Turmeric is a powerful golden spice that is from a family of ginger is commonly used for cooking in India, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern countries. Apart from this, it has been used in Ayurveda for making medicines and beauty care products. Because of its bioactive component curcumin, using turmeric for skin and health is considered very beneficial.
Are you curious to know about the benefits of turmeric for skin? I will also share with you some simple tips for face on using turmeric. So stay with me and keep reading.
1. Brightens The Skin
Turmeric’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, gives your face a natural bright glow and even out your skin tone. It also helps to reduce pigmentation and improves the texture of the skin. That is why in India there is also a pre-wedding tradition in which the bride has the custom of applying turmeric for a glowing complexion.
Now in these days, this power ingredient is becoming popular in the beauty industry. Many skincare experts call it their secret beauty weapon. Turmeric is the key ingredient when it comes to bringing the natural glow to the face.
It is super easy to incorporate turmeric in your skincare routine. By using turmeric you can prepare your own glowing skin face pack and turmeric body scrub at home. Turmeric skincare pack is also best to get rid of dead skin and sun tanning.
Skin Brightening Face Pack
This golden paste benefits you as give you glowing and smooth skin. The ingredients you need to make this beautify pack are
- 2 tbsp of plain flour
- 1 tsp of organic turmeric
- 3 tbsp of milk
- 1 teaspoon of honey
Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Now apply a thin layer on your clean face and neck. Leave the pack on for 20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water. Follow with your skin’s favorite moisturizer.
2. Treats Acne And Scars
Turmeric acts as a natural antiseptic due to its antibacterial properties. This helps to remove acne-causing bacteria, excess oil, and impurities from the skin. When our skin pores are blocked due to oil and pollution, at that time pimples start coming on our face. It is beneficial to use turmeric pack at that time.
For acne-prone skin you can combine turmeric powder with many ingredients, such as apple cider vinegar, yogurt, honey, and aloe vera for preparing DIY face packs. With the use of these packs your acne scars with also fade away.
Turmeric Acne Face Pack
With its natural antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties turmeric pack benefits your skin by soothing inflammation and acne. The ingredients required to prepare this pack are
- ½ tsp of organic turmeric
- 1 tbsp of honey
First of all, clean your face with a mild cleanser. Now apply apple cider vinegar on all over your face with a cotton ball. Wait for 10 minutes. After this, make a paste of turmeric and honey and apply it on your entire face. Let it sit for 20 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.
If the yellowness of turmeric remains on your face, use a mild face wash to wash your face. Otherwise you can use a milk-soaked cotton ball to remove the yellow color from your face.
3. Protects Against Sun Damage And Aging
Pollution, dust, and harsh UV rays are enemies of our skin and they have a very bad effect on our skin. They cause problems like, pigmentation, wrinkles, premature aging, and tanning, etc. In this case, the turmeric is the solution that can fight with all these skin problems.
Turmeric has the ability to lighten the dark and brown spots, pigmentation, and helps promote collagen to make skin supple, firm, and young-looking. Another reason for using turmeric for face is that It helps to stimulate new cell growth and helps the skin elasticity intact.
Anti-Aging Turmeric Face Pack
To fight with early signs of aging and sun damage, add the following face pack in your skincare routine. The ingredients required for this pack are
- ½ tsp of turmeric
- 1 tbsp of rose water
- Few drops of almond oil or olive oil
Mix the ingredients and make a paste. Apply to the clean face and let it dry for 20 minutes. Rinse with warm water. Curcumin’s antioxidant properties control aging by protecting skin cells from damage. As a result, you get young and vibrant skin.
4. Soothes Dry Skin
Dryness can make your skin dull and dehydrated. Using turmeric for dry skin can reduce dryness and irritation, especially in winters. Turmeric powder hydrates and moisturizes the skin from inside.
When you combine turmeric with hydrating ingredients, it moisturizes your skin deeply. People of all skin types, from dry to oily and normal to sensitive can get beauty benefits from turmeric’s healing properties.
Dry Skin Turmeric Face Pack
Treating your dull and dry and lusterless skin with turmeric pack leaves shiny, hydrated, and problem-free skin. The ingredients you need for this hydrating pack are
- 1 tsp of cream
- ½ tsp of organic turmeric
- 1 tbsp of sandalwood
- 1 tbsp of gram flour
- Few drops of coconut oil
Combine all the ingredients to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on all over your face and neck. After 15 minutes, wash it with lukewarm water. This pack will moisturize your face and bring back its natural glow.
5. Reduces Facial Hair
This cost-effective hair removal therapy may be better than other methods such as waxing, shaving, and laser. Turmeric does not reliably remove your facial hair but yes it does reduce facial hair growth on continuous use.
If you want to try it, you can make your facial scrub at home. This facial scrub may help to fade the dark spots, tanning, and aging spots. Additionally, it is the natural way to get bright and smooth skin.
Facial Hair Removal Turmeric Pack
This pack can be used for facial hair removal as well as a body scrub. The ingredients required for this pack are
- 1 tsp of turmeric
- 2 tbsp of flour (or ground oats)
- 3 tbsp of milk (or yogurt)
- A few drops of honey
Mix together all of the above ingredients in the mixing bowl. Make sure your paste should be wet and grainy. Now apply the paste on your face and neck. Leave the paste until it dries completely. Your skin will feel tight as the pack dries. Using lukewarm water, rub your face gently and remove the pack.
6. Fades Stretch Marks
Stretch marks are annoying but thank god there is a natural stretch mark treatment that you can do at home. Again, it’s turmeric to the rescue. There is no harm in trying turmeric to fade away the stretch marks.
Filled with powerful antioxidants, turmeric penetrates and improves the function of the membrane cells which lighten the appearance of stretch marks.
Turmeric Pack For Stretch Marks
To make your own DIY stretch mark pack at home you need
- ½ tsp of organic turmeric
- 1 tbsp of coconut oil/ olive oil
First of all, mix both ingredients and prepare a paste. Now rub this paste on your stretch marks for 10 minutes. Leave it for 5 minutes and clean with a wet washcloth. You can use this DIY mixture daily to lighten the stretch marks.
7. Lightens The Pigmented Lips
Lip darkening can be caused by many reasons such as excessive sun exposure, smoking, lack of care, vitamin deficiency, aging, dehydration, and many more. But lip hyperpigmentation can also be easily treated at home.
I can’t believe there’s anything turmeric can’t do. Turmeric brightens your face but at the same time it also able to treat dark and pigmented lips. Besides that, you can consider using turmeric as a lip scrub to lighten the dark lips.
Turmeric Pack For Pink Lips
You no longer need to keep your pigmented lips covered with lipstick all the time. Use the following remedy to lighten and beautify your lips. The ingredients you need for this remedy are
- ½ tsp of organic turmeric
- 1 tbsp of milk
- ½ tsp of honey
In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients to form a paste. Apply this paste evenly on your lips and leave it for 5 minutes. Now gently scrub it off. Clean your lips with lukewarm water and apply a hydrating lip balm. As a result, this DIY lip scrub will slough off dead skin and restore the natural pink lips.
8. Treats Other Severe Skin Conditions
Just like turmeric can be used to treat dryness and wrinkles, similarly it can also treat severe skin disorders such as eczema, psoriasis, and rosacea. Turmeric’s anti-inflammatory properties may help to soothe the redness, reduce the inflammation and irritation.
To treat these skin problems combine 1 teaspoon of organic turmeric powder with 2 teaspoons of oil and apply to the affected skin. Most importantly, people with severe skin conditions always should speak to their doctor first before trying such remedies at home.
1. Turmeric’s intense yellow color likely to stain the skin. But don’t worry, it isn’t permanent. You can rub a milk-soaked cotton ball to remove this yellow color.
2. Make sure you’re not allergic to turmeric. Do a patch test first. Because if you experience any kind of burning, itching, or irritation then you should stop using this treatment.
3. Don’t use excess turmeric for skin remedies as it can also cause side effects on the skin.
4. Use a clean makeup brush to apply turmeric packs because it will prevent the color of turmeric on your hands.
Turmeric is a wonder spice and there are unlimited benefits of turmeric for skin. It is a good time, go ahead and make turmeric a part of your skincare routine to get gorgeous looks.
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