Yeast is very commonly used in the baking industry for various reasons. However, yeast can be added to one’s beauty routine as well. In fact, yeast face masks have been used for quite a long time in order to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and rejuvenate the skin.

Yeast face masks have the following benefits, they can:

  • clean the pores
  • reduce the appearance of wrinkles
  • remove pigmentation
  • reduce pore size
  • rejuvenate the skin
Yeast Face Mask to get Rid of Wrinkles
Yeast Face Mask to get Rid of Wrinkles

Here are some easy to do DIY face masks which make use of yeast in reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

Yeast and Yoghurt Face Mask

How to:

  1. Take 2 teaspoons of yeast powder.
  2. Add 1 tablespoon of fresh yoghurt. If yoghurt is not available then you can use a tablespoon of curd as well.
  3. Mix the two ingredients together to get a smooth paste.
  4. Apply this face mask on your face as an even and thick layer.
  5. Allow it to dry up completely. This will take about 20 minutes.
  6. Once the mask is dried up, rinse your face with lukewarm water.
  7. Use this face pack once or twice a week.

How this helps:

Yoghurt helps in hydrating the skin and preventing dryness. It adds moisture and helps in making the skin soft and plump. It also makes the skin look youthful.

Yeast and Lemon Face Pack

How to:

  1. Take 1 teaspoon of yeast powder.
  2. Add in 2 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice to the yeast and mix well.
  3. After this, place this mixture in a bowl of hot water. This will warm it up and the yeast will get activated.
  4. Once the yeast is well combined (within 2-3 minutes), stir the mixture again and apply on your face as an even layer.
  5. Let the mask stay on the skin for about 15 minutes.
  6. Rinse your face thoroughly with lukewarm water.
  7. Use this remedy once a week.
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How this helps:

Lemon juice helps in removing excess oil from the face and also helps in tightening the skin.

Yeast and Cucumber Juice

How to:

  1. Take 2 teaspoons of yeast powder.
  2. Add it to 4 tablespoons of fresh cucumber juice and let it sit for 6-7 minutes.
  3. Mix well and you will get a thick paste.
  4. Apply this paste on your face as an even and thin layer.
  5. Allow the face pack to dry up.
  6. Once dry, rinse your face thoroughly with warm water.
  7. Do this remedy two times a week.

How this helps:

Cucumber juice helps in removing pigmentation and also adds a natural glow to the face. It protects the skin from environmental damage and helps to make the skin healthy.


In very few individuals, yeast may cause an allergic reaction. You can do a patch test on the back of your hand before applying the pack on your face if you suspect that you are allergic to yeast.

If one is suffering from any sort of a fungal disease, then the use of a yeast face mask is definitely not recommended.

If you experience any kind of burning sensation or irritation while applying the yeast face masks, then remove it immediately and wash the skin with cold water. Follow up with a soothing moisturizer like aloe vera gel. If the problem still persists seek help from your dermatologist immediately.

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