Ever wondered why many organic beauty products contain turmeric as one of the main ingredients? Actually, turmeric is an effective kitchen spice that offers antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant benefits. Read on to know more about this powerful ingredient.

Turmeric is not just a spice to prepare finger licking good curries but can heal us both from the outside and within! It is available both in fresh form as a root vegetable and in a dry ground form. Either way, turmeric has been used traditionally for its various medicinal purposes.

It is a miraculous ingredient to effectively treat and prevent various skin related problems such as black heads, acne, dark spots, psoriasis, eczema, and to enhance the beauty.  Apart from this, it can also brighten the skin complexion, increases the elasticity of skin, and delays the signs of aging.

When used in combination with essential oils and other vital ingredients, turmeric can be used as a powerful remedy to enhance the beauty of any person. Like in the Indian community as a part of the pre wedding ceremony, both the bride and groom are applied a pack of turmeric by the entire family to ensure their radiant skin on the big day. Read on to know how this household spice can naturally offer wonderful treatments for the basic skin care ritual.

For glowing skin. Mix a teaspoon each of the turmeric powder and honey with a tablespoon each of plain yogurt and fresh lemon juice. Apply this pack on your clean face for 20 minutes and rinse it off with cold water. This antiseptic and antibacterial pack will hydrate the skin, prevent discoloration of the skin, and give a lovely glow to your face.

To exfoliate the skin. Mix a teaspoon of turmeric powder with a tablespoon each of thick plain yogurt and granulated brown sugar. Apply it over your face and then gently rub it in a circular motion for 5 minutes. Wash it off with warm water to soothe, moisturize, and gently exfoliate the skin. This will also help to attain the much desired soft and smooth skin.

To manage dry skin. Mix a teaspoon of turmeric powder with half a mashed avocado and a tablespoon of coconut milk. Apply it on your clean face for 30 minutes and then wash it off with cold water. This will help to nourish, soothe, hydrate, and moisturize your skin and help to get a gorgeous skin texture.