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Yogurt Face Masks For Glowing Skin

Updated on August 3, 2016

Why Use Yogurt?

Why is yogurt so good to use in your DIY beauty? Well for starters it is a great base for any mask; smooth and creamy yogurt offers a number of great benefits for using on the skin. It works wonders as a natural anti-aging remedy and is great for any type of skin. Yogurt is packed full of wonderful vitamins and minerals that are good for both skin and body health. Below in the table is an outline of some of the benefits yogurt can offer.

I have used yogurt in my daily skin care routine since high school, and it keeps my skin glowing, smooth, and happy. Through the years I have complied a list of some of my favorite go to yogurt based face masks. These masks range from anti-aging to pimple preventing, and never fail to improve my complexion and any skin problems. These four masks last a good while and if used daily greatly improve the look and texture of almost any skin type.

The Goodness of Yogurt

Vitamin D
Lactic Acid
Great for collagen renewal and preservation in the skin while giving it a glowing look.
Boost skin cell renewal and helps to fight the signs of aging while moisturizing.
Protects skin from harmful sun rays while preserving softness and reducing appearance of fine lines.
Dissolves dead skin cells to gently exfoliate, creating a natural glow and preventing pimples and apperance of wrinkles.
An in-depth look at the skin benefits in yogurt.

Honey & Yogurt Mask

Both honey and yogurt are great for mature skin. They are both very moisturizing while gently dissolving dead skin to exfoliate. Honey locks in moisture and reduces any redness and the appearance of winkle and fine lines. The yogurt further compliments the anti-aging effects while creating a base that collagen renewal and elasticity. Using this mask daily will reduce appearance of aging and creating a glowing smooth complexion. It also helps to prevent break outs and black heads.

It is an easy and simple mask to make and only takes two ingredients!


  • 1 1/2 TBSP Honey
  • 3 TBSP Yogurt

Once you have both your ingredients thoroughly mix them together and generously apply to your face and neck. Leave on there for 5 minutes and rinse off with warm water.

Banana & Honey Mask

One of my favorite mask recipes for breakouts and blackheads. This mask has everything you need to reduces and prevent and breakout and blackheads. Its also a very moisturizing and has anti-aging benefits as well as protection for your skin. It needs just a few ingredients and is simple to make.


  • 1 Banana
  • 2 TBSP Yogurt
  • 1 TBSP Honey
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice


  1. Peel and mash your banana and mix it with your honey.
  2. Add the yogurt and mix well
  3. Next add the lemon juice while stiring

It is important to mix the lemon juice thoroughly so it is diluted by the honey and yogurt. Some people may find the lemon juice irritating, if so cut the amount to 1/4 tsp.

Cucumber & Avocado Mask

Cool and refreshing this is a great morning mask. The cucumber shrinks larges pores and and evens complexions. It also helps to prevent acne and reduce the appearance of acne marks and scars.


  • 1 Cucumber
  • 1 Avocado
  • 2 TBSP Yogurt


  1. Peel and slice your cucumber and avocado.
  2. Place both in the blender and add your yogurt
  3. Chop and puree your ingredients until they reach a smooth creamy substance

Avocado & Banana Mask

One of my favorite masks to use daily. Not only does it add a bit f color to my pale complexion it also provides a layer of protection. This one is great at preventing and reducing acne and blackheads as well as leaving the skin moisturized and smooth. It takes a few more ingredients than the rest but is greatly worth it.


  • 1 Avocado
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 TBSP Honey
  • 3 TBSP Yogurt
  • 1/2 TSP Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 TSP Lemon Juice


  1. Scoop out your avocado, peel your banana, and peel your carrot. Chop the banana and avocado into a blender.
  2. Finely grate the carrot over the blender and add your wet ingredients.
  3. Chop and puree the ingredients in the blender until they reach a creamy smooth state.

That's it folks!

With these four recipes, you now have a mask for almost any skin condition and aliment that may possible happen. I highly recommend using these masks daily for best results. Don't forget you can add your own ingredients to make the mask exactly how you want it and to compliment any effect it will have on your skin. I hope these are helpful, leave a comment on your thoughts and if you plan to try these!


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      Danielle Nash 18 months ago from North America

      Mshai, I do believe they do as well!

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      mshai 19 months ago

      Truly these tips work.