Get Glowing Skin With These Turmeric Face Pack Recipes

Written by Kadambari SrivastavaNov 30, 2023
Get Glowing skin with these Turmeric Face Pack Recipes

Turmeric or haldi has been around for a long time. Remember the good-old ‘haldi chandan’ references? This combination is considered a boon for your skin, as it renders a gorgeous golden glow to the skin. With its anti-acne and anti-inflammatory properties, it not only takes care of any bacterial infections and the scars therein, but also soothes the skin and evens out the complexion. Along with various other ingredients that enhance its benefits, a turmeric face pack is a foolproof remedy for nearly all your skin issues.

In this article, we will take you through all the good turmeric does for your skin, and the easiest and best turmeric face pack recipes that you can try at home.

 

What are the benefits of using a turmeric face pack?

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Turmeric is not just a cosmetic ingredient, it’s an overall skin remedy. It not only helps in perking up the external layers, but also works deeper within the skin for long-term benefits. Let’s take a better look at what all a turmeric face pack can offer to your skin.

Soothes the skin

Turmeric is known for its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. This is due to the presence of a special ingredient called curcumin. This makes it the perfect ingredient for soothing skin and also treats conditions such as eczema and rosacea.

Heals wounds

The presence of curcumin helps in decreasing reactive oxygen species and also modulates collagen levels. This helps in healing wounds and also gets rid of the resultant scarring, if any.

Cures acne marks

Due to its antibacterial nature, turmeric face packs are instrumental in not only dealing with acne-causing bacteria but also in reducing its symptoms. It also controls oil secretion which further reduces the chances of acne eruptions.

Prevents ageing

Turmeric is rich in antioxidants. These further help in breaking down free radicals that get formed and thus reverses the ageing process significantly. It also works on the existing signs of ageing.

Improves the skin’s texture

Turmeric, with all its goodness, improves the skin’s texture and makes it soft, supple, and radiant.

Turmeric truly is a superfood for the skin. So, how do you ensure you extract the maximum benefit out of it? We’ll tell you how. We will chart out the exact turmeric face pack recipes that will get rid of all your skincare woes and bring out your inner glow.

 

Turmeric face mask with lemon juice

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Lemon is an active agent in eliminating excess oil from the skin, and along with gram flour, it acts as a gentle exfoliant. Add turmeric to the mixture and you have a face pack that controls oil, works on acne, exfoliates and soothes the skin, preventing further infections.

Method:

  • Take two teaspoons of gram flour
  • Take half a teaspoon of turmeric
  • Take half a teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Add a little water and mix all to make a paste
  • Apply and let sit for 15 minutes
  • Rinse off and moisturise
  • Use it two to three times a week for best results

 

Turmeric face mask with oatmeal

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This face pack is extremely nourishing and soothing for extremely dry skin. Oatmeal not only helps moisturise, but also exfoliates to remove the dead skin cells.

Method:

  • Take two teaspoons of oatmeal
  • Take half a teaspoon of turmeric
  • Take a few drops of lemon juice
  • Add a little bit of water and mix all to make a paste
  • Apply and let sit until dry
  • Rinse it off with massaging movements
  • Moisturise
  • Use this twice a week for best results

 

Turmeric face mask with milk and honey

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Honey soothes the skin and moisturises it, while milk nourishes it and works on concerns such as tan and pigmentation. This turmeric face pack is again a very good option for dry skin.

Method:

  • Take a pinch of turmeric powder
  • Take one teaspoon of milk
  • Add one teaspoon of honey
  • Mix all in a bowl
  • Apply and let it sit for 10 minutes
  • Rinse off and moisturise

 

Turmeric face mask with avocado and yogurt

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Avocado is known as a superfood and with good reason. It is an excellent face pack ingredient too. That is why a turmeric face pack with avocado is extremely effective in rejuvenating and repairing the skin. This is also a very nourishing face pack for dry skin.

Method:

  • Mash one ripe avocado to make a paste
  • Add turmeric powder and yogurt proportionately
  • Mix to make a paste
  • Apply and let it sit for 10-15 minutes
  • Wash off and moisturise

 

Turmeric face mask with neem

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Both neem and turmeric are antibacterial and anti-fungal in nature. They both work actively towards getting the skin rid of infections and treating acne. They also actively help in soothing the skin and lightening marks and blemishes.

Caution: Do a patch test to know if you are allergic or not. Neem is rich in salicylic acid which may not suit sensitive skin.

Method:

  • Mix a little turmeric powder with neem oil
  • Use this as a spot treatment on the affected areas

 

Turmeric face mask with mint

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This is another great face pack for oily and acne-prone skin. Mint is extremely soothing in nature as it works on acne. Along with turmeric, it clears up the skin.

Method:

  • Mash mint leaves to make a paste
  • Add some turmeric powder to the paste
  • Apply and let it sit until dry
  • Rinse off and moisturise

 

Turmeric face mask with sugarcane juice

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We all love sugarcane juice. What’s better than the sweet and cold delight on scorching summer days? But do you know it is even more efficient as a part of your face pack? This face pack is known for its anti-ageing effects and helps remove fine lines and mild wrinkles.

Method:

  • Take turmeric powder and sugarcane juice proportionately
  • Mix to form a paste
  • Apply and let it sit until dry
  • Rinse off and moisturise

 

Turmeric face mask with curds

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This is one of the most effective masks for dry skin. This face pack rinses the skin off all toxins. This is because curds is known to be an effective natural cleanser. Along with turmeric, it helps fight and clear any skin infections and gives you clear skin by the end of the day.

Method:

  • Take one cup of curds
  • Add two teaspoons of turmeric powder
  • Mix to form a paste
  • Apply and let it sit until dry
  • Rinse off and moisturise

 

FAQs on turmeric face packs

FAQs on turmeric face packs

Q. Can I use a turmeric face pack daily?

A. No. Using turmeric daily can stain your skin yellow. Make sure you use it a few times a week as per the suggestions so that your skin gets all the benefits sans any staining.

Q. How much lemon juice should I use with turmeric?

A. Lemon can be a little harsh for those with sensitive skin. We suggest starting with a few drops and containing your usage. Dilute with water, if necessary, but do not increase the quantity of lemon juice in your turmeric face pack. It may dry your skin excessively.

Q. Can I use packaged turmeric in my face pack?

A. Use organic turmeric as much as possible instead of a synthetic one. Also, ensure that you use fresh turmeric and not one that has been stored for a long time. The fresher the ingredient, the better results on your skin.

Kadambari Srivastava

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A finance professional by degree who jumped into the world of content creation 7 years ago, Kadambari is a pro at spinning words, whether it's beauty, business, entertainment, or anything else. Better separate your 'its' from 'it's' when she is around. When she isn't writing, she can be seen with a cup of tea in one hand and a book in the other, keeping up with her book challenge of the year.

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