DIY: Skin Lightening Face Pack For Oily Acne Prone Skin

I have been meaning to do this post for a long time as this is my staple face pack throughout the summer. Last year, I went through a horrib...

I have been meaning to do this post for a long time as this is my staple face pack throughout the summer. Last year, I went through a horrible phase of breakouts which was cured eventually but the marks were something that left me completely disappointed. Since I was on medication and the doctor told me not to apply anything with too many chemicals, I had no idea what to do with the blemishes. So, I went back to the usual home remedies and have been using this face pack for almost a year now. The scars have faded and this also controls the tanning due to the excessive sun in this scorching heat. Just to clarify, 'Skin Lightening' doesn't mean that you will become fairer but it merely lightens the pigmentation and blemishes on the skin. Let's see this magical recipe which drives away the blemishes without damaging the skin.


1. Yogurt or Curd
2. Honey
3. Sandalwood Powder
4. Fuller's Earth (Multani Mitti)
5. Rose Water (Optional)

Step By Step Procedure:

1. In a clean bowl, blend the yogurt or curd with a spoon to prevent the lumps it in. Make sure it is of a smooth uniform consistency and not too runny.

2. Add 2 tablespoons of honey in it.

3. Then, pour 1 tablespoon of rose water. Do not add more than 1 tablespoon. Otherwise, it will become runny.

4. Add 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder to it.

6. Lastly, add 2 tablespoons of Fuller’s Earth (Multani Mitti) in the mixture.

7. Stir it very well to blend all the ingredients and directly apply on the face with a face pack brush. Leave it on for around 40-50 minutes and use it at least 2-3 times a week for best results.

Benefits Of The Ingredients Used:

Yogurt or Curd: It moisturizes the face and hence you don't need a moisturizer after the face pack. However, it does make the skin greasy. It has natural antibacterial and antifungal properties which effectively fight acne, prevent premature aging, relieve sunburn, and reduce discoloration, along with bringing a natural glow to the face.
Honey: It has antibacterial properties which are useful for acne treatment and prevention. It is also full of antioxidants which slow down the signs of aging. Honey is extremely moisturizing, soothing and adds a glow to the face. It is also clarifying because it opens up pores making them easy to unclog.
Sandalwood Powder: Brides often use sandalwood face mask to get the glowing and healthy skin before the D-Day. It has the ability to reduce and prevent skin problems like pimples, dark spots, pigmentation, etc. It is also effective in soaking excess oil and sebum from the skin. The toning effect of sandalwood helps in reduction of skin pores that offers an even skin texture and averts sagging and aging skin.
Fuller's Earth (Multani Mitti): It has an excellent ability to soak up oil and sebum from the skin and makes it naturally radiant, thus it has an amazing natural cleansing and absorbing properties. It helps you get rid of a lot of skin problems like pimples, tanning, blemishes, etc. and stimulates blood circulation to facial skin.
Rose Water (Optional): Rose water is optional but the glow it imparts to the skin is excellent. It can help soothe and cool the sensitive irritated skin, balances and cleanses oily skin, rejuvenates, softens and tones mature skin, revitalizes, prevent the signs of aging and nourishes the skin.

What is your favorite Skin Lightening Face Pack? Do share your views!

Contributed By: Salomi Das


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  1. I have been using similar pack but without sandalwood powder and must say it works great. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Try with sandalwood brightens the skin...

  2. Hi Salomi lovely diy...does it remove tan??

    1. Yes Divya, it removes tan effectively. :-D


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