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Easy ways to include yogurt in summer skin care
From a scrub to a mask and even toner, there are various yogurt recipes for skin care. Let us take a look at how to use yogurt for skin and make the most of the skincare benefits of curd.
1. Yogurt face mask
Mix a tablespoon of plain yogurt with a teaspoon of honey and apply it to your face. Let it stay on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. The expert says that this natural face mask will help to hydrate your skin and reduce inflammation.
2. Yogurt and oatmeal body scrub
Mix plain yogurt and oatmeal, and use it to exfoliate your body while you are taking a shower. Your skin will feel soft and smooth as the scrub will help to remove dead skin cells.
3. Yogurt and cucumber eye mask
Grate a cucumber and mix it with a tablespoon of plain yogurt then apply the mixture to your under-eye area and leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes. Dr Ramdas says that this will help to reduce puffiness and dark circles.
4. Yogurt and lemon juice toner
Mix a tablespoon of plain yogurt with a teaspoon of lemon juice and use a cotton pad to apply it to your face. This will help to balance your skin’s pH levels and reduce oiliness.
5. Yogurt and aloe vera sunburn soothing product
Mix plain yogurt and aloe vera gel, and apply it to your sunburnt skin to soothe your skin and reduce inflammation.
Yogurt is generally safe for most people, but there are some who should avoid using it on their skin. If you have a dairy allergy or sensitivity, you should stay away from yogurt. Women with very sensitive skin may experience irritation or allergic reactions while using yogurt, so it’s best to exclude it from your skin care routine.