Skin issues like dark spots, pimples among others take away the beauty of our face. With some skin woes, achieving a clear, glowing skin seems like a dream. To get rid of such issues, we often rely on beauty products which claim to remove them completely, however, they hardly work.

There are different reasons which contribute to skin problems like pimples and dark spots. Some of them are exposure to polluted air, unhealthy eatings habits, use of wrong beauty products among others.

The best way to treat these two common skin problems is by following some easy home remedies. There are a lot of natural ingredients around us which can work wonders for our skin. Tackle dark spots and pimples at home with simple face packs. 

Face Packs For Dark Spots 

Papaya Face Pack

Dr. Ritika Dhingra, Advanced Cosmetology Expert and Founder, Lux Clinic shared that papaya is a natural exfoliant and has bleaching properties. Using papaya on the skin helps lightening your dark spots and acne scars. The high water content in papaya keeps the skin hydrated.

Ingredients Required - 

  • 1/2 Cup Papaya 
  • 2 Tbsp Green Tea Water

Directions - 

  • In a pan, add water and 1 green tea bag. Boil and sieve. 
  • In a bowl, add papaya and mash it well. 
  • Add in 2 tbsp green tea water and mix. 
  • Apply on your face. Keep for 20-30 minutes and then wash. 

Apple Cider Vinegar Face Pack

dark spots face pack

The expert also shared that apple cider vinegar contains polyphenolic compounds which are beneficial for skin. They help in reducing dark spots. Also, apple cider vinegar is rich in vitamin C whihc helps to even out skin and make it glow naturally. Vitamin C also works as a de-pigmentation agent and it helps in the production of melanin in the skin.

Ingredients Required - 

Directions -

  • In a bowl, add equal quantities of apple cider vinegar and water. Mix well. 
  • Apply the pack on dark spots. 
  • Massage it gently and rinse after a few minutes. 
  • Apply this pack regularly will help you reduce dark spots on skin.  

Aloe Vera Face Pack

Aloe vera has healing properties. It helps in removing dark spots. It contains aloesin which helps in reducing the production of melanin in the skin which is the main cause behind dark spots. 

Ingredients Required - 

  • 1 Tbsp Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1 Tsp Rose Water

Directions - 

  • Scrape out fresh aloe vera gel from the plant or use readymade one. 
  • In a bowl, add aloe vera gel and rose water. Mix well. 
  • Apply all over your face and let it dry for 15 minutes. 
  • Massage into skin before washing. 

Face Packs For Pimples

pimples face packs

Aloe Vera And Turmeric Face Pack

Both aloe vera and turmeric work wonders for your skin. They have healing properties which help treat your pimples. The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties help prevent breakouts. 

Ingredients Required - 

  • 1 Tbsp Aloe Vera Gel
  • 1/2 Tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Water As Required 

Directions - 

  • In a bowl, add aloe vera, turmeric powder and some water. 
  • Mix well and apply all over your face. 
  • Keep for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Wash off with normal water. 
Honey And Cinnamon Face Pack

Honey and cinnamon have properties which fight bacteria causing pimples. The antibacterial properties of the two ingredients help soothe and treat pimples. 
Ingredients Required -

  • 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 2 Tsp Honey
Directions - 
In a bowl, add both the ingredients. Mix well and apply on your face. Keep for 15 minutes and wash. 

Though face packs use natural ingredients, it is best you consult your dermatologist before making them a part of your beauty routine if you have sensitive skin to prevent any issues. Also, if you use any of these face packs, make sure you do a patch test on your hand first. For more such stories, stay tuned to