Skin & Hair Curd Benefits: Make These 4 Masks For Hair And Skin At Home With The Goodness Of Curd

Curd is rich in calcium, protein and vitamins, making it a great fit for skin care and hair care

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Hair CareWritten by: Onlymyhealth Staff WriterPublished at: May 24, 2021Updated at: May 24, 2021
Skin & Hair Curd Benefits: Make These 4 Masks For Hair And Skin At Home With The Goodness Of Curd

In breakfast with paranthas, in lunch as raita and how can we forget that sweet mango lassi. Curd has always been an integral part of the Indian diet. Enriched with calcium, protein and vitamins, curd has a lot many health benefits like providing calcium, controlling blood sugar levels, improving gut health and building immunity. Do you know that apart from all these health benefits, this magic ingredient is the answer to many of your skin and hair problems? Let it be dandruff, dry skin or acne, curd can cure it all. So let’s dive right into this article because today we have some natural homemade hair and face masks to deal with all your skincare and haircare problems which should surely be a part of your self-care regime.

Homemade Hair and Face Masks With Curd

Here we have some homemade hair and face mask recipes made out of all-natural ingredients, which you can easily find around your house. 

Hair Masks

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Listed below are some hair masks that you must try making at home with curd:

1# Curd + Eggs

Try this quick and easy hair mask to get long and thick hair just like Rapunzel.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of curd
  • An egg

Method

  • Crack an egg into a bowl and add your curd into it. Whisk it well till the mixture becomes nice and smooth. Leave this pack on for 30-40 minutes. Wash your hair with your regular shampoo, and you are good to go. 
  • As our hair is made up of a protein called ‘keratin’ and both curd and egg have high amounts of protein in them, this mask would help you nourish, repair and replenish your hair along with making your hair soft and shiny.
  • Wash your hair using cold to lukewarm water, as using hot water might cook the egg a bit and make it difficult for you to get it out of your hair.

Also Read: 9 Kitchen Remedies To Get Rid Of Dandruff

2# Curd + Lemon + Honey

A miraculous mask which will make your scalp feel super fresh and your hair strands look shiny.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon curd
  • Few drops of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Method

  • In a bowl, take all the ingredients and mix them well. Apply this hair mask starting from the roots of your hair towards the tips and let it soak in for 30 minutes. Wash your hair with your regular shampoo.
  • As all these ingredients are known for their antibacterial properties, they will help you get rid of all the dirt, dead skin cells, and excess oil and make your scalp feel fresh. Honey and curd in this mask will help your hair retain the moisture and make them look smooth and shiny.
  • Make sure that you do not go out in the sun after applying this mask as lemon is a bleaching agent, and when it gets in contact with the sun rays, it might lighten the natural colour of your hair.

3# Curd and Aloe Vera

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Aloe can surely be your best friend when it comes to haircare and skincare routine. This mask will work as a super effective hair conditioner for your hair and will make them soft and nourished from first use.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of curd
  • 2 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Method

  • Please take all the ingredients in a jar and blend them together using a mixer in order to prepare a smooth puree. Let this pack sit for about 20 minutes. Rinse it off with a mild shampoo. 
  • This mask will help you repair damaged hair as aloe vera and curd in this mask are rich in protein and have hydrating properties, making your hair smooth and moisturized.
  • For better results, use this mask once a week regularly.

4# Curd and Fenugreek

Promoting growth, conditioning hair and eliminating dandruff, this hair mask can do it all.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Curd
  • 3 tablespoon Fenugreek seeds

Method

  • Soak the seeds in a cup of water and let it sit overnight. Strain the water and grind the soaked seeds using a blender. Mix the seeds with curd in order to prepare a smooth paste. Apply this paste on your scalp using some cotton and keep it on for 30 minutes. Wash your hair using a gentle cleanser.
  • As fenugreek seeds are packed with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties and are high in estrogen, this mask would help prevent hair thinning, hair fall, dandruff and will promote hair growth while making your hair shiny.
  • Make sure that you have grinded the seeds well and the prepared paste is smooth, or else the seeds will get stuck to your hair and scalp, making it difficult for you to get rid of it.

Also Read: Hair Fall In Post Covid Syndrome? Here Are The Causes And Ways To Combat

Face Masks

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Here are some simple hair masks for a soft and supple skin in no time: 

1# Curd + Honey

A simple and easy face mask, it will help you lock moisture and is best to treat dry skin.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of curd
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Method

  • Mix ingredients in a bowl and apply it to your face. Leave it on for around 20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.

2# Curd + Gram Flour

Get rid of dead skin cells with this exfoliating face mask and get glowing skin in no time.

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons of curd
  • 2 tablespoons of gram flour

Method

  • Mix both the ingredients in a bowl and make sure that no lupus are formed. Apply this paste on your face and keep it on till it dries up. Once dried, wash it by splashing some cold water on your face.

3# Curd + Turmeric

Packed with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, this mask will help you with your acne issues and will leave your skin glowing.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of curd
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric

Method

Add in a little bit of turmeric to your curd and apply it all over your face. Keep it on for 15 minutes and wash with plain water.

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Also Read: 5 Natural DIY Solution Recipes To Include In Your Hair Care Regime For Hair Growth At Home

4# Curd + Oats

Quick and natural way to get rid of those stubborn blackheads with ease.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon curd
  • 3 tablespoon oatmeal

Method

Coarse grind the oatmeal using a blender and add it into the bowl of curd. Give it a nice mix and apply this mixture on your face and leave it to dry for a while. Wash it off with tap water.

The Final Verdict

Curd is a magical ingredient that can be used to treat many skin and hair problems. It is easily available and free of any harmful chemicals, it should be your first choice. Make sure that you take a patch test before trying out these remedies to check if you are allergic to any of the ingredients used.

(Written by Charu Sharma, Sub Editor, Onlymyhealth)

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