Tomato and Yogurt Mask for Oily Skin

Seeing as I never really leave my kitchen (I did bake red velvet cupcakes and blueberry scones in one night yesterday) I decided to look up some natural skin care recipes and save some money in one go. I found one that claims to aid oily skin.

Tomato+yogurt=clean skin!

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The recipe I found calls for plain yogurt. I only had vanilla yogurt in my fridge. I used that with no problems. As long as the yogurt does not contain fruit/additions you should be okay.

1)  Chop the tomato into quarters. Drop into the blender.

2) Add 3-4 tablespoons of yogurt.  Push “blend”.

I found my mixture to be too runny. What you could do is crush the tomato in the blender, then  spoon it into a bowl and mix in the yogurt. I think blending the yogurt in the machine (with tomato juice) makes it too liquidy.

I applied it to my face and left it alone for 15 minutes. My dog tried to lick my face, but I explained to her I was conducting a beauty experiment. She understood and let me be. 😛

After I washed my face, I noticed a difference in how soft my skin felt. Very nice. As for oil removal, it worked pretty well. My face wasn’t at all obnoxiously greasy after I rinsed. The yogurt did its part in softening my skin efficiently.

I stored the rest of the mix in a jar and placed it in the refrigerator. I will be using it a few times this week.

What about you guys? Will you try this? Even those with dry skin could benefit.


About themakeuptrain

Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at:
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4 Responses to Tomato and Yogurt Mask for Oily Skin

  1. Sunny says:

    I love homemade yogurt mask but I’ve never tried it with tomato! I usually put a bit of honey and turmeric. Works beautifully for me too!

  2. lacqueredpaintedpolished says:

    I love DIY beauty! I think I have some yogurt in the fridge. I may have to try this…

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