Thursday, 27 February 2020 | 14:06 WIB

Yogurt, a Powerful Ingredient for Beauty Care

Yogurt, a Powerful Ingredient for Beauty Care (flickr)

JAKARTA, NETRALNEWS.COM - Yogurt is a dairy product produced by fermented milk bacteria. Fermentation of lactose produces lactic acid which works on milk proteins, making yogurt more dense and have a distinctive texture and aroma.

Generally, yogurt is made using cow's milk, but some yogurt also uses soy milk.

Yogurt is not only a health drink, but also does wonders for beauty. Here are the benefits of Yogurt for beauty, as reported by various sources:

1. Face
· Yogurt is rich in Zinc. Zinc is one of the minerals that the body needs.

  One cup of yogurt can help remove acne scars, because of the content of zinc in it.
· Yogurt can also refresh dull skin.

Apply yogurt on the skin that has been moistened with water, massage slowly until the yogurt seeps into the skin, leave it for about 10 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

2. Hair
· Yogurt contains a lot of nutrients, such as potassium, calcium, protein, and vitamin D. Various minerals are in the benefits of yogurt, nutrients that help strengthen your hair. Yogurt can stimulate hair so that the roots become stronger so that the hair doesn't fall out easily.

· Yogurt can also be used to repair damaged hair.

Mix yogurt with eggs, apply evenly to the hair, and massage-massage so that it seeps into the scalp.

3. Skin
Yogurt is also able to protect the skin from free radicals that can slow down the premature aging process, such as wrinkled skin. Regularly applying yogurt can make your skin tighter and look younger.

Yogurt scrub is very useful for removing dead skin on the surface of the skin. Combine yogurt in bath water warm the nails and rub it to the entire surface of the body. Besides being able to make your skin more supple, you can also get more radiant skin.

4. Hands and nails
Yogurt also benefits the hands and nails. Mix 8 ounces of plain yogurt with lemon juice. Store the mixture in the refrigerator for several hours, then use it to massage the hands and nails.

5. Tooth whitening
Who would have thought that yogurt can also whiten teeth? Rub a little yogurt into your teeth once a day. Within a few weeks, your teeth will appear whiter. This is caused by phosphorus and calcium in yogurt.