Bhubaneswar: No Indian is oblivious to turmeric and its multifarious health and skincare benefits. Turmeric has been an intrinsic part of our food, traditional medicines and beauty rituals.
Haldi doodh is still one of our favourite go-to remedy to heal pains and injuries. Haldi, or turmeric, also has a rich history when it comes to skincare and beauty. Women have used special turmeric packs for supple skin and natural radiance.
Haldi also finds mention in the Ayurvedic and now modern science has also confirmed that turmeric has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties that help boost your skin health from within.
Turmeric is an effective remedy for all kinds of skin ailments like acne, blemishes, itching, and rashes. Turmeric helps to destroy the acne-causing bacteria and also removes the excess oil from the skin.
If you are facing from frequent breakouts of acne, turmeric mask may just prove to be the perfect natural remedy you have been looking for.
There are two turmeric masks you can use for best results:
Turmeric Mask 1:
Mix half teaspoon of turmeric with 2 teaspoons of sandalwood and some milk to make a paste. Apply it all over your face and leave it to dry. Wash off and then repeat a few times in a week to see results.
Turmeric Mask 2:
For acne-prone skin, apply a paste of 1 tablespoon of aloe vera and a ¼ teaspoon of turmeric on the affected area. Leave it on for 15 minutes and then wash off. Use this pack at least three-four times a week to see results.
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