5 Effective Almond Face Packs That You Can Try

Get soft, smooth, and supple skin by using this nourishing ingredient in face packs.

Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sameeksha Chand, MBBS, MD DVL
By Jyotsana Rao

Almonds are used not just for garnishing your favorite cake but also to solve skin care troubles. An almond face pack may effectively treat skin issues like acne and pimples that leave scars. Wondering how almonds help your skin? Do you wish to know how to make an almond face pack?

As a rich source of vitamin E, it makes your skin supple, soft, and smooth. The anti-aging properties of almonds aid in reducing fine lines and wrinkles on your face (1). This article discusses how to use almonds on your face to clear acne, zits, pimples, whiteheads, and blackheads. Keep reading to check out the simple homemade recipes to solve your skin care issues.

Fun Fact
California produces 80% of the world’s supply of almonds. More than 1.2 million bee hives are required to pollinate California’s almond crop.

5 Almond Face Packs for Different Skin Types:

1. Almond Face Pack For Dry Skin:

Almonds are rich in vitamin E (1) Regular application of almonds nourishes and softens your skin. Almond works great for dry skin.

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of the grounded oats, 1 teaspoon of almond powder, and 1-2 teaspoons of raw milk to prepare a paste.

  • Apply this pack all over your face and massage gently in a circular motion. Keep it for 15 minutes and rinse off with cold water.

2. Almond Face Pack For Oily Skin:

Oily skin always tends to attract dirt due to excessive sebum production. This leads to breakouts and acne. Multani mitti helps to absorb the excess oil and almond powder helps to remove the dirt from your skin (2).

Fun Fact
Multani mitti means ‘clay from Multan.’ Multan is a region in Pakistan.
  • Mix 1 teaspoon of Multani mitti (fuller’s earth) and 1-2 teaspoons of almond powder.

  • Prepare a smooth paste by adding a few drops of the rose water into the mixture.

  • Apply this pack all over your face. Rinse off with cold water after 10 minutes.

3. Almond Face Pack for Sensitive Skin:

For sensitive skin, you can use raw milk and an almond face pack to get a glowing face. This face pack gives you a gorgeous look.

  • Mix 2 teaspoons of raw milk and 1 teaspoon of the almond powder.

  • Mix them well to form a smooth paste. Apply the pack all over your face.

  • Rinse off the pack with cold water after 10-15 minutes.

4. Almond Face Pack for Instant Fairness:

This magical face pack has been used for ages. Washing the face with besan is considered to be the best home remedy for clear skin.

  • Mix 2 teaspoons of besan (gram flour), ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder and 1 teaspoon of almond powder.

  • Mix them well to form a paste by adding water. Apply the pack all over your face and keep it for 15 minutes before rinsing off with cold water.

5. Almond Face Pack for Acne:

Curd is used in various face packs as it helps to cleanse the face. Also, it lightens the skin tone(3). Almonds gently scrub off the dead cells and acne-causing bacteria.

  • Mix 1 teaspoon of hung curd and 1 teaspoon of almond powder. Mix them well to form a smooth paste.

  • Apply it all over the face and keep for 10 minutes before rinsing off with cold water.

Almond face packs are known for their skin-nourishing properties. They benefit the skin in multiple ways. Almonds can effectively combat acne and pimples. They also slow down the signs of aging and smoothen the skin. To make almond face packs, mix these nuts with ingredients like oats, milk, Fuller’s earth, rose water, gram flour, turmeric, and yogurt. However, do a patch test before applying these face packs to the skin. Try including these face packs once or twice a week in your skin care regimen to reap their nourishing benefits!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply the almond paste on my face daily?

No. Applying almond paste every day will cause over-exfoliation and lead to redness, irritation, and dryness. So never use it more than once a week.

Are soaked almonds good for acne?

They may help manage mild to moderate acne. Almonds contain vitamin E, an antioxidant that guards the skin against free radicals (4). Therefore, consuming soaked almonds may help, but no evidence supports this claim.

Does almonds darken skin?

No. Almonds contain healthy fats, nutrients, and vitamins (4). Therefore, consuming them may help maintain overall skin health and keep it bright and even-toned.

Which is better for the face – almond or coconut oil?

Almond oil is better for your skin. It is lightweight and may not clog the pores. On the contrary, coconut oil is mildly comedogenic and unsuitable for oily, combination, and acne-prone skin.

Is it okay to mix coconut oil and almond oil?

Yes. It is safe to mix coconut and almond oils to reap maximum benefits for your hair. However, avoid applying the blend to your face, especially if you have oily and acne-prone skin.

Sources

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  1. Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effects of Almonds on Facial Wrinkles and Pigmentation
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pmc/articles/PMC7997170/
  2. Multani Mitti -Is it more than a placebo?
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/336868352_Short_Communication_Multani_Mitti_-Is_it_more_than_a_placebo
  3. Clinical efficacy of facial masks containing yoghurt and Opuntia humifusa Raf. (F-YOP)
    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22152494/
  4. Nuts almonds
    https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/nutrients
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Jyotsana Rao is an engineering graduate from NIT, Nagpur, who discovered her love for writing during her undergraduate days. She... more

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