According to the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) score,turmeric is the fourth herb that is rich in antioxidants out of 159,277. Curcumin, which is extracted from turmeric, has strong curative and preventative affects on several different diseases. With its ability to penetrate the cells, curcumin can go in the deepest levels of the body and fight the free radical damage.
The astringent, antioxidant, anti-aging, antimicrobial and moisturizing properties of turmeric are unbelievable. Turmeric (when combined with other ingredients) is quite effective in reducing wrinkles andfine lines. Turmeric is also beneficial for oily skin because it regulates the oily substance produced by the sebaceous glands called sebum. Turmeric not only that it nourishes and rejuvenates the skin but, it also gives a fair complexion to it.
- 1 teaspoon raw honey
- 1 teaspoon plain organic yogurt
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
Mix plain yogurt with turmeric powder. Than add a teaspoon of honey and apply the mixture on your face and leave it to stay for 20-30 minutes. Than wash it off with lukewarm water. It is recommended that you use this mask 3-4 times a week.