Perfect and healthy masks with sour cream

Sour cream is a tasty and natural product that can be used both in pure form and used as an additive to various dishes, giving them a special, creamy, delicate aroma and taste. But besides this, sour cream has long been known as an excellent cosmetic. Let's learn about its beneficial properties.

Naturalness is the main reason

Modern achievements of the cosmetic industry make life as easy as possible for women in the process of caring for themselves, because all the necessary tools can be easily purchased at the store. But you always want our body, and the skin in particular, to obtain useful substances from natural products.

Of course, they are, but only the price often “bites”. Therefore, it is worthwhile just to recall the experience of our grandmothers and great-grandmothers, and take note of a few simple folk recipes. And the effect of the use of such funds will definitely be positive.

So, what can be made from sour cream for personal care?


Sour cream will help your skin to get a healthy look, will provide a sufficient amount of nutrients and will relieve from peeling. And it will help get rid of black dots and make fine lines less noticeable.

All this is possible thanks to the vitamins that make up this fermented milk product, as well as the content of animal protein. Well help means with sour cream and dark circles under the eyes, to cope with which often can not afford even the most expensive cosmetic preparations.

But before embarking on the preparation of miraculous means, you should listen to a few important tips, the fulfillment of which directly affects the future effect:

  1. Before applying the prepared mixtures, the face must be cleaned and steamed. This can be done over a decoction of herbs or, if you do not have enough time, putting a towel dipped in hot water on your face.
  2. It is necessary to choose the right product. For dry skin type, you can take sour cream with a high percentage of fat, but for the combined and oily, this figure should be no more than 10%.
  3. To get the desired effect, do not use products that you just got from the refrigerator, all components should be at room temperature.
  4. Carry out procedures better before bed, because because of the high content of lactic acid you get not only a mask, but also a light peeling. And after it, the dermis becomes vulnerable to sunlight.

Now go directly to the recipes.

Food. This mask is suitable for any skin type, perfectly moisturizing it and making it velvety. Mix 1 tbsp. sour cream and honey. Honey must be heated in a water bath before use. Apply on face, leave for 15 minutes, and rinse with warm water.

Elimination of oily shine. Haze - the dream of women with a combined and bold type. But it will become a reality if the next product appears among the care products.

Take 1 protein, a slice of lemon and 2 tbsp. low-fat sour cream. Mix all ingredients, beat with a fork or whisk, and apply. If you have noticeable black dots, you can add to the ingredients a pinch of table salt. Do not forget to rinse with warm water.

Down with dryness! Deprived of sufficient moisture and nutrients, dry dermis is aging very quickly.To get a noticeable rejuvenating effect and get rid of fine wrinkles, prepare the following mixture.

½ pulp banana mash with a fork, add the yolk and the heated honey, put 2 tbsp. sour cream, and stir until smooth. Then apply and leave for 20 minutes.

From inflammations. This face mask perfectly helps to cope with rashes, and it can be applied even in adolescence. To cook it, chop ½ fresh cucumber on a grater or in a blender, add 1 tbsp. sour cream and 2 tbsp. Calendula decoction (you can cook it, pouring dry inflorescences with boiling water).

Keep the tool must be 15 minutes, then rinse thoroughly and be sure to apply a moisturizer.


Sour cream helps to restore damaged hair follicles, activating the growth process and strengthening the curls, and also nourishes them perfectly, making them smoother, more docile and beautiful.

Recovery.This tool is perfect for brittle, damaged hair. It can also be used after a negative impact on the hair of salt water and direct sunlight.

If possible, it is better to use homemade sour cream.

Take 1 egg, add 1 tsp. fermented milk product, a few drops of lime or lemon, mix everything thoroughly and apply a mask over the entire length of hair. Wash off after 10 minutes.

Getting rid of dandruff.You will get a double effect - strengthening and eliminating dandruff. To do this, you will need to mix the infusion of burdock (1 tbsp.) With a small amount of sour cream (50 g). Apply to clean hair and head, and hold for a quarter of an hour, then rinse.

Food.Very dry hair looks inanimate and dull. And to change the situation, we recommend using a simple national recipe. Mix in a blender 4 tbsp. fatty sour cream, avocado pulp and 3 tsp. olive oil. Hold on the head for half an hour and rinse.


Often, fragility and thinness of the nails appear due to insufficient amount of vitamins in the body, and requires an integrated approach. How to improve the general condition of the doctor will tell you, and what procedures are suitable for nails, we will advise.

The simplest recipe for strengthening nails is sour cream and essential oil. Take ½ tsp. fermented milk product and add 2 drops of pink and grapefruit oil. Apply to the nail plate, wear thin gloves, and walk for 2-3 hours.

The mask of sour cream, cold water, olive oil and cayenne pepper, which you need to take 1 tsp, will also help to make your nails strong. Apply this mixture for 15 minutes, and after the time, rinse and apply the cream.

There are practically no contraindications to such masks, except for individual intolerance of individual components. But it is not recommended to use them at home, if the skin has wounds or damage.

Proper care is the key to your beauty and attractiveness. Love yourself!

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