Everyone knows about the skin beautifying effects of honey and curative values of turmeric. You can mix both of them together to make an awesome honey turmeric mask treatment for your facial skin. This treatment will definitely help you achieve a lustrous, soft and flaws free skin naturally. Before preparing some good facial treatments, let us first learn about the benefits of using honey and turmeric in facial skin care.
Benefits of Honey In Skin Care
Honey is blessed with antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and healing properties. These all properties help in treating some common problems cuts, minor burns, irritation, rashes and ulcers. Application of honey on the affected area helps stimulate the new tissue growth and it also helps repair the damaged skin cells.
As you know loose facial skin and fine lines results from premature aging. Honey is a hygroscopic substance that attracts moisture from the air and due to this property it helps keep your skin well moisturized without making it greasy. Honey is also helpful in the production of collagen. In short, well hydrated and collagen rich skin is less likely to get fine lines and wrinkles.
Anti-oxidants present in this wonderful ingredient helps guard the skin from harsh rays of the sun. It also has refreshing and rejuvenating effects that help keep the skin soft and supple.
Another good this about honey is that it helps reduce oily skin related issues like pimples, acne, scars, clogged pores, blemishes and skin infection. It has pore purifying properties that help remove impurities from the pores.
It is a perfect exfoliator for dry skin because it gently exfoliates the skin with causing dryness, rashes and irritation. Moisturizing properties of this marvelous ingredient helps keep the skin soft, supple and glowing.
Skin Care Benefits of Turmeric
Excessive production of sebum, dust, impurities and bacteria, are known to cause acne and pimples. This problem is mainly faced by those who have greasy skin type. You can easily get rid of this unsightly condition by applying turmeric on your skin.
There are many cause of hyper-pigmentation such as over exposure to the sun light, excessive production of melanin, burns, cuts, pimples and so forth. Pigmentation reducing properties of turmeric can help you treat your pigmentation induced problems very effectively. Pigmentation: Hormonal. Regular use of it can help improve your skin tone and texture. It is also beneficial in the cure of stretch marks, freckles, age spots, acne scars and burn marks.
It also has natural antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and anti fungal properties. Presence of these all properties makes turmeric a good solution for skin infection, pimples and several other skin conditions.
Anti ageing properties of turmeric makes it an excellent ingredient for ageing skin.
Honey and Turmeric Face Mask Recipes
Simple Honey and Turmeric Facial Treatment
First of all, wash your skin with a mild herbal cleanser. Now, make an all purpose facial treatment by using one tablespoon of organic honey and a teaspoon of turmeric powder. You can also add some orange or cucumber juice or tomato juice or simply rose water into the mixture. These juices will give skin lightening power to the mixture. Apply the mask on your cleansed facial skin. Gently massage it on your face for two minutes. Now, allow the mixture to rest on for about half an hour. Finally, wash your skin with lukewarm water and then with cold water. This mask will make your skin glowing, fair and soft immediately. Regular use of this mask will help achieve you a flawless complexion naturally.
Mask for Fair Glowing Skin – Honey, turmeric and lemon mask
Are you dealing with dark patches, black marks, uneven skin tone, dark skin complexion or any other pigmentation induced skin issue? If yes, you can use a mixture of one tablespoon of honey, quarter to half tablespoon of turmeric, juice of half lemon. You can also add milk and rose water into this mixture. Apply the mixture on your clean face and allow it to rest on for approximately half an hour. Wash it lukewarm water.
Oily Acne Prone Skin Mask
Both turmeric and honey have natural anti-bacterial and germ killing properties. You can increase the effectiveness of the mask by mixing some neem leaves. Now, what we have to do is to mix paste of neem leaves with honey and turmeric to form a paste. Add some drops of lemon juice and apply the resultant mixture evenly on your washed facial skin. Wait for 25 minutes before rinsing this mask with lukewarm water.
Another option is to make a mixture of honey, turmeric, milk (equal quantities). Add a little quantity of sea salt and apply the final product on your face. Allow it to rest on for about 25 minutes and the wash your facial skin with water.
Turmeric is helpful in regulating the production of sebum by the oil producing glands. So, make a mask for oily skin by combing sandalwood power, turmeric powder, little orange juice and little honey. Apply it on your face and wash it after 25 minutes.
Glowing Skin In Minutes
Here is one face pack that can help you acquire a glowing skin instantly in minutes. To create this recipe mix honey, turmeric, besan (gram flour), lime juice and rose water to form a paste. Apply it on your face and wait till it dries and then wash it off with cold water. You can freely use this mixture no matters what type of skin you have. This is an excellent remedy for those who are looking for soft and radiant skin.
Dry Skin Mask
If your skin is dry to too dry then use a mask of one egg white, some honey, add little olive oil and a few drops of lemon juice. Mix turmeric in this mixture and then slather the mixture on your cleansed face. Allow it to dry and then wash with lukewarm water.
Note: Apply a base layer of yogurt on your face in order to save your skin from the yellow tint of turmeric.
Side effects of Honey and turmeric face masks
If your skin type is extremely sensitive then you must do a skin patch test before applying honey and turmeric mask this will save you from skin allergy, irritation and itching. If your patch test dosen’t show any kind of allergic reaction then you can freely use honey and turmeric to make your skin beautiful and flawless.
Note:- In order to get extra benefits, mi x half teaspoon of turmeric and one teaspoon of honey in one glass of milk and drink it everynight. This remedy will make your skin bright and healthy from inside.
This was something about honey and turmeric facial mask recipes. Try them on a regular basic to get glowing, smooth and problem free skin naturally.