9 Best Homemade Yoghurt Face Masks for Skin Whitening and Glow

Homemade Yoghurt Face Masks for Skin Whitening

Yogurt is used in many face packs and masks which aim to lighten the skin. It has lactic acid which helps in gentle exfoliation and moisturizes the skin at the same time. For those who have acne prone skin shall try yogurt face masks or scrub to heal the acne or prevent new breakouts. Applying yogurt everyday makes your skin glow amazingly and gets all the nutrients.

Skin whitening doesn’t really mean to make your skin ghastly white or like a white panda. It just simply means to even out your natural skin tone and make it more even by working on the dark problematic areas. Though in commercial ads ‘skin whitening’ term gets hyped to a nonexistent level. Let’s know about these skin whitening yogurt face packs and masks that helps you to get refreshed skin. 

Homemade Yogurt Face Masks for Skin Whitening and Glow

1. Yogurt and Turmeric Mask

  1. Recipe & Instructions:
  2. Take 1 teaspoon of yogurt, half spoon of turmeric and 1 teaspoon of chickpea flour.
  3.  Mix all the ingredients till you get the smooth paste.
  4. Apply it on your face for 15-20 minutes and then, wash it off and pat dry.


  • This mask helps you in getting rid of suntan and brightens the complexion.
  • It also lightens the dark spots caused by acne.
  • While working on the fine lines and wrinkles caused due to ageing, it keeps the skin smoother.
  • You can try this mask for twice or thrice if you have severe sun tan to get rid of.

2. Yogurt and Strawberry Face Mask

How to make:

  1. Mash 2-3 strawberries and procure the pulp.
  2. Add 1-2 teaspoons of yogurt and mix few drops of lemon juice.
  3. Mix all three ingredients together.
  4. Apply it on your face for 15-20 minutes then, wash it off.


  • This face mask works on your blemishes, acne scars, lightens the skin tone and cleanses the skin pores.
  • Strawberry is rich in antioxidants and does a better job at exfoliating your skin and deep cleanses.
  • Yogurt and strawberry both are known for their lightning properties so, this mask works really good for skin lightning.
  • Give it a try in summers, you will love it!

3. Yogurt and Tomato Face Mask

How to prepare:

  1. Take 1-2 teaspoon of yogurt and 1-2 teaspoon of tomato pulp in a bowl.
  2. Add 1 teaspoon of wheat flour.
  3. Mix all three ingredients together nicely.
  4. Apply this mask on your face for 10-15 minutes.
  5. Rub it with your fingers and wash your face with warm water.


  • Wheat flour doesn’t just help in reducing the marks but also helps in getting glowing skin.
  • Yogurt and tomato both acts as bleaching agent and lightens the skin.
  • Tomato cleanses the skin by removing oil and dirt from it and prevents breakouts.

4. Yogurt and Potato Mask

How to make it?

  1. Take 1 teaspoon of yogurt and add 1 teaspoon of potato juice.
  2. Apply half spoon of lemon juice and 1 spoon of cucumber juice and a pinch or turmeric.
  3.  Mix all the ingredients nicely to get smooth pulpy paste.
  4. Apply it evenly on your face.
  5. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and then, wash it with plain water.


  • This is purely an anti-tanning mask.
  • All the ingredients are known to lighten the skin tone and work on the dark spots, blemishes, and pimple scars etc.
  • It also tightens the skin tone and prevents further skin damage.
  • You can use it as natural bleach to get rid of the scars and spots.

5. Yogurt Face Pack with Oatmeal

Recipe & Instructions: Mix 1 teaspoon of oatmeal powder, yogurt and honey. Mix them well and apply it on your face, keep it for 15 minutes. After that do a gentle massage with your fingers and wash it warm water.

Benefits: Oatmeal and yogurt both are known to work on sun tan and dark uneven skin tone. This mask will help you to get a glowing skin and with regular use, you can say goodbye to your uneven skin tone and welcome the brand new glowing and even skin tone. It works best for sensitive skin people.

6. Yogurt Honey and Lemon Face Mask

Combination of yogurt and honey is highly nourishing and gives you firm and hydrated skin tone.


  1. To make this face pack you would need two spoons of yogurt.
  2. In that add one spoon of honey.
  3. Add 2 pinches of turmeric powder.
  4. Mix everything well and apply it like a face mask on your entire face.
  5. Let it dry for 20 minutes.
  6. Wash it using lukewarm water.
  7. Apply this every other day to get best results in maintaining the glow.

7. Yogurt and Multani Mitti Pack for Acne

Is your skin oily? If that is Yes and you want skin lightening, then try this yogurt and multani mitti face pack. This bag will help you to get rid of the accessories and clear glowing skin.

How to make?

  1. Take two spoons of yogurt in a small bowl and add one spoon of multani mitti.
  2. Mix it thoroughly to achieve smooth lump-free paste.
  3. Apply this face pack on all over your face.
  4. Keep it for 20 minutes.
  5. Wash it using lukewarm water and pat dry the face.
  6. Perform this remedy at least two times in a week to get fairer skin.
  7. Applying yogurt on your face everyday makes your skin glowing and light.
  8. Milk proteins and lactic acid works on the spots and blemishes.

8. Yogurt and Sandalwood Face Pack For Skin Whitening

When sun tanning and skin darkening during summer season, is your main concern then try this treatment to get rid of your problem.

How to apply?

  1. Take two spoons of sugar and one spoon of sandalwood.
  2. Mix it well using a spoon.
  3. Apply this skin whitening yogurt mask on your face.
  4. Keep it for 30 minutes.
  5. Wash it using regular water.
  6. Use this everyday to maintain glowing and radiant skin.

9. Yogurt and Lemon Face Mask for Spots

I am going to share this yogurt and lemon juice face mask, that will help you to remove the acne scars. This is not an overnight face mask as I think applying yogurt on your face overnight can block your pores and is not something that helps oily skin or any skin type, to be honest.

How to make this face mask to get rid of the spots on your face?

  1. Take two spoons of yogurt and add one spoon of lemon juice.
  2. Mix it and apply this pack on your face evenly.
  3. Let it get try for 30 minutes.
  4. Wash with normal water.

Make sure that for every remedy with yogurt that you are doing, you take fat or cream free yogurt else that can block your pores. So, this is how you can easily take help from yogurt to lighten your skin.

About Nisha

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