Turmeric powder is one of the most basic kitchen items that help treat your skin in a number of ways. From curing acne and pimples to removing facial hair, turmeric powder is your go-to skin product.
1. Turmeric is very effective in treating acne and pimple scars. It helps remove excess oil from the face and opens clogged pores which cause acne and pimples. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties reduces acne inflammation. Prepare a creamy paste out of half teaspoon turmeric powder + 2 teaspoon mashed banana pulp + half teaspoon honey. Turmeric softens and nourishes the skin, smoothens out rough skin and gently exfoliates dead skin cells.
2. Ditch the fairness creams for this natural ingredient that can be found in your kitchen. Yes, we’re talking about turmeric. It makes for a natural skin lightening ingredient. All you need to do is take 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder + 1 teaspoon of lemon/orange juice + 1 teaspoon of honey. Mix these ingredients to prepare a smooth paste. Apply this on your face and neck and leave it on for 30 minutes. Then, rinse it off with lukewarm water.
3. To treat wrinkled skin, mix 1 teaspoon turmeric powder + 2 teaspoon of organic brown sugar powder + 2 teaspoon honey. Blend the mixture thoroughly till it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck and wash it after 30 minutes. Rinse it after a massage of 3-5 minutes. Turmeric helps in building up collagen and maintains skin tautness and elasticity.
4. For all those with dry skin, prepare a concoction of turmeric powder + heavy milk cream + honey. Blend the mixture with a spoon and apply the paste on your face and neck. Milk cream is a wholesome moisturizer with water, fat and proteins that can renew the lost moisturizing factors of dry skin type. This moisturizing and soothing paste helps your skin glow.