Turmeric has proved its uses in skin care but did you know that this humble orange powder has more to it than just being a skin care product? Turmeric is a spice with many benefits like treating arthritis, ulcerative colitis, certain cancers and digestive disorders.
Apart from all this, it helps to be very beneficial when used regularly in your beauty routine to keep your skin clean, clear and glowing naturally. Discover some unknown facts about this humble spice and the ways to make the most of its benefits.
Turmeric face cleanserTurmeric cleanser:
Turmeric is used to deep clean the skin. Turmeric has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that helps to cleanse the skin thus preventing acne.
  • Raw milk – 1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric- 1/2 teaspoon
  • Lime- 1/2 teaspoon
Method- Mix both the ingredients well and apply on the skin in upward motion. Massage it into the skin and leave it for a couple of minutes. Then take damp cotton and wipe the skin. Your skin will be cleansed thoroughly.
Turmeric oil Cleanser: 
Mix few drops of turmeric oil or pinch of turmeric powder in coconut oil / honey or your regular cleanser and massage it on the skin. Leave it for 5 minutes and then rinse off with warm water.
Turmeric all natural Toothpaste DIYTurmeric Toothpaste DIY:
Turmeric can very well be used for the teeth as toothpaste. It will not only save you from unknowingly gulping down the chemicals from the regular toothpaste but also endow you with beautiful white pearlies. It whitens the teeth! Amazing right? So why wait more? Let us get on to know how to make this natural toothpaste from turmeric.
Method: Take coconut oil 2 spoons, 1 spoon baking soda (optional) and 1 spoon organic turmeric powder. Take a bowl, add all these ingredients and mix it all together until you get a smooth and creamy paste. It might stain your toothbrush but the result will make you forget the stains, do not worry.
Turmeric homemade moisturizerTurmeric moisturizer:
Turmeric has been regarded as a powerful antioxidant and contains antibacterial property as mentioned before. It helps to fight acne, hyperpigmentation, blackheads, eczema and psoriasis. Other than this turmeric is also known to enhance the elasticity of the skin and that can be achieved by DIY turmeric moisturizer.
One option is to add a pinch of turmeric to your regular moisturizer and apply it for a gorgeous glow. Another option is to make your own turmeric lotion.
Make a homemade all natural coconut face and body lotion and add in a small amount of turmeric powder or oil to it. Massage a small amount on your face and under your eyes to heal the skin and reduce dark circles.
Turmeric in foundation:
Turmeric can help you make your foundation perfect. If your foundation has a pink undertone then you can neutralize that by adding a bit of turmeric to your foundation. The color will suit your complexion perfectly and you also get the benefits of protecting your skin from acne, thanks to antibacterial property of turmeric.


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