Turmeric For Glowing Skin

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Written by: Kavata Kithome

What more can be said about the amazing powers of turmeric? You probably know by now that it’s a potent superfood that helps with inflammation, is great for cancer prevention, can improve liver function, help lower cholesterol and so on. It’s hard to think of anything else this incredible superfood could possibly do, yet there is still more… so much more!

Did you know that turmeric is a natural cosmetic and can beautify the skin?

This root has been used as a beauty product for centuries. What’s great about it is that it is inexpensive and most importantly a natural way to care for skin and give you the flawless and youthful appearance that we all want.

Turmeric is an effective natural remedy for acne, pimples and breakouts. It not only can clear up acne scars and inflammation, but it can also help balance oil secretions by the sebaceous gland. All I can say is move over, Proactive, turmeric is here to stay!

I know you are eager to start using turmeric today for glowing skin. Use any or all of these 5 masks for whatever skin condition and see how they can make your face shine!

1. Oily Skin

As mentioned above, turmeric is great for oily skin, as it helps regulate the production of sebum – an oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands.

Face mask ingredients:  

  • 1 ½ tablespoons of sandalwood powder
  • Pinch of ground turmeric
  • 3 tablespoons of pure orange juice 

Mix ingredients together into a paste, apply on face and let sit for 10-15 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.

2. Dry Skin

Face mask ingredients:

  • 1 egg white
  • 2 drops of olive or coconut oil
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Rose water
  • Pinch of turmeric 

Mix ingredients together, apply to all dry areas including elbow, knees and neck, allow and rinse off with water.

3. Acne Skin

Face mask ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder
  • Sandalwood powder
  • Lemon juice 

Make into a paste and apply on face for 10 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.

4. Wrinkles

Did you know that turmeric is great for reducing fine lines and wrinkles too?

Face mask ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder
  • Rice powder
  • Raw milk
  • Tomato juice 

Mix together and apply to face and neck for up to 30 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water.

5. Signs Of Aging

Turmeric is also an excellent exfoliating agent and can help eliminate signs of aging.

Face mask ingredients:

  • Besan (gram flour)
  • Turmeric powder 

Mix in equal proportions with water, raw milk, or yogurt. Apply to skin and let dry. Rinse with lukewarm water and scrub face in gentle circular motion.

If you an avid reader of my articles, you know that I always like to give you a “bonus,” so here it is!

Bonus Masks: Marks such dark circles around the eyes and scarring

     Brightening Mask:

  • Pinch of turmeric
  • 2 tablespoon of buttermilk 

Apply under eyes for 20 minutes and rinse with cool water.

     Stretch Marks Mask:

  • Besan (gram flour)
  • Turmeric
  • Yogurt/raw milk or water 

Apply on stretch mark for about 15 -20 minutes and then rinse with lukewarm water.

Give these masks a try and let us know how it goes! Do you know of any other awesome turmeric face masks? Share with us in the comments below!

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Kavata Kithome

Health Advocate at One More Step
Kavata Kithome is an advocate for living your best life, full of health and longevity. While working closely with gym owners and personal trainers, she was able to sculpt a well-rounded view of fitness and understands how to incorporate it with a healthy balanced diet. She is a regular contributor to the One More Step Lifestyle brand.
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