How To Use Haldi To Cure Pimples

Written by Chandni GhoshMay 27, 2019
For years now, haldi has been used to cure skin conditions. But if there’s one skin problem it works like magic on, it is acne. Not only is haldi anti-bacterial in nature but it’s also a complexion corrector, which means when you begin to include this ingredient in your skin care regime, it slowly and surely lightens your skin tone along with treating oily skin and blemished skin. Wondering what are the various ways to incorporate haldi in your skin care routine? Read on...

turmeric based acne fighting regime

  • Make use of turmeric with neem

    Boil about 10 neem leaves and then grind them. Add 1/4th teaspoon of haldi powder to the leaves and mix. Apply the paste on your face and leave it for about 20 minutes before washing off. Haldi is known for its anti-bacterial and cleansing properties. Add to that neem—a sure shot fungus fighter and you have the solution to reducing acne.

turmeric based acne fighting regime

  • Try a concoction of haldi with the exfoliant oatmeal

    Mix 1 tablespoon each of oatmeal and haldi. Add drops of water to make it into a thick consistency and apply on your face. Leave it on till it dries up and then wash off. Oatmeal is known to be an effective exfoliator for the skin while turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties that help in reducing pimples.

turmeric based acne fighting regime

  • Mix the acne healing nature of haldi with the moisturising properties of honey

    Mix 1 teaspoon of haldi and 1/2 teaspoon honey. Apply this thick paste specifically on the acne and leave it for about 15 minutes. Wash off with a mild face wash. While turmeric will help heal your pimples, honey has naturally moisturising properties, which will give your skin the hydration it needs.

turmeric based acne fighting regime

  • DIY a pimple fighting and skin lightening treatment with haldi and lemon

    Take ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder and ½ teaspoon of lemon juice mixed with drops of water. Apply this mix to your acne scars and active acne and wash off after 20 minutes. Lemon juice is acidic in nature and hence, helps lighten scars and spots left by acne while turmeric’s medicinal properties help heal acne and better your complexion. This is why a pack like this is perfect for those with acne prone skin.

turmeric based acne fighting regime

  • Rely on a turmeric based acne fighting regime

    Since haldi seems to be one of the most effective solutions to treating pimples, why not use it as a part of your cleansing, toning and moisturising routine? To include a face wash that works on pimples, try the Ayush Anti Pimple Turmeric Face Wash. This cleanser contains Nalpamaradi Tailam, an oil formulated with potent herbal ingredients such as vetiver, peepal and amla that heals scars, dark spots and blemishes. For acne scars specifically, we suggest you rely on the Ayush Anti Marks Turmeric Face Cream that reduces marks, spots and lightens skin tone. If you want to get rid of any skin irritability and are looking for a natural soap that treat acne prone skin, try the Ayush Purifying Turmeric Soap. Enhanced with Nalpamaradi Tailam, an oil that reduces any skin irritability, this soap draws out pollutants and toxins from the body as you shower.

Chandni Ghosh

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