Fresh seasonal fruits are nature’s best gifts to humanity, both for health and beauty. Come spring, and oranges can be seen spilling from every nook and corner of the market. Women have been using this powerhouse of vitamin C for ages for all sorts of beauty problems. It can not only be consumed, but the juice, pulp, and peel of the orange can be used in various homemade orange face packs to enhance beauty.

The pulp and juice of this tangy fruit can be combined with several readily available ingredients to provide your skin the boost of freshness it needs. These natural orange juice face packs are skin-friendly, quick to prepare at home, and easy on your pocket too.

Benefits Of Orange For Skin:

Oranges are naturally packed with Vitamin C and essential vitamins and minerals, which makes this fruit extremely beneficial to the skin. Some of its benefits are listed below.

  • A Powerhouse Of Nutrients:

Oranges are rich in vitamin C, B, A, E, antioxidants, flavonoids, along with potassium, magnesium, and iron. So why not give your skin a dose of multivitamin boost with an orange juice face pack?

  • Antioxidant:

Oranges are packed with vitamin C, which is considered to be a powerful antioxidant and helps in combating harmful free radicals, which accelerate the destruction of collagen and formation of wrinkles and fine lines on the face. Hence it slows down skin aging considerably. (1)

  • Skin Toner:

The citric acid in oranges works as an excellent toner by removing the excess oil and tightens the skin pores, thereby preventing acne.

  • Treats Acne:

Oranges can do wonders in treating acne, as it has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. The citric acid content in oranges dries up pimples and fights acne effectively. It also prevents excessive secretion of sebum by tightening the pores and reduces the inflammation and redness associated with acne. (2)

  • Natural Bleach:

Orange juice helps in evening out the skin tone and removes suntan. It also works like a magic wand on all your blemishes and pigmentation. It lightens the skin tone considerably on regular application.

  • Exfoliation:

It helps in exfoliation of all the dead skin cells and clears up clogged pores. It reduces breakouts and aids in uncovering a clear and blemish-free healthy skin.

  • Moisturizer:

Orange juice helps in moisturizing the skin and gradually reduces dryness to give you supple, glowing complexion.

Homemade Orange Face Packs:

Oranges commonly feature in home skincare remedies and have been used since ages for skin brightening and toning. Wondering how to make the most of these delicious fruits for your skin? We have listed out ten amazing orange face packs to include in your skincare routine below.

1. Orange And Oatmeal Face Pack:

Oatmeal is an excellent exfoliant, while orange juice removes clogged pores, excess oil, and brightens the skin while leaving the skin soft and supple.

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 tbsp oatmeal
  • 1 orange

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Grind the oatmeal to a coarse powder first and extract the juice of an orange.
  • Mix thoroughly the freshly squeezed juice and oatmeal powder in a bowl.
  • Gently massage this mixture on your face and leave it on for an hour.
  • Gently rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Precautions:

  • Do not apply this face pack if you have active acne, as it might cause further redness and irritation.

2.  Orange And Papaya Face Pack:

Papaya is rich in vitamin A and oranges in vitamin C, and the combination can work wonders to lighten dark circles and any pigmentation on your face.

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 orange
  • 1 quarter of a papaya

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Mix equal quantities of freshly squeezed orange juice and papaya pulp in a bowl thoroughly.
  • The resulting mixture is thick enough to be applied as a face mask.
  • Apply this face pack evenly over your face and neck and leave it for 20-30 minutes.
  • Wash off the face pack with lukewarm water and pat dry.

Precautions:

  • Always do a patch test first as both papaya and orange juice might irritate sensitive skin.

[ Read More: Homemade Papaya Face Packs ]

3. Orange And Turmeric Face Pack:

Turmeric has been used since the olden days as a skin brightening agent and due to its antibacterial properties. It protects the skin from further eruptions and evens out the skin tone. When combined with orange juice, it revives the complexion and reduces the oiliness of the skin too.

Ingredients Required:

  • One teaspoon of Kasturi turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½ teaspoon rose water

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Mix the turmeric powder with orange juice and rose water in a bowl thoroughly.
  • Gently massage this mixture on your face and leave it for 20-30 minutes.
  • Rinse thoroughly with cold water and pat dry.

Precautions:

  • It is recommended to do a patch test before applying this face pack if you have sensitive skin.

4. Orange And Besan Face Pack:

This is a great combination that was practiced in the olden days. Gram flour or besan is antibacterial, balances the pH of the skin, and cleanses the skin thoroughly. Orange juice lessens skin pigmentation and lends a glow to the face.

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 tablespoon of besan
  • 1 tablespoon of orange juice
  • One tablespoon of rose water

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Take equal proportions of besan, orange juice, and rose water and mix thoroughly to obtain a consistent paste.
  • Apply this paste on to the skin or face and leave it on for 20-30 minutes.
  • Gently wash the face with cold water and pat dry.

Precautions:

  • Do not apply this face pack if your skin is sensitive to besan.

5. Orange And Banana Face Pack:

Banana contains vitamin A which restores moisture and repairs dry and irritated skin. This, in combination with orange juice, reduces inflammation associated with acne and helps prevent further breakouts.

Ingredients Required:

  • ½ banana
  • 1 orange

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Take equal proportions of mashed banana and orange in a bowl and mix thoroughly.
  • Gently massage this mixture on your face and leave it on for 20-30 minutes.
  • Rinse off thoroughly with lukewarm water and pat dry.

[ Read More: Homemade Banana Face Packs And Its Benefits ]

6. Orange And Sandalwood Face Pack:

Sandalwood has been used for ages due to its antiseptic properties, which prevent acne. When combined with orange juice, the mixture effectively fights acne, as orange juice acts as an astringent and brightens the skin.

Ingredients Required:

  • One tablespoon of orange pulp
  • 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder
  • 1 teaspoon rose water

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Mix the orange pulp with the orange juice and rose water thoroughly.
  • Apply this face pack evenly over your face and neck and leave it on for half an hour.
  • Rinse thoroughly with cold water and pat dry.

7. Orange And Multani Mitti Face Pack:

Also known as Fuller’s earth, multani mitti is an excellent cleanser, exfoliant, and actively removes oil, dirt, and impurities, leaving it glowing. In combination with orange juice, it fights acne, pigmentation, blackheads and facilitates circulation leading to glowing skin.

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 teaspoon of multani mitti powder
  • One teaspoon of orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon of rose water

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Mix the orange juice, rose water, and multani mitti thoroughly in a bowl.
  • Apply this mixture on to your face evenly and leave it on for half an hour.
  • Wash the face pack off with cold water and gently pat dry.

Precautions:

  • Always do a patch test before using multani mitti or orange juice for the first time.

8. Orange And Aloe Vera Face Pack:

Aloe vera is highly anti-inflammatory, and it contains vitamins A, C, and antioxidants that help treat acne and dry skin. It, in conjunction with orange juice, soothes the skin and brightens the complexion while moisturizing it.

Ingredients Required:

  • 1 teaspoon of aloe vera pulp
  • 1 teaspoon of orange juice

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Mix the aloe vera pulp and orange pulp thoroughly in a bowl.
  • Apply this facemask evenly all over the face and neck and leave it to dry.
  • Rinse it off with cold water and gently pat dry.

[ Read More: Best Homemade Aloe Vera Face Packs ]

9. Orange And Tomato Face Pack:

Tomatoes have an anti-inflammatory effect, and its vitamin C content can stimulate collagen production. The enzymes in tomato also exfoliate the dead cells and soothe the skin. In combination with the orange juice face pack, it fights acne and skin pigmentation and gives an instant glow to the skin.

Ingredients Required:

  • ½ tomato
  • One tablespoon of orange pulp
  • 1 teaspoon rose water

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Combine the orange pulp, tomato pulp, and rose water in a bowl thoroughly.
  • Apply the paste on to your face and leave it on for half an hour.
  • Gently wash with cold water and pat dry.

Precautions:

  • Always do a patch test for tomato juice as it is known to irritate sensitive skin.

10. Neem And Orange Face Pack:

Neem leaves have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties and help in healing acne, scars, and rashes. It also nourishes the skin and combats pigmentation when used regularly. Orange juice reduces sebum production and brightens the complexion.

Ingredients:

  • One teaspoon of neem leaves paste
  • 1 teaspoon of orange pulp

How to Prepare and Apply:

  • Combine the neem leaves paste and orange pulp in a bowl thoroughly.
  • Apply this mixture evenly all over the face and neck and leave it on for an hour.
  • Wash off thoroughly with cold water and pat dry.

Precautions: Do a patch test with neem leaves paste first as some individuals develop irritation and rashes on application.

Final Thought:

The orange face packs above are sure to transform your skin on regular usage to glowing and radiant skin that you can flaunt off with pride. So ladies, do not forget to give your skin a dose of vitamin C with homemade face packs made from the super tasty oranges next time. Do not forget to let us know which one was your favorite in the comments below !!

FAQs:

1. Can I use orange face packs if I have sensitive skin?

Answer: It is recommended to a small patch test with orange juice first if you have sensitive skin. If your skin does not develop any rash or irritation, it is okay to go ahead and use orange face masks.

2. Does orange juice remove dark spots on the face?

Answer: Yes. It is rich in vitamin C, citric acid, and antioxidants, which lighten dark spots and effectively remove them on longterm usage.

3. Can I use the store brought packed orange juice for my face packs?

Answer: It is recommended to use freshly squeezed orange juice for face packs as it provides better results in a shorter time. Also, the packed orange juice brought from stores contains preservatives and sugar, hence not suitable much for face packs.

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