Not just to eat, but this white and creamy wonder food is known for its beneficial properties for healthy skin and strong hair.
The zinc and lactic acid contained in yogurt is responsible for promoting healthy skin. A gentle massage with yogurt into the skin is sure to help remove dead skin cells, smooth out the fine lines, tighten pores, hydrate dry patches, give a much-required shine and glow.
1. For Treating Dandruff
The anti-fungal property of yoghurt fights dandruff and smoothens out each strand of your hair. Apply yoghurt on your scalp and leave for 45 minutes before rinsing off. Cover head with towel for one hour after hair wash.
2. Fights Pimples And Acne
Due to its acidic nature, yogurt destroys various acne-causing bacteria, fungus and germs within the body.
Apply some creamy yogurt on the face and wash after 30 minutes with water to deep cleanse the skin and reduce breakouts.
You can make a paste of yogurt with some turmeric powder, sugar and sandalwood powder. Massage the paste on the skin and rinse off with cold water after 15 minutes.
3. Removes Blackheads And Whiteheads
Blend some rice powder and yoghurt to make a thick and course paste. Rub on the affected portion in circular motion and wash off after 15 minutes.
4. Dark Circles Under Eye
Apply a thin layer of yogurt on the affected area and allow it to sit for 15 minutes. Wipe the excess yogurt with a cotton ball and go to bed. Repeat the procedure for a week to notice a considerable difference.
5. Skin Discoloration
Mix 2 tbsp. yogurt with few drops of lemon juice and leave it on the skin for 30 minutes before rinsing off. Yogurt contains mild bleaching properties that help smoothen out discoloured skin when applied regularly.
6. Treats Hair Fall
Yoghurt when applied on the scalp transfers its essential minerals to the scalp and help it treat hair fall without any delay.
Mix 1 teaspoon of grinder fenugreek seeds in a cup of yoghurt and apply on your scalp thoroughly. Leave for 40 minutes before washing. Regular usage will minimize hair fall.
7. To Remove Dead Skin Cells
Yogurt is an excellent hydrating scrub to remove dry dead skin cells. This remedy is excellent for those with dry and sensitive skin.
Make a natural scrub at home with 2 tbsp. yogurt and 1 tbsp. oats. Exfoliate the skin by gently massaging the scrub in circular motions.
8. Yoghurt Promotes Faster Hair Growth
Not many of us have faster growing hair but using yoghurt can promote hair faster. Simply apply yoghurt every time shampooing your hair and wash off with normal water after 30 minutes.
9. Yoghurt For Dull Hair
Yoghurt is quite effective as a remedy in treating your dull hair. You can always use it to get the ultra-shiny and soft hair.
In ½ a cup of yoghurt, mix two teaspoon of almond oil and two beaten eggs. Apply thoroughly on your scalp and cover your head with a shower cap. Shampoo your hair after 30 minutes.
10. Yoghurt For Conditioning Hair
The active cultures present in yoghurt restores the moisture on the scalp and combat itching irritation also.
Apply unsweetened yoghurt on wet hair before shampooing. Let the scalp soak its essential elements for 15 minutes and finally rinse off.