turmeric face mask

Turmeric Face Mask For Glowing And Beautiful Skin

Turmeric, the yellow and powerful spice in the kitchen has the topmost place for treating and preventing many diseases.  It has also secured its place in cosmetic also. For more than 1000 years its being used for treating and healing wounds and women use it as a skin tone enhancer and for other skin benefits. If you want an acne free skin, glowing skin, wrinkle free skin etc, turmeric face mask” is the best answer for all the skin problems. Turmeric face mask is the ultimate herb for your beautiful skin.

 

Benefits of Turmeric face mask (YELLOW HERB) 

  • Acne and Pimples cure: Turmeric is very effective in treating and preventing acne. It removes excess oil and opens clogged pores which cause acne and pimples.  Its anti-inflammatory property reduces acne inflammation and anti-bacterial property kills acne causing bacteria.
  • Skin lightening property: There are many fairness creams in the market which use turmeric for fairness. But if you are looking for any natural remedy, turmeric is the answer. Vitamin C present lightens the dark spots and patches and maintains the skin firmness and tautness by building up collagen.
  • Treatment of wrinkles: The anti-oxidant property helps fight signs of aging like wrinkles. Also, it has vitamin B6 necessary for new skin cell formation i.e. it regenerate skin cells fast and has Magnesium for youthful radiant skin which also contributes in slowing down the aging process of the skin.
  • Removal of Facial Hair:  Turmeric scrub helps in removal of facial hairs.
  • Beneficial for Oily Skin: Turmeric is good for oily skin. It controls oil, removes dirt and clears clogged pores.
  • Good for Dry Skin: Turmeric mask is also helpful in treating dry skin. This will moisturize and soften your skin. Turmeric contains potassium that solves dry skin issue by moisturizing and hydrating skin cells.

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1. Turmeric face mask for glowing skin        

How to make 

  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon mashed banana pulp
  • ½ teaspoon honey

How to use

  • Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

Why does it work

  • Turmeric softens skin and nourishes it with vitamins and minerals. Smooths out rough skin. Gently exfoliates dead cells. Shrinks large pores.
  • Honey hydrates, nourishes and lubricates the skin. Banana contains potassium and vitamin which hydrates and moisturizes dehydrated skin and fades acne scars and dark spots respectively. Banana also gives a glow to the skin.

 

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2. Turmeric face mask for skin lightening 

How to make

  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon/orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon of honey

How to use

  • Mix all ingredients to make a smooth paste. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

Why does it work

  • Turmeric directly inhibits melanin production and exfoliate skin.
  • Lemon/orange juice helps in lightening dark spots on your skin and contain vitamin C, which promotes collagen production (necessary for the creation of new skin cells), is a powerful antioxidant and has been shown to inhibit skin darkening due to UV exposure.
  • Honey hydrates, nourishes and lubricates the skin.

 

3. Turmeric face mask for acne free skin 

How to make

  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon of lemon

How to use

  • Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

Why does it work

  • Lemon juice helps in lightening dark spots on your skin.
  • Like turmeric, the lactic acid(AHAs) present in yogurt helps reduce acne breakouts and the appearance of wrinkles and other signs of aging and hydrates, nourishes, and lubricates the skin.

 

4. Turmeric face mask for the sun damaged skin 

How to make

  • ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon pureed tomato

How to use

  • Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

Why does it work

  • Turmeric and yogurt help in removing tan as they cleanse and exfoliate the skin.
  • Tomato contains lycopene which can neutralize the harmful effects of UV light by scavenging skin-damaging free radicals and curd gives a soothing effect on the skin.

 

5. Turmeric face mask for treating wrinkles 

How to make

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoon of organic brown sugar powder
  • 2 teaspoon honey

How to use

  • Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off after a massage of 3-5 minutes.

Why does it work

  • Glycolic Acid present in sugar provides a remarkably even exfoliation of the skin and releases and dissolves dead skin cells.
  • Turmeric helps to fade scars over time without causing hyperpigmentation and also plumps fine lines to reduce their appearance.
  • Honey moisturizes the skin.
  • Turmeric also helps in building up collagen and maintain skin tautness and elasticity.

 

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6. Turmeric face mask for oily skin 

turmeric face mask

How to make

  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon orange peel powder(optional)
  • 1 teaspoon yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

How to use

  • Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

Why does it work

  • Turmeric is beneficial for oily skin as it regulates the production of sebum, an oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands.
  • Yogurt acts as an astringent and lemon juice, being a source of vitamin C, helps clear the blemishes. A healthy glow will be brought to your rejuvenated skin when you use orange peels to take care of your face.

 

7. Turmeric face mask for dry skin 

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How to make

  • 1 Teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon heavy milk cream/malai 
  • 1 teaspoon honey

How to use

  • Mix all the ingredient and blend the mixture well with a spoon until it turns creamy. Apply the paste on your face and neck, leaving it for approximately 30 minutes. Rinse it off.

Why does it work

  • Milk cream is truly a wholesome moisturizer with water, fat, and proteins that can replenish the lost natural moisturizing factors of dry skin type.
  • Honey and turmeric are full of antioxidants, it is great for slowing down aging. It is extremely moisturizing and soothing, so it helps create a glow.

 

8. Turmeric face mask as a natural cleanser

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  • Make a running paste of milk with turmeric powder and use as a normal cleanser to wash ur face. Massage your face with this natural cleanser for about 2-3 minutes. It brings a healthy glow to the skin and makes them beautiful. They also help to restore or maintain youth by controlling wrinkle and crease formation on the surface of the skin. Turmeric can also benefit skin conditions including eczema, psoriasis, and acne.
  • Turmeric oil Cleanser: Mix few drops of turmeric oil or a pinch of turmeric powder in olive oil/ almond oil/coconut oil/honey or your regular cleanser and massage it on the skin. Leave it for 5 minutes and then rinse off.

 

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9. Turmeric face mask as dark circle remover

turmeric face mask

 

Turmeric has many different benefits and it is called ‘Holy Powder’ because of this. Its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties help to clear the dark circles. You need to take two teaspoons of turmeric powder and add it to a few drops of tomato juice and few drops of vitamin E oil or organic sweet almond oil. Apply this paste on the dark circles and leave it on for at least 10-20 minutes. Wipe it off with a damp cloth.

It doesn’t just remove the dark circles; it also makes the skin around the eyes, smooth and soft. You need to follow this every day to notice the difference.

 

NOTES :

  • Turmeric when mixed with natural oils, it forms a mask that is more effective turmeric for a face mask that penetrates deep into the skin for a long lasting effect. Castor oil, extra virgin olive oil etc are some of the best natural oils to use.
  • Do not go outside while wearing the mask. The juice in citrus fruits can react with UV light to cause photodermatitis, a painful condition resulting in a rash, blisters or scaly skin.
  • Always apply the mask after cleansing your face.
  • Does turmeric lighten skin permanently? Natural skin whitening requires patience and consistency for a long lasting outcome. It may take two to three month for a permanent outcome.  

 

Go ahead and try these remedies and do let me know your experiences in the comments section below. Also spread the word by sharing this post to Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest by clicking the share button.

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