Turmeric is a natural ingredient that has anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. The spice has been used for various religious uses since time immemorial in many Asian countries. Turmeric also has ayurvedic properties and has many useful properties when taken along with the diet. Turmeric is referred to as sacred spice and plays a prominent role in beatification of the brides.
Turmeric Royal Treatment
Turmeric is used widely in many parts of India, especially in South India for beatifying the brides. They are mainly used as they have cleansing properties and impart a glowing skin. Turmeric along with gram flour is used for rubbing against the skin in the morning of the wedding to give a golden glow to the bride.
Turmeric Skin Care Benefits
Turmeric is used for skin treatment that is affected by acne blemishes, black heads, dark spots, hyper pigmentation, and other skin ailments like eczema, psoriasis. The drug heals and prevents dry skin, skin aging, reduce wrinkles, and also improve skin elasticity. The spice is also used as a sunscreen and also used as skin exfoliant and skin scrub .
Special Turmeric For Skin Care
Kasturi turmeric is special turmeric that is used for skin care, as the spice is non-staining. The type of turmeric can be found in Indian stores.
Special Turmeric Preparations
Turmeric Paste For Skin Rejuvenation
Mix 3:1proportions of Gram flour with turmeric and mix it with plain milk to form a paste. The ixture can be applied over the face as face mask and let it to dry before washing with warm water or can be directly used as a face wash .
Turmeric Paste For Preventing Wrinkles
Mixture of rice powder with turmeric and milk is a effective mixture to prevent fine wrinkles on the skin. The mixture can be used for skin exfoliation. Alternatively, mix turmeric powder with rice powder and tomato juice to form a paste that can be applied on the skin of the face and neck. Let it to dry for 30 minutes and then wash with Luke warm water.
Turmeric Facial Cleanser
Mix a pinch of kasturi turmeric along with milk and rub in circular motion on the face till all the milk is absorbed inside the skin. The mixture also protects the skin against various skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, etc.
Turmeric Exfoliation Cream
Mix chick pea powder or rice powder with turmeric in equal proportions. The mixture can be stored in the refrigerator for future use. At the time of use, add raw soy milk or yoghurt with one teaspoon of the powder mixture, and apply evenly on the face and let it to dry for 15 minutes for drying and wash with Luke warm water.
Turmeric Hair Remover
Applying the turmeric and chick pea mixture paste regularly reduces the facial hair gradually and provide a permanent hair removal .
Turmeric Night Cream
Make turmeric paste with milk or orange juice and apply it on your face overnight or for few minutes before you wash with Luke warm water. Turmeric can also be added with face moisturizer to make a non messy night cream that provides immense results within weeks.
Turmeric Acne Treatment
Turmeric has anti bacterial and anti septic properties which makes it ideal for fighting against acne. Some people also mix turmeric with water or milk and then drink to prevent acne outbreaks.
Turmeric can be mixed with plain water or coconut or sesame oil to apply them on the acne. Turmeric can also be mixed with cucumber juice or lemon juice and apply it on the facial marks, and allow it to dry for 10 to 15 minutes before washing with Luke warm water.
Turmeric Facial Mask
Turmeric is good for oily skin. In order to make mask, mix about 1 and half teaspoon of sandal wood powder along with a pinch of turmeric powder and 3 table spoons of orange juice and leave it on the face for 15 minutes. Then wash the face with Luke warm water for getting a clear flawless skin.