Turmeric, known as Haldi in hindi is a spice that is used in all Indian households. The health benefits of turmeric are innumerable, it has been used in Ayurveda medicine for more than 400 years. Beyond the benefits of haldi for the health, it also has an amazing effect on the skin as well. Curcumin, one of the most important active compounds found in turmeric-it is an anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral powerful. The benefits and uses of haldi for the skin and for the health are countless and the list goes on and on. In today’s blog post I am going to share 6 amazing face masks that you can make with turmeric that will give you a glowing and flawless skin and that too without much effort.
Benefits of Turmeric Face Mask
- Skin Lightening Agent
Curcumin present in turmeric lightens your skin by controlling the production of the skin colouring pigment melanin in our skin. Turmeric is said to lighten skin pigmentation and it also evens out the skin tone. Vitamin C present in turmeric lightens the dark spots on the face too.
- Delays the Appearance of Wrinkles
Turmeric also helps in delaying the appearance of wrinkles and thus delays the aging process. The anti-oxidant present in turmeric helps to fight against aging skin. The various components of turmeric help to maintain the youthfulness of the skin.
- Removes Facial Hair
Turmeric powder slows down the growth of facial hair and with continuous use it stops it from re-growing too.
- Controls Oily Skin
Use of turmeric also helps to control the excess oil production. It also helps to clear up clogged pores and thus maintains the oil balance of the skin.
- Cures Acne
Turmeric also helps to control acne and also heals them.
- Heals Open Wounds and Cuts
Turmeric has been used since centuries to heal wounds and cuts. It helps to fill up any injuries too.