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The wonder herb!

The wonder herb!
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Turmeric, bright orange-yellow spice works against acne, uneven skin tone and even on fine wrinkles. This humble spice with amazing natural...

Turmeric, bright orange-yellow spice works against acne, uneven skin tone and even on fine wrinkles. This humble spice with amazing natural ingredients, has been used as a skin care ingredient to tackle skin trouble, heal cracked feet, get rid of dandruff for centuries.

To remove tan: Add a pinch of turmeric to yoghurt and apply daily on the face. Wash it off after 20 minutes. Turmeric can also be mixed with Aloe Vera gel to soothe and moisturise the skin. In fact, it helps to heal sunburn.

As a body pack: Mix besan (gram flour) with yoghurt and a pinch of turmeric into a paste. Apply on the arms and legs three times a week. Wash it off after half an hour.

For facial hair: Apply a paste of turmeric powder and milk and rub this on the skin with a circular motion. It is said to discourage facial hair over a period of time, but it may leave a slight yellowish colour on the skin.

Minimise stretchmarks: First apply olive oil and massage it on the areas. Then mix besan, yoghurt and turmeric (body pack given above) and apply on the area. Wash it off after half an hour. Mix ground almonds with yoghurt and pinch of turmeric to make a face and body scrub. Apply and rub gently on the skin with small circular movements. Wash off with water.

Fun Fact
Turmeric contains many properties that are beneficial for the skin. It contains Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C. Apart from many healing properties, these help to strengthen the supportive tissues of the skin.

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