8 Best Homemade Face Packs For Acne And Oily Skin


Many of us struggle through our teenage or even throughout our whole life, mainly if we have oily skin, with this problem known as acne which is very common. But only a few knows that some effective easy to make home remedies can solve out or at least lessen this problem and also do away with the spots that come with it.

Here we present 8 natural homemade face packs for acne. These face packs for acne and pimples will help you fade those unwanted spots. Do make sure you are not allergic to the ingredients before you try them! Acne happens due to clogged pores that get infected by bacteria. Mostly, oily skinned people get acne problems as the excess oil clogs pores and makes them more susceptible to bacteria to get rid of acne marks.

1. Neem, Rose Water And Orange Face Mask:

Required Ingredients:

  • Neem
  • Orange
  • Sandalwood
  • Multani Mitti (Fuller’s Earth)
  • Honey
  • Lemon juice
  • Rose water

 How To Prepare:

  • Mix equal quantities of neem, orange, sandalwood and multani mitti (fullers’ earth) powder together. You can find them easily in any Ayurvedic store. I recommend blitzing them together in a mixer grinder to get an even mix. Store this in a jar for later use.
  • Take a tsp or two of this and add a quarter tsp of honey and half a tsp of lemon juice.
  • Lastly, add rose water to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply this on your face and neck for 15-20 minutes and wash off with plain water even if it isn’t dry.

This pack is my personal favorite face pack for oily skin in summer as I have oily and sensitive skin myself.

Read More: How To Remove Dark spots, Black spots, Acne marks, Pimple scars

2. Multani Mitti Face Pack:

Multani mitti face pack for acne is a godsend to those of us with oily skin. Multan mitti (Fuller’s Earth) is easily available in general stores.

Required Ingredients:

  • Multani Mitti/ Fuller’s Earth
  • Rose water
  • Lemon juice

How To Prepare:

  1. Make a paste of multani mitti, few drops of rose water and lemon juice for a refreshing face pack.
  1. Multani mitti draws excess oil off your face and dries the existing pimples.
  1. Rose water freshens and moisturizes your skin while lemon juice fades the acne scars.

3. Besan and Curd Face Pack


  • Besan/Chickpea flour
  • Curd


  1. Mix in two spoonfuls of besan (chickpea flour) and sufficient curd to make a good paste.
  1. Apply it and let it dry.
  1. When it’s completely dry, dampen it and with mild, circular motion, scrub your skin.
  1. Wash off and say hello to happy skin!

4. Mint Face Pack For Acne

Mint leaves(pudina leaves) makes for a wonderful face pack.


  • Ground mint leaves
  • Honey


  1. Grind some mint leaves, add in a dash of honey and let it be on your pretty face until it dries.
  1. Wash off.
  1. It might tingle on pimples, but that is okay, they are very close to meeting their end.

5. Lemon juice + Honey Face Mask For Pimples

This is your ‘Knight in Shining Armor’. Honey face packs with lemon are the best of the best. Lemon juice is acidic and citric; it bleaches your skin, helping you get rid of scars and tan.


  • Lemon juice
  • Rose water if needed
  • Honey


  1. Apply lemon juice on your face post wash. It will tingle and burn, and you won’t love it. But it absolutely works. If your skin is too sensitive, then dilute lemon juice with rose water to lessen the acidity.
  1. After 15 minutes, follow up with honey.

This helps moisturize as honey is a humectant. You can leave honey on your face however long you want to. Your skin will glow in a couple of weeks, and you can see it.

Here is another way you can use and lemon together!

6. Cucumber Face Mask

Cucumber extracts heat from the body. This is considered as the best face pack for acne as it reduces inflammation of your pimples and reduces their appearance.


Cucumber pulp and juice


  1. Grate cucumber, strain the juice. Refrigerate the pulp.
  1. When it’s cold enough, use the pulp to pick the juice and moisten your face, one spot at a time.
  1. Once you feel the pulp warm up, dip in the cold juice again and repeat for other spots.
  1. This unclogs your skin’s pores and cools down the system.
  1. Place slices of cucumber on your eyes for a spa effect.
  1. You can also add in two spoons full of rich yogurt to the pulp without draining it. Apply the mixture and leave it on for a while, say thirty minutes, and wash off.

Read More: Skin Whitening And Glowing Homemade Face Packs

7. Aspirin Face Mask

This one that is not very popular! Aspirin helps heal the inflammation and works for many. The reason being the main ingredient in aspirin is salycilic acid with is also used to control acne and pimple’s outburst. It can, however, be very drying sometimes, do follow it up with a gentle moisturizer.


  • 1-2 tablets aspirin
  • Plain water


  1. Dissolve the aspirin in water and crush the tablet to make a paste.
  1. Gently apply this only on the acne areas, let it on for 10-15 minutes.
  1. Wash off.

8. Sea Salt Mask

  • Buy some sea salt, keep it in a clean and dry airtight container and make a paste of about half a cup of sea salt with half or 1 teaspoon plain water and mix it.
  • Apply this pack of salt to the affected areas and leave on for about 30 minutes and wash off.

If you live near a sea, then u can swim and dive and get yourself this treatment naturally. But at most, if you can’t get hold of sea salt, then go for normal cooking salt. This can also remove the blemishes with continued use.

These are some very effective homemade face packs for acne scars and acne prone skin that can be made easily at home. Do use them and let me know how it worked for you.


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