What does an egg remind you of? Well, of course, apart from the age-old question of what came first; the egg or the chicken? Maybe, the fact that it is super rich in proteins and other nutrients and can be a boon for your entire system if you include it in your diet. But not only that, eggs are a great beauty ingredient as well. Whether you use it in your hair pack or as a face pack, it is bound to give you plenty of benefits. An egg pack for your face is an amazing thing for your skin, trust us on that.

In this article, we are going to give you some of the best egg packs for the face and their recipes. Bonus tip? These are made from the egg white, minus the yellow part, which makes these face packs even more effective.

 

Benefits of eggs for face

Benefits of eggs for face

Why use egg packs for the face? Well, it has numerous benefits. Eggs are packed with a lot of healthy fats which helps maintain the skin’s lustre and provides it with all the hydration and elasticity. Egg whites are also great agents in preventing fine lines and wrinkles as they tighten the skin and increase its elasticity.

Apart from that, egg packs are also good in balancing the sebum levels of the skin. That means if you apply egg packs to your face, you will have healthy and glowing skin which is not oily. It also clears out the dirt and debris from the skin by unclogging the pores and clearing it out. It also reduces acne and prevents the formation of further breakouts.

Further, egg face packs also improve circulation.

Now let’s take a look at some of the best egg packs for the face and their recipes.

 

1. Egg whites and lemon mask

Egg whites and lemon mask

Do you suffer from acne issues? Then this may be the mask that you are waiting for. Lemon is one of the most popular and most natural skin-lightening ingredients. The reason being, it is rich in vitamin C that helps reduce pigmentation and evens out the tone of the skin. Honey also reduces pimples, at the same time nourishing the skin. This is a nice antibacterial face mask.

Method:

  • Take 1 egg white
  • Take half teaspoon of honey
  • Take 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Mix it all together
  • Apply it on the face
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off and moisturise
  • Use this mask twice a week for best results
 

2. Egg white and oranges mask

Egg white and oranges mask

Are you suffering from pigmentation or uneven skin tone? Oranges should be your go-to ingredient if you are! Reason being, oranges are a rich source of vitamin C and work actively to reduce pigmentation and dark spots, leaving you with flawless skin. Add egg white and turmeric to it, and the concoction is a boon for dull and darkening skin. Turmeric adds antibacterial properties to get rid of acne and resultant marks while the egg white acts as a binding anti-ageing ingredient. This also prevents skin conditions such as vitiligo, photo ageing, etc.

Method:

  • Take 1 egg white
  • Take half a teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • Take 1 teaspoon of orange juice
  • Mix it all well
  • Apply on the face and neck area
  • Rinse it after it dries
  • Apply moisturiser
  • Use this twice a week for best results

 

 

3. Egg white, avocado and yogurt mask

Egg white, avocado and yogurt mask

This is one nourishing face mask that adds a beautiful glow to the face. Avocado is known to be a rich source of fatty acids, which makes it a good hydrating agent. It also protects the skin against harmful UV rays and soothes the skin. Yogurt helps prevent premature ageing and the lactic acid present naturally exfoliates the skin. Together with egg whites, these are great for the skin.

Method:

  • Take 1 egg white
  • Add 1 teaspoon of yogurt
  • Take around 1/4th of a ripe mashed avocado
  • Mix it all together to form a paste
  • Apply it on the face and neck and let it sit for 20 minutes
  • Wash and apply moisturiser
  • Do this twice a week for best results
 

4. Egg white mask

Egg white mask

This is one of the simplest egg masks that you can make for your face. This is also the face mask that will effectively get rid of all the blackheads that you may have. It also removes all the dirt and grime that the face experiences because of pollution and other factors.

Method:

  • Take 1 egg white
  • Take a paper towel or a tissue
  • Whisk the egg white until it froths
  • Now apply this on your face with a brush
  • Place the paper towels on your face
  • Re-coat with the egg white mix
  • Let it rest for 10 minutes
  • Check if the paper towels are dry
  • Slowly peel off the towels
  • Rinse off your face and apply moisturiser
  • Use this once a week for best results
 

5. Egg, cucumber and honey mask

Egg, cucumber and honey mask

This is an excellent recipe for sensitive skin. The ingredients are egg whites, honey, cucumber, etc, all of which are extremely gentle on the skin and do not have any adverse reaction. Honey acts as a soothing and hydrating agent, while egg whites work on the ageing aspect. Cucumber cools down the skin with its antioxidant and soothing properties. A mix of all these is good for the skin, especially if you want a gentle and relaxing mask for a spa-like experience.

Method:

  • Take 1 egg white
  • Take 1 teaspoon of yogurt
  • Take 1 teaspoon of honey
  • Take 1 teaspoon of cucumber juice
  • Mix it all well to form a paste
  • Apply this on the face
  • Leave it for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off and apply moisturiser
  • Use this once a week for best results
 

6. Egg and lemon mask

Egg and lemon mask

This is different from the first mask that we discussed. While that one was specifically for acne-prone skin, this is generally more effective for oily skin. Of course, it may treat acne as well. This face mask helps in balancing the skin’s sebum and pH levels, thus making it less oily and more radiant.

Method:

  • Take 1 egg white
  • Take the juice from half a lemon
  • Mix the two together and whisk
  • Apply this on the face and neck area
  • Let it sit for 15 minutes
  • Rinse it with warm water and apply moisturiser
  • Use this twice a week for best results
 

7. Egg, castor oil and aloe vera mask

Egg, castor oil and aloe vera mask

This face mask is perfect for ageing skin. It prevents the signs of ageing and reverses the wrinkles by increasing collagen production. As a result, the skin appears finer, smoother and plumper. Aloe vera replenishes the skin’s lost moisture while working on collagen production. It also reduces pores and increases the elasticity of the skin. Castor oil adds a soft glow to the skin.

Method:

  • Take 1 egg white
  • Take 1 teaspoon of castor oil
  • Take a teaspoon of aloe vera gel or juice
  • Mix everything to form a paste
  • Apply it on the face and neck area
  • Wash after 20 minutes
  • Follow up with a moisturiser
  • Use this twice a week
 

What is the best way to apply egg packs to your face

What is the best way to apply egg packs to your face?

Not just the recipes, but also the way you apply it affects the potency of the pack. Here are a few tips for you to follow.

  • Do not leave the face pack on for too long. Rinse off as soon as it is dry
  • Apply the face pack onto a cleansed face
  • Use a headband so that the face pack does not get on your hair
  • Wear an old t-shirt so that there is less of a mess
  • Do a patch test before applying the face pack on the face, to avoid allergies
  • Use a makeup brush to apply the masks