Best use of yogurt as cleanser, exfoliator and face mask

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Best use of yogurt as cleanser, exfoliator and face mask

yogurt is one of the most amazing facial cleanser and exfoliation substance that has been used since ancient history. It has lactic acid that helps in fading of dark spot, treat acne and pimple. It is rich with natural Ca, vitamin D, lactic acid, natural proteins, B6, potassium and many other important nutrients. These all nutrients play a major role in controlling the skin health. It is one of the best ingredients to be used in winters specially for dry skin. Even oily skin produce less sebum in winters and become prone to more dryness.

Today this article has brought you some useful benefits of yogurt and how you can use it different home remedies to avail maximum benefits from it. You might have various use of it in your skin care mask as well. Here we will tell you some good home remedies about yogurt and its application.


Benefits of yogurt:

Yogurt has strong antioxidants and it cause reduction the effects of free radicals and help your skin from photo aging or premature aging of skin.Skin affected with acne show very good response to its use.yogurt helps in removal of blemishes, dark spot and hyperpigmentation. In short it gives the skin natural and whitening glow.

Cell turnover is increased by it and it even reduces the acne scar. It strongly help the skin to improve its texture and it is a natural moisturizer. Yogurt has lactic acid that is the best ingredient in it that you can use for exfoliation. As it loosen up the dead skin cells and it become easy to rub off the dead skin cells. This is how , your skin become more bright and with full of glow.

Also you can use it for cleansing and moisturizing purpose. Even if you use yogurt alone so it can provide you with all three basic steps of skin care. Which is cleansing, exfoliation and moisturization as well as it prevents the skin from sun damage.


Home remedies for yogurt:

First mask for cleansing and brightening


  • Yogurt

  • Honey

  • Blueberries

  • Almond oil


You can take one big tablespoon of yogurt in a bowl and add half teaspoon of honey in it. Make sure your yogurt is fresh and pure, also it should have least amount of water in it. After that, add few drops of almond oil and add juice of blueberries or simply crushed blueberries in it. Then mix the mixture and apply on face.

This will provide you with best vitamin E and C as well as antioxidants. It will serve as a very good moisturizing, whitening and glowing mask. You can keep it on for 20 minutes and then rinse it off lukewarm water.


Yogurt face scrub:


  • Yogurt

  • Brown sugar

  • Oatmeal

  • Vitamin E capsules


Take one and half tablespoon of yogurt then add half teaspoon of fine brown sugar. After that add half teaspoon fine form of oatmeal and add 2 capsules of vitamin E in it. If you do not have vitamin E capsules then you can also add few drops of almond oil.

Apply this face mask on face and leave it for 20 minutes. Then massage your face with circular gentle motion and it will help to exfoliate the dead skin cells. Furthermore, it has fine granules of brown sugar which is actually soft and more effective than regular sugar. All these ingredients when combined will work best for exfoliation of your skin.


Yogurt moisturizing mask:


  • Yogurt

  • Cucumber

  • Coconut oil

  • Avocado


You need to take half bowl of avocado and get the pulp in mashed form. After that, grate the cucumber with its peels add it into mashed avocado. Then add few drops or very small piece of coconut oil chunk if it is in hard form. Then add enough yogurt to make a smooth paste of it.

You can apply this on your face and leave it on for 25-30 minutes and then rinse it off. It will make your skin super hydrating and beautiful. These all masks are even better to be used in winter season.

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