Turmeric is considered to be the best organic skincare ingredient for healthy skin in India. The beautifying spice can be used as a cleanser, face mask or as a face/body scrub. If your worried that turmeric will stain your skin then use very little with oil, honey or in your face mask.
Kasturi Turmeric or Kasturi manual is mostly used in various ayurvedic beauty products, it is very aromatic and is not used in cooking. It is also non-staining so you can use it safely in your beauty routine without staining the skin. Here are few ways to add turmeric in your beauty routine to achieve a flawless complexion:
TURMERIC FOR PIGMENTATION
Turmeric is an amazing natural remedy to lighten skin and reduce skin discoloration. Mix 2 Tbsp of potato juice along with 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder for a homemade face mask. Apply to clean face for 15-20 minutes, then rinse it off with warm water. Apply a few drops of Jojoba Oil evenly around the face after you’ve rinsed the mask off for a healthy glow.
TURMERIC FOR RADIANT SKIN
Use turmeric in your daily skincare for to keep your skin clear and radiant. Add a pinch of turmeric to your regular face wash or cleanser to deep cleanse your skin.
TURMERIC TO CLEAR ACNE
Turmeric is best known for its anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties. It helps to fight acne-causing acne. For a tbsp of honey add a pinch of organic turmeric and use it as a cleanser, massage the mixture all over the skin and rinse to help soften and smooth the skin.
TURMERIC DARK CIRCLE REMEDY
Turmeric is a great remedy that will help fade dark circles and puffy eyes. Mix a tsp of organic turmeric with a tbsp of pure aloe vera gel and use it under the eye area before going to bed to lighten dark skin around the eyes.
Turmeric powder can be used to adjust the shade of your foundation to match golden, yellow, olive and peach undertones. It gives the skin a natural color and makes skin look healthy.
TURMERIC TO LIGHTEN LIPS
Mix 1 tsp of organic turmeric with 1 tsp of raw honey and 1/4 tsp of fine sugar to make a lip scrub. Gently rub the mixture on your lips and leave it on for 10-15 mins and wipe it off. Follow up with a natural lip balm with SPF.
TURMERIC FOR UNWANTED FACIAL HAIR
Use turmeric to slow the growth of unwanted facial hair, Add organic 1 tsp of turmeric powder, 1 Tbsp of fine cane sugar and 1 tbsp of gram flour along with coconut milk to make a paste. Wash your face and pat dry. Then, apply an even layer of this paste on your neck and face. Using circular motions wash off the mask.
TURMERIC FOR WRINKLES
Turmeric contains anti-aging properties to help to fight and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Add 1 tsp of organic turmeric powder to 1/2 cup of aloe water or juice. Pour this into an ice cube tray, Pour this into an ice cube tray, use an ice cube wrapped in a soft cloth to rub it on your skin.