and went by the name, waiting to try this soon.

    • Ankita Biswas

      Thank you yagna!!!!
      happy that you liked it.. :)

  • surabhi sharma

    can i use pearl facial for dry skin

  • surabhi sharma

    and ya your article is really helpful for girls and women. thank you for helping us.

  • Teesha

    I spend a lot of money at parlours to get my facials done.And parlours charge a lot for facials.This post is very useful.I can try all these facials at my home itself.Wow Thankyou so much :)

  • Nikita

    this is excellent, thanks very much! I wil try it out with my mum this saturday morning

  • Anonymous

    Steps r provided in a v practical way..lykd it..:)

  • StyleCraze

    Hi Faizan, there are lot of benefits of fruit facial and if you are looking to remove black spots then go for a papaya or strawberry facial. There are no side effects of fruit facial unless and until you are allergic to a particular fruit.