Masks made out of curcuma have been used for centuries in Asia. Indeed, this plant is an integral part of the medical system in China and India, it is part of their traditions. In some regions, this herb represent a must in the bride’s preparations for her wedding, it gives her a perfect, and glamourous look on the day-d.
Curcuma or so called turmeric masks can be used for acne and eczema. Its effects are such that it reduces inflammation and redness, and promotes the healing process of the skin. Thanks to its antioxidant properties, it helpts to soften the nskin and wrinkles giving to the face a youger apearance.
In this article, I will show you how to make this easy making mask of turmeric. In fact, it moisturizes, exfoliates, and clears the skin by givig it a fresh and clean appearance.
- 1 teaspoon of turmeric
- 1 teaspoon of organic honey
- 1 teaspoon of coconut milk
Mix the ingredients all together in a small bowl. The amount of coconut milk to be added depends on the consistency of the mask you prefer, but the mask must remain firm and stick to you face. Be careful when applying it, turmeric has dying properties as well which might stain your clothes.
Apply the mask evenly throughout your face. Put it under your eyes, because the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric help to reduce the dark circles, which then form a vasoconstriction (shrinkage of the vessels). Leave the mask on your face for about 20 minutes, then rinse it with cold water, and dry your face with a soft cloth.
If you still have a small amount of the mask, you can keep it in the fridge for few days and use it another time. You can use this mask up to 2 times a week.