We are all well aware of the medical benefits of turmeric. Turmeric has been used for over 4,000 years for its healing properties. In addition to treating wounds, colds and fevers, turmeric is also known to be beneficial for the skin.
According to Hindustan Times reports, Geeta Grewal, cosmetic surgeon and wellness expert, explained that turmeric can help improve skin. It reduces sun spots, helps a person get an even complexion, improves skin texture, etc.
“The skin benefits of turmeric are many as it helps even skin tone, improves skin texture, reduces sun spots, has photo-protective properties and reduces the breakdown of skin collagen. Anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric help soothe the skin Antibacterial properties help control bacterial infections, but in some cases direct application of turmeric can cause an allergic reaction so it is advisable to put a test patch on the forearm before using it used directly on the face,” she said.
Here are some benefits of turmeric for the skin:
- Antioxidants in Turmeric May Help Reduce Signs of Aging
- Good for acne-prone skin
- Helps deal with dull skin and gives a natural glow to your face
- Helps remove stubborn dark circles
- Reduces all signs of dark spots and other forms of hyperpigmentation
- Removes sunburn
- Improves the texture of the skin
- Helps achieve an even complexion
Turmeric is rich in antioxidants that are very beneficial for the skin. If you are someone who is facing the above mentioned problems, it is finally time to get rid of your skin problems.
Not only this, but turmeric (haldi) can also be used in a few summer drinks that will keep you refreshed and energized all day long. Ginger turmeric smoothie, turmeric fruit drink and orange turmeric smoothie are some of the drinks you can try this summer.
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