Turmeric has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiseptic and astringent properties. It is to said to stimulate blood flow, keeping skin healthy and helping to reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
Care is needed when using turmeric - a little goes a long way. Use too much and it may stain your skin.
Turmeric Face Mask
To make this you will need:
- 1 tablespoon wholemilk powder
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1-2 drops sandalwood essential oil (optional)
Combine the turmeric, milk powder and essential oil in a small bowl. Add water a few drops at a time, stirring between each addition, until you have a smooth, spreadable paste.
Apply to your face and throat, avoiding the area around the eyes. Leave for 10-15 minutes until the mask has dried, then rinse off with tepid water. Follow with your usual moisturiser as needed.
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