5 Orange Face Packs You Should Definitely Try June 24, 2016

It is not news to us that fruits have many benefits for our skin. We have known this for centuries. Yes, we forgot about it for some time in between but we are back track now! That is why you will find that fruit packs are preferred over chemicals again these days and orange is one among the favourites!

We all know that orange is rich in calcium and folic acids which helps strengthen our bones and develop our brain. But besides offering many health benefits, it is also a magic fruit for our skin. Juice, pulp, peel and every part of this fruit can be useful. Orange refreshes skin giving it a healthy and rejuvenating glow. This post will give you ideas on how to make some very effective and skin-friendly face masks with orange.

Benefits of Orange Face Packs:

Orange or any other citrus fruits are rich in anti-oxidants. It helps to tighten and tone the skin. Thus the wrinkles lessen making you look younger for days. 

  • As orange is a citrus fruit, it also works on acne. The citric acid in the fruit acts as natural astringent and helps in drying away the pimples.
  • Orange rids skin of all toxic matter thus making it look fresher and brighter.
  • Orange is a natural bleach to lighten your skin tone. Avoid the harsh chemical bleaches when you have such an inexpensive bleach!
  • Not only the main pulpy part of the fruit,  its peel also is quite effective in contributing to a clear, clean and glowing skin.
  • Very effective for oily skin, this orange peel face pack absorbs unwanted oil from skin.
  • It works on summer tan giving an overall even skin complexion.

Orange Face Packs 

Face Pack 1:

What you need:

  • Juice of 1/4th of an orange
  • 1 tbsp Yogurt

How to use:

Mix both the ingredients in a bowl till a smooth paste in formed. Apply liberally over face and neck;  and rest for some time. It gives a cooling and relaxing effect on your face. Rinse with water and pat dry. Enjoy a smooth glowing complexion with no trace of oiliness.

[ Read: Ayur Orange Face Pack ]

Face Pack 2:

What you need:

  • Freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 8 spoons flour

How to use:

Mix orange juice with flour to make a creamy paste. Smoothen over face and leave for 20 minutes. Wash with warm water. It instantly offers you a smooth and clear skin. 

Face Pack 3:

What you need:

    • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed orange juice
    • 2 tbsp Lime juice
    • 1 tsp Honey

[ Read: Homemade Face Packs with Honey ]

How to use:

Mix all the ingredients and apply on face. It not only works on acne but also helps clear acne scars giving way to a smooth blemish-free skin. 

[ Read: Masoor dal face packs ]

Face Pack 4:

What you need:

  • 1 medium sized orange
  • 1 tbsp Green clay dust or multani mitti
  • 1 tsp Milk powder

How to use:

Take out the juice from this medium sized orange and mix gently with the green clay (alternatively you can also use multani mitti and milk powder. Let the mixture soak for 30 mins. And then stir. Apply on face and let rest for 20 mins. Wash with warm water 

[ Read : Homemade Facepacks With Besan ]

Face Pack 5:

This is the magical orange peel face mask which has proved effective to many skin problems.

What you need:

  • Dried orange peel
  • Milk/water/rose water
  • Sandal wood powder

How to do:

Peel oranges and place these peels to dry in the sun. When they become rock-hard, put them in a blender and form a powder. Keep it in an airtight container (this powder can be stored for 30 days).

How to use:

Take required orange peel powder, sandal wood powder and blend with either milk/water/rose water into a smooth paste. Apply onto your face and neck and keep for ½ an hour. When the pack dries up, wash with water and wipe off with a soft cloth.

If you have an acne-prone skin, use water/rose water instead of milk.

[ Read: Summer Face Packs For Oily Skin ]

Will you try these orange face packs at home? Have you before prepared anything exactly with the same ingredients? If you have got more such ideas, please feel free to share with us!

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  • Angel

    Hey my skin starts to burn when i apply d orange peel powder on face as face mask:( my skin has become tan n black spots. How to get rid of it