Face masks which can be prepared at home using turmeric help to cure various skin conditions, for example acne, pigmentation, wrinkles, and many many other.
Turmeric (also known as curcumin or haldi) is used since ancient times in the area of beauty and cosmetology in India. It is beneficial in the equilibration of the natural pH level of skin. After its use, the skin becomes suppler, younger and healthier. Turmeric is also famous for its antiseptic property.
In India similar recipe is made and applied to bride and bridegroom in the eve of their wedding, their faces to have a glowing skin at the wedding. For this mask, you have to add to two teaspoons of gram flour one teaspoon of turmeric powder. Mix them, and add three-four teaspoons of yogurt. Mix again. Apply on face for about 20 minutes. Yogurt is a good anti-oxidant. This mask is especially helpful for dry skin, but if you have oily skin, then add to this recipe some ground oats.
Turmeric/Besan Natural Exfoliant for Removal of Dead Cells
The mix of turmeric and gram flour can serve as basis for a great natural scrub. For this, mix these two ingredients at a ratio 1:1 and deposit them in a jar. When you need the scrub, add some milk. Apply it on your face and rub in circular moves. Leave it to act for 10-15 minutes per day for a bright and clean skin.
Face mask from Turmeric and Honey
Turmeric and honey are a powerful combination. It is beneficial in lots of skin problems: scars, hyperpigmentation, discoloration, wrinkles. It is also used to get a perfectly clean skin. For this mask, mix one teaspoon of turmeric with one teaspoon of raw honey. It is recommended in particular for dry skin, improving its elasticity.
Face Cleanser from Turmeric and Milk
Mix these two ingredients for a marvelous natural cleanser. Turmeric is a strong antiseptic, and milk cleans efficiently the pores of dirt and all kinds of pollutants, leaving your face fresh.
Turmeric as Cure for Acne and Redness
In combination with other compounds turmeric fits not just the dry skin, but also that oily. It is good in case you have acne, because it influences on this condition as an antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory remedy. Here is a recipe for a turmeric face mask for acne:
- 1 tsp of turmeric powder
- 1 tsp gram flour
- 1 tsp yogurt of milk
- ½ tsp of raw honey
- ½ tsp of lemon juice
- ½ tsp of sandalwood powder
Mix all together and apply on your face. Leave it for 15-20 minutes and then scrub gently. After this, wash your face without using any soap. Repeat the procedure thrice per week for a better result. If after the mask your skin has remained of yellowish color, then make a paste from gram flower and milk. Apply on your face and then gently wash off. You skin will look like that of a baby.
Turmeric is a miraculous spice, which is also used not only for face masks. Masks using turmeric can be applied on different parts of your body, it proving its efficiency in any type of situation.