Turmeric is a super powerful spice originating from India, which accounts for most of the world’s supply, and is typically obtained in powder form. It is deep yellow-orange in color and has a distinct taste. The process of production includes picking, bubbling and drying of turmeric plant roots in extremely hot ovens, after which these are ground into fine powder.
Its primary use is in cooking, but it is also used for dyeing, as it is a strong coloring agent. Due to its remarkable properties, turmeric is also a common part of a numerous homemade treatments and remedies.
The treatment with turmeric that we will reveal today can provide extremely beneficial effects. The homemade face mask with this powerful ingredient can treat a number of cosmetic issues including acne, eczema, redness, inflammation, dark spots or under eye circles, unwanted facial hair, and wrinkles.
This home treatment can offer you a lot of advantages. Namely, it lightens up your skin, reduces pores, clears up acne and eczema, and relieves redness and inflammation.
Moreover, it reduces unwanted facial hair, eliminates the unattractive dark spots and under- eye circles. This extremely effective turmeric face mask is a powerful anti-aging agent at the same time, and it successfully removes wrinkles, while leaving your skin soft and smooth.
What’s more, this mask is cheap, as it is all natural, and its ingredients are easily attainable.
Turmeric face mask- Recipe
As we previously stated, turmeric is a potent coloring agent, note that you should wear some older clothes whenever you use it. Make sure you protect your furniture along with your clothes as well. In addition, wearing gloves is also advisable as your fingernails and skin will also turn yellow.
You will need:
- a small bowl,
- a teaspoon,
- a tablespoon,
- almond oil,
- regular milk.
Mix 1 teaspoon of turmeric with 2 tablespoons of flour in the bowl. Then, add 1 tablespoon of almond oil and about 3-4 tablespoons, of milk, just enough to make a paste that is neither too liquid nor thick. Blend all the ingredients in order to get a homogeneous mixture. Then, your turmeric mask is ready!
Before you start with the application of this mask, note that you should be extremely cautious of your eyebrows, hair line and eyelashes. This is due to the fact that this mask is used for removing facial hair, among other things. However, you can freely apply it under your eyes.
Once applied, you should leave the mask on your face for about 20 minutes, after which you should rinse it off with lukewarm water. Then pat- dry your face.
Also, you should be aware that your skin may be a bit yellowish after you remove the mask, but all you need to do is to wash your face once again. You can use a gentle face cleanser this time and finish with a light face lotion.
The treatment should be repeated at least once a week. The results will be a real surprise!