Turmeric has been using as the beauty product over the centuries. Here are some properties of turmeric that you can use to cure some common problems and get a flawless skin.
1. Signs of Ageing
Turmeric can help you defeat the signs of ageing.
Take besan (gram flour) and turmeric powder in equal proportions and prepare a paste by adding water/raw milk or even yoghurt.
Apply it evenly on your face and leave it till it dries off. Wash it off with lukewarm water and scrub your face gently in circular motion.
Turmeric-honey paste can be applied on the face and neck to help exfoliate skin and keep a check on pores.
Turmeric take care of the scars and inflammation and also reduce oil secretion by sebaceous glands.
To prepare turmeric scrub, add a few drops of water and lemon juice to turmeric powder. Apply the paste on the acne affected area and leave it for about 15 minutes. Gently scrub it off your face with plain water.
You can also use turmeric and sandalwood mixture as an acne face pack and wash it off in approximately 10 minutes.
For acne scars, dab a mixture of turmeric and plain water and leave it on the marks for 15 minutes.
To control oil secretion, prepare a paste of sandalwood powder and ground turmeric with orange juice. Leave the paste on your face for 10 minutes and rinse it with lukewarm water.
3. Stretch marks
Mixture of besan (gram flour) and turmeric in yoghurt/raw milk/water can help women lighten the stretch marks.
In case you accidently burn your skin you can turn to turmeric for quick relief owing to its antiseptic properties. Prepare a mixture of turmeric and aloe vera gel. Apply it on the burn and notice how it heals the wound in no time.
5. Facial hair
Chickpea flour (sattu) or gram flour added to kasturi turmeric can be used as a facial scrub to inhibit hair growth. Be sure to apply this paste for about a month to notice results. Home remedies usually show results over a period of time upon consistent use.