Curd is healthy and nutritious for your body. Apart from the health benefits it offers, it is also an amazing product that can help make the skin perfectly clear and helps you get rid of any tan on your face. With its high content of lactic acid, yogurt provides a host of benefits to the skin and can help you get rid of the summer complexion and reveal a layer of glowing, healthy skin. Unlike the harsh chemicals which most chemical laden face masks use which can corrode the skin with repeated use and cause some nasty side effects, with some simple ingredients from your fridge, you can whip up some of the best natural and safe face masks to get your amazing glow back and reveal your true complexion.
How it works?
Curd has a wide array of benefits which can help you get a beautiful glow for your skin and help make it absolutely flawless.
With the rich content of fat in the yogurt, it can ensure that moisture is locked into your skin, it can help keep the skin hydrated for longer. With the improved cell growth prompted by lactic acid, this helps in reducing tan, remove dullness from skin and can tackle the issues of pigmentation.
With its content of lactic acid which helps the skin with the process of shedding, curd can help exfoliate the skin and reveal a new layer of brighter skin cells.
With essential proteins, vitamins, minerals and essential fats, it helps to nourish the skin and make it healthier.
With antibacterial benefits, it helps keep acne and other skin woes at bay.
Curd can help provide anti-inflammatory effects, cool down the skin and helps relieve acne and other types of skin inflammation.
How to remove tan with curd?
The best curd-based face packs to remove that pesky sun tan this summer.
Curd and Honey
This is one of the best packs if you have dry skin and are looking for a pack that you can use for your skin which helps you ensure your skin looks radiant while hydrating the skin. The curd in the pack can help in providing deep hydration which is locked in by the honey content to help keep your skin feeling soft and supple for longer. The pack is also excellent at removing any acne marks, dark spots, hyperpigmentation issues and can help reduce tan.
- 1 tbsp raw, organic honey
- 2 tbsp curd
Combine the honey and the curd in a small mixing bowl to get a smooth, lump-free mixture. Use a gentle, natural cleanser to wash your face as a preparatory step and pat dry with the help of a towel. Apply the mixture on your face and let it remain on your face for around 20 minutes. Wash it off with some cold water and pat dry with a soft towel. Use the pack once weekly for best results.
Curd and Gram flour (Besan)
The pack is amazing for preventing any breakouts as well as helps in deeply scrubbing the skin, removing any type of impurities from the skin to reveal spotless radiance. The pack is perfect for people with normal or oily skin.
- 1 tbsp besan
- 1 tbsp curd
Combine the ingredients to get a smooth mixture, apply on cleansed face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Wash it off with lukewarm water. Use the pack once weekly for best results.
Curd and Potato
This face pack can help in evening out the skin tone and fade any blemishes. Super powerful in combating a tan due to the addition of the potato, this is an excellent mask if you have any pigmentation or dark spots. The pack is suited for all skin types.
- 1 grated potato
- 1 tbsp raw, organichoney
- 2 tbsp curd
Take the potato and strain it with the help of a cheese cloth to get the juice. Add one tablespoon of this juice to the honey and curd and mix to get a smooth paste. Apply on cleansed skin, leave on for 10 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water. Use this pack 2/3 times every week.
Curd and Lemon
With the high vitamin C content of lemon and the skin lightening properties it offers, this pack helps maintain the oil balance of the skin, clear blemishes and remove tan. It also helps give the face a boost of collagen. The pack is ideal for people with normal or oily skin type.
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tbsp curd
Combine the two to get a smooth and lump-free mixture. Apply the mixture and keep it on for around 15 minutes. Wash with some lukewarm water and pat dry. Use the mask once every week for best results.
Curd and Tomato
This is an incredible pack for de-tanning that can help heal any type of acne as well as boosts the overall health of your skin. The acidic nature of tomato can also balance the pH levels of the skin to help keep it healthy for longer. The pack is suitable for all types of skin.
- 1/2 tbsp tomato juice
- 1 tbsp curd
In a mixing bowl, combine both the curd and the tomato juice to help get a smoother mixture. Apply the mixture on cleansed face, leave on for 20 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water. Use the mask once per week for best results.