Yogurt is not only good for our digestive system, it has excellent use for both hair and skin. And the best part is that it is a very easy ingredient to achieve. It is important to note that when you use the yogurt for beauty method must use plain yogurt, i.e. which does not have any flavor. And if you get a little ambitious, use organic yogurt.

Why is yogurt good for skin health

In addition to the softening properties for the skin having yogurt also it contains other nutrients that moisturize the skin and maintain a uniform color and remove pimples and blackheads .

The benefits of yogurt for our skin due largely to its content of lactic acid and probiotics. Lactic acid acts as a gentle exfoliation to renew skin and remove dead cells. On the other hand, probiotics help keep it free from impurities and bacteria that cause acne.

Yogurt mask to restore the acid mantle of the skin

When the acid mantle of the skin is broken, the skin becomes dry , wrinkles and pimples appears. Yogurt is slightly acidic so we can get a mask of yogurt to restore the level of acidity suitable to our skin and avoid problems. Yogurt takes good care of dry skin.

Yogurt facial cleanser

Mix 1/2 cup yogurt 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon juice. Massage face with circular movements with this mixture and rinsed with water. You can put plain yogurt on clean face, except the eye area and lips, and leave it on for about 10 or 15 minutes. If ignites is better wash immediately.

Some people may be allergic or sensitive skin , in this case should not use yogurt.

Why yogurt is good for hair

Yogurt is rich in milk protein which serves to strengthen hair. In addition, because it contains lactic acid, also it gives shine and reduces frizz.


Yogurt mask to remove frizz and leave hair shiny

We can get a homemade hair cap throwing half a cup of whole natural yogurt (the amount depends on the length of hair) in a blender and blend until it becomes creamy. It gets especially hair clean and covered with a towel. Keep it for  about 10 or 15 minutes and washed.

Natural yogurt conditioner

We can make a homemade yogurt conditioner by mixing 1/2 cup plain yogurt with two tablespoons of olive oil. It gets all over the hair and leave it for 15 minutes. Wash.