Just a few products on the market come packed with strong recommendations and high value. In this article, we give you a completely natural homemade cosmetic product. You will surely love it, and it has no side effects.

It is actually a face mask that improves skin complexion and treats different skin conditions. It lightens pimple scars and treats acne. You shall see some improvement after the very first application.

Turmeric is the base of this homemade mask and it is considered to be one of the healthiest spices out there.

In India, turmeric has been used in beauty treatments for thousands of years. “Haldi” is a traditional Indian beauty ritual. Brides apply turmeric paste before their wedding to get a nice skin glow.

Romans started importing the mighty spice when they had heard about its power and beautifying effect, and soon it became an essential beauty treatment for Roman women.

Studies have shown that turmeric reduces melanin production and helps in removing body hair.

You may prefer extracting your blackheads on your own, but you might end up with a serious infection. Turmeric prevents infections, destroys bacteria that cause acne and provides the strong anti-inflammatory effect. It reduces scars and hyperpigmentation due to its lightening properties.

Unlike aggressive cosmetic products for problematic skin, turmeric has no side effects like dehydration and itching.

It reduces wrinkles, and does miracles for dehydrated and dry skin, and also helps in the treatment of rosacea.

Turmeric has shown to slow skin aging. It is great for dry skin, as it stimulates circulation and maintains healthy skin complexion.

Indian golden mask

Turmeric and yogurt are the basic ingredients you are going to need to make this mask, and depending on your skin type, you can add honey, fresh juices, oils, aloe vera or whole grain flour. You should not be worried about its yellow color, of course, if you use turmeric properly.

Here is three turmeric face mask, so choose the one that suits you best, depending on your skin type:

1. Normal to combined skin; Hyperpigmentation

Ingredients:

  • ½ Tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp yogurt
  • a few drops of lemon juice

Preparation:

Combine the ingredients and apply the mask on clean face. Leave it on for 30 minutes, then rinse it off. Use a spatula for easier application. Do not worry, soap and water will help you remove any yellow spots.

2. Oily and problematic skin

Ingredients:

  • ½ Tsp turmeric
  • ½ Tsp dark honey
  • a few drops of aloe vera gel
  • 1 tbsp whey or yogurt

Preparation:

Combine all the ingredients and apply the mask on a clean face. Leave it on for 30 minutes and rinse.

3. Dry and mature skin

Ingredients:

  • ½ Tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp yogurt
  • ½ Tsp oil of your choice (argan, coconut, olive…)

Preparation:

Combine all the ingredients. Apply the mask on your face and leave it on for 30 minutes. Rinse well.

If you left with some more of the mask, keep it in the fridge.

Use turmeric mask twice a week, and if you deal with skin problems or hyperpigmentation, you can use it more often. Dairy products serve to rinse off yellow color more easily. Use warm water, tonic or hydrating soap.

4. Dry off acne

For optimal results, apply this mask once you notice some acne appearing.

Combine apple cider vinegar and turmeric into a paste-like mixture. Apply it on the acne. Leave it on for an hour and rinse. Sometimes it may cause redness, which is why you should use this mask in the evening.

This combination has strong antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, and it affects acne thoroughly while reducing inflammation overnight.

Note:

Use turmeric masks in the evening, as they make skin sensitive to the sun.

Even though turmeric is safe for use, you may want to test its effect on a small area of your skin.

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Just a few products on the market come packed with strong recommendations and high value. In this article, we give you a completely natural homemade cosmetic product. You will surely love it, and it has no side effects. It is actually a face mask that improves skin complexion and treats...