So far we’ve discussed the natural, healing
benefits of fruits and vegetables for your
And now it’s time to spice things up.
Turmeric is a bright-orange spice that
is often used to flavor foods, but its
natural, anti-inflammatory properties can
also do wonders for your skin.
For example, those who suffer from acne
should consider using turmeric as a face mask.
Not only can it help clear up any breakouts
you have, but it’s been shown to reduce the
appearance of scarring too.
The same properties that tackle acne can also
reduce the size of your pores!
Not only are smaller pores a bit more
attractive than large ones, but they won’t be
able to hold as much dirt and oil. Which equates
to less scrubbing of your face, which is always
a good thing as that tugs on your skin!
And just like other natural products that
I’ve talked about, turmeric can also calm
For a minor skin irritation, try applying
some turmeric powder mixed with warm water
and apply for about 10 minutes or so, then
If you suffer from any of these skincare
problems, or even if you just have oily skin
that needs some help, then try mixing some
turmeric with rose water and apply as a mask.
Of course, thoroughly cleanse the area prior to
using the mask and be sure to rinse it off well.
Any long-term skin concerns should always be
addressed by a healthcare provider.
Over the course of time, the more you use turmeric
powder as part of your natural skincare routine,
the more you will see the benefits.
And to make sure that it doesn’t irritate your
skin, test out a small patch of skin with some
turmeric powder and warm water. If it doesn’t
itch or burn, then slowly start using it as a mask.
These are just a few ways to use healing turmeric
as part of your natural skincare routine.
In next week's blog, I'll discuss the benefits
of pineapple juice as part of your natural skincare
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