Homemade Anti-aging face pack for dry skin: by dermatologist

Homemade Anti-aging face pack for dry skin: by dermatologist

Written By Dr Surbhi, MD Skin

Last updated: 27/10/18

"Doctor, is it worth trying this anti-aging face pack?"

Yes! of course. This face pack has ingredients with proven efficacy in reversing the aging skin changes as mentioned in this research paper. Also, it provides deep moisturisation to your dry skin with the help of oats, milk and avocado oil. So, are you ready to hydrate, rejuvenate and revive your skin with this face pack formulated by me?

How to make?

The best part of this anti-aging face pack is that you can mix and store the dry ingredients in an airtight container and add the liquid ingredients just before use. Therefore, mix and store the following ingredients in an airtight container:



Brand Suggestion


10 tablespoon

Oats: list of recipes

Milk Powder

5 tablespoons





1 tablespoon

Turmeric: list of recipes

Green tea powder

1/2 tablespoon






1/2 tablespoon





Coffee arabica

1/2 tablespoon



























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

Serial no Liquid ingredient Quantity Brand suggestions


Avocado oil

(recommended for very dry skin only)

5 drops


Best Avocado oil



Aloe vera gel fresh or from market

½ teaspoon

Which is Best Aloe vera gel 


Raw Honey

½ teaspoon

Best raw honey brands


Rose water

Enough to make a smooth paste

Best rose water brands

I know you might be thinking they are too many ingredients, well, try this face pack even if you don’t have all the ingredients, you will still see the benefits after the regular use.

How to use?

  • Wash your face with this homemade face wash for dry 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. Also, read check out this list of anti-aging products that can help in reducing wrinkles.

 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 dry skin using the same ingredients.

Why these ingredients?

  • 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 work by collagen remodeling.

  • Rose 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 details, 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 moisturiser and exfoliator.  For more details read: 10 Benefits Of Using Oats For Skin

  • Milk acts as a moisturiser, cleanser, and exfoliator. For more details read, 9 Benefits Of Using Milk On Skin

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.