Yogurt Mask Recipes

Applying plain yogurt as a face mask is a simple, yet potent natural skin care treatment.

Yogurt Mask Recipes

Packed with lactic acid and milk proteins, yogurt offers exfoliating and skin softening benefits.

Yogurt is also effective at lightening skin discolorations and removing excess oil from the skin.

Steer clear of sweetened yogurts. The added sugar is harmful to the skin.

Oatmeal Yogurt Mask

Cleanse and rejuvenate any skin type with this oatmeal and yogurt mask.


1 Tbsp finely ground oatmeal

1 Tbsp organic yogurt

1 tsp honey


Mix oatmeal and yogurt.

Warm honey.

Blend honey into oatmeal and yogurt mix.

Apply to clean face.

Leave on for 10-15 minutes.

Rinse with warm water.

Plain Yogurt Face Mask

Take advantage of yogurt's exfoliating and bleaching properties with a simple yogurt face mask. Yogurt can get runny, so it's best to lie down and relax after applying this mask.


1 Tbsp yogurt, plain


Apply yogurt to face and neck.

Leave on for 15 minutes.

Rinse off with cool water.

Strawberry Yogurt Mask

The strawberry and yogurt in this homemade yogurt face mask help refine skin and lighten dark spots and discolorations.


1 handful ripe strawberries

1 tablespoon ground almonds

2 tablespoons plain yogurt


Mash the strawberries and ground almonds in a bowl until blended.

Stir in the yogurt to make a spreadable paste.

Apply, and let sit for 15 minutes.

Tumeric and Yogurt Mask for Acne

This acne fighting mask will leave you with a golden glow. If the "glow" isn't your thing, use this mask before bedtime and it should fade by morning.

**Be careful. Tumeric will stain carpets and clothing.


1 Tbsp tumeric powder

1/2 cup full fat yogurt


Blend tumeric and yogurt thoroughly.

Apply to face.

Leave on for 10-30 minutes.

Yogurt and Honey Mask

This yogurt and honey mask will leave your skin soft and moisturized.


1 Tbsp honey

1 cup plain yogurt


Mix honey and yogurt.

Apply mixture to face.

Leave on for 10 minutes.

Rinse and pat dry.

Source: The Bath Gourmet by Rhonda Van

Yogurt and Lemon Mask

Lighten skin discoloration with this simple yogurt and lemon mask.


1/2 cup plain yogurt

5 drops lemon juice


Combine ingredients.

Apply to face.

Leave on for 10-15 minutes.

Rinse with cool water.

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