People have been using turmeric for many years because of its medicinal and beauty benefits. It has antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties, which makes it an ideal choice for skincare and suits all skin types. Its main benefits include skin lightening, decreasing dark spots, treating acne, and healing wounds.
Some ways to include turmeric in your skincare:
- Spot Treatment for Acne with Turmeric: Mix ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder with 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, 2 drops of tea tree essential oil (diluted with water), and 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel. Apply this paste to the affected areas and remove once dry. Clean your face with a warm towel and apply aloe vera gel to finish. Follow this 2 to 3 times a week. Patch test recommended.
- Glowing skin with Turmeric: Mix a pinch of turmeric in 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel with a pinch of saffron powder. Massage this gel on your face and neck till absorbed and wash off after 20 minutes. Use daily. Patch test recommended.
- Turmeric Latte for clear skin: Bring a glass of milk to simmer and add a pinch of turmeric in it. Mix well and let it sit till the turmeric dissolves completely and the milk gets aromatic. Drink daily to keep acne and pimples away.