Yogurt is produced by fermenting milk and is a food that has many benefits for the skin. By making a skin mask with yogurt, you can moisturize your skin and achieve a healthy skin. Here are the benefits of yogurt to the skin and face and skin masks you can make with yogurt.
Moisturizes the skin
Yogurt is one of the most effective natural skin moisturizers. If you suffer from dry skin, yogurt will help you in this regard. Yogurt also helps to relieve itching on the skin thanks to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
To prepare a moisturizing face mask with yogurt; Mix 1 teaspoon of yogurt and 1 teaspoon of honey. Apply it to your face and wait 30 minutes. Rinse it off with water. Continue this mask 2-3 times a week.
Apply yogurt in circular motions to your hands, face and legs every day to moisturize dry skin. Wait ten minutes and take a shower.
Prepare a moisturizing mask by mixing 3-4 tablespoons of papaya fruit that you grate or blend with half a glass of yogurt for weekly use. You can also add some honey and lemon juice to this mask. Apply it to your body and face and let it sit for 10 minutes. Then rinse with water.
Skin problems such as blackheads and acne are more common in skin with enlarged pores. Yogurt is one of the most effective ingredients that help tighten the skin and maintain its elasticity. If you suffer from enlarged pores on your face, apply 1 teaspoon of yogurt to your face, wait 15 minutes, then wash your face with water. Continue this application 1-2 times a day.
Alternatively, mix a teaspoon of yogurt and 1 teaspoon of oatmeal and rub it on your face, wait half an hour and wash your face. Continue this mask 3 times a week.
Yogurt is natural antibacterial and antifungal. Thanks to this feature, it is very effective in combating acne. In addition, thanks to its astringent structure, it tightens the skin and prevents acne formation. Thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties, the zinc mineral found in yogurt also helps to reduce swelling and inflammation caused by acne.
Dip a cotton ball in yogurt and rub it on the acne. Let it stay on your face for 1 night. The next day, wash your face with cold water. Continue this every day before going to bed.
As an alternative method, mix 1 teaspoon of yogurt with 1 teaspoon of powdered turmeric well and apply it to the acne. Wait 15 minutes and wash your face. Apply this mask 1-2 times a day.
Softens cracked, calloused heels
Yogurt cleanses the skin from dead cells by showing a peeling effect thanks to its lactic acid content. When applied to the heels, it softens the heels and combats skin dryness. Soak your feet in lukewarm water for 15 minutes. Using the pumice stone, gently brush your heels. Then, apply yogurt to your feet, wait 15 minutes and wash. Dry your feet and put on your socks. You can apply this foot mask 1-2 times a week.
Cleanses the skin from dead cells
Yogurt helps to purify the skin from dead cells thanks to its beneficial enzymes, acids and minerals. Mix 1 teaspoon of yogurt with 1 teaspoon of honey thoroughly and rub it on your skin. Wash it when it dries.
Eliminates black spots
Yogurt helps to get rid of black spots thanks to its antibacterial content. Mix 1-2 teaspoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of oatmeal and 1-2 teaspoons of yogurt and apply on your face. Wait 15-20 minutes and wash your face. Continue this mask twice a week.