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10 Turmeric Benefits for Healthy & Glowing Skin

Turmeric, also known as ‘Haldi’ in India, is one of the most popular spices because of its multiple benefits. Turmeric is well known not only for adding color and taste in the food but also for health and skin care. It has been formed a part of Indian tradition and culture over the centuries. It is often used in Indian weddings as a ritual “Haldi” ceremony, in which a paste of turmeric is applied over the bride’s and groom’s body.

 

Other than its important role in Indian cuisines and rituals, turmeric is also considered as a natural cosmetic. It is very commonly used to beautify skin.

 

turmeric benefits for skin care

 

Also, turmeric is very well known for its antioxidants and anti bacterial properties, which gives amazing health, hair and skin benefits. Here I am listed some of the turmeric benefits which you can use to get healthy, radiant and glowing skin naturally.

 

1. Turmeric Pack for Anti Ageing

Turmeric contains excellent exfoliating agents which helps to defeats the signs of aging. Take turmeric (haldi powder) and Besan (gram flour) in equal amount and make a paste by adding raw milk. Apply this turmeric pack over your face, neck and other parts of skin and leave it till it dries. When this pack gets dried over your skin, wash it off with lukewarm water.

 

You can use this pack before bath, and wash this pack while bathing, but without using any soap. Gently, rubbing it as scrub over your skin will exfoliate your skin and it will give you radiant and glowing skin.

 

2. Turmeric Pack to Reduce Wrinkles

You can make several homemade skin care recipes by using turmeric to reduce fine lines and wrinkles on your skin.

 

Make a paste of turmeric powder, rice powder, raw milk and tomato juice. Apply this paste over your face and neck for 20-25 minutes to get it dried. Wash it off with lukewarm water. It will not only reduce wrinkles, but also brighten up your skin.

 

3. Turmeric to Remove Dark Circles

Turmeric powder can be used also to remove dark circle around eyes. Take a pinch of turmeric powder and 2 tablespoon buttermilk and mix it well. Apply it around your eyes and leave it for 20 minutes, and then wash it off with cool water. It is very effective to eliminate dark circles around eyes.

 

4. Turmeric to Clear Acne

Turmeric is very effective also to eliminate acne because of its antibacterial and antiseptic properties. Applying turmeric face mask will not only help you to get rid of acne scars and inflammation but it will also clear dead skin cells.

 

You can make a homemade face pack by mixing turmeric powder, sandalwood powder with few drops of lemon juice and water. Apply this pack on your face for 15 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.

 

To clear acne scars, you can apply the paste of plain water and turmeric powder over the acne affected area and leave it for 15 minutes.

 

5. Turmeric Pack for Oily Skin

To control oil secretion on your face, make a face pack of turmeric powder, sandalwood powder and orange juice. Apply this paste on your face and leave it for 15 minutes, and then rinse it off with lukewarm water.

 

6. Turmeric Pack for Dry Skin

Getting irritated because of your dry skin?

 

Make a pack of turmeric (only a pinch of turmeric powder), 1 egg white, 2 drops olive oil, few drops fresh lemon juice and rose water. Apply this pack on your face, neck and other dry areas of skin such as elbow, knees, etc. Leave it until it get dries and then wash it off with warm water.

 

7. Turmeric to Remove Facial Hair

You can use Besan (gram flour) and kasturi turmeric paste to inhibit hair growth on your face and other parts of skin. Make a paste of Besan and kasturi turmeric powder and apply it on your skin, it will help you to inhibit hair growth on your face. Use this paste for about a month to notice results. Home remedies usually show results over a period of time after consistent use.

 

8. Turmeric to Reduce Stretch Marks

Turmeric is very effective also to reduce stretch marks. Make a paste of turmeric powder and besan (gram flour) with raw milk/yoghurt. Apply this paste over the stretch marks and wash it off after 20-25 minutes. It is very effective to lighten the stretch marks.

 

9. Turmeric Pack to Reduce Skin Tanning

Feeling embarrassed because of your tanned skin?

 

Turmeric is very effective to clear skin tanning also. Make a paste of turmeric powder with lemon juice or cucumber juice. Apply this paste on the affected area and leave it for 20-25 minutes, and then wash it off with plain water. Use this pack regularly for better and sooner results.

 

10. To Soothe Burns

Turmeric can be used as a quick healer if you accidently burn your skin. Make a paste of turmeric powder and aloe vera gel and apply it over the wounds. You will be surprised to know how fast it heals the wounds.

 

There are hundreds of skin and health benefits of turmeric, though I have mentioned only few easy homemade skin care remedies which can be made by using turmeric powder. Use these methods to get healthy, radiant and glowing skin naturally.

1 comment

  1. Sunny Popli

    Such a informative article for those who are very conscious about their look. If we follow some of the above mentioned tips of turmeric powder, we don’t need to worry about our look. Thanks for sharing informative article. I have shared this article on my social accounts too :).

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