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Yummy Yogurt Face Packs

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The abundance of lactic acid, zinc and other nutrients and enzymes in Yogurt is the key to healthy and glowing skin.

Skin Benefits:

Lactic acid: an essential AHA helps hydrate the skin, eliminate dullness and dryness and prevent pre-mature ageing and wrinkles.
Zinc: Reduces and prevents acne, pimples, open pores and blemishes left behind by them.
Acts as a natural astringent.
Mild skin bleach that reduces tanning and age spots.
It has anti fungal properties.

Yogurt Homemade Face Masks:

Here are a few delicious recipes for your skin. One can even snack on their residues while waiting for the masks to dry!

Lemon, honey and Yogurt Skin Lifting Face Pack:

curd-face-packsIngredients:

  • 1tablespoon fresh yogurt
  • 1tablespoon honey
  • 1tablespoon lemon/orange  juice

Method: Mix all the ingredients together into an even paste. Apply it all over your face as well as neck. Keep it for 15-20 minutes and clear off with warm water.

Benefits: Honey provides moisture to your skin. Lemon helps reduce blotches and age spots. This is a good face lift mask. It gives a firming effect on loose/sagging skin on your face and neck.  It also acts as natural bleach and its chemical free. You can also use Orange juice for this pack.

Strawberry and Yogurt Exfoliating Face Pack:

Ingredients:

  • 1tablespoon fresh yogurt
  • 4-6 strawberries mashed into a pulp

Method: Mix the ingredients together into a smooth paste. Apply it all over your face as well as neck. Keep it for 10- 15 minutes and clear off with warm water.

Benefits: Strawberry is a wonder berry that amply hydrates the skin and the AHAs and anti oxidants in strawberry gives the skin a youthful glow. Together they brighten the skin. The seeds act as a mild exfoliate that helps remove dead cells from the skin surface.

Carrot and Yogurt Skin lightening Face Pack:

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoon fresh yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons carrot pureed

Method: Apply this thick mixture all over your face as well as neck. Keep it for 15- 20 minutes and clear off with lukewarm water.

Benefits: Beta carotene and AHA in carrots help produce collagen which keeps wrinkles at bay. It helps lighten the skin tone with the help of lactic acid and moisturizes as well with Vitamin E.

Cocoa, Honey and Yogurt Rejuvenating Face Pack:

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons fresh yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Method: Combine the ingredients and you will get a liquid chocolate like paste. Apply this mixture all over your face as well as neck. Keep it for 15- 20 minutes and clear off with lukewarm water.

Benefits: This pack is full of anti oxidants and Vitamins C and E. It removes the dullness of skin and makes it look bright and rested.

Yogurt Avocado and Banana Firming Mask:

Ingredients:

  • 4 tablespoons fresh yogurt
  • 2tablespoons deseeded avocado mashed
  • ½ banana mashed
  • 2 tablespoon honey

Method: Combine the ingredients to get a gooey paste. Apply this mixture all over your face as well as neck. Keep it for 25-30 minutes and clear off with water.

Benefits: Potassium and Vitamin B in banana will give a smooth glowing skin.  The vitamin C an E along with the anti oxidants gives an instant firmness in your skin. The zinc helps soothe the skin.

Yogurt in itself is great for every part of your body- from the tip of your hair to your toe nails. Include it in your diet. It will regularize the system which will reflect from a glowing face. So start working on it!