Buttermilk is one of the best remedy for skin and hair problems. Yes, Buttermilk aka chaach or chaas, the one you love to indulge in during those hot summer days! Buttermilk not only comforts your body but is also loaded with abundant nutrients which is good for your health but your skin too.
If you have dull skin or brittle hair then this natural drink can do wonders for you. Let’s see how this soothing drink can benefit your beauty. There are many skincare treatments which includes the contents found in buttermilk to give you a beautiful and glowing skin. But we will discuss tips which involves buttermilk and these are so simple and effective that you won’t feel like going to beauty parlor from next time!
Most of the natural skin care ingredients involve in buttermilk skincare treatment are easily available in the market and you can easily prepare a lotion or a paste by yourself at the comfort of your home! And the best thing is, they actually work! People prefer natural skincare treatment because they are natural, have zero side-effects and are inexpensive.
Let’s check out the various benefits of this buttermilk skincare treatment. You will definitely fall in love with buttermilk after using these treatments!
Buttermilk helps in getting a brighter and fairer skin
Buttermilk contains Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) which brightens and lightens the skin. This acid clears the tanned patches on your skin and dark spots.
Moreover, if you add orange peel powder with it then it will become more effective for skin. It removes blemishes, dark circles, cure blackheads, dead-cells and more. So this combination is a boon for your skin.
You simply need to make a paste of buttermilk and orange peel and massage it gently on your skin. Leave it on the skin for about 30 minutes and then wash it off with cold water! If you use this paste regularly, then you will surely start noticing the changes on your skin within a week’s time!
Buttermilk has healing properties for sunburns!
We use ‘costly’ sunscreens during those warm summer days, but still end up with sunburns which are extremely painful. You don’t need to invest money on treating those sunburns anymore as buttermilk is enough for treating sunburns!
The buttermilk has soothing properties. It cools down the sunburnt area as soon as you apply it on the area. For better results, you can also mix tomato with buttermilk and apply the paste over the sunburned portion. The vitamin A and C present in the paste will heal your skin quickly and make it better. After leaving it for some time, just rinse it off. Clean and dry the sunburnt area properly and you will feel more relieved.
Buttermilk have anti-aging properties
Buttermilk has great anti-aging properties! The AHA and lactic acid present in it makes your skin look younger. You will be surprised to know, that every anti-aging product you find in the market has these two acids which you can easily find in buttermilk!
Moreover, if you add honey with buttermilk, your results will double as honey works as the natural cleanser for the skin. Thus, the buttermilk will help in exfoliating, moisturizing and lightening the skin and honey will make it brighter and also clean up any dirt hidden in skin pores!
Buttermilk can make your skin baby soft
If you want a baby-soft skin, then buttermilk can help you out. Forget all those commercial soaps which claim to give you baby soft skin and try out a buttermilk bath. Yes, Buttermilk bath!
Even the ‘most beautiful’ Cleopatra used to have regular ‘buttermilk bath’ which made her skin beautiful.
Just add four cups of Buttermilk in your bath tub water and enjoy a calming bath. With regular buttermilk bath you will surely get soft and beautiful skin!
Buttermilk mask gives you great hair
Buttermilk not only makes your skin beautiful but it is effective for your hair too. If you have dry, damaged and brittle hair which is very common during the summers, then buttermilk can treat your hair effectively.
It works as a conditioners and makes your hair smooth and soft from roots to tips. Just make a mask of buttermilk by adding 2 tablespoon of honey and banana paste and apply it generously on your dry hair. Leave it on your hair for about 45 minutes and then rinse it of properly. At the end, you will get an amazingly shiny and soft hair!
Drinking buttermilk helps in weight control
If are worried that your weight is turning towards the heavier side, then drinking buttermilk will surely help you. Buttermilk contains less calories and fat compared to milk. Moreover, it also makes you feel full for long and also improves your digestion and bowel movements which is good for weight control. Not only that, it also has many other vitamins and other essential nutrients which makes you healthy and energetic.
It keeps your body cool during summers
Buttermilk in India is famous for this good reason. It maintains the body heat! It refreshes your body and gives you relief from the scorching heat. Just have a sip during those unbearable summer days and you will be good to go again! It is also good for the pre and post menstrual women during those hot-flushes!
It improves your digestive system
As mentioned above, Buttermilk improves our digestive system. It is a natural pro-biotic. The ‘gut-friendly’ bacteria make your digestive system better and reduce frequent heat burns. This is a great alternative to those synthetic ‘supplementary’ pro-biotic medicines. If you have acidity problems then drinking buttermilk can help you a lot. It also regulates acids in the system after you have a very spicy meal.
Buttermilk improves the Immunity system
The lactic acid present in the buttermilk is not only good for the skin but it also protects our body from pathogens and bacteria. Drinking buttermilk daily will improve your immune system. The pro-biotic properties of this natural drink also add the good bacteria in the gut which fights off the harmful bacteria.
Drinking Buttermilk regularly improves overall health
Buttermilk is loaded with an abundant amount of nutrients which are good for health. It is low in calories and high in the most essential nutrients such as Vitamin B12, phosphorus, calcium and riboflavin. All these nutrients give you healthy body, skin and hair. Although milk has almost the same number of nutrients and properties, but drinking a glass of buttermilk is equal to having a meal which is not possible with a glass of milk. So add this amazing drink to your diet, skin care treatment and hair care treatment and enjoy its benefits.