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  10 BENEFITS OF TURMERIC FOR A BEAUTIFUL AND CLEAR SKIN - by Editor


The immense benefits of turmeric makes it a must have beauty product for skin problems. Make use of most of the skin benefits of turmeric and get beautiful and clear skin right away.

Turmeric is one of the most commonly used spices in India. It is not just used to add colour and flavour to your food, but is also used for cosmetic purposes. It is an economical and indigenous beauty aid. Most of the sunscreens include turmeric as one of the main components. Turmeric pastes helps clean and beautify skin. It has antiseptic and healing properties that help prevent and cure pimples and many other skin problems also.


10 Benefits of Turmeric for a Flawless Skin

Let us take a look at the top 10 benefits of turmeric for having flawless and beautiful skin.

1. Skin Brightener

Turmeric when mixed with gram flour or rice flour and few drops of lemon mixed with little raw milk or curd, works magically and helps brighten skin regardless of your age.

2. Anti-Wrinkle

Turmeric can do wonders on fine lines and wrinkles. Add turmeric to raw milk, tomato juice and rice flour and apply this paste on your face. Let it dry. Wash your face with lukewarm water. Turmeric powder added to sugarcane juice and buttermilk also works best on dark circles and wrinkles.

3. Exfoliating Effect

Apply a paste of turmeric powder with honey on face and neck. This helps exfoliate skin and keep a check on pores as well.

4. Glowing Skin

Make a face mask of turmeric powder and sandalwood powder with edible oil and apply it on your face. Leave it for 15 - 20 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. You will have a glowing skin in 15 - 20 days.

5. Pack for Arms and Legs

Mix turmeric powder with gram flour and add milk cream to make a paste of it. Apply this paste on your arms and legs and wash it with cold water.

6. Get rid of Unwanted Hair

Apply paste of turmeric powder and warm coconut oil on your skin. This will stop the growth of superfluous hair on your skin and make it petal soft as well.

7. For Cracked Heels

Add little bit of turmeric powder to warm coconut or castor oil. Massage this oil on your heels. It will not only help heal the cracks, but also fight with the roughness.

8. For Acne and Scars Left by Acne

Add few drops of water and lemon juice to turmeric powder and apply this paste on the acne affected area. Leave it for 15 minutes and then wash with plain water by gently scrubbing. For scars, use the paste of turmeric powder and water and leave it for 10 minutes on the scar. Wash with lukewarm water.

9. Stretch Marks

Mix gram flour with turmeric and make a paste with the help of curd, raw milk or water and apply it on stretch marks. This will help reduce it and gradually make it vanish also.

10. Burns

Turmeric has antiseptic qualities and so if you burn accidently, you can turn to this natural antiseptic for relief. Make a mixture of turmeric powder and aloe Vera gel and apply it on the wound.

Turmeric has excellent exfoliating effects on skin and this helps in fighting with the ageing of skin as well. Since it helps make skin glow and look flawless, it is part of one of the most important and existing ceremony in an Indian wedding. The bride as well as the groom are applied turmeric paste on their bodies and then given a bath before marriage.

Turmeric has been used as a beauty product since a long time in history. It is one of the most common spices and easily found in any house. It possesses one of the most economical and most effective home remedies for many skin problems. The above mentioned ones are some of the many skin benefits of turmeric you can try.

How is turmeric used as a beauty aid? Which skin problems are cured with turmeric? Which home remedies with turmeric can gives flawless skin? Discuss here.

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Skin Talk
RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello mshama,
first think you did wrong think that used this betnovate c without doctor consultation, so its not right thing you do, first you should meet now to skin specialist and decide about the appointment to doctor.
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- harish    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello friend,
you are how much of old, and what your age now, if you still continue with the betovate c cream then you should stop to using this cream now, it will be harmful for you, so stop using this. ...
- kiran    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello mshma,
i think skin pigmentation didnt find any permanent solution till yet, so its not easy to get solution from this pigmentation, this cream has side effects and stop using this. ...
- jhanavi    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello msharma,
you should take consultation from good and best skin specialist, so it will help you to remove your pigmentation and it will helpful to get clear skin, also you look that the cream does not have any side effects too. ...
- tanmay    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello masharma,
its not right if anyone of your friend consult you about your skin and you take his suggestion and implement so its not right, dont do that type behavior with your skin again its not right at all. ...
- arpita    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello msharma,
if you suffer form pigmentation you should apply depiwhite cream on your pigmentation, but first consult from your doctor an then you start to using this cream, its safe ...
- uttara    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello msharma,
i think skin pigmentation is heridatory, and its get you from your generation, if your parents have pigmentation you will also get pigmentation, in pregnancy and due to hormonal changes its occur. ...
- rakshanda    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello msahrma,
pigmentation its common think now a days, and also the ayurvedic medicines also have some side effects first you should check which medicine suits on you and which not, so its depend upon you. ...
- naresh    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello masharma,
the pigmentation dont have any particular and permanent solution, you should find out the solution on that, you can apply the solution which include vitamin c which is helpful for you. ...
- dipti    read >>

RE:pigmentation due to betnovate c
hello msharma,
the pigmentation is not big issue or its not skin related big problem and its not harmful for body, but yes its not look good if its occur on face so thats why we should control on our eating habit. ...
- dharmesh    read >>