Anti-Aging Face Pack For Combination Skin: Dermatologist Recommended Homemade Skincar

Anti-Aging Face Pack For Combination Skin: Dermatologist Recommended Homemade Skincare Products

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin

Last updated: 27/10/18

Is it worth trying a homemade anti-aging face pack? Yes! of course! the natural anti-aging ingredients in face pack seep deep down into your skin over a prolonged contact time to provide maximum benefit to your skin.The active ingredients used in this face pack have proven efficacy in anti-aging as mentioned in this research paper. The base of the face pack is made of oats and gram flour(besan) that balances oil secretion of combination skin. So, let us get started!

How to make?

Have ever felt lazy like me in putting efforts to make a new face pack every time before use? I have a found solution to make all natural face pack that can be stored without refrigeration. You can mix and store the dry ingredients in an airtight container and add the liquid ingredients just before use. 

Mix and store the following ingredients in an airtight container:

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Grind to powder and use 10 tablespoons

You can use any brand.


Gram flour or Besan

5 tablespoons

Chickpea four: List of recipes



1 tablespoon

Turmeric: list of recipes


Green tea

Grind to powder and use 1/2 tablespoon



1/2 tablespoon

Licorice: list of recipes


Coffea arabica extract

Grind to powder and use 1/2 tablespoon


Lemon peel powder

½ tablespoon

Lemon peel powder: List of recipes

 To make a face pack: Take 2 tablespoons of above mixture and add the following liquid ingredients:

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Raw Honey

½ teaspoon

Raw honey: List of recipes

12 Aloe vera 1/2 teaspoon

Best (chemical free) aloe vera gel: Dermatocare Pick.


Rose water

Enough to make a smooth paste

Best rose water brands

I have used this face pack for almost 2 years with excellent results in many users. I hope you will reap the same benefits. Please do a patch test before first use, especially in the case of sensitive skin.


How to use ?

  • Wash your face with this homemade face wash for combination skin.
  • Pat dry.
  • Apply the face pack in an upward direction. 
  • Leave until dry, or else you can extend for half an hour or so.
  • For removing, splash generous amount of water on face pack to make it soft.
  • Gently scrub your face by massaging the wet face pack in circular motions to aid the removal of dead skin cells.
  • Rinse off the face pack and pat dry.
  • You can use this face mask once or twice in a week, and also before any important occasions. 

Is it worth buying all the above ingredients?

It is definitely worth an investment because these ingredients have a shelf life of 1-2 years and are enough to make homemade skincare products for almost 2 years. Make sure you store them in an airtight container in cool and dry place.  Check out the recipe of making this homemade face wash for combination skin using the same ingredients.

Why these ingredients?

  • Pomegranate (Punica granatum) protects skin cells against UVB-induced oxidative stress and prevent photoaging.

  • Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra L) has powerful antioxidant activity. Glycyrrhizin showed an effective chemopreventive, antioxidant, and antiproliferative activity

  • Coffea arabica extract prevents photo-aging and has a strong anti-oxidant activity.

  • Avocado oil has anti-aging benefits that works by collagen remodeling.

  • water has hydrating, soothing and anti-ageing properties, for more information read: 5 Rose Water Benefits On Skin

  • Turmeric has skin-lightening, anti-septic and anti-ageing benefits. For more information, read 15 Benefits Of Using Turmeric For Skin

  • Honey acts as moisturiser, skin rejuvenator and exfoliator, for more details read 8 Benefits Of Honey On Skin

  • Oats acts moisturizer, cleanser, and exfoliator.  For more details read: 10 Benefits Of Using Oats For Skin

  • Gram flour or besan helps by absorbing extra oils.