Healthier and Younger Looking Skin with Turmeric
Turmeric is a bright orange-yellow spice used mostly in Asian cuisine. In India, they call it the yellow gold because of its many healing properties. Turmeric has been used in India for thousands of years as a medicinal herb, for skin care and dye.
When turmeric is combined with other ingredients, there are many ways that your skin can benefit naturally.
HERE ARE OUR TOP 7 MASKS FOR HEALTHIER AND YOUNGER LOOKING SKIN
FACIAL MASK FOR DRY SKIN
Make a face mask that will infuse your face with moisture by combining 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder, 2 drops of extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of rose water and 1 egg white. Apply to dry areas and allow to dry thoroughly, and then wash with warm water and pat dry. Following with a light moisturizer
REDUCING FINE LINES AND WRINKLES
Turmeric is an excellent exfoliating agent and removes dead skin cells. Just Mix 1 tablespoon of turmeric powder with 1 tablespoon of rice flour, add equal amounts of raw milk and tomato juice and form a paste. Apply to face and neck and leave on for 30 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water. Your skin will look healthier and younger looking
Turmeric and lemon juice facial mask does wonders for your skin. Simply mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder and 1 tablespoon of gram flour also known as (chickpea or garbanzo flour). Mix in few drops of lemon juice and then add just enough milk to form a paste. Apply to a clean face and neck and leave on for 20 minutes. Wash the mask off with warm water using a washcloth. Splash your face and neck with cold water and apply a moisturizer
The effects of this peel are amazing, it will remove dead skin and stimulate circulation. Mix 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder with just enough water to form a paste. Apply to neck and face and leave it on for 20 minutes. Wash off with cold water
REDUCE SKIN PIGMENTATION
To reduce skin pigmentation apply a mixture of turmeric powder and lemon juice on the affected area. Leave on for 30 minutes, and then wash off with water. This should regularly be done for best results
Because turmeric has antiseptic properties, it can provide quick relief for burns. Mix turmeric and aloe vera gel and apply on the burn to promote healing
Turmeric mixed with milk helps treat skin condition like eczema. By applying a combination of kasturi turmeric (wild turmeric) powder and milk to your affected skin, you can reduce inflammation and redness
In addition to flawless skin, turmeric adds many health benefits when used in cooking. Check out our Indian gluten-free recipes and turmeric soup recipe a natural liver detox