Skin and Hair Mask with Yogurt and Honey

· September 19, 2018
There are countless treatments for common skin and hair problems. In this article, we’ll teach you how to make a very effective natural hair mask using two natural ingredients: yogurt and honey.

Yogurt and honey have so many great properties for personal care. Together, they can have incredible benefits in a short amount of time.

Damage to your skin and hair can appear due to multiple factors.

Regardless of whether your skin is dry, oily, combination, or normal, it can become dehydrated and damaged due to environmental conditions like hot or cold temperatures, wind, the sun, or the use of aggressive cleaning products.

The outer layers of your epidermis play an essential role in fighting these factors but as you age, they don’t function as well. Your skin loses its ability to retain water and becomes dry. Wrinkles appear as a result.

With respect to your hair, it can be damaged due to poor brushing habits, the use of excessive chemical products, high temperatures, overuse of styling products, washing it too much, or pulling it back too tightly.

Your skin and hair are the first things people notice about you and will always say a lot about your health. Food plays an important role in both, as well.

In this article, we’ll take a look at two healthy foods that can help the appearance of your skin and hair: yogurt and honey:

The benefits of yogurt

Yogurt is one of the most nutritious foods for the body. It provides many advantages, from improving your digestion to immune system function.

It’s also a powerful beauty ingredients and an excellent product for skin and hair.

Yogurt contains vitamins B6 and B12, minerals (zinc, calcium, and magnesium), and lactic acid, which are vital for nourishing hair follicles.

It can significantly improve your skin. Here’s how:

  • Thanks to its antibacterial properties, it helps fight acne.
  • Lactic acid alleviates irritation and softens skin while slowing the aging process.
  • It hydrates your skin to leave it smoother.

Meanwhile, yogurt helps your hair by:

  • Making hair softer and brighter, which facilitates the removal of knots and tangles,
  • Promoting growth and preventing hair loss,
  • Eliminating dandruff,
  • Reducing frizz.

See also:

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The benefits of honey

Thanks to its nutrients and astringent and antioxidant properties, honey protects your hair from dryness and adds shine.

It also promotes hair growth and the production of keratin, resulting in hair that’s stronger and less brittle. The antioxidant properties delay the appearance of gray hair.

  • With respect to your skin, honey is one of the most prized natural ingredients in the cosmetics world.
  • Vitamins and natural enzymes give it special powers to care for your skin.

When you add honey to your beauty routine you’ll see how your skin is renewed and starts being more hydrated and nourished.

Yogurt and honey mask for hair

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This mask will strengthen and repair your hair from the roots to the tips. You’ve got to try this excellent combination!

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of honey (50 g)
  • ½ cup of yogurt (100 g)

If you need to, double the amount. It all depends on how much hair you have.

Preparation and application

  • Mix the ingredients until you have a thick, smooth blend.
  • Apply it from the roots to the ends of your hair, ensuring that all strands are coated.
  • Massage your scalp using a circular motion for more benefits.
  • Leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and then wash with a mild shampoo.
  • Apply this once a week and you’ll notice the changes more quickly.

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The Benefits of Honey for Hair

Yogurt and honey mask for the skin

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of honey (50 g)
  • ¼ cup of yogurt (50 g)

Preparation and application

  • Combine both ingredients until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  • Heat over low heat until the mask begins to boil.
  • Let it cool for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Once it is a comfortable temperature, apply it to your face with a gentle massage.
  • Leave it on for half an hour.
  • Wash and enjoy the results.

It’s important to pay attention to your body. This treatment will only take a few minutes and will give you surprising results. Give it a try!