DIY fruit masks to cool the skin

With the summer inferno heating up by the minute, a chilled glass of lemonade is the need of the hour. And while you quench your thirst with this divine drink, your skin too is thirsting for something just as refreshing. Luckily for you, we have just the thing – fruit masks. These delicious goodies are packed with skin-loving properties to heal your skin’s problems, in the most natural, gentle way possible. Moreover, they are a fool-proof solution to healthy skin and make for a mindful skincare routine that guarantees an inside-out glow.

Now for the good news. We’ve picked 5 amazing fruit masks to give your summer skin a fabulously chill time and ensure your complexion looks and feels great, always.

1.Watermelon cucumber face pack

Watermelon is a magic fruit that has a host of benefits. This juicy goodness is rich in antioxidants and minerals that soothe inflammation and heal rashes. Cucumber too is a cooling agent that calms skin effectively and works wonderfully against tanning.

How to:

Mix 1 tablespoon of watermelon juice and 1 tablespoon of cucumber pulp together. It’s even better if both the ingredients are chilled. Apply on the face and relax for 15 minutes. Rinse gently and reveal flawless, tan-free skin.

2. Orange yogurt face pack

Oranges do wonders for oily skin. Rich in Vitamin C, it not only helps in keeping your skin firm and supple but also calms the skin. Yogurt too works like a charm. Loaded with probiotics, it soothes the skin and acts as a hydrating agent.

How to:

Take ½ cup of orange pulp and mix it with 2 tablespoons unflavoured yogurt. Gently massage on the face and let it sit for 15 minutes. Wash off and enjoy rejuvenated fresh skin!

3. Grape tomato face pack

Grapes, the refreshing nature’s candy, is not just delicious but also have anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties that heal and soothe the skin. Tomatoes not only boost complexion and restore glow but also cool the skin and prevent it from sun damage.

How to:

Take 8 to 10 grapes and blend them with a small-sized tomato. Make sure you have a semi-thick mixture, and then apply this to the face. Keep it on for 15 minutes and then rinse with cold water. Flaunt radiant, refreshed skin this summer!

4. Strawberry lemon face pack

Strawberries are not only juicy and refreshing, but they work miracles on the skin too, by acting as a toner and keeping it calm and cool. Lemon which is rich in Vitamin C helps to revitalize and refresh the skin giving it a well-deserved boost. This combination not only soothes the skin but also helps reduce tans.

How to:

Mash 2 medium-sized Strawberries and mix 1 tablespoon of lemon juice in it. Apply on the face and keep it on for 15 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with lukewarm water. Get ready for fabulous summer skin!

5. Banana and buttermilk face pack

Bananas are loaded with Vitamin A that keeps skin moisturized and supple. Enriched with Lactic Acid and Probiotics, Buttermilk instantly cools the skin and refreshes it.

How to:

Mash 1 ripe banana and mix 1 tablespoon of buttermilk in it. Apply on cleansed face, keep in on for 15 minutes, and then rinse with lukewarm water. Reveal glorious skin like never before!


  • Fruit packs are generally safe and don’t cause any problem, but it’s best to do a patch test before applying the fruit mask to your face.
  • Always use fresh fruits while making your DIY mask.
  • Fruit masks made at home should be used immediately. It’s advisable not to store it.
  • For an even cooler experience, use chilled fruits as an instant refresher.
  • Always check to best-before date on packed ingredients like yogurt and honey. If it’s something you won’t eat, it’s best not to slather it on your face.

Now enjoy summer in all its glory, and flaunt your skin without worry. Indulge your skin in fruity goodness and keep your skin hydrated and radiant, all summer long. Rest assured, your sun-kissed skin is here to stay because no matter what, these fruit masks will ensure a relaxed, easy glow all summer. Get ready to bask in the warmth of compliments, because they’re surely coming your way.

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