Turmeric (Curcuma) is a yellow powder that has a distinctive aroma and delicious flavor. It is a culinary spice used as a colorant for food like rice and one of the major ingredients in Indian curries.
Additionally, Curcuma has various benefits to treat many diseases. It has been used as a beauty product for many centuries especially in India to get flawless beautiful skin.
Benefits of Turmeric on Skin
- It is effective to treat acne due to its antibacterial properties.
- Eliminates the signs of aging.
- Treats dry skin, chapped lips, eczema, and psoriasis.
- Reduces the problems of oily skin.
- Turmeric fights wrinkles and dark circles around the eyes.
- Removes unwanted body hair.
Facial mask 1
To remove unwanted hair from skin and blackheads
Ingredients for the mask:
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric or Curcuma.
- 1 TSP of gelatin powder.
In a bowl, mix one teaspoon of gelatin powder with one teaspoon of turmeric powder, and add warm milk until obtaining a homogeneous liquid mixture as shown in the pictures.
Apply this mixture for 30 minutes and remove it from the bottom. Rinse with cool water and apply your hydrating cream.
Facial Mask 2
- one teaspoon of honey.
- warm milk.
- 3 drops of lemon juice.
- turmeric powder.
Combine all the ingredients together until you obtain a thick cream. Apply this mask to clean facial skin and neck for 30 minutes.
Rinse with warm water and then with cool water.
Facial Mask 3
- 1 tablespoon of honey.
- 2 teaspoons of rose water
- 2 drops of rose oil
- warm milk (one teaspoon)
Mix all the ingredients together honey, and rose water, add two drops of rose oil, warm milk, and add turmeric until obtaining a homogeneous mixture.
Apply this mask for 30 minutes and rinse with warm water. Apply a moisturizing cream.