The Benefits of Turmeric for Your Skin

Say goodbye to dark spots and skin rashes and hello to a bright, glowing complexion.

Turmeric is a root plant related to ginger that’s commonly used as a spice around the world, especially in South Asia.

What exactly is turmeric?

This spice can do a little bit of everything, but its main benefit is delivering glowing, radiant skin. “It has anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antioxidant properties that show promising benefits in treating acne, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and even pigmentation

What are the main benefits of turmeric for skin?

1. Calms inflammation 2. Treats acne 3. Soothes skin rashes 4. Lightens dark spots 5. Brightens skin

Turmeric can be used on all skin types, but it's particularly great for dull, itchy and/or sensitive skin,” says Dr. Bhanot.

Which skin types is turmeric best for?

“Though turmeric is most commonly used in a paste or thick mask form, it can certainly be used as an oil, as long as the ingredient combination does not cause turmeric to become unstable,” notes Dr. Sethi.

What are the best ways to use turmeric in skincare at home?

Mix together 1/4 Tsp of turmeric, 2 Tsp of cornstarch, 1 Tsp of honey and six drops of The Ayurveda Experience Kesardi Oil. Apply directly to clean, dry skin, leave for 10 minutes and remove with water.

Oily skin

Mix 1/2 Tsp of turmeric, 2 Tsp of aloe vera, 1 Tsp of The Ayurveda Experience Yauvari Moisturizer and 1 Tsp of honey. Leave it on your clean, dry skin for 10 minutes before removing with water.

Normal/dry skin

For more sensitive skin types, mix 2 Tsp of turmeric, six drops of iYURA Turmerisa Oil, 2 Tsp of coconut water, 2 Tsp of aloe vera and 1 Tsp of honey. Apply directly to clean, dry skin and after 10 minutes, remove the mask with water.

Sensitive skin