Amazing Benefits Of Yogurt (Dahi) For Skin

Yogurt, or Dahi is an effective home remedy for stomach problem. It plays an important role in Indian cuisines as well as worldwide.

August 26, 2017

Yogurt, or Dahi is an effective home remedy for stomach problem. It plays an important role in Indian cuisines  as well as worldwide. But have you ever thought that it will also be useful for our skin and hair. It has various health benefits as well.

1. Moisturizes Skin

Yogurt works as a skin moisturizer for your skin, you can apply yogurt face mask to rejuvenate your skin.  It can boost the moisture content of the skin When applied topically. This helps skin to become more elastic and brighten.

  • Mix 4 tablespoons yogurt,1 tablespoon cocoa,1 teaspoon honey properly in  a bowl.
  • Apply the mask to your face and neck.
  • keep it on for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse with cool water.

2. Reduces Wrinkles And Fine Lines

Yogurt contains antiaging properties. It can fight against wrinkles and fine lines if it applied on a weekly basis. The lactic acid present in yogurt works well as an exfoliator. It removes the dead skin cells providing you a  brighter and glowing skin.

  • Take 2 tablespoons yogurt and 1 tablespoon oats.
  • Mix it properly and wait for it to get mushy.
  • Stir to get a thick consistency.
  • Apply it all over your face and neck.
  • Massage your face gently.
  • Keep it for 15 minutes, then rinse with cold water.

3. Fades Blemishes And Pigmentation

Yogurt is useful to make acne and pimples marks lighter which takes long time to go as it contains lactic acid in it. Lactic acid removes the dead skin cells, which helps to give you a new skin cells. It reduces the pigmentation effectively. A combination of yogurt and lemon juice works wondefully to get rid of them quicker.

  • Combine 1 tablespoon of yogurt and ½ teaspoon of the lemon juice in a bowl.
  • Apply the mixture on the marks.
  • Keep it on for 15 minutes and rinse with cold water.

4. Fights Acne

Yogurt is an effective home remedy for curing acne. It helps you to get rid of pimples if it is applied on regular basis. Yogurt is highly rich in zinc and lactic acid which helps to cure acne effectively.

  • Take 1 tablespoon yogurt.
  • Using a cotton ball, apply the cotton ball in the affected areas.
  • Keep it overnight and wash your face with cold water in the morning.

5. Treats Skin Infections

You can use yogurt as a natural home remedy for skin infections like ringworm. It helps a lot to cure skin infections caused by yeast as it contains probiotics.

  • Take 1 teaspoon yogurt and apply it on the infected area.
  • Wrap a gauze to cover it.
  • Repeat it twice a day till you see the result.

6. Reduces Dark Circles

Yogurt contains anti-inflammatory properties that helps to reduce dark circles and puffiness of the eyes. The lactic acid present in yogurt also reduces dark circles.

  • Take 1 teaspoon yogurt.
  • Using a cotton ball apply it under your dark circles.
  • Keep it on for 10-15 minutes and rinse with cold water.

7. Soothes Sunburns

yogurt can heal sunburns caused by the UV rays of the sun as it contains zinc and anti-inflammatory properties . Sunburns can harm the skin, making in red. Sometimes it can cause blisters. Topical use of yogurt can help heal the sunburned areas by making it cool down.