Turmeric has always been an important ingredient in Indian kitchen. It is a miraculous herb with more than 300 nutrients including beta carotene, zinc, flavonoids, iron, calcium, potassium and many more. This has made an easy entry of turmeric into our diet, medicine and cosmetics. Its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties makes it one of the best ingredient for skincare. Turmeric has been found helpful in treating diseases like eczema, psoriasis, acne and wound healing. But one must also know how to use turmeric according to their skin type. As different skin type has different skin needs. So its always wise to go accordingly.
Acne prone skin:- Your skin needs something anti-bacterial, which can also control excess sebum secretion and simultaneously soothe your skin.Turmeric is well known for its anti bacterial and healing properties. Adding Neem, tea tree oil and clove with turmeric will make it a super-powerful mixture to treat your acne prone skin.
2. Dry skin: Dry skin needs some powerful antioxidant which will help in removing dead cells and bring out healthy glowing skin. So use turmeric with shea butter or other enriching oils like olive oil to cater to dry skin moisturising needs. The healing properties of turmeric will help you get rid of flaky skin.
Sensitive skin: Your skin may be more sensitive to certain ingredients as compared to others. So before trying any ingredient in your skin, always go for a patch test. Sensitive skin often face the problem of redness, inflammation and irritation. Sandalwood powder is one of the best ingredient to use along with turmeric powder to treat your skin without any woes.
Amid Covid-19 turmeric has become an important part of our daily diet to boost our immunity. So this miraculous herb can be easily added in our daily skin care regime.