Sometimes, it is advisable to make your own face masks using ingredients you have at home especially if you don’t want to waste a lot of money on commercial masks you’re not sure will be will be suitable for your skin type.
The advantages of home facial masks is that you know the exact ingredients used. Also, you can try several combinations of ingredients before finally settling for the one that best suits your skin type.
The common ingredients that work well for homemade facial masks are eggs, honey, turmeric, avocado, yogurt and milk.
However, turmeric face masks are used to rejuvenate the skin. And regular use of turmeric alone or with various combinations of ingredients either as a paste or face mask can soften the appearance of wrinkles, treat acne, soothe skin blemishes, eczema and aids in skin rejuvenation due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, antibacterial, and anti-aging properties, which make it an excellent face mask ingredient.
But before applying your turmeric facial mask, wash your face or use a gentle facial cleanser to remove all traces of makeup.
Here are three turmeric face mask you can do at home.
Honey & Turmeric Moisturizing Face Mask
Honey hydrates, nourishes, and lubricates skin. It contains strong antibacterial and antiseptic properties perfect to kill acne-causing bacteria. Hence, for your face mask, ensure to use raw, unprocessed honey to avoid skin irritation.
In many parts of India, turmeric is a vital part of any beauty treatment. Also known as the golden spice of life, turmeric is an all-natural skincare ingredient that can be applied for glowing skin. It also helps to improve skin health.
- 1 tablespoon pure honey
- ¼ teaspoon turmeric
- Mix honey and turmeric to form a paste and apply to face. Leave on for 15 -20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water, towel dry and moisturise face.
Turmeric, Milk, and Honey Face Mask
Using the amazing combo of turmeric, milk and honey will help boost your skin cells and give them the gentle nourishing treatment they deserve.
The role of the milk is to soften skin and nourishe it with vitamins and minerals. The milk gently exfoliates dead cells, shrinks large pores and fight stress that leads to premature aging.
The raw honey helps even out skin discolourations, acne scars and dark spots on skin. It also gently cleanses and moisturizes skin of all types.
You should use this amazing face mask once a week to give yourself a royal beauty treatment.
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 teaspoon milk
- 1 teaspoon honey
- Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a small bowl.
- Using your clean fingertips, slather a thin amount of the face mask onto your face. Allow to sit for 10 minutes or until the face mask dries up completely.
- Then rinse off with cool water and pat face dry.
Turmeric, Lemon & Honey Face Mask
Turmeric and lemon face mask is perfect for oily skin and acne. This face mask will tone skin and also tighten the pores.
The role of lemon in this face mask is to tighten large pores as a natural astringent. It kills bacteria responsible for acne, pimples, and white heads because of its antibacterial properties. Also, it helps to tone oily skin as well as deep-cleanses clogged pores of excess sebum and dirt.
Honey contains skin-lightening properties that can reduce the visibility of acne scars and dark spots. It also helps to fight fine lines and wrinkles on skin, kills acne-causing germs as well as moisturizes and hydrates skin.
- 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix. If the mixture gets runny—you can add a little rice flour to make it thick.
- With your clean finger tips, rub the mixture on your clean and dry face.
- Let it sit for at 8-10 minutes or until it dries completely.
- Then wash the mixture off with warm water and pat your face dry.
If you have dry skin or suffers from acne, you should not use more than ½ teaspoon of freshly squeezed lemon juice as too much of it can irritate your skin and redden pimples.