Homemade Remedies for Clean, Spotless, and Glowing Skin

Updated on August 10, 2015
Homemade face mask remedies for glowing skin.
Homemade face mask remedies for glowing skin.

Who does not want a good-looking face? How much money do you spend, on average, cleaning your face? New products are constantly being advertised, and in our quest to look attractive to others so many of us spend an unimaginable part of our budget on expensive creams and cleansers, only to be disappointed with the results. Moreover, commercial products, with their harsh synthetic chemicals, can even make things worse.

Having clean, healthy, and glowing skin doesn't have to break the bank. Natural ingredients on hand in your kitchen can be just as effective as fancy potions, sometimes even more so. On top of that, preventative measures taken to maintain your skin cost nothing at all.

10 Homemade Face Mask Recipes

These recipes are made with herbal and natural ingredients that are usually harmless to the skin skin, easy to find, and likely to already be in your kitchen or the nearest grocery store. They promote glowing and soft skin.

Each recipe should be left on the skin until it dries or for between 10 and 15 minutes and washed off. Afterward, you may wish to apply a light moisturizer if your skin feels dry or tight.

DIY face masks. Full recipes below.
DIY face masks. Full recipes below.

1. Oatmeal Anti-Oxidant

This oatmeal and cinnamon face mask promotes cell growth as it's rich in anti-oxidants. Like all these remedies, it's incredibly easy to make. Take two teaspoons of dry oatmeal and half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Mix them together with milk to make a paste and gently apply it all over your face using circular motions. Keep it on for about 15 minutes and then rinse it with plain water. Your face will glow!

2. Tea Leaf Age-Defier

Tea is very effective in keeping your skin glowing as you age. The flavonoid content in tea has anti-aging properties and also contributes to skin lightening. Make a skincare concoction by boiling a spoon of tea leaves or a tea bag until it makes a strong brew. Let it cool and add a hefty amount of brown sugar. Mix some cream and mix until it forms a paste. Apply to your face in a circular motion for about 10 minutes. Wash it off with plain water to get softer and glowing skin.

3. Semolina Brightener

Semolina flour—also known as sooji—is great for clean and glowing skin. Make a mixture of semolina and milk, apply to your face, and leave it until it dries. Wash away with warm water.

4. Lemon Scrub

Sugar is a great exfoliant and lemon can be used to brighten skin. Mix the juice of a lemon with sugar to make a paste. Scrub it over your face in circular motion and leave it for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water, being sure that all the sugar has dissolved away.

5. Papaya Oil-Absorber

Papaya absorbs the excess oil, improving your skin's appearance if you have oily skin. Take a ripe papaya, cut it into small pieces, and add a teaspoon of sandalwood powder or bentonite clay. Add honey to make a paste. Apply the mixture all over your face. Leave it for about 15 minutes and then wash it off with plain water. This is also an effective anti-aging and anti-wrinkle remedy.

6. Egg on Your Face

Eggs are high in protein, minerals, and vitamins which are very effective in repairing your skin. Take the white of one egg and beat it with a teaspoon of yoghurt and lemon some juice until it forms a paste. Apply it all over your face. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash it off with warm water.

7. Milk and Honey

Add a teaspoon of honey to two teaspoons of milk. Then add a teaspoon of gram flour to make a paste. Apply it all over your face, leave it for 15 minutes, and wash it off with warm water to nourish your skin.

8. Orange Glow

Squeeze the juice from an orange and add two teaspoons of rose water. Apply it all over your face and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash it off with plain water. This will make your skin soft and radiant.

9. Simple Clay

Take two teaspoons of a facial clay like bentonite clay and add a teaspoon of rose water. You can add few drops of glycerine to make it even more effective. Make a paste and apply it all over your face and leave on until dried. Rinse with plain water.

10. Milky Turmeric Softener

Take two teaspoons of bentonite clay and add a teaspoon of milk and curd. Then add one teaspoon of gram flour and half a teaspoon of turmeric powder. Mix them well to make a paste and apply it all over your face. Leave for 15 minutes and wash with plain water to get softer skin.

11. Red in the Face

Take a small crushed tomato and half a teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix them well to make a paste and apply on your face. Leave it for 15 minutes, then wash it with plain water. Apply this method twice a week for better results.

Simple Tips to Maintain Your Skin

As the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When it comes to your face, it's better to keep your body in good shape by following a healthy lifestyle than to try and fix problems after they arise. For good skin:

  • Eat a healthy, balanced diet that includes green vegetables and protein-rich food and minimal processed food. Dark green vegetables and lean protein help with the regeneration of cells.
  • Get at least 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep per night. Cultivate a before-bed routine to help you fall asleep quickly and consistently.
  • Fruit is very good for your skin, as it is rich in fiber, vitamins, and water. Fruit is great for healing digestive issues as well as skin problems.
  • Maintain your skin hygiene. Clean your face at the end of the day to wash away any pollution. Wash your face with a cleanser suitable for your skin type, avoiding soap. Soap contains sodium carbonate which dries out the skin.
  • Wipe off your makeup with either a makeup remover or a light carrier oil before going to sleep.
  • Massage a light oil like almond oil in your face, neck, hands, and any part of your body which is exposed to the elements. Almond oil nourishes your skin and keeps it healthy. If possible you can massage your entire body with almond oil.
  • Avoid prolonged stress, which can result in dull, lifeless skin and wrinkles.
  • Exercise regularly. Not only does physical activity reduce stress levels, it improves circulation, giving your skin a healthy glow.

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        nisha 14 months ago

        if I wl use egg for reparing of my scene..is it working or nt

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        Bella 15 months ago

        I am 14 years old. Can I use these remedies ?

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        Liberty 16 months ago

        I tried the cinnamon and oatmeal one and now I have red marks all over my face

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        Karolin Benks 19 months ago

        For make skin glowing try to use dermalmd glowing serum and I really love the the dermalmd brand. I've used a few of their other products and dermalmd one is also a winner. It goes on smoothly and doesn't irritate my skin. I wouldn't say I notice a big change in my skin, but I do think my skin feels more smooth and supple and make my face glowing.

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        Penelope Cruz 19 months ago

        Im sorry but I don't believe anything here I tried it but it never works

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        sara 21 months ago

        i really like this

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        tee 21 months ago

        can this homemade paste be carry over night?

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        Pat 23 months ago

        As I've mentioned before, I like to glow. However, I do not like to be shiny. I also find that my somewhat-dry skin, gets a 'lil greasier during the summer, which is to be expected. Right now, the ONLY THING I will use in the summer is the Lady Soma Renewal Serum - It's keeping my skin conditioned, fresh, and not too shiny, no matter the heat!!!

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        gaya 23 months ago


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        lauratr45 2 years ago

        My face felt and looked so good while using Dermalmd glowing serum. it was easy to use and doesn't take a lot of product each time. You can quickly see results and that is definitely a plus for me. It arrived quickly and i was able to begin using it right away. I really enjoyed this product and will continue to use it and plan on buying more in the future as well as helping turn on my family and friends to this.

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        Germayne Palipti 2 years ago

        I have used Dermalmd Glowing Serum for more than 6months, it's exfoliating, brightens and clears the skin. Gives you a glowing skin. Will recommend it to my family and friends.

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        Mindy Bowes 2 years ago

        for making glowing face try to use DermalMD Glowing Serum it's light weight serum for my face. Feels so silky soft and give my face a healthy glow. My face feels so much more smooth and moisturized. Anything that can reverse sun damage is something I want to have for my face.

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        Elsa Marta 2 years ago

        If you can eat it, is safe to put on your skin. :-) I just want to say thanks for all you have suggested natural home made treatments for hydrate the skin of the face, I can imagine you must have worked hard for this article. Also I like to share that I exfoliate my body regularly for keep my skin soft, smooth and glowing . Baiden Mitten and Ancient Skin Rejuvenation Ritual (Google, Facebook, Bing)

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        abhishek khotari 2 years ago

        Nice i using .....very helpfully..thanks

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        Isabela Stumpf 2 years ago

        Dermalmd Serum is simply amazing!!! My skin has felt more moisturized and youthful since using this than it has since I was 20. A little bit goes a very long ways, so I have no doubt this bottle will last me a very long time. I use it twice a day, both in the morning and night, and will continue to do so FOREVER!!!! Can't tell you how much I love this stuff!!

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        Homemade Remedies and Tips 2 years ago

        Thanks for sharing the tips, it was really helpful

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        prachi 2 years ago

        they are really useful

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        bhuvi 2 years ago

        I realy like it thank u so much.

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        deep 2 years ago

        best result after use tips

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        asin 3 years ago

        I m dusk n got back spots like moles on my face how to get rid of both

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        Nowfiya 3 years ago

        Guys try this .. It really works ..I got an amazing result... Lemon juice + honey.... Your skin becomes light and fairer....

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        Gulnaz noor 3 years ago

        I will surely try thr tips for a fairer and glowing skin.....thnks

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        ria 3 years ago

        Gud i like it

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        Ranisha 3 years ago

        Let me try this methods...n thnx for ur useful tips

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        jack 3 years ago

        hi friends..I have lot of dot marks in my face...I was try more medicine, more fairness cream.but no changes... basically I m white. but now totally changed(black)... plz can I come back.....I don't like myself also.....

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        Azna 3 years ago

        Vry useful pic

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        anjum 3 years ago

        Thankyou so much

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        dimple 3 years ago


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        Mario 3 years ago

        to get clear skin you should take a look in the body shop. i use a lot of their tea tree pruotcds and they clear up your skin quickly and really well. it's all pretty cheap too, here is a link to the pruotcds that i like;

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        Sami 3 years ago

        I've used this a couple of times. This helps with sonithomg skin and reduces pimples sometimes. Just be sure to rinse completely!Make a simple paste with the following:1 tablespoon honey; 1 egg yolk; 1 teaspoon olive oilBeat the egg with a fork, then add the oil, then the honey (use a warm spoon for the honey)Apply to your face and leave for 15 minutes, then viola! rinse it off and you're done

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        prithika 3 years ago

        Very useful tips thanks

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        Dharamvir Kumar 3 years ago

        It is helpful for me.

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        tanu 3 years ago

        Ya it is nyc tips....

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        Alia 3 years ago

        Oh ya dis is exactly what I was looking for thnx a lot I wil definitely try this

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        Imroja 3 years ago

        Hmm ya its best I liked it I think it will help a lot of people and it is helpful for people who don't use makeup.

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        lavanya 3 years ago

        Let me also try first....thanks...

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        Lori Hill 3 years ago from england

        make your skin soft and glowing without any makeup just try to use eyerid serum which is work completely natural.

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        gautam 3 years ago

        I'll try it .....

        Thnx fr such a informative post..

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        vishnu 3 years ago from india

        Thanx for motivating comments

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        Girishma Arvind 3 years ago

        Hmmmm nic tips ..... Can try

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        Ms.Prachi M. 3 years ago

        Yes i like all d tips.........

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        charlie 3 years ago

        I will try

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        sofiya 3 years ago


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        mamuni from cuttack odisha 3 years ago

        This tips are really awesome.... and it also good for my skin. ...

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        najma becky 3 years ago

        I hope when i use them on my face it will work

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        aiman 3 years ago

        Good i love it

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        rajshree 3 years ago

        Really it works

        Thank you so much

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        neha 3 years ago

        I will try

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        aanya yadav 3 years ago

        i love my skin and thanks for tips

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        Lollipop321 3 years ago

        it's so effective :) thanx

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        divya 3 years ago

        this tips are very useful to me. and thank u

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        reshma 3 years ago

        its working

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        induja 3 years ago

        your top is very used and simple for every one

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        anu 3 years ago


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        teena 3 years ago


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        S.S.kumar 3 years ago

        gud thanks.

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        namita 3 years ago

        really its awasum..............................

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        priya 3 years ago

        I love this article

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        jaanu 3 years ago


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        PRaveen 3 years ago

        I Had not tried yet but it lookz a gud remedy

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        pooja 3 years ago

        it's so good i can't beleave it

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        Emmanue 3 years ago

        Really love this.

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        Madhusha 3 years ago

        Loved it..... I'll definitely try dis

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        sanjana 3 years ago

        thanks a lot.....

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        pratiksha 3 years ago

        luv diz...

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        Sindhuravi 3 years ago

        Thanks lots.. and i love my face vey much... Sindhu ...

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        suja gal 3 years ago

        Love this way n effective way

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        Yogita 4 years ago

        I love my skin

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        rimi 4 years ago


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        mrs salman 4 years ago

        I loooovvvvveeee it

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