Amazing skin benefits of turmeric

by Lynn

Skin benefits of turmeric

Naturally beautiful skin is every woman’s goal. Turmeric for skin has been used for thousands of years due to its multiple uses and ayurvedic benefits. Before you decide to use turmeric for your skin please be careful about the amount and type you use whether it’s the spice or the root. Please consult your doctor if you have skin conditions or you have an allergy. This Indian kitchen spice has multiple skin benefits.

Turmeric acts as a Natural antiseptic 

The curcumin compound found in turmeric can help heal wounds by fighting oxidation and reducing inflammation. Turmeric boosts collagen production which enables the wound or injury to heal faster and scar less. 

Turmeric has anti Ageing properties 

The antioxidants present in turmeric have the ability to reduce the wrinkles and lines caused by excessive UV rays. It also helps prevent loss of skin elasticity due to long term UV exposure.

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Fight acne

Due to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties turmeric is perfect for fighting acne. 

The fact that it’s a natural antiseptic prevents the bacteria from spreading on your skin. It also reduces blemishes and redness due to its anti inflammatory properties. Not to mention the boost in collagen production reducing the scarring.

Turmeric helps reduce stretch marks 

Turmeric has antioxidants that improve the function of the skin membrane cells. This in turn prevents and treats stretch marks. Just make a turmeric mask or paste with olive oil and apply twice a day on the affected area for the best results

Lighten scars 

The only thing worse than acne are the acne blemishes they leave behind. But thanks to turmeric and its curcumin compound it reduces excess production of melanin which in turns lightens scars and evens skin tone. 

Soothes dry skin 

Turmeric can help in  hydrating and revitalizing skin and  alleviating symptoms of dryness. It hastens the process of removing dead skin 

Turmeric has anti inflammatory properties 

Turmeric is very well known for its anti inflammatory properties which means turmeric reduces inflammation or swelling. It can also reduce redness from blemishes and calm skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis. 

Brighten your skin 

Turmeric contains antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties which provide a naturally glowing skin complexion. Turmeric also rejuvenates dull skin. You can try a turmeric mask and start seeing these amazing results. Just mix Greek yogurt, turmeric and honey and apply the mask. Keep it on for 10-15 minutes then rinse it off. 

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