The world of spices is diverse and interesting. We consider spices to be an impressive additive to our dishes, and that’s it. But as for people from Asia, they have quite the other attitude to the spices. They nearly idolize them, making them the integral part of their everyday life and considering them as a gift from the gods.
The turmeric is native to India. Since ancient times Indian people used turmeric successfully in different spheres of their daily life. It is equally important as for cookery as for cosmetology and medicine. We are mostly interested in the role of this Oriental spice as a cosmetic product.
Turmeric is mostly used for face masks, face scrubs, and face skin care creams. The turmeric masks produce antiseptic and anti-inflammatory effect. They turn to be most effective in cases of skin reddening and skin irritation, as well as in case of acne, small wounds and cracked skin treatment, and in cases when it is necessary to restore the healthy complexion. Even if you have scars and wrinkles on your skin it is still possible to treat them with turmeric face masks.
After the turmeric face mask application the face skin gets fresh. This effect is achieved due to the complex of B, B2, C and K vitamins and minerals such as calcium, iodine and phosphorus this Oriental spice contains.
What you should know using turmeric face masks
It is well known that turmeric has got dyeing properties, so it is better to apply turmeric face masks with a special cosmetic brush, using special protective gloves not to dye the skin on your hands. You should also protect your clothes from penetration of face mask particles onto it, as it is very hard to take out turmeric stains from the cloth.
Due to the dying effect of turmeric it is better to use the turmeric face masks in the evening time or at the weekends, when you don’t have to go out.
If turmeric face mask still produced the undesirable dying effect onto your skin you make take the special measures using the mixture able to remove the yellowness. This mixture contains oat flakes, kefir and lemon juice. You should mix all the ingredients and apply the mixture onto your face skin for a while, and then wash it off with water. In this way it is possible to remove the traces of turmeric face mask application.
Turmeric face mask recipes
Turmeric face mask for healthy complexion
To make this kind of mask at home you have to mix 1 table spoon of natural yogurt (without any additives) with 1 teaspoon of turmeric. Apply the mask onto your face skin, leave for 10-15 minutes, and then remove it carefully with facial tissue.
Rejuvenating turmeric mask for mature face skin
To make this mask you should use the well-known at-home cosmetic products, such as milk and honey. Dilute 1 teaspoon of turmeric in 1 teaspoon of milk (you can also use cream instead of milk). Add one teaspoon of honey to the obtained mass and mix thoroughly. Now the mask is ready for use. Apply it onto your face for 20-30 minutes, and then wash off with cold water. The full course of treatment with this kind of mask takes 10 applications. Use the mask 3-4 times a week for better effect.
Anti-inflammatory face mask for problem face skin
Take 1 teaspoon of black clay in powder and dilute it in a small amount of water. Mix the obtained clay mixture with 1 teaspoon of turmeric. Apply the mask onto your face for 5-10 minutes, and then wash it off with warm water. Repeat the procedure 3 times a week. The full course of treatment includes 6-8 procedures.
Turmeric mask intended for blackheads removal from the face skin
This turmeric face mask helps to cleanse your face skin properly, removing the blackheads from your skin. Take ½ teaspoon of turmeric, 1 table spoon of oat flour and 1 table spoon of lentils grinded in the coffee-grinder. Dilute the mixture of dry ingredients with water until you obtain smooth paste, and then apply this mask onto your face skin. Leave the mask for 15-20 minutes, and then wash it off with water. Then wipe your face with a face tissue carefully in circular motions. Finish the procedure applying the moisturizing cream onto your face.
Turmeric mask for scars removal from your face skin
To make this mask you need to mix together 1 table spoon of turmeric, 1 table spoon of milk and 1 table spoon of honey. Apply the obtained mixture onto your face skin surface and then wash it off with warm water.
Moistening turmeric face mask
With the help of this mask you may smooth out and regenerate your skin, as well as treat skin flaking. This mask contains turmeric powder (2 teaspoons), ¾ glass of sugar, some drops of essential oils, some vanilla and 1/3 glass of vegetable oil. Mix all the ingredients together to the smooth paste and then apply the mixture onto your face skin.
This peeling mask can be used not only for your face, but also for your body. In this case you can wash it off while having a shower, in careful circular motions. After you wash off the mask, you should apply the kefir onto your skin to remove the yellowness on your skin left after the turmeric mask application. Leave the kefir on your skin for a short time, and then wash it off with lotic water.
Attention! All the information on the site is purely informative, it doesn’t substitute professional medical treatment or diagnostics. Before starting turmeric face mask – consult your doctor.
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