Glowing skin has been a weakness for quite a lot of people. While being comfortable in the own skin is good, desiring a lighter and clear skin is not bad either. Here are some homemade face mask recipes which you can follow in order to get a face that is bright and glowing.

Best Homemade Skin Lightening (Whitening) Face Masks
Best Homemade Skin Lightening (Whitening) Face Masks

Sandalwood Powder, Milk And Vitamin E

Things you will need: 

 Sandalwood Powder  2 tbsp
 Milk  1 tbsp
 Vitamin E Capsule  2 tbsp
 Rose Water  A few drops

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, to it add 2 tbsp of sandalwood powder, 1 tbsp of milk, 2 tbsp of vitamin E capsule and a few drops of rose water.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Apply this mask onto your face and gently massage using your fingertips.
  4. Leave it on for 5 minutes and rinse it off using lukewarm water.
  5. Pat the skin dry and finish with a moisturizer.

Use this mask 2-3 times in a day for best results.

Using sandalwood is the most traditional way of lightening the skin. Milk also has properties which lightens the skin while vitamin E contributes in repairing the skin damage. Rose water helps in balancing the pH and evening the skin tone.

Avocado, Cocoa And Honey

Things you will need: 

 Avocado  1/4th Piece
 Cocoa powder  1 tbsp
 Honey  1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, scoop 1/4th part of an avocado in it and mash it using a fork.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of cocoa powder and 1 tbsp of honey into it.
  3. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  4. Apply this onto your face and leave it on for 10 minutes.
  5. Rinse it off using warm water and pat the skin dry.
  6. Finish with a moisturizer.

Repeat this treatment 2-3 times in a week.

Avocado helps in moisturizing the skin whilst cocoa helps in sceubbing the impurities as well as darkness off. Honey contains antioxidants which help in repairing the skin damage like pigmentation as well.

Gram Flour, Vitamin E And Honey

Things you will need: 

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 Gram Flour  2 Tsp
 Vitamin E Capsule  1
 Honey  1/2 Tsp
 Aloe Vera  1 Tsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, add 2 Tsp of gram flour, 1/2 Tsp of honey and 1 Tsp of aloe vera gel in it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Puncture open the vitamin E capsule and squeeze the oil in it.
  4. Mix again.
  5. Now, apply this mask onto your face and leave it on for 5-10 minutes.
  6. Rinse it off using warm water and pat the skin dry.
  7. Finish with a moisturizer.

Repeat this treatment once every week for best results.

Gram flour is a natural exfoliator which is perfect for sensitive skin. It helps in scrubbing the impurities off along with the dead skin cells. Vitamin E oil, with its antioxidants, repair the skin damage. Honey nourishes and moisturizes the skin, and aloe vera works like a serum.

Aloe Vera and Vitamin E Capsule

Things you will need: 

 Aloe Vera  1 Leaf
 Vitamin E Capsule  1

Procedure:

  1. Take 1 aloe leaf, peel its skin off and scoop its gel out.
  2. Add it to a bowl and puncture open 1 vitamin E capsule and squeeze its oil in it.
  3. Mix both the ingredients really well.
  4. Apply this mixture onto your skin and leave it on till it dries.
  5. Rinse it off using cold water and pat the skin dry.
  6. Finish with a moisturizer.

Repeat this treatment 3-4 times in a week for a lighter skin tone.

Aloe vera gel is excellent for soothing the skin and reducing the inflammation. It works best for an acne prone skin and gently work towards evening the skin tone. It also helps in sucking excess oil out of the skin. Vitamin E oil repairs the skin damage and also work on pigmentation.

Banana, Curd And Milk Treatment

Things you will need: 

 Banana Paste  2 tbsp
 Curd  1 tbsp
 Milk Powder  1 tbsp
 Lemon Juice  1 tbsp
 Honey  1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Take 1 banana and mash it using a fork.
  2. Add 1 tbsp of curd, 1 tbsp of milk powder, 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 1 tbsp of honey into it.
  3. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  4. Apply this paste onto your face and leave it on till it dries.
  5. Rinse it off using plain water and pat the skin dry.
  6. Finish by using some serum instead of moisturizer.

Repeat this treatment 2 times in a week for best results.

Curd and milk both helps in providing nourishing and brightening the skin. Lemon contains bleaching properties which help in lightening the skin. Honey, with its antioxidant properties, helps in repairing the skin damage and nourishing the skin. thereby making it smooth.

Tomato And Lemon Juice

Things you will need: 

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 Tomato  1
 Lemon juice  1-2 drops

Procedure:

  1. Take 1 tomato, peel it and cut it in small pieces.
  2. Toss it in the blender and make a paste out of it.
  3. Add 1-2 drops of lemon juice to it and mix well.
  4. Apply this paste onto your face and massage gently in a circular motion.
  5. Leave it on till it dries and, rinse it off using water.

Repeat this treatment 2-3 times in a week.

The acidic and bleaching properties of both lemon and tomato helps in brightening the skin and also clearing the dark spots. It also helps in exfoliating the skin.

Coffee, Honey And Oats

Things you will need: 

 Coffee Powder  1 tbsp
 Honey  1 tbsp
 Oats  1 tbsp

Procedure:

  1. Take a bowl, add 1 tbsp of coffee powder, 1 tbsp of honey and 1 tbsp of oats in it.
  2. Mix all the ingredients really well.
  3. Apply this mask onto your face and leave it on for 20 minutes.
  4. Rinse it off using normal water and massage gently while removing the mask.

Repeat this mask once every week for a brighter looking skin.

Coffee is an exfoliant which helps in scrubbing the dirt, darkness and dead skin off. Honey repair the skin damage whilst evening the skin tone. The natural scrubbing action of oats help in removing the dead skin layer and darkness whilst imparing a natural glow to the skin.

Rose Petals, Milk And Glycerin

Things you will need: 

 Rose Petals  A handful
 Milk  3-4 tbsp
 Glycerin  1 tbsp
 Vitamin E Capsule  2
 Vaseline  1 tbsp
 Aloe Vera Gel  5 tbsp
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Procedure:

  1. Take a handful of rose petals into the blender.
  2. Add all the other ingredients into it and blend them well.
  3. Strain the blended mix and extract the juice out of it.
  4. Store it in a container and keep it in a cold and dark place.
  5. Take some of this mix out and apply it onto your face.
  6. Massage till the serum gets absorbed by the skin.

Use this serum everynight before going to sleep.

The ingredients in this serum help in moisturising the skin and also work on repairing the skin damage. The rose helps in whitening the skin and balancing its pH. Vaseline and glycerin helps in moisturising while aloe helps in hydrating the skin.



Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer at Glowpink
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it.
The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker
Vani Kambali

Vani Kambali

Health and Wellness Content Writer
Health and wellness content writer at Glowpink, I find my solace in the words that I cook and serve to people for them to benefit from it. With my growing interest in health, wellness and travel sectors, I concentrate on capturing the things that I read and see from my eye and deliver it to people in the crispest manner for them to experience and take back something from it. The story of my life- I hate writing, I love having written- Dorothy Parker

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