8 Masoor Dal Face Packs You Can Try This Week

Get flawless and healthy skin with these exfoliating, brightening, and toning face packs.

Medically reviewed by Dr. Seepika JaiswalDr. Seepika Jaiswal, MBBS, FAM
By Jyotsana RaoJyotsana Rao  • 

The common pulses like chana, mung, and masoor dal in your kitchen serve as the solution to many skin care issues. This article discusses how masoor dal face packs can help maintain your skin health and keep it bright and soft.

How do you make masoor dal face packs? How does it help your skin? If you prefer natural products over store-bought skin care products, this article may help you make the best natural face pack through simple steps.

Keep reading to learn how to prepare masoor dal face packs.

1. All Round Face Pack:

Masoor dal face pack has multiple benefits

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This masoor dal face pack is used to exfoliate the skin, tighten the pores, brighten your skin, and remove tan. This mask will cleanse the skin, soften it, nourish and make it oil-free to prevent acne (1), (2).


  • Soak masoor dal in water, overnight.
  • In the morning, grind into a thick paste.
  • Add 1/3 cup of raw milk
  • Mix these well into a paste.
  • Apply on the face in circular motions
  • Keep it on for 20 minutes.
  • Wash off and pat dry.

2. Daily Face Wash:

Masoor dal face pack can also be used as a face wash

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This face pack is suitable for all skin types. This can also be used as a daily face wash.


  • Mix 1 tbsp masoor dal powder, 2 tbsp milk and a pinch of turmeric with 3 drops coconut oil.
  • Apply evenly on the face.
  • Leave this for 2 minutes
  • Wash off by scrubbing this gently
  • Note: Include coconut oil only if you have dry sin.

Note: Use coconut oil if you have normal to dry skin only. Do not use it if you have acne-prone skin.

3. Brightening Face Pack:

This face pack of masoor dal adds glow, removes dark spots, and cures dry skin and pimples.


  • Soak 50 grams masoor dal in water overnight, in a bowl.
  • Grind it into a fine paste in the morning.
  • Mix 1 tsp raw milk and 1 tsp almond oil to the paste.
  • Apply this face pack evenly on your face
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash off with cold water.
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Red lentils possess excellent bleaching properties. Including them thrice in your skin care routine can effectively lighten pigmentation and dark patches on the skin

4. Dry Skin Face Pack:

Nourishing masoor dal face pack for dry skin

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This masoor dal face pack is best suited for dry skin (2).


  • Soak 2 tsp masoor dal in some milk, overnight.
  • Grind this into a coarse paste in the morning
  • Apply evenly all over the face and neck
  • Keep it for 20 minutes
  • Wash off and pat dry

Note – You can use rose water instead of milk, if you have oily skin.

5. Methi Face Pack:

This madoor dal face pack benefits are the same as eating methi.


  • Soak 2-3 teaspoons of whole masoor dal, overnight.
  • Grind into a coarse paste in the morning
  • Apply evenly over the face.
  • Let it dry.
  • Wash off with cold water and pat dry your face.

6. Facial Hair Removal Face Pack:

Masoor dal face to get rid of facial hair

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This masoor dal face pack helps to lighten your skin and gets rid of fine facial hair. Orange peel in this pack also helps you to get glowing complexion.


  • Soak 100 gms masoor dal, 50 gms sandalwood powder and orange peel powder in milk, overnight.
  • Grind all the ingredients together to make a nice, smooth paste.
  • Apply a layer of this paste on the face.
  • Keep on the face for 15-20 minutes and let it dry.
  • Scrub off the dried layer gently in circular motions
  • You can also use olive oil to scrub this off
  • Wash off with cold water.

7. Dull Skin Face Pack:

Brighten your dull skin with masoor dal and orange peel face pack

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This face pack adds a glow to dull skin (2).


  • Roast orange lentils/masoor dal
  • Take dried orange peel in an equal ratio
  • Grind into a fine paste with milk.
  • Apply evenly on the face
  • Keep it on for 15 minutes
  • Wash off and pat dry.

8. Pore Tightening Face Pack:

This masoor dal face pack is useful to tighten the pores on your face.


  • Grind masoor dal.
  • Apply it evenly on the face and neck.
  • Let it dry
  • Wash off with cold water.
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Red lentils are a great source of antioxidants. Including them in the diet at least twice a week in the diet helps promote skin health.

Infographic : 4 Masoor Dal Face Packs To Give Your Skin What It Needs

Are you tired of using chemical products on your face and still seeing no results? Your skin is still not clear; it has dark spots and enlarged pores and might be a little dry or too oily. We’ve got a one-stop solution for you—an all natural one! Use a masoor dal face pack and see how your dull skin turns supple and glowing. Below are 4 masoor dal face pack remedies to get you started!

3 masoor dal face packs to give your skin what it needs (infographic)

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Red lentils or masoor dal are popular pulses used in many kitchens. Masoor dal face packs benefit the skin in multiple ways and help maintain your skin health. This dal can exfoliate, soothe, and cleanse the skin when included in your regular skin care regimen. To prepare these face packs, you can mix masoor dal with raw milk, turmeric, fenugreek seeds, orange peel, or sandalwood powder. These face packs can help address various skin care issues. Try including these face packs at least once or twice a week in your skin care regimen to reap their benefits and boost your skin health.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can masoor dal cause pimples?

No, masoor dal does not cause pimples. It helps reduce them. However, do not use it if you are allergic to it.

Can masoor dal remove acne scars?

When used as a natural exfoliator, masoor dal may help prevent acne scars. But it may not remove acne scars completely.

Key Takeaways

  • Masoor dal is a natural scrub that exfoliates dead skin. and unclogs your pores.
  • Use it in a face pack with milk and almond oil to improve skin texture and brighten your skin tone.
  • A masoor dal face pack made with raw milk reduces excess oil production and keeps acne at bay.
  • Create a daily face wash, suitable for all skin types, with masoor dal, turmeric, coconut oil, and milk.


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