Turmeric is the king of Ayurveda and has great benefits for both health and beauty. It has anti-microbial and skin healing properties and make a great ingredient in skin care recipes. It is also found in tons of commercial skin care products. Looking out for natural turmeric face mask? We have a recipe for you below-
Turmeric- Has great anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory and brightening benefits. Has skin healing properties and helps lighten pigmentation as well. Treats dark spots, dark circles, the darkness around mouth etc. Clears acne, whiteheads, and blackheads. Boosts collagen by gentle stimulation and lightens mild scars gradually. Helps fight acne and unclogs pores. Detoxes and purifies skin.
Rice flour – has skin brightening properties. It helps to treat redness and any skin inflammation including acne redness, sun burn, rashes on skin etc. It also has gentle exfoliating properties that helps buff away dead skin cells.
Jojoba Oil- The oil nourishes skin, fights acne, moisturizes and treats dry patches and makes skin supple-soft and glowing. Also helps regenerate and re-texturize skin.
Yogurt – It makes skin plump and glowing. Exfoliates dead skin to reveal bright and glowing skin naturally. READ MORE – TURMERIC SKIN BRIGHTENING NATURAL BODY WASH
RECIPE FOR TURMERIC MASK:
Things you need-
- 1 teaspoon organic wild turmeric
- 2 tablespoons Rice flour
- 1 teaspoon jojoba oil
- Enough yogurt
In a bowl, add rice flour and turmeric. Use wild turmeric (kasturi variety) or white turmeric also called amba halad in India, these turmeric varieties are specific to beauty treatments and not meant for consumption and doesn’t stain the skin like regular cooking turmeric. Add in jojoba oil and roughly mix. Add in enough yogurt to make a spreadable paste.
Apply evenly on facial skin and let it sit for 15 minutes. Spray some rose water to dampen skin and massage gently to exfoliate. Rinse off and pat dry. If your skin looks stained, you can massage aloe gel and rinse. Moisturize as usual. Use this turmeric mask and scrub twice a week for the best results. READ MORE – OVERNIGHT ALOE HAIR THICKENING MASK