Curd, also known as yogurt is the fermented milk which is rich in carbohydrates, calcium and proteins. Curd is a daily product used at home. It is not just an integral part of the diet but also for skin care.
Benefits of curd on the skin is mainly due to its high content in zinc, calcium, vitamin B which reduces acne, clears the skin both internally and externally and makes it look soft, supple and radiant. Curd can be used for multiple purposes like skin care, hair care and health care.
Lets have a look at the benefits of curd for natural skin care:
Face Pack: Apart from its nutritional benefits, curd also has topical benefits on the skin and is an exfoliating, softening and binding agent. Yogurt if mixed with parsley,oat or egg makes a nice face pack to clear dead cells and cleanse the skin.
Acne and Pimple Reduction: The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of yogurt helps in clearing the skin from pimples, dark spots, removes dead cells and brings out the natural skin glow.
De tan face: The bacteria present in the curd mainly lactobacillus and streptococcus acts as an agent to clear burnt skin. Tanned skin can be cured by applying curd mixed with flour. It also helps in keeping the skin soft.
Hydrates skin: Mix curd with honey and egg white and apply the mask on your face till the neck. This protects the skin from dehydrating and removes blemishes. You can also use curd directly on your face if you don’t get much time.
Fruit Pack: Carrot, peach or cucumber if mixed with yogurt makes a natural fruit pack which freshens the skin and cleanses it.
Curd is the coolest product which smoothen the skin and provides cooling effect on the skin and eyes. If you apply curd on face or eyes and leave it for 15 minutes, it will provide soothing effect on the applied area. Remember not to apply flavored curd on skin which is easily available in the market. The best way to apply natural curd is by preparing at home. It is fresh and natural at the same time.