DIY Turmeric + Honey Face Mask
Cultivated for it’s root, turmeric has been widely used throughout South Asia since centuries. This potent spice is hailed as the holy grail of skincare and is also used in cooking, dyeing and as a medicine. It is a powerful antioxidant + anti-inflammatory and along with honey, provides powerful benefits to the skin that leave it healthy and glowing. Honey is one of the most revered natural skincare essentials as well; with it’s antibacterial and antiseptic properties, it is perfect for oily and acne-prone skin. As a natural humectant, it also hydrates the skin without leaving it too oily.
Indian men and women have long turned to the kitchen for skin remedies and while the developments in science and technology have made it easier to inculcate these practices in our lifestyle in an easier manner, there is something incredibly relaxing about creating something from scratch on occasion. Whether you are looking to flex those creative muscles after a long day at work or looking for a new addition to your weekend wellness rituals, our DIY Honey + Turmeric Face Mask is definitely something that you will enjoy!
You will need:
1 tsp turmeric
1 tsp honey
Old makeup brush
Mix the honey and turmeric together in a bowl until you get a smooth blend.
Cleanse your face and apply the mixture on to clean, dry skin with the brush. Leave for 15-20 minutes.
Remove the mask using a warm washcloth or lukewarm water. Apply a layer of moisturiser after to seal in the benefits of the mask.
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Do not forget to do a patch test and/or check with your doctor before trying on a new product or recipe.