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Ways To Use Curd On Face

Written by: Sheetal Tewari
Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 7:06 [IST]

As summers have started showing its tantrums you must be worrying about your skin. It's high time you start taking care of your skin before it is too late. So what are your plans for this summer? Is your skin ready for summers or you have already spent a lot on cosmetics to save your skin from scorching sun? Or you are planning some expensive beauty treatments for your skin. Surprising as it may sound but curd can keep you away from all the worries regarding your skin. This easily available product has so many qualities that not only it rejuvenates your skin, but keeps it healthy and moisturised.

Curd has numerous beauty benefits. Applying curd on face keeps you free from fine lines, prevents early aging, relieves sunburn, reduce discoloration and fight acne. It is a wonderful moisturiser for your skin. Moreover, curd is a budget-friendly and easily available beauty ingredient, so even if you use it daily, it doesn't put a load on your pocket. If you want to keep your skin fresh, young and supple, and make others jealous of your bright and glowing skin, start following these simple tips to use curd on face.

Ways to use curd on face

Ways To Use Curd On Face

Skin cleansing: After a long day at work, when you are too tired to do anything and skin needs some nourishment, use curd to clean your face. Apply it on your face, let it sit for 15 minutes and rinse it off with water. The lactic acid present in the curd helps smooth and exfoliate skin.

Curd massage: Mix curd and turmeric paste. Massage your face with this concoction for minimum 15 minutes and wash off with warm water. It will nourish your skin deep inside.

Get rid of sunburn: Apply curd on your sun burned face. It soothes your achy skin very quickly. The zinc in yogurt helps in soothing the tanned skin. For quick results, you can also add a few drops of soothing chamomile essential oil to curd. Rub the concoction over your skin and leave it for minimum 15 minutes and rinse it off with water.

Get pimple free skin: If you are suffering with acne problem, apply sour curd on your face. Curd contains natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, and if you apply sour curd on your face you can easily get rid of these annoying pimples.

Fairer, glowing skin: Mix orange peel powder with curd and apply it on your face thrice a week for a fairer skin. You can also apply a mixture of curd and honey on your face. If applied continuously, your complexion will get fairer.

Say no to fine lines: Curd is a great remedy to slowdown the appearance of fine ageing lines on your face. The lactic acid present in curd helps dissolve dead skin and tighten pores. You can also mix olive oil with yogurt and apply it thrice a week on your face. Leave it for at least 30 minutes and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

Curd face masks: These face masks can be used regularly or thrice a week. Regular use will rejuvenate your skin and add a golden complexion to it. To make this curd face mask, mix gram flour with curd. Apply it on your face and leave for 15 to 20 minutes before taking shower. You can smear a mixture of curd and honey on your face for 10 minutes and then rinse it off with warm water.

Topics: skin care, beauty
Story first published:  Friday, April 19, 2013, 7:06 [IST]
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