Soothe Your Skin Using These 5 DIY Face Masks For Prickly Heat

Heat in summers can irritate your skin. Here are some DIY face masks that can help in soothing it. Read on. 

Navya Kharbanda
Written by: Navya KharbandaPublished at: May 18, 2022Updated at: May 18, 2022
Soothe Your Skin Using These 5 DIY Face Masks For Prickly Heat

Summer season comes with its own skin and hair-related problems. The prickly heat makes it difficult to prevent skin problems such as acne breakouts, dead skin layer and UV rays damage. An effective way to beat the heat and manage irritated skin is applying useful face masks made from natural ingredients. People with sensitive skin are at a higher risk of getting affected by such weather related conditions. A sensitive skin can get rashes, red bumps, itching, etc. There are several natural ingredients that help in improving skin quality. Read the article further to know about some soothing DIY face masks for prickly heat. 

DIY face masks to soothe skin in summers 

DIY face masks are the new thing now and people are going crazy about the idea! You can prepare most of them easily at home. Here are 5 DIY homemade soothing face masks for prickly heat: 

1. Banana, rose water and milk 

Banana is good for moisturising dry skin. It also helps in treating itching and redness that develops commonly in summer season due to prickly heat. On the other hand, milk is another gentle and natural ingredient used for soothing irritated skin. It can also calm sunburns, eczema and other skin irritations, providing a healthy glow as well. 


  • One banana 
  • Rose water 
  • Quarter cup of whole milk 

How to make: 

  • Mash one banana and add a quarter cup of whole milk in it 
  • Whisk these two then add a few drops of rose water in it
  • Clean your face and apply this paste on your face for atleast 30 minutes
  • Wash it off using lukewarm water and then moisturise at the end

2. Fruit face mask 

A fruit face mask is famous for controlling the amount of oil secreted by the skin. It can also reduce dry patches on the skin and make it smooth. A fruit mask can do wonders for your skin and provide a lot of benefits. It will not only protect the skin from summer related skin issues but also enhance the glow. 


  • 1 banana
  • 6-7 pieces of cut papaya 
  • One tablepsoon honey 

How to make: 

  • Mash the papaya and banana properly without leaving any lumps in it 
  • Put one tablespoon honey and mix it properly to form a smooth paste 
  • Apply on your face and wait until dry 
  • Then, rinse it off to get desired results

3. Oatmeal face mask 

Oatmeal contains anti-inflammatory and soothing properties that are helpful in treating irritated skin in summers. It is one of the best DIY homemade masks to soothe your skin in the scorching heat. The other ingredients like honey and yoghurt can reduce oiliness and moisturize your skin. 


  • Two tablespoon oatmeal 
  • One tablespoon organic honey 
  • One tablespoon yoghurt 

How to make: 

  • Crush two tablespoons of oatmeal into a fine powder 
  • Then, mix it with one tablespoon of organic honey and one tablespoon of plain yoghurt 
  • Make a smooth paste by mixing properly  Apply this DIY mask on a clean face and let it stay for atleast half an hour
  • Wash it off and apply a moisturiser at the end

4. Avocado face mask 

Avocado is a magical ingredient and this face mask can cure many skin conditions including eczema, flakiness and itchy skin. Avocado and coconut oil mixed together can soothe, moisturize and calm your skin effectively. Coconut oil and aloe vera gel are popular natural super ingredients to use in summers. They relieve irritated skin and avocado moisturises dry skin


  • One avocado 
  • Two tablespoon coconut oil 
  • Two tablespoon aloe vera gel 

How to make:

  • Grind one ripe avocado 
  • Add two tablespoons of coconut oil and aloe vera gel in it
  • Mix then properly and apply on your face or on the affected areas 
  • Leave it on for atleast 15-20 minutes
  • Wash it off and then moisturise

5. Cucumber face mask 

Cucumber is known for its soothing and cooling properties. This kitchen ingredient can make your skin feel hydrated, refreshed and rejuvenated. It is the perfect way to soothe your skin to fight prickly heat in summer. It can prevent heat rashes and make your face feel cool throughout the day. 


  • Half cucumber 
  • Two tablespoon honey 
  • Two tablespoon milk cream 

How to make: 

  • To make this face mask, grate half a cucumber 
  • Then, mix it with two tablespoon of honey and milk cream 
  • Apply this mixture on your face and let it dry 
  • Let it stay for 20 minutes and rinse it off 
  • Your skin will feel soothing and glowing