• हिन्दी
  • Login
  • Search
  • Close
    Looking For Something?

Get Rid Of Stubborn Turmeric Stains From Face, Hands And Nails With These Tips

Some natural ingredients like coconut oil, lemon juice can help lighten turmeric stains.
Published -17 Mar 2022, 12:28 ISTUpdated -17 Mar 2022, 12:36 IST
how to remove turmeric stains haldi

For us, Indians, turmeric or haldi is the king of our kitchen pantry. This one spice is a kitchen staple. We commonly use turmeric in the form of powder or in its raw form which is also called kachhi haldi. We often use these two ingredients in our everyday food preparations and beauty DIYs. 

These two ingredients are irreplaceable, for they have multiple benefits. However, one big con of using turmeric in any form is the stubborn stain that is left behind. Getting rid of these stains can be challenging especially from our hands and nails. So, here we have a quick guide that will help you remove turmeric stains from the skin. A few DIYs and natural ingredients can really work like magic on these stains. Read on. 

Rub Lemon Juice 

Cut the lemon into two halves and start rubbing on the stain. Let the juice soak into your skin and dry naturally. After some time, rinse your hands, face, and nails with soap and water. If the stain hasn't gone completely, this remedy can be repeated. 

Use Raw Milk

raw turmeric kachi haldi stains removal

Take a clean cloth or towel and dip into raw milk. Wipe your face, hand, and nails with this cloth in a circular motion. This will help in lightening your stain. Clean with a mild cleanser and water. Pat dry.

Exfoliate With Lemon And Sugar Scrub

In a bowl, add 1 tsp of sugar and 1 tsp of lemon juice and mix well. Using your fingers start massaging your face, neck, and hands. Make sure you do it gently to prevent skin redness and itchiness. Wash off with water. 

Don't Miss: 5 Ways To Get Rid Of Henna/Mehendi From Your Nails

Dab Some Oil

Natural oils like coconut or castor oil can help you remove turmeric stains quickly. Oils like coconut oil have fatty acids which help in removing stubborn stains from the skin and also nourish the skin. Soak a cotton ball in coconut oil or castor oil and rub over the stained area. Move the cotton ball in a circular motion and then wipe your skin with a clean cloth. Wash off with normal water and cleanser. 

Don't Miss: Try These Hacks To Remove Rust Stains From Your Clothes

Apply Baking Soda Paste

Do you know, baking soda has bleaching properties? This one ingredient can be used to remove turmeric stain from the skin. In a bowl, add 1 tsp of baking soda and 3 tbsp of water. Mix well and gently scrub over the skin in circular motion. Wash the paste with lukewarm water. Make sure you do a patch test of this paste at the back of your hand before applying it to your face, especially if you have a sensitive skin type

Apple Cider Vinegar To The Rescue

raw turmeric stains

In a bowl, add equal parts of water and apple cider vinegar. Mix well and using a cotton ball rub over your turmeric stains. Let the mixture dry and then wash off with normal water.

Honey And Lemon Mask To Rule Out Stains

Another way of removing those stubborn haldi stains is by using a mix of honey and lemon juice. Mix the two ingredients well and apply over the stained area. Let it dry and then wash with normal water. 

We hope these tips help you get rid of those stubborn turmeric stains. For more such beauty related stories, stay tuned! 



Your skin and body like you are unique. While we have taken all measures to ensure that the information provided in this article and on our social media channels is credible and expert verified, we recommend you consult a doctor or your dermatologist before trying a home remedy, quick hack or exercise regime. For any feedback or complaint, reach out to us at compliant_gro@jagrannewmedia.com