12 Orange Face Packs That You Definitely Need To Try

Show off bright and beautiful skin with these incredible & soothing face masks.

Medically reviewed by Dr. Monali Pattnaik, MBBS, MD, DNB, MRCPSCE (UK)
Written by Jyotsana Rao, BE
Edited by Anjali Sayee, BTech
Fact-checked by Monomita Chakraborty, MA (Journalism & Mass Communication), Certified Skin Care Coach  • 

Citrus fruits have useful antioxidants infused with vitamins and minerals and have been used in skin care forever. And the good news is you can whip up your personalized orange face masks or packs at home, along with other natural kitchen ingredients for that long-lasting glowing effect.

Apart from many health benefits, oranges are great for skin hydration. Its skin-smoothing agents help you get supple skin. You can combine orange with any other natural ingredient of your choice, like banana, neem, green tea, sandalwood, etc., to create a face pack of your choice with additional benefits.

Find out how you can do that yourself in the comfort of your home with minimal effort. Keep scrolling for more info!

Before we get there, let’s first learn about the benefits of orange face packs for your skin.

Benefits Of Orange Face Packs

  • Orange face packs are abundant in antioxidants that fight free radicals (1).
  • The citric acid in oranges dries pimples and fights acne. (2)
  • Oranges are natural bleaching agents. Therefore, the pack lightens your skin tone.
  • Orange packs absorb additional oil from the face.
  • They remove tan and even out your skin tone.
  • Orange packs are exfoliating and give you clear and healthy skin.
  • They are moisturizing and anti-aging. (3)
  • Orange packs shrink pores and smoothen the skin.

Orange Face Packs That You Should Try

Unlike the chemical face packs available in the market, the following face packs are skin-friendly, economical, and easy to make at home.

  1. Papaya And Orange Face Pack
  2. Banana And Orange Face Pack
  3. Neem And Orange Face Pack
  4. Besan And Orange Face Pack
  5. Green Tea And Orange Face Pack
  6. Sandalwood And Orange Face Pack
  7. Coconut Oil And Orange Face Pack
  8. Turmeric And Orange Peel Face Pack
  9. Multani Mitti And Orange Peel Face Pack
  10. Oatmeal And Orange Peel Face Pack
  11. Tomato And Orange Peel Face Mask
  12. Aloe Vera And Orange Peel Face Mask

1. Papaya And Orange Face Pack

Papaya and orange face pack
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You Will Need
  • 1 orange
  • Quarter of a papaya
What You Need To Do
  1. Mash the orange pulp and papaya in a bowl and apply it to your face and neck with your fingers or a brush.
  2. Keep it on for 15-20 minutes and rinse it off your face.
How Often?

You can apply this pack once every two days.

Why This Works

The face pack provides vitamin C and vitamin A to your skin, lightens dark circles, blemishes, while giving your face a distinct glow.

2. Banana And Orange Face Pack

Banana and orange face pack
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You Will Need
  • 1 banana
  • 1 orange
What You Need To Do
  1. Mash the banana and orange. Apply the mixture to your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Rinse it off your face with warm water and pat dry.
How Often?

You can apply this pack once every two days.

Why This Works

The face pack helps reduce skin inflammation. It is moisturizing, and helps clear acne.

3. Neem And Orange Face Pack

Neem and orange face pack
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You Will Need
  • 2 tbsp neem leaves paste
  • 2 tbsp orange pulp
  • 1 tbsp soy milk
What You Need To Do
  1. Mix the neem paste and orange pulp and add soy milk to it to form a fine paste. Apply the paste to your face and neck.
  2. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and gently wash it off with cold water.
How Often?

You can apply this pack 3-4 times a week.

Why This Works

The face pack clears clogged pores and reduces breakouts on sensitive skin. It controls sebum production in your skin, protecting you from pimple eruptions.

4. Besan And Orange Face Pack 

You Will Need
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 tbsp besan powder
  • 1 tsp of rose water
 What You Need To Do
  1. Add orange juice to besan powder to form a grainy paste.
  2. Apply it to your face and leave it on for 20 minutes.
  3. Once it dries, wipe it off with cotton swabs and let it dry.
How Often? 

Apply this face pack twice a week.

Why This Works

The face pack cleanses your face while maintaining its pH balance. The pack is antibacterial and lessens skin pigmentation.

5. Green Tea And Orange Face Pack 

You Will Need
  • 1/2 tsp of green tea leaves
  • 1 tbsp of orange pulp
What You Need To Do
  1. Mix the green tea leaves and orange pulp in a bowl and apply it to your face.
  2. Leave it on for 20 minutes and rinse it off once dry.
How Often?

You can use this face pack once every two days.

Why This Works

The face pack exfoliates and removes excess oil and dead skin cells from the face. It is anti-inflammatory and tightens pores.

6. Sandalwood And Orange Face Pack

Sandalwood and orange face pack
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You Will Need
  • 1 tbsp of orange pulp
  • 1 tbsp of sandalwood powder
  • 2 drops of lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp of rose water
What You Need To Do
  1. Mix the orange pulp and sandalwood powder. Add lemon juice and rose water to it to form a fine-textured paste.
  2. Leave it on your face for 10 minutes and rinse it off once dry.
How Often?

Apply this face pack twice a week.

Why This Works

The face pack adds an instant glow to the face and removes excess oil.

7. Coconut Oil And Orange Face Pack

You Will Need
  • 1 tsp of coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp orange pulp
What You Need To Do
  1. Pour the coconut oil over the orange pulp in a bowl and mix them well. Apply the paste to your face.
  2. Leave it on for 30 minutes and wipe your face with cotton swabs.
How Often? 

You can apply this face mask every alternate day.

Why This Works

This face pack moisturizes your dry skin and makes it smooth and supple. It removes dirt and clears your face.

protip_icon Quick Tip
Instead of coconut oil, you can also use other carrier oils like olive, sweet almond, rosehip seed, jojoba, or argan oil. If you have oily or acne-prone skin, opt for argan oil or rosehip seed oil as they get absorbed quickly.

8. Turmeric and Orange Peel Face Pack

You Will Need
  • 1 tbsp orange peel powder
  • A pinch of Kasturi turmeric
  • 1 tbsp rose water
What You Need To Do
  1. Mix the orange peel powder and Kasturi turmeric in a bowl and add rose water to it to form a fine paste.
  2. Apply the paste on your face and neck and let it dry for 10-15 minutes. Then rub it off with wet fingers in a circular motion.
How Often?

Apply this pack twice a week.

Why This Works

The orange peel powder face pack removes stubborn tan and revives your skin color and helps with skin rejuvenation. It is antibacterial in nature and protects your face from pimple eruptions.

9. Multani Mitti And Orange Peel Face Pack

You Will Need
  • 1 tbsp of orange peel powder
  • 1 tbsp of multani mitti
  • 1 tbsp of rose water
What You Need To Do
  1. Mix orange peel powder and multani mitti in a bowl and add rose water to it to form a paste-like consistency.
  2. Apply it on your face and neck and let it dry for 40 minutes. Scrub the pack off gently from your face with water.
How Often? 

Apply the face pack once a week.

Why This Works

The face pack deep cleanses your face and removes blackheads and whiteheads. It prevents breakouts in oily skin as well as combination skin.

10. Oatmeal and Orange Peel Face Pack

Oatmeal and orange peel face pack
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You Will Need
  • 2 tsp of orange peel powder
  • 1 tsp of oatmeal
  • A small cup of water
What You Need To Do
  1. Mix the orange peel powder and oatmeal. Add water to the mixture until a paste of medium consistency is formed (not too thick or runny).
  2. Apply the paste to your skin and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Once it dries, rinse it off with cold water.
How Often?

Apply the face pack thrice a week.

Why This Works

The face pack protects your skin from free radicals and removes dirt and oil from the surface of your skin.

11. Tomato And Orange Peel Face Mask 

You Will Need
  • 1/2 tomato
  • 1 tbsp of orange peel powder
  • 1 tbsp of rose water
What You Need To Do
  1. Mash the tomato and add it to the orange peel powder. Add rose water to the mixture and make a fine paste.
  2. Apply the pack to your face and let it sit for 10 minutes. Wash off the pack with cold water.
How Often? 

You can apply this antioxidant mask every other day.

Why This Works

The face pack removes tan and controls oil production in your face. It heals acne and burns.

12. Aloe Vera And Orange Peel Face Mask

Aloe vera and orange peel face mask
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You Will Need
  • 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel
  • 2 tbsp of orange peel powder
  • Half a lemon
What You Need To Do
  1. Pluck an aloe vera leaf and extract the gel from inside. Add that to orange peel powder and mix well.
  2. Then squeeze a few drops of lemon juice into the mixture till it forms a paste-like consistency.
  3. Apply the paste on your face and let it stay for 15 minutes. Rinse it off with cold water once dry.
How Often? 

You apply this face pack every day.

Why This Works

The face pack soothes the skin and cures redness, sunburn, and rash. It helps in skin brightening, gives you a radiant complexion, and reduces dark spots.

Shilpa Gupte, a blogger, shares her experience of using orange peel powder as a face pack: “Ever since I began using orange peel powder, I have been noticing slight changes in those dark spots. They do appear lighter (i).”

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You can add 2-3 drops of orange essential oil to any face pack to attain the skin-enriching benefits of orange. Make sure to dilute the essential oil with a carrier oil like coconut oil or almond oil.

Infographic: Top 5 Orange Face Packs For Healthy Skin

Citrus fruits contain antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals and have long been a major component of skin care products. Among these fruits, orange, in particular, has hydrating and skin-smoothening properties. You can combine it with various natural ingredients to create an enriching face pack. Check out the infographic below to learn the recipes.

top 5 orange face packs for healthy skin (infographic)

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Orange face packs are a boon for skin care enthusiasts as they offer almost everything your skin needs besides nourishment. Citrus fruits such as oranges have bleaching, exfoliating, fine lines and wrinkles reducing, moisturizing, anti-tan, and anti-aging properties. Their packs absorb excess oil, help fight acne, and shrink skin pores, improve skin elasticity, and smoothen the skin.

Besides oranges, you can also use other skin-friendly ingredients like papaya, banana, green tea, sandalwood, coconut oil, turmeric, multani mitti, oatmeal, tomato, aloe vera, besan, yogurt, honey, olive oil and neem to prepare these packs. These can be easily made at home to achieve a parlor-like glow. Start using these face packs today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it okay to use orange face packs if I have allergy-prone skin?

It is best if you do a small patch test and then go ahead with the face pack if your skin does not react negatively.

Is it better to make orange face packs at home or pick one from the market?

It depends on whether you have the time and patience. If you make orange packs at home, you can mix and match ingredients that suit your skin type. Also, homemade face packs are fresh, giving you better results. But if you don’t have the bandwidth to do the above, you can pick a readily available packaged orange face pack from the market and use it.

Can we use an orange face pack daily?

Yes, you may apply an orange face pack made with mild natural ingredients daily. However, follow up with a moisturizer as some ingredients in face packs may strip away the natural oils and make skin dry.

Can I rub orange on my face for vitamin C?

Yes. Both the peel and the fruit contain vitamin C, so applying them directly can help you get some of its benefits. However, most individuals prefer to extract the juice of an orange or make a paste/powder of the peel and use them in face packs for an easier and effective application.

Can I mix orange peel powder with milk?

Yes. You can make a hydrating mask/scrub using milk and orange peel powder.

Key Takeaways

  • Orange face packs remove tan and even out your skin tone.
  • It reduces wrinkles and prevents premature skin aging.
  • The citric acid in orange helps reduce pimples and acne.
  • It removes tan and lightens your skin tone.
  • They help shrink pores and even out your skin texture.


Experience the magic of multani mitti and orange peel face pack. Click on the video below to discover the natural blend that rejuvenates your skin, giving you a radiant complexion like never before.

References

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    i. Tried and tested benefits of orange peel powder.
    https://shilpaguptedotcom.wordpress.com/2019/06/05/tried-and-tested-benefits-of-orange-peel-powder/

    References

    Articles on StyleCraze are backed by verified information from peer-reviewed and academic research papers, reputed organizations, research institutions, and medical associations to ensure accuracy and relevance. Read our editorial policy to learn more.

    1. Antioxidant Activity of Orange Flesh and Peel Extracted with Various Solvents
      https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pmc/articles/PMC4287321/#:~:text=The%20concentrations%20of%20antioxidant%20componentsof%20the%20fruit%20(12)
    2. Dual Effects of Alpha-Hydroxy Acids on the Skin
      https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/labs/pmc/articles/PMC6017965/
    3. Citric acid: An α and β hydroxyacid for antiaging
      https://www.jaad.org/article/S0190-9622(04)03128-7/fulltext#relatedArticles
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