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Benefits of Curd for Skin and Hair
Feb 04, 2017
Benefits of Curd for Skin and Hair

Glowing and spotless skin, shiny and healthy hair are the things that a woman dreams of.  They never step back in spending their almighty dollars in the name of beautifying themselves. There are many parlours that offer attractive packages for its customers for beautiful hair and beautiful skin, but few treatments go well while few treatments as usually fail in providing desired results.

Instead of these creams, washes or other treatments for beautifying, there is an all-in-one ingredient. By using natural home remedy “curd” to treat their skin and hair.  Curd is something that is very much available at home.  So you can become beautiful with an ingredient that is very much handy.  Yogurt or curd we generally call is the best home remedy that we are talking about in this article. There are numerous benefits with the usage of curd.

Curd makes the skin look healthy and smooth. There are many benefits of curd for face and hair.  It works as a facial moisturizer, scrubbing agent, hair treatment, sunburn or teeth whitening.

Below are the benefits of curd for skin and hair.

Sun tan

Sun tan is a common problem that most of us face these days.  Even after taking good care of the skin, it somehow makes way to get onto our skin. The natural ingredient we use is curd.  Curd can be used to treat sun tan as a cream.  Take four tbsp of green gram powder and add 20ml of curd and make it a fine paste. 

Apply this paste on covering all your face and neck.  Let that sit on your skin for half-an-hour and wash it off with warm water.  Repeat this for multiple times in a week to see best results.  As curd is a natural ingredient, there won’t be any side effects associated with it and it works best and better than any other cosmetic product.


Acne is another skin problem. There are numerous treatments to treat acne; few treatments bring good results while few other treatments leave us with more acne on face.  You can make use of curd to treat acne.  Take 2 tbsp of aloe pulp, 2 tbsp of lemon juice, 2 tbsp of curd, and 2 tbsp of turmeric powder. 

Each and every ingredient used in this paste helps a great deal in fading out the acne.  Apply this paste on the acne affected area and leave it on for half-an-hour.  Wash it off with cold water once it is dried.

Healthy weight

It is a well-known fact about curd that it helps to increase weight.  If you are thin and wants to gain weight then the best thing to do is eat more curd.  Take 100ml of curd mixed with sugar twice a day.  Eating it for two weeks can help you become healthy.


Dandruff is another problem that most of the people face.  Most of the times, it is due to pollution.  Lack of good care of hair also results in dandruff.  Curd is a natural ingredient that can help control dandruff. 

Take 3 tbsp of curd, 5 tbsp of fenugreek seeds powder, and 2 tbsp of onion juice.  Mix all those ingredients well and apply it all over the scalp.  Let it sit for one hour before taking head bath.  Repeat this session until all dandruff in your hair goes off.

Hair fall

There are many ways to treat hair fall, but here we are using curd to treat hair fall.  It can also be used to treat gray hair.  Take some henna leave and curry leaves.  Make a fine paste out of it and mix 3 tbsp of curd into it.  Apply the paste all over your scalp and let it sit for 1 hour.  Wash off your hair after an hour.  This will help prevent both hair fall and also treats the problem of gray hair.

Grey hair

Irrespective of the age, grey hair is seen in almost all ages of people.  There are many people who are suffering from the problem of grey hair.  Take some henna leaves and curd.  Mix them well and apply all over on the gray hair.  Within few days you can see no signs of grey hair left.

Hair growth

Hair fall is a very serious issue that most of the people face irrespective of age and gender.  In order to treat it, you can take the help of curd here.  Curd promotes good hair growth.

Take few hibiscus leaves and grind them by adding curd.  Prepare small pellets.  Keep 10 pellets in 100ml of coconut oil and warm it.  Apply it all over the scalp.  It helps promote hair growth.

Glowing skin

Take 2 tbsp of curd, 2 tbsp of oatmeal powder, 3 tbsp of tomato juice and mix all those ingredients well.  Apply all over your face and let it sit for 20 minutes and wash it off with cold water.  This pack will help you get a healthy and glowing skin.  In order to attain white skin tone add some cucumber juice to the paste prepared.

Bottom line:

These are the best benefits of curd for both hair and skin.  Make use of pure curd in order to attain best benefits.


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