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What Happens When You Apply Curd And Honey On Your Skin?

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When you have a good look at your complexion in the mirror and realise that you have to work on getting back a healthy radiant skin, your first impulse would be to go to the cosmetic store and buy makeup or chemical-based skin care products.

However, we do not realise that our kitchens hold certain potent ingredients that come with numerous medicinal properties that can make us healthy and good looking!

Many studies have found out that natural ingredients such as turmeric, sandalwood, certain vegetables and fruits, milk, certain spices and nuts, etc, come with a whole array of properties that can beautify your skin.

Did you know that the mixture of curd and honey can give you an amazing, radiant skin within a matter of days?

Just add 1 tablespoon of honey to 2 tablespoons of curd, stir well to form a paste and apply the paste on to your skin. Leave it on for about 20 minutes, before washing your skin.

Following this routine, on a regular basis, can have a number of positive effects on your skin.

Learn more about how the mixture of curd and honey can help your skin, here!


1. Skin Moisturisation

Both curd and honey are natural skin-hydrating agents that can restore the natural moisture levels of your skin and keep your skin soft and supple.


2. Skin Fairness

Curd is rich in lactic acid, which contains an enzyme called tyrosine that stimulates the production of melanin in the skin cells, thereby making you complexion much lighter.


3. Clear Skin

The mixture of curd and honey is rich in zinc, which reduces inflammation and redness on the skin, thereby keeping your complexion smooth and clear.


4. Acne-Free Skin

Both honey and curd come with antibacterial properties that can kill the acne-causing bacteria and keep your skin free of acne and blemishes.


5. Reduced Under-Eye Circles

The zinc present in curd and the vitamins contained in honey work together to nourish the skin under your eyes and gradually ease away dark circles, making your complexion even toned.


6. Anti-Ageing Action

The combination of honey and curd stimulate the production of collagen in your skin to improve skin elasticity, thereby reducing the early signs of ageing, such as wrinkles and fine lines.


7. Reduces Sunburns

This natural mixture has the ability to soothe sunburns with its anti-inflammatory property, thus ridding your skin of the sun tan, irritation and pigmentation and giving you that youthful glow.

Read more about: beauty, skin care, curd, honey, face pack
Story first published: Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 17:24 [IST]
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