This Dussehra: Try top three instant glow homemade masks

Once again it is the time of the year when we all get into the celebratory spirit. The festival of Dussehra is here and on this special day we cannot wait to get dressed up and look our best. Often times with the ongoing preparations for the festival, we forget to take good care of our skin. Here are some quick and effective homemade packs for face, eyes and lips for an absolutely glowing skin.

Top three instant masks for face, eyes and lips:


  1. Honey and lemon Juice face pack- Honey is good for treating acne as it contains antibacterial properties. It also acts as a gentle exfoliate and it is excellent for lightening scars and blemishes on the skin. On the other hand, Lemon is loaded with antioxidants. Lemon juice helps to flush out the impurities from your blood and also gives a blemish-free and radiant looking skin.

How to use: Before applying face mask, make sure you thoroughly clean your face with water. First step is to mix one tablespoon of honey with a few drops of lemon juice, and apply this paste on your face. Let it sit for about 10 to 15 minutes. Then wash your face with lukewarm water. Applying this face mask on a regular basis will give you effective results.   The honey and lemon face mask also helps to get rid of tan.


  1. Coffee Mask: A great way to get rid of puffy eyes and those ugly under eye dark circles is to apply a coffee mask. Coffee contains anti-inflammatory properties which helps in tightening your skin under the eyes.

How to use: To make this paste take about two tablespoons of coffee powder and to this, add one tablespoon of honey and a few drops of lemon juice. Gently apply this pack under your eyes and massage. Leave it on for about 10 minutes (until it dries). Then take a wet cloth and remove it off.


  1. Pomegranate seeds lip mask- Pomegranate contains Vitamin C and antioxidants hence it helps in brightening the skin. This effective Pomegranate seeds pack helps in keeping your lips pink and soft.

How to use: Take a few seeds of Pomegranate and crush them, to this add some milk and rose water. Apply this paste on your lips and slightly scrub for a few minutes.

-Akhila Kakarala

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