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Friday, September 19, 2014

Say Goodbye to your Acne - Turmeric Mask


Acne is a major problem that many people, in particular teenagers, have to face. However, it’s not necessary to spend much money on expensive products, as there are many natural ways to fight acne.
The astounding effect of Turmeric in treating various kinds of skin disorder has been known already for centuries in Eastern and Asian countries.


Benefits of Turmeric in treating acne: 


  • It absorbs excessive oil from the skin pores and surface. 
  • It destroys bacteria, that cause inflammation.
  • It's also effective against acne scars
  • It owns anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that heal inflammed acne.
  • It's all natural and doesn't have any harmful side effects


Mask Recipe 

You need:  
  • 4 tbsp of turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp of milk
  • 4 tbsp of honey
or
  • 8 tbsp of turmeric powder
  • 5 tsbp of olive oil or sesame oil


Treatment Steps: 

1.) Mix the ingredients until you have a smooth paste. 
2.) Soften your sking by taking a long hot shower. 
(Use mild shower gel and avoid all medicated, glycerin and antibacterial products that might dry out your skin.)
3.) While taking a shower take a washcloth and dip it in very hot water. 
4.) Further apply the washcloth directly onto the acne affected areas for at least 5 min. (this step aids with bringing pus in inflamed acne wounds to the surface)
5.) Pat your skin dry. 
6.) Apply the tumeric paste using ur fingers in a gentle massaging motion and massage for at least 10 minutes. 
7.) Leave the mask to dry and become stiff on your face. (this step reduces the acne size)
8.) Rinse the dried mask. 




Note: 

  • In seldom cases people develop a skin rash. 
  • Make sure to wear old clothes while doing this treatment, as turmeric will stain your clohtes. 
  • Turmeric might leave a yellowish stain on your skin. To remove this stain you can use make-up remover tissues. Don't worry if your skin stills seems abit yellowish, the staining will fade away within the next hours.
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