Turmeric has not only been a kitchen staple in Indian kitchen, but also a promising beauty aid for centuries. Turmeric also has several medicinal properties which have been used in traditional folk medicine in India and china. Curcumin, photochemical contained in turmeric has amazing healing benefits for the entire body. Its anti-septic and anti-inflammatory properties not only treats a range of illness but is also considered a great beauty aid that promotes skin healing. This may be the reason; turmeric has become an integral part pre-wedding preparations, to make bride look glamorous and spotless on her wedding day. Turmeric masks works wonder for rejuvenating the skin. Its high antioxidant qualities slow down cell damage, improve skin’s texture by exfoliating the skin and helps in getting clear spotless skin eliminating wrinkles, fine lines, acne, blemishes, heals dry skin and provides a youthful skin.
Here are five easy to make turmeric based face masks recipes combining few other incredible kitchen ingredients which will help you to get brighter, clearer and younger looking skin. Rather than using turmeric powder that is used for cooking, it is preferable to use fresh turmeric sticks and grinding them to form a paste or powder.
Here Are The 5 Diy Turmeric Masks:
Turmeric And Gram Flour Mask For Treating Oily Skin
Take 1tbsp. gram flour powder, add 1/2tsp. turmeric powder and make a paste adding little water to make a thick consistency, not drippy. Apply this mask on your cleaned face and neck and wait till it dries completely. Using a wet cloth remove the mask gently scrubbing. The antibacterial property of turmeric will help to kill acne causing bacteria by forming a protective layer on your skin and gram flour will remove excess oil from your skin and together they will exfoliate the skin gently and bring glow to your skin. Use it 2-3 times a week, if you have oily, acne prone skin.
Radiant Facial Mask With Chickpea Flour And Almond Oil
Take 2tbsp chickpea flour; add ½ tsp. turmeric powder and 2-3 drops of almond oil and little water to make a thick paste. You can customize the pack with any of your favorite essential oil… We have used almond oil because it soothes, soften and reconditions the skin. Wash your face, pat dry and apply the mask thoroughly on your face and neck. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes and wash off. This mask will make your skin soft, supple and radiant.
Turmeric And Fresh Cream Face Mask For Dry Skin
Combine 1tbsp. fresh cream, 1 tbsp. rose water and ½ tsp. turmeric powder in a bowl. Mix thoroughly to get affine paste. Wash your face, dry it using a towel and apply this paste all over your face and neck. Allow the mask to penetrate deeply on the layers of your skin leaving it on your skin for 15-20 minutes. This creamy face mask will hydrate and rejuvenate your dry dull skin and anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties will kill bacteria and help you get rid of any dark spot your blemishes you have and provide you with soft glowing skin.
Turmeric Face Mask With Honey, Rice Flour And Yogurt
Combine 1tsp. chickpea flour, 1tsp. of turmeric powder, 1tsp. raw honey (organic), 1tsp. yogurt and ½ tsp. lemon juice (optional) and make a thick paste mixing them well. Lemon juice will help to lighten your skin tone. Turmeric and rice flour will exfoliate and help you get a clean and clear skin reducing dark spot, wrinkle and acne due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and antioxidant properties; honey again has antibacterial and moisturizing properties which will hydrate the skin; the lactic acid contained in yogurt will also aid in exfoliating and brightening the skin. When all these ingredients will work together, they will brighten up and bring instant radiance to your skin. Apply carefully all over your face and neck after removing all makeup and cleaning your face thoroughly. Allow it to work for 15-20 minutes; wash off with lukewarm water.
Turmeric Face Mask For Flawless, Glowing Skin:
The dust, hot rays of the sun, chlorine water and chemical laden cosmetics- all these things age your skin prematurely than you except. Wrinkles, fine lines, dark spots are a common problem these days. Your skin needs a good nutritional treat more often to save it from pre-mature aging. Try this face mask made of turmeric and other nutritious ingredients to bring back the glow your skin deserves.
Here are ingredients: ½ tsp. turmeric powder, 1tsp. coconut oil, 1tbsp. fuller earth, Saffron-2strip, Glycerin1tsp., Curd 1 tsp., Honey 2 tsp, Carrot juice and radish juice 2tbsp each.
Mix all the ingredients to make uniform paste and apply all over your clean face and neck. Turmeric will help to ward-off bacterial infection forming a protective barrier on your skin, fuller earth powder will help to balance the natural oil of your skin, honey and coconut oil will hydrate and moisturize the skin and carrot and radish juice will provide a collagen boost by nurturing the skin; saffron has incredible skin brightening properties. Combing all these ingredients will work wonder for your skin. Allow the mask to dry and then wash off with lukewarm water and then splash clean cold water on your face. You will get flawless glowing skin if you re-apply this mask once or twice a week.