Acne is a skin condition that afflicts millions of people around the globe. Acne is caused by over active sebaceous glands which produce excess oil and can block pores on your face. This excess oil and dead skin cells form clogged pores which then becomes infected with bacteria and causes pimples, blackheads or white heads. Turmeric is commonly used for treating a variety of health conditions. However, it can also be used to treat acne and other skin conditions.
Control oily skin
Turmeric has natural oil control properties that help control excess oily secretion from skin – called as sebum. Excess oil or sebum accumulation in the pores of skin produces whiteheads, blackheads and finally pimple erruptions. The fatty acids and phytosterols in turmeric help reduce excess skin oils.
Effective against acne
Turmeric works against acne on several fronts. Turmeric has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that controls the growth of harmful bacteria on the skin.
Turmeric also helps preventing the skin cells from clustering, resulting in lesser clogging of pores.
Lighten Acne Spots
Active ingredient of turmeric is curcumin which has anti-inflammatory properties. Thus turmeric is capable of treating acne marks by reducing inflammation. Turmeric has unique ability of skin lightening, resulting in minimized pimples’ spots.
Turmeric Home Remedies for Acne
Prepare turmeric mask as explained below & wear this mask twice a week.
#Step1 Mix 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric powder and one teaspoon of yogurt and fresh lemon juice to form a paste.
#Step2 Apply an even layer of the paste to your face.
#Step3 Let sit for 30 minutes, then rinse with warm water.
To sum up …..
For most of us, pimples are part and parcel of growing up. But for some people, acne can be more than an embarrassing inconvenience—it can have a real impact on their quality of life. If you’re one of the latter group, turmeric may be helpful for you. If you are struggling to get rid of acne, call us today on +91 9166046591 to book appointment with our cosmetic skin & hair expert at Vibra Clinics, Udaipur.