Yogurt with its reputation for high nutrition and excellent source of protein, calcium and potassium is listed in healthy foods. It provides numerous vitamins and minerals and is relatively low in calories.
Benefits of yogurt
Probiotics contained in yogurt can help maintain the balance of bacteria necessary for a healthy digestive system, boost the immune system, shortening the length and severity of sickness, and may reduce eczema in babies.
Besides, yogurt is found a wonderful beauty care therapy as it adds enzymes and oils to the skin, working as a natural moisturizer.
Yogurt-skin-care can also reduce pore size, improve overall skin texture, and give you that healthy glow.
Yogurt mask for skin care
In winter, your skin, especially face skin easily become dry and unhealthy. You are worry about your dry skin, unsmooth or rough, don’t you? Think immediately about yogurt which is able to always available in your fridge. Now ready to improve your rough skin condition by the simplest method – a yogurt mask.
You need 1 tbsp natural yogurt (not lowfat or non-fat) and 1 tsp runny honey (microwave for a few minutes to soften hardened honey). Combine them together to a mixture, then apply to face. Done, you let sit for 15 mintutes before washing face with steaming washcloth.
Notice: For dry skin, use an extra tsp of honey. And Oily skin, add a few drops of fresh lime juice.
Knowing through what type of your skin to apply the mask for the best effective.
Yogurt Mask with a Twist!
Here are a few twists that you can add to the original yogurt mask:
1) 1-2 drops of lemon juice and mix it with yogurt before applying, do not use too much because too much citric acid may irritate your face. Citric acid has lightening properties, making your face brighter.
2) 1-2 teaspoon of honey and mix it with yogurt before, honey will calm any inflammation in skin. Even better is to combine both lemon juice and honey! Honey alone can also be used alone as a mask to reduce redness.
3) 1 teaspoon of Cane or Brown sugar, if you add cane sugar with yogurt, it sort of became a natural exfoliant.