How to Treat Acne Effectively with Turmeric

How to Treat Acne Effectively with Turmeric

Acne treatment with turmeric is a traditional method of women all over the world. Turmeric contains curcumin active- a powerful antioxidant helping deal with inflammation and swelling and prevent the appearance of acne. Turmeric will destroy the bacteria that cause inflammation and acne on the skin while repelling the oxidation of the cells. Also, it can help remove dark spots and keep your skin smooth and rosy. Now, you don’t need to spend on expensive acne medications or cosmetics to have bright and glowing skin anymore. Try to apply the recipes we suggest in this article to own the perfect skin.

 

Turmeric acne remedies

 

  1. How to Treat Acne Effectively with Turmeric Paste

To prepare these recipes, you have to subject turmeric root to preliminary treatment first. This step is applied in all of the recipes recommended in this part. Here are the directions:

Directions:

  • Firstly, you have to prepare 2 inches of turmeric root
  • Then, wash, peel off and cut the turmeric root into small pieces
  • Crush it to make a fine paste and put in a small bowl
  • You finish the step of preparing turmeric paste, and now, start with the turmeric recipes for acne treatment.

Recipe 1: Turmeric And Honey

Turmeric and honey have good anti-bacterial properties so they can help treat blackheads, and acne inflammation effectively. Moreover, these 2 ingredients will support the recovering of the wound caused by acne, whiten your skin and lighten the scars left.

Ingredients:

  • 2 inches of turmeric root
  • 2 teaspoons of organic honey

How to:

  • Add honey to the bowl of turmeric paste and mix well
  • Apply the mixture to your face and massage for 1-2 minutes
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water
  • Repeat this remedy 2-3 times a week

 

Recipe 2: Turmeric, Egg White, And Orange Juice

This facial mask will bring you bright skin.

Ingredients:

  • 2 inches of turmeric root
  • 1 egg white
  • 1tsp. of orange juice

How to:

  • Add turmeric, egg white and orange juice to a bowl of turmeric paste and mix them well
  • Apply the mixture and massage your face for 1-2 minutes
  • Leave it for 10 minutes and rinse your face with lukewarm water
  • Perform this method 3 times a week

 

Recipe 3: Turmeric And Olive Oil

Olive oil is rich in vitamin E- a vitamin with the antioxidant and antibacterial properties. This oil can protect your skin from acne as well as adverse effects of aging.

Ingredients:

  • 2 inches of turmeric root
  • 1 tsp. of olive oil

How to:

  • Place the ingredients in a bowl and mix them well
  • Apply the mixture and massage your face for 1-2 minutes
  • Leave it for 10 minutes and rinse your face with cold water
  • Apply this recipe twice a week
  1. How to Treat Acne Effectively with Turmeric Juice

For the 4 following recipes, you need to use turmeric juice to make the facial pack. You can take the turmeric juice in this way:

Directions:

  • Wash, peel off and cut the turmeric root into pieces
  • Crush it to make a fine paste and strain to take the juice

 

Recipe 1: Turmeric And Rice Water

Ingredients:

  • The juice from 2 inches of turmeric root
  • 3 tsp. of rice water

How to:

  • Mix the rice water with the turmeric juice well
  • Apply the mixture to your face and massage for 1-2 minutes
  • Leave it for 15-20 minutes and wash your face with fresh water
  • Repeat 2-3 times a week
  • This mask is appropriate for all skin types. It will bring you the clean and glowing skin.

 

Recipe 2: Turmeric And Lemon Juice

The combination of turmeric and lemon is useful in reducing excess sebum, cleanse the dirt deep in the pores and relieve acne and blackheads quickly. Your skin also becomes clean and bright day by day when using this facial mask.

Ingredients:

  • The juice from 2 inches of turmeric root
  • 1 tsp. of lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. of warm water

How to:

  • Add turmeric solution, lemon juice and warm water to a bowl and mix them well
  • Apply the mixture and massage your face for 1-2 minutes
  • Let it stay for 15 minutes and then wash your face with fresh water
  • Repeat this remedy twice a week

Recipe 3: Turmeric And Milk

Milk contains multiple vitamins such as A, D, and E and lactic acids which can help soothe your skin affected by acne and contribute to creating the bright and clear skin.

Ingredients:

  • The juice from 2 inches of turmeric root
  • 2 tsp. of sugar-free milk

How to:

  • Add the turmeric juice and milk in a bowl and mix them well
  • Apply the mixture to your face and massage for 1-2 minutes
  • Leave it for 20 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water
  • Repeat this method 2-3 times a week

 

Recipe 4: Turmeric And Yogurt

Lactic acid in yogurt is beneficial to cleanse the dirt deep in pores and gradually lightens your skin.

Ingredients:

  • 2 inches of turmeric root
  • 4 tsp. of sugar-free yogurt

How to:

  • Add the turmeric juice and yogurt to a bowl and mix well
  • Apply the mixture to your face and massage for 1-2 minutes
  • Let it stay for 15 minutes and wash your face with cold water
  • Repeat this method twice a week

 

III. How to Treat Acne Effectively with Turmeric Starch

Antiseptic and antibiotic properties of neem leaf will help remove the acne on your skin quickly and safely.

 

Recipe 1: Turmeric Starch And Neem Leaves

Ingredients:

  • A handful of neem leaves
  • ¼ tsp. of turmeric starch

How to:

  • Wash off the neem leaves, add to a pot with a cup of water and boil for 4 minutes
  • Take out the leaves and grind them well
  • Mix the ground neem leaves and turmeric starch well
  • Apply the mixture to your face for 10 minutes
  • Gently rinse your face with cool water
  • Repeat twice a week

Recipe 2: Turmeric Starch, Besan, And Rose Water

Besan can help absorb excess sebum on your skin, so you will no longer get oily skin- the skin type of acne.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. of turmeric starch
  • 2 tsp. of besan
  • 3 tsp. of rose water

How to:

  • Add turmeric starch, besan and rose water to a small bowl and mix them well until it forms a smooth paste
  • Apply the paste to your face and leave it for 15 minutes
  • Wash it off with cool water
  • Apply this method twice a week

 

Recipe 3: Turmeric Starch And Sandalwood

Sandalwood is another excellent ingredient for reducing inflammation and swelling caused by acne. The other blemishes on your skin such as scars and dark spots are also treated by using sandalwood and turmeric pack.

Ingredients:

  • ½ tsp. of turmeric starch
  • 2 tsp. of sandalwood
  • 2 tsp. of rose water

How to:

  • Place the ingredients in a small bowl and mix them well to make a smooth paste
  • Apply this paste to the pimples on your face and leave it for 20 minutes
  • Wash it off with lukewarm water
  • Repeat 2 time a week

 

Recipe 4: Turmeric Starch And Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has the capacities of removing clogged pores- the primary cause of acne formation. It is also helpful for reducing inflammation, redness, and swelling in your skin.  

Ingredients:

  • ½ tsp. of turmeric starch
  • 1 aloe vera leave

How to:

  • Wash off the aloe vera leaf, peel off and then extract the gel
  • Add 2 tsp. of aloe vera gel and turmeric starch to a small bowl and mix well
  • Apply the mixture to your affected areas and leave it for 10 minutes
  • Rinse your face with cool water
  • Repeat 2 times a week

 

Recipe 5: Turmeric Starch And Garlic

Garlic has anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties which are the best for treating acne and keeping the skin young. Additionally, allicin compound in garlic can effectively kill the bacteria- one of the causes leading to acne on your face.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. of turmeric starch
  • Some garlic cloves

How to:

  • Peel off the garlic cloves and wash them
  • Grate them to extract the juice
  • Add 1 tsp. of garlic juice and turmeric starch to a small bowl and mix them well to form a paste
  • Apply this paste to your pimples for 15 minutes
  • Wash it off with fresh water

 

Recipe 6: Turmeric Starch And Ginger

Ginger is a “good candidate” for treating acne, especially cystic acne. Gingerol will work to deal with clogged pores and reduce pain and inflammation caused by acne on your skin.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. of turmeric starch
  • Ginger roots

How to:

  • Rinse the ginger roots, peel off and cut into pieces
  • Crush the ginger and take out the juice
  • Add 1 tsp. of ginger juice and turmeric starch to a bowl and mix them well to form a smooth paste
  • Apply the paste to your acne and leave it for 15 minutes
  • Wash your face with lukewarm water Repeat twice a week

 

Recipe 7: Turmeric Starch And Tomato

Tomato can help relieve the blemishes on your skin thanks to its vitamin C-rich content. It also helps to remove open pores and inhibit the excess oil secretion. Its anti-aging capacity is helpful for young and smooth skin.

Ingredients:

  • ½ tsp. of turmeric starch
  • 1 tomato

How to:

  • Wash the tomato, peel off and cut into pieces
  • Add to a blender and blend well
  • Strain to take the juice
  • Add 1 tsp. of tomato juice and turmeric starch to a small bowl and mix well
  • Apply the mixture to your face for 20 minutes
  • Wash your face with fresh water
  • Repeat 2-3 times a week

 

Recipe 8: Turmeric Starch And Apple Cider Vinegar

ACV is an excellent agent to deal with impurities from the pores and remove the dead skin cells. It can also help you treat clogged pores effectively.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp. of turmeric starch
  • Some drops of ACV

How to:

  • Add turmeric starch and ACV to a clean bowl and mix well to form a medium thick paste
  • Apply the paste to your face and leave for 15 minutes
  • Wash off your face with lukewarm water
  • Repeat twice a week

Recipe 9: Turmeric Starch And Oatmeal

Oatmeal can exfoliate well and ensure you a clean and bright skin. Thus the facial pack using turmeric starch and oatmeal will be great for handling acne.

Ingredients:

  • ½ tsp. of turmeric starch
  • 1 tsp. of oatmeal

How to:

  • Add the ingredients to a bowl and mix well
  • Place the mixture to your face and wait for 20 minutes
  • Wash it off with cold water
  • Repeat twice a week

 

Tips & Precautions:

  • Before applying the turmeric facial mask, remember to clean your face with lukewarm water and dry it using a cotton ball
  • You should do moisturizing your skin after applying facial pack with turmeric
  • Avoid laughing or chatting when applying mask because this will make your skin wrinkled
  • Do not apply turmeric mask too much, use 2-3 times a week for best results
  • Remember to remove the face mask as the guideline. Never leave the mask on your face for over 20 minutes as it can cause redness on the skin
  • You need to thoroughly clean the skin after using the mask because turmeric can leave yellow on the skin. If it is difficult to remove the yellow on your face, use organic olive oil and milk

Here are 16 ways to treat acne with turmeric and some advice for using. Each facial pack has its strength so you should try out several recipes to find the most suitable one for your skin. Hopefully, they are helpful to you. All content provided is for informational and educational purposes. We recommend you consult a healthcare professional to determine which method is appropriate for you.

 

Author Bio:

This guest post is by Emily Pham, a blogger with many years of experience in searching the best natural & effective remedies for health and beauty issues.

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