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Using Turmeric face masks to fight acne, eczema and other skin conditions

by Kofi Dwinfour

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Turmeric is widely used as a kitchen ingredient and it adds a distinct flavour and colour to dishes. It is also used for a wide variety of health purposes and is even a popular ingredient of many herbal supplements. In addition to being a fantastic kitchen ingredient and natural alternative turmeric also has benefits that people who want to look and feel better would surely be glad about.

Popularity of turmeric face mask continues to increase. This ancient spice is popularised by curcumin which is its powerful key ingredient. Curcumin is believed to offer various therapeutic properties that benefit different parts of the body including the skin.

According to experts turmeric has therapeutic substances such as antioxidant, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that are beneficial for skin health. The turmeric face mask has been used to achieve glowing skin and reduce the appearance of or eliminate acne, eczema, rosacea, and dark circles.

Turmeric works to reduce or eliminate acne and eczema by lessening redness and inflammation and promoting skin healing. The spice is also believed to rejuvenate the skin due to its antioxidant properties. For individuals who are suffering from the signs of ageing such as wrinkles and lines turmeric can potentially provide them with a more youthful appearance. Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes pimples and redness. It is believed that turmeric can ease the redness and treat the disease.

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The face mask is very easy to make and it is all natural unlike other products that are available on the market today. The turmeric face mask can serve as an exfoliator and moisturiser. It can also reduce redness and brighten the skin to make it look clean and fresh. The basic recipe for turmeric face masks is raw organic honey milk and turmeric. All of these ingredients offer various health benefits.

Turmeric facial masks have many uses for the skin. They can be used for acne, oily skin, dry skin, wrinkles, stretch marks, burns and cracked heels. What makes turmeric even more beneficial is that unlike the skincare products available on the market it is all-natural and does not contain chemicals and allergens.

Today there are many people who take turmeric or curcumin supplements to improve their overall health. The most popular turmeric supplements are those that contain BioPerine. This is a black pepper extract that increases absorption of curcumin in the body.

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The prevalence of skin disease exceeds that of obesity, hypertension, or cancer. Despite skin being the largest organ of the human body, dermatological research remains one of the most under funded areas of medicine. In a world where society has an increasing preoccupation with image and it’s importance to every aspect of a person’s life, sufferers of skin diseases are feeling and being more marginalised and isolated than ever.

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