India’s golden spice turmeric is a lot more than just a kitchen staple. Apart from adding flavour to your curry and making it tastier, this spice can work wonders for your skin. This golden spice has been used for numerous skin benefits for centuries. It is antiseptic and antibacterial in nature that may reduce the appearance of blemishes, dark spots, and scars. It can also help you get rid of that pesky acne and give you that perfect radiant glow!

If you are planning to add this golden spice to your beauty regimen, here is how you can do it.

Curd To The Rescue!

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Curd has cleansing properties that help suck out dust and grime hidden deep inside the pores. You’ll also notice that it absorbs excess oil and helps even skin out as well. Cheers to having happy, clear skin in a month’s time!

How to make it

Take half a tsp of turmeric powder and 2 tbsp yogurt in a bowl. Mix it well to create a smooth paste. Apply the pack all over your eyes, avoiding the eyes and the lips. Let it for about 15- 20 minutes, rinse off with cold water.

Good Ol' Neem

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An oldie, but a goodie—Neem is a miracle when it comes to skin. From reducing acne to rejuvenating dull and dry skin, it does it all! When combined with the anti-inflammatory nature of turmeric, acne doesn’t stand a chance. It also keeps whiteheads, blackheads at bay.

How to make it

To prepare this mask, start with boiling 10-12 neem leaves and then grind them. Add half a tsp of turmeric powder to it and apply the pack onto your face. Let it dry and wash it off with lukewarm water for spotless skin.

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Lemon To Pamper Your Skin

Lemon juice has natural bleaching properties that help lighten scars and dark spots. Turmeric, on the other hand, has anti-inflammatory properties which help control breakouts and acne. (Homemade Facial Mists To Battle Acne) When mixed together, this pack will solve all your skin problems.

How to make it

Mix half a tsp of lemon juice with half a tsp of lemon juice. Add a few drops of rose water and apply this pack onto your face, let it dry then rinse off with cold water.

Sandalwood Powder & Rose Water Are The Real Deal

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This simple mixture of turmeric and Sandalwood powder, better known as Chandan powder, is just as capable of giving you radiant, replenished skin like any other face pack combination in this list. Powered by antioxidants, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, sandalwood powder will help heal your breakouts (Have Acne-Prone Skin?) and give you an even skin tone.

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How To Make It

Mix together two tbsps of sandalwood powder and a half tsp of turmeric. Then, add one tsp of rose water and mix thoroughly. Once a thick paste is formed, apply it on the face and let it rest for around 10-15 minutes before rinsing off with water.

Honey For That Perfect Radiant Glow!

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Honey is loaded with minerals, vitamins, and active compounds that can help you in keeping your skin moisturized and fresh. It heals any scars, wounds, and blemishes. Mix a few drops of raw milk to it into and you have prepared a potent zit-zapping, healing, brightening face pack.

How to make it

Mix together one tsp of honey and turmeric powder each. Then, stir in half a tsp of raw milk and mix thoroughly. Once a thick paste is formed, apply it on the face and let it rest for around 10-15 minutes before rinsing off with water.

Apply these face packs bids abide by pimples for GOOD! Also, don't forget to share your experience with us. Stay tuned to HerZindagi for more!