At times this beneficial skin agent is ignored but it has many skin benefits. Apply turmeric directly on the face or consume in food it makes you beautiful from inside out. Here are seven beauty benefits of turmeric.
Turmeric is usually known for its stain prowess but it has many beauty benefits too, enhancing complexion, fighting signs of ageing, curing minor cuts and burns to name a few. Turmeric is used in powder as well as fresh raw form. This beneficial beauty agent is also used in Ayurvedic and herbal products. But you can also use turmeric in its natural form too, straight from your kitchen. Here we mention seven benefits and beauty tips of turmeric.
Turmeric is known to brighten up your skin. It gives you a golden glow that no other commercial product can help you attain. Use it as a cleanser every day, mix a pinch or two in raw milk and apply on your face. Leave it for a while till it gets dry and wash the face with normal water.
Pearly white teeth
Yes, it is true that turmeric helps you achieve the pearly white teeth. Sprinkle some on your regular toothpaste to have brighter teeth. You can mix half teaspoon of turmeric in one teaspoon of mustard oil and a pinch of salt. Massage this on your teeth to get pearly white shine.
Fights signs of ageing
You will be surprised to know that turmeric helps you to maintain the youthful glow. It firms skin, shrinks open pores and decreases fine lines and wrinkles. Mix equal parts of turmeric and gram flour to make paste. Add some yogurt to moisture the skin. Apply on your face and wash once it gets dry.
Reduce acne and pimples
Turmeric has antibacterial properties, and it cures pimples and acne. Make a paste of lemon juice, rose water and turmeric, apply on the affected area and leave it for at least 15 to 20 minutes. If the problem is severe you can leave it over night as well. It is quick and natural remedy to get rid of acne and pimples.
Skin allergies and infections
Sensitive skin is more prone to skin infections and allergies like, irritation, bug bite, redness, itching, et cetera. Make a paste of turmeric with water and apply on affected area. Leave it for 30 minutes to heal the ailment. Turmeric is beneficial to fight infection and heals your skin from long time ailment.
Make a face pack
Turmeric face pack is good to tighten your skin and make it look one tone brighter. Add half teaspoon in sandalwood powder and rose water. Make a paste and apply on face. Leave it on till it gets dry completely. Wash with normal water and you will have soft supple skin in no time.
When you consume turmeric it purifies blood and helps you get rid of common skin problems like uneven skin tone, dark circles, pimples, dull skin and more. Take a teaspoon of turmeric powder with milk this will improve the condition of your skin.
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Dr Sirisha Singh, the founding member and Medical Director of The Skin Center gave same useful tips to save your skin, hair from harmful colours of Holi.