Do you throw away orange peels in the trash? Now, it’s time to save it and make a natural herbal powder that can be used as a natural cleanser, exfoliator, natural bleach, and toner to get glowing, healthy youthful skin naturally. Orange peel powder is a cost-effective natural beauty powder that can be easily made at home in 3 ways. It is a magical natural agent that is suitable for all skin types. Scroll till the end to learn how to make orange peel powder easily at home and store it for a long time to use on your skin. Make your own natural skin-care products with orange peel powder easily at home to get rid of dark spots, pigmentation, blemishes, large/open pores, and make your skin lighten naturally and permanently by daily usage.

Orange peel has a higher concentration of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients than the orange itself. Orange peel contains Vitamin C which helps to form collagen and elastin which is the secret to youthful healthy skin. It is like a natural bleach which is safe to use on your skin. It has natural minerals to give a youthful appearance to your skin. It is being a rich source of Vitamin C, it is also a great source of Vitamin A that acts as a natural sun protectant ingredient for skin.

In this post you’ll learn:

  • 3 ways to make orange peel powder
  • Benefits of orange peel powder.
  • Uses of orange peel powder for face
  • FAQs

How To Make Orange Peel Powder

  • Take some peel of fresh oranges.
  • Wash them.
  • Cut them into small pieces. It is optional to cut them into small pieces.
  • Spread them in a tray.
  • Cover the tray from thin cloth to prevent it from dirt and dust.
  • Place the tray in an area where sun light receives.
  • Let it dry completely.
  • It will take 3 to 5 days for the peels to dry completely.
  • Grind them in a mixer jar.
  • Make sure the machine is completely dry or not before grinding because moisture can spoil the powder.
  • Grind properly to get a fine powder of orange peel powder.
  • Homemade orange peel powder is ready.

How To Store?

Transfer the orange peel powder to an air-tight jar.

Place the jar away from direct sunlight and moisture.  

This homemade orange peel powder can last well up to 8-10 months.

To make the shelf life of powder long, use an air-tight glass jar and keep it away from sunlight and moisture.

Use a completely dry spoon to use the powder.  

How To Make Orange Peel Powder Without Sunlight

Other ways to make orange peel powder without sunlight are:

  • Make orange peel powder in the oven
  • Make orange peel powder in the microwave.

How To Make Orange Peel Powder In Oven

  • Take some peel of fresh oranges.
  • Wash them.
  • Cut them into small pieces. It is optional to cut them into small pieces.
  • Place a sheet of parchment paper on top of a baking sheet.
  • Spread the peels on the parchment paper (should be in a single layer).
  •  Bake the peels for 30 to 60 minutes at 200 °F (93 °C).
  • Set the oven at the lowest possible setting, which is usually 200 °F (93 °C).
  • Grind them in a mixer jar.
  • Make sure the machine is completely dry or not before grinding because moisture can spoil the powder.
  • Grind properly to get a fine powder of orange peel powder.
  • Homemade orange peel powder is ready.

How To Store?

Transfer the orange peel powder to an air-tight jar.

Place the jar away from direct sunlight and moisture.  

This homemade orange peel powder can last well up to 8-10 months.

To make the shelf life of powder long, use an airtight jar and keep it away from sunlight and moisture.

Use a completely dry spoon to use the powder.  

How To Make Orange Peel Powder In Microwave

I always prefer method 1st for making orange peel powder. If you don’t have an open area where you don’t get direct sunlight so you can choose 2nd method. In case, you don’t have an oven, try this method.

  • Take some peel of fresh oranges.
  • Wash them.
  • Cut them into small pieces. It is important to cut them into small pieces.
  • Fold up to five or six layers of paper towel on a microwave-safe plate. These will absorb the juices from the oranges as they’re heated.
  • Arrange orange slices around the plate in a single layer,
  • Make sure do not overlap or they don’t quite touch.
  • Slide the plate carefully into your microwave, and heat the oranges for six or seven minutes on the defrost setting.
  • Grind them in a mixer jar.
  • Make sure the machine is completely dry or not before grinding because moisture can spoil the powder.
  • Grind properly to get a fine powder of orange peel powder.
  • Homemade orange peel powder is ready.

How To Store?

Transfer the orange peel powder to an air-tight jar.

Place the jar away from direct sunlight and moisture.  

This homemade orange peel powder can last well up to 8-10 months.

To make the shelf life of powder long, use an airtight jar and keep it away from sunlight and moisture.

Use a completely dry spoon to use the powder

 

Benefits Of Orange Peel Powder

  1. Clear out acne
  2. Acts as a natural exfoliator.
  3. Works well as a natural bleach.
  4. Lighten overall skin tone.
  5. Reduce pigmentation and blemishes effectively.
  6. Lighten dark spots and acne scars.
  7. Natural glowing agent
  8. It helps reduce inflammation and shrinks pores.
  9. Brighten skin.
  10. Orange peel has a higher concentration of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients than the orange itself.
  11. It instantly refreshes the skin.
  12. It tightens the skin. Work as a natural toner for the skin.
  13. Reduce signs of aging.
  14. Provide hydration and nourishment to the skin.

How To Use Orange Peel Powder For Face?

You can use orange peel powder to make your own DIY skin-care products according to your skin type. Below are some ideas of using on your face:

Face Pack | Scrub | Cleanser | Toner

DIY Vitamin C serum with orange peels

Face pack:

Mix orange peel powder with any clay or gram flour, add enough rose water to make a smooth paste.

Apply on your face for 20 minutes and wash it off.

Scrub:

Mix orange peel powder with rice flour, and add enough yogurt or honey to make a scrub.

Scrub your face with this for 2-3 minutes and wash it off.

Cleanser:

Mix orange peel powder with wheat flour, and charcoal powder. Add tap water to mix and apply on your face. Rub gently on your face and wash it off.

Homemade extra whitening soap ingredients

Toner:

Boil water and add green tea. Allow it to boil for 10 minutes. Switch off the flame and add orange peel powder. Cover the lid for 1 hour. Strain the water and store it in a bottle.

Apply on your face after washing your face twice a day.

FAQs About Orange Peel Powder

Can Orange Peel Powder Be Used Daily?

Yes, one can use orange peel powder daily as it is suitable and gentle for every skin type.

Does Orange Peel Lighten Skin?

Yes, orange peel contains a high amount of Vitamin C and natural AHAs which lighten skin. Daily usage of orange peel powder on skin lightens overall skin tone.

Can I Mix Orange Peel Powder With Milk?

Yes, you can use milk with orange peel powder if your skin is normal to dry. If your skin is oily, add rose water.

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