Who would have thought that something easily available in your kitchen cabinet could be so beneficial for skin lightening, brightening, and whitening? It is a golden magical spice that can spice up your skin too. Turmeric also speeds up the skin’s ability to form new, healthy tissue. Read this post till the end to know the side effects of turmeric, the benefits of turmeric use turmeric, and some FAQs about turmeric. 

You’ll love to see its result on your face by applying regularly. Scroll down to learn to make a turmeric cleanser and one magical face pack too to get an instant glow on your face. 

Turmeric Side Effects:

Turmeric Side Effects On Face:

  • When apply on face, turmeric can temporarily stain the skin like yellow mark. This is advisable use only in a small amount of turmeric on face. 
  • Direct skin contact can cause irritation, redness, and swelling, if a person is allergic.
  • Turmeric is safe and suitable for all skin type. 

Turmeric Benefits:

Turmeric Benefits For Skin:

  • Lighten dark spots
  • Brighten skin
  • Add natural glow
  • Heal wounds
  • Reduce acne scarring
  • Brighten dark circles
  • Lighten pigmentation
  • Anti-oxidant and anti-microbial
  • Treat acne

Turmeric Uses

You can use turmeric in your DIY scrub, face mask, and cleanser. 

How To Use Turmeric On Face For Glowing skin

  • Turmeric (quarter teaspoon)
  • Powder milk (½ teaspoon)
  • Yogurt for normal to dry skin (1 tablespoon)
  • Cucumber juice for oily skin (1 tablespoon)
  • Apply on your face for 20 minutes. 
  • Wash it off.
  • Apply it thrice a week. 

How To Use Turmeric For Skin Lightening 

  • Turmeric (quarter teaspoon)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Coffee powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Chickpea flour (1 tablespoon)
  • Mix with rose water or plain water to make a paste. 
  • Apply on your face for 25 minutes. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • Apply it thrice a week. 

How To Use Turmeric For Pigmentation

  • Potato juice (2 tablespoons)
  • Licorice powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Turmeric (quarter teaspoon)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Apply on your face for 25 minutes. 
  • Wash it off. 

How To Use Turmeric For Dark Spots

  • Turmeric (quarter teaspoon)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Honey (1 teaspoon)
  • Nutmeg powder (½ teaspoon)
  • Mix all the ingredients and apply on your face. 
  • Leave it for 25 minutes. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • Apply this thrice a week. 

How To Use Turmeric To Treat Acne:

  • Clove/neem powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Turmeric (quarter teaspoon)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Cinnamon powder (quarter teaspoon)
  • Honey to make a paste
  • Mix all the ingredients and apply on your face. 
  • Leave it for 20-25 minutes. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • Apply it thrice a week. 

How To Use Turmeric For Skin Whitening 

  • Turmeric (quarter teaspoon)
  • Tomato juice (1 tablespoon)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Licorice powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Rice powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Mix all the ingredients and apply on your face. 
  • Let it dry completely. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • Apply it thrice a week. 

Make your own Turmeric Cleanser For Skin Whitening 

DIY Turmeric Cleanser 

Regular usage of turmeric can do wonders on your skin. Make homemade turmeric cleanser and get glowing and white skin naturally. This turmeric cleanser lightens dark spots, pigmentation too. 

DIY Cleanser For Skin Whitening 

  • Chickpea flour for oily skin (6 tablespoons)
  • Wheat flour for normal to dry skin (6 tablespoons)
  • Turmeric (1tablespoon)
  • Coffee powder (2 tablespoons)
  • Rice powder (3 tablespoons)
  • Licorice powder / red lentil powder (2 tablespoons)
  • Neem powder for acne prone skin (2 tablespoons)
  • Milk powder/ almond powder for dry skin (2 tablespoons)
  • Mix all the ingredients. 
  • Store this mixture in an airtight jar/box or nay food storage box. 
  • Make sure to prevent it from sunlight and moisture. 
  • This turmeric cleanser can last well for 3-4 months.
  • Take 1 teaspoon of this mixture and simply mix with tap water to make a paste. 
  • Apply on your face and massage for 2-3 minutes for better result. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • Wash your face twice a day. 

Turmeric Magical Face Pack For Instant Glow 

Party tonight? No time for the saloon? Give yourself a saloon-like instant glow at home with only natural ingredients. 

  • Turmeric (quarter teaspoon)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Apricot puree (1 teaspoon)
  • Papaya puree (1 teaspoon)
  • Baking soda (1 teaspoon)
  • Corn flour (1 teaspoon)
  • Mix all the ingredients and apply on your face. 
  • Let it dry completely. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • Rub one tomato on your face. 
  • Wash it off. 

Turmeric For Dark Circles:

  • Turmeric (1 pinch)
  • Yogurt (1 teaspoon)
  • Apply on your dark circle for 20 minutes. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • Apply daily. 

Turmeric For Lips:

  • Turmeric (1 pinch)
  • Yogurt/mint juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Apply on your lips. 
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • Apply vaseline. 

FAQs About Turmeric Uses

Q. Can turmeric lighten dark spots?

A. Yes, by the regular usage of turmeric it lightens dark spots and prevents new one to form. 

Q. Can I use turmeric on my face every day?

A. Yes it’s totally safe to use turmeric on the face every day. But if you are allergic, apply on alternate days. 

Q. Is it good to applying turmeric on the face overnight?

A. Overnight can leave a stain on your face. You can use a pinch overnight. 

Mix with aloe vera gel and apply overnight. 

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