Thursday, 25 September 2014

Glowing Turmeric Mask

1. Turmeric
2. Lemon
3. Raw Honey

Turmeric is vibrant in colour and very dynamic in terms of it's uses and effects on the body internally and externally.  This natural turmeric facial can be done once a week to gain the antioxidant properties that turmeric contains as well as reduce acne.  The yellowish orange pigment comes from curcumin which can stain anything it touches, so be aware of that when you are applying the turmeric mask. It is a rich source of iron and manganese and can be eaten raw or cooked. 

1. Add one tablespoon of turmeric into a small bowl.
2. Squeeze less than half of the lemon juice into the turmeric powder.
3. Add ½  of a teaspoon of raw honey.4.  Mix all ingredients until it is a thick paste.
5. Apply to the face and neck.
6.  Let it dry and rinse with warm water to wash off.
7.  To get rid of the turmeric stain, massage the face with
organic virgin coconut oil.  Then take a cotton pad with lemon
juice and rub all over the face until the yellow tint is completely removed.

Benefits of Turmeric:
- It promotes liver detoxification , anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects.
- A bioactive compound in turmeric called curcumin contains high quantities of
antioxidants and medical properties. 
- Antimicrobial and wound healing if applied topically.
- Helps to promote a strong immune system and fight free radicals
- Can be used in raw or cooked form.
- Helps to reduce chronic pain.
- It can help reduce acne and give your skin an overall healthy glow.


  1. Love the turmeric mask - thanks!!

  2. Turmeric is such an amazing and versatile spice. Thanks for the facial mask recipe!