3 Face Masks To Help You Fight Acne & Dark Spots

Turmeric is slowly but surely becoming popular in the west because of it’s anti -ageing and acne clearing properties. In the sub continent it has been in use for centuries but the west has recently noticed the immense benefits it has and has started incorporating it in their beauty routine.  Today we will be discussing 3 masks made from turmeric that can help you with acne and dark spots, so keep on reading!

What exactly is turmeric?

Turmeric is basically a root of the curcuma plant which is part of ginger family. It has been used in cooking and in medicines for thousands of years. It is known to have anti inflammatory and anti oxidant properties.

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 It is known to treat acne and brightening up dark spots on the skin, it is also pretty good for fine lines and wrinkles. Whether you make a mask at home DIY style or you buy it from the stores, it is an ideal treatment for all skin types especially if you are dealing with acne, since it can calm the inflammation and kill bacteria associated with acne.

Turmeric for acne & dark spots 

Turmeric really is great at fighting pimples, the antibacterial properties fights the bacteria that causes the breakout and the anti inflammatory compound – curcuminoids help to calm down the acne. Turmeric is also great at brightening up the dark spots on the skin and even outs the skin pretty well, so if you have acne spots, it will help in reducing its appearance.

Turmeric for anti ageing 

Turmeric has alot of antioxidants which protects the skin against free radicals and environmental stressors. If free radicals are not addressed they cling on to your skin and damage the collagen  which basically results in lines, wrinkles and sagging.

Can anyone use turmeric?

Turmeric is safe for you to use, it can be used on all skin types however if your skin is too sensitive you should do a patch test to test against any allergic reactions. Normally it doesnt cause reactions but it does stain everything it touches! so be careful while using it because there will be yellow stains everywhere even your face! when doing a DIY mask, try incorporating milk or yogurt so that the stain is not too much.

Turmeric Masks 

There are multiple ways you can use turmeric to make a face mask. Here are some that you can use on regularly basis to make an impact. Make smooth masks out of the following and apply thin layer all over your face, leave on for 15 minutes and wash off with luke warm water. Follow it up with a good moisturizer.

For break outs

  • 2 tablespoon of ground oats
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 3 tablespoon of yogurt or milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of honey

For brightening

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon milk or yogurt

For even skin tone

  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1/4 turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
Be sure to apply these masks on a clean face, use a good face cleanser, once you take off the mask, make sure to apply a good moisturizer.

Beautyhooked recommends:

PONDS PURE WHITE DEEP CLEANSING FOAM (Rs.225). To shop, click HERE
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ESSENCE PURE SKIN ANTI SPOT MOISTURIZER (Rs.490). To shop, click HERE
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Have you ever used turmeric masks? Let us know in the comments below!
*Disclaimer: All articles published on Beauty Hooked are based on heavy and thorough research by our beauty consultants, makeup artist and experts.  All products recommended have been tried and tested by us personally and only then recommended to you. All these products, at the prices presented, are as of the publication date of the article. Prices presented in the article may vary across retailers in Pakistan depending on the retailer’s margin.
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Turmeric is slowly but surely becoming popular in the west because of it’s anti -ageing and acne clearing properties. In the sub continent it has been in use for centuries but the west has recently noticed the immense benefits it has and has started incorporating it in their beauty routine.  Today we will be discussing 3 masks made from turmeric that can help you with acne and dark spots, so keep on reading!

What exactly is turmeric?

Turmeric is basically a root of the curcuma plant which is part of ginger family. It has been used in cooking and in medicines for thousands of years. It is known to have anti inflammatory and anti oxidant properties.

Image result for turmeric powder

 

 It is known to treat acne and brightening up dark spots on the skin, it is also pretty good for fine lines and wrinkles. Whether you make a mask at home DIY style or you buy it from the stores, it is an ideal treatment for all skin types especially if you are dealing with acne, since it can calm the inflammation and kill bacteria associated with acne.

Turmeric for acne & dark spots 

Turmeric really is great at fighting pimples, the antibacterial properties fights the bacteria that causes the breakout and the anti inflammatory compound – curcuminoids help to calm down the acne. Turmeric is also great at brightening up the dark spots on the skin and even outs the skin pretty well, so if you have acne spots, it will help in reducing its appearance.

Turmeric for anti ageing 

Turmeric has alot of antioxidants which protects the skin against free radicals and environmental stressors. If free radicals are not addressed they cling on to your skin and damage the collagen  which basically results in lines, wrinkles and sagging.

Can anyone use turmeric?

Turmeric is safe for you to use, it can be used on all skin types however if your skin is too sensitive you should do a patch test to test against any allergic reactions. Normally it doesnt cause reactions but it does stain everything it touches! so be careful while using it because there will be yellow stains everywhere even your face! when doing a DIY mask, try incorporating milk or yogurt so that the stain is not too much.

Turmeric Masks 

There are multiple ways you can use turmeric to make a face mask. Here are some that you can use on regularly basis to make an impact. Make smooth masks out of the following and apply thin layer all over your face, leave on for 15 minutes and wash off with luke warm water. Follow it up with a good moisturizer.

For break outs

  • 2 tablespoon of ground oats
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric
  • 3 tablespoon of yogurt or milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon of honey

For brightening

  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon milk or yogurt

For even skin tone

  • 1 tablespoon yogurt
  • 1/4 turmeric powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon honey
Be sure to apply these masks on a clean face, use a good face cleanser, once you take off the mask, make sure to apply a good moisturizer.

Beautyhooked recommends:

PONDS PURE WHITE DEEP CLEANSING FOAM (Rs.225). To shop, click HERE
Image result for PONDS PURE WHITE DEEP CLEANSING FOAM
ESSENCE PURE SKIN ANTI SPOT MOISTURIZER (Rs.490). To shop, click HERE
Image result for ESSENCE PURE SKIN ANTI SPOT MOISTURIZER
Have you ever used turmeric masks? Let us know in the comments below!
*Disclaimer: All articles published on Beauty Hooked are based on heavy and thorough research by our beauty consultants, makeup artist and experts.  All products recommended have been tried and tested by us personally and only then recommended to you. All these products, at the prices presented, are as of the publication date of the article. Prices presented in the article may vary across retailers in Pakistan depending on the retailer’s margin.
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