Skin type: any, dry
All you need to do is walk into the beauty section of any supermarket or a beauty store and you will find all kinds of products that can make your skin softer and smoother. The problem is that many of these products can cost 25, 30, 40 dollars or even more for a small tube. This leaves making you feel like you might be spending way too much. Luckily, there are many face masks that you can make on your own. Greek yogurt face mask is no exception.
Benefits of Greek Yogurt
Greek Yogurt provides all kinds of health benefits as a snack or a meal. It can assist you with digestion and the yogurt is also rich in minerals like calcium to help you build strong teeth and bones. Also, it helps to strengthen your immune system. What many people may not be aware of is that Greek yogurt can also be beneficial when applied to your skin, making it a popular ingredient in DIY face masks.
Greek yogurt can assist in helping to smooth out your skin, get rid of dryness. Yogurt also works as an excellent anti-aging product. The lactic acid that is in yogurt works to get rid of wrinkles, lines and age spots. It is also great at helping to fight acne. Yogurt is rich in zinc, an ingredient proven to aid in getting rid of various types of acne and blemishes and used in many acne creams. Yogurt can also have a light bleaching effect on dark areas of your skin, such as age spots or damaged skin from sun exposure.
- 2 tablespoons of Greek yogurt
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- 1/2 lemon’s juice
To make a quick Greek yogurt face mask, all you need on hand is a little bit of Greek yogurt, some honey and some lemon juice. Take two tablespoons of Greek yogurt (full fat Greek Yogurt is even better as a moisturizer), one teaspoon of honey and a squeeze of lemon juice. Blend the ingredients together until they start to form a paste. You can then apply the paste to your face and your neck either with your fingers or with a brush. Leave the mask on your face for about 20 minutes and then wash it off with warm water. You can begin to see results right away as you look at smooth, bright and softer skin.
Making a Greek yogurt face mask can provide you with the great benefits to your skin that you have been looking for. All of this can be at just a small fraction of the cost of masks made with yogurt that you find in beauty stores. You can get that radiant, beautiful glow that you have long dreamed of in just a few minutes. As an added bonus, if you have any leftovers, you can dive right in and enjoy them as a healthy snack!