Curd has immense medicinal properties that make it ideal for daily consumption. It contains vital nutrients like proteins, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. Besides, curd contains anti-inflammatory properties. Due to these benefits, the curd is also an excellent ingredient for various skincare recipes.

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Curd is a natural cleanser that cleanses and purifies the skin. It provides natural shine to the skin surface. It acts as bleach and therefore, makes the complexion clearer and fairer. Curd has a soothing effect on the skin. It reduces blemishes and also cures sunburns. In addition, the curd is an ideal anti-aging element that removes fine lines, wrinkles, and freckles. Curd or yogurt provides essential oils to the skin and therefore nourishes dry skin superbly. Since it is a common household item, it can be easily and regularly used for skincare purposes. Moreover, it is very economical too in comparison to over the counter skincare products. Here are some easy to use skincare recipes that contain curd as the main ingredient.

Skin cleanser

Add one lemon juice or orange juice to curd and mix well. Use it as a face cleanser. The recipe would clear the facial skin from deep within and would provide a natural shine to the skin.

Mix one spoon of honey in curd and form a thick paste. Spread the paste on the face and neck and leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash the face and get a glowing complexion without much effort. You may also use this recipe as a body cleanser. It would remove any dirt from the body and moisturize the skin

Skin exfoliate

Curd exfoliates the skin and brings out the fresh skin from within. Mix some oats powder with curd and blend thoroughly. Use it for exfoliation.

Take one tablespoon of granules of dry orange peels and mix the same in two tablespoons of curd. It is a great skin exfoliate that would scrub the skin and hydrate it too.

Another successful home remedy to get rid of dead cells and to rejuvenate the skin is to nicely mix oats, curd, parsley, and eggs. Use it as a face pack and remove after 20 minutes when it dries. You would get a smooth and silky skin surface.

Skin fairness remedy

A mixture of curd rose water, and turmeric is ideal for skin fairness. Apply it on face and massage with gentle strokes for 10 to 15 minutes. Now use warm water to wash off the face and to reveal fairer skin tone.

Face Mask to treat wrinkles and fine lines

Mix yogurt and honey with turmeric powder and apply the face mask. Wash your face after 20-25 minutes. Yogurt will exfoliate the skin and honey will attract the dust and moisturize the skin. Turmeric will freshen the skin and make it soft and will also reduce the puffiness under the eyes. Regular use of this face mask will reduce fine lines and wrinkles.

Face Mask for soft and silky skin

Mash ½ banana thoroughly to make a smooth paste. Mix one tablespoon of honey and two tablespoons of yogurt and stir. Apply this recipe on your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Rinse the face with cold water to get the soft and smooth skin.

Dull and dry skin remedy

In two spoons of curd, add I spoon of honey, 5 spoons of oatmeal, and then a banana. Prepare a smooth paste out of it and apply it on the skin for 15 minutes. Rinse with water and find a hydrated, fresh skin. Use this recipe frequently for better results.

Applying plain curd on face and neck for some time before rinsing will also help to deal with the dry skin problem.

Oily skin remedy

Mix the gram flour with yogurt and apply it on your face. Let it dry and wash off after 20 minutes. Gram flour helps to absorb and remove the excess oil.

Cure for suntan and sunburn

Simply apply smooth curd on the affected area for quick relief. It would provide relief from skin irritation and redness in sunburn cases.

To soothe the sunburn, apply a mixture of curd and chamomile oil on the sunburns for few minutes and then rinse off.

To remove suntan, mix gram flour in curd, turmeric, lemon juice, and honey. Make a consistent paste out of all these and use it on tanned skin portions. When the paste dries, rinse it with cold water.

Anti-aging remedy

A paste of avocado and curd is a perfect face pack to reduce aging signs. Apply it and then rinse off the pack from the skin when it dries.

Alternatively, add few drops of olive oil in three spoons of curd in order to apply the same on face. Leave it for half an hour before rinsing. It would help to reduce signs of aging from face if used regularly.

To get smooth, moisturized, and supple skin back, prepare this mixture of 2 spoons honey, 4 spoons of curd, and half of the banana. Apply the same on the face and let it get dry. After that was the face and feel the instant glow and suppleness on facial skin. The pack is suitable for dry skin with aging signs.
Applying natural curd on the face takes care of early aging signs like dark circles, fine lines, and blemishes.

With so many benefits, curd or yogurt is an inevitable ingredient for your skincare recipes. Whether you apply it on face, neck, hands, or on the whole body, it takes away the impurities and leaves behind a soft, supple, and silky skin to cherish for a long time.