Acne issues affect not only the younger generation but as well as the adults. Although there are many solutions available on the market it seems that they are not always very effective. Fortunately, there is an effective natural face mask that can help you with this skin issue.
The common reason for the appearance of acne in adult women is hormonal imbalance. Women with this issue have oily skin which results from excessive sebum production that gives the face oily shine.
Hormones in adult women fluctuate due to menstrual cycle, menopause, birth control pills, and so on. Other factors that can contribute to oily skin are the use of inadequate skin care products, pollution, poor diet, stress (especially when there is something important in life an acne breakout occurs), climate change, smoking, and so on.
Although there are many available products on the market most of them are packed with chemicals that can cause adverse effects. Fortunately there are many natural creams that have been proven to be very effective and as well as safe for use.
In this article we shall recommend you the use of a natural cream that is based on turmeric which will offer you smooth, radiant and silky skin.
Here it is how to prepare it:
RECIPE OF A TURMERIC BEAUTY MASK
- 2 tablespoons of chickpea flour (available in every market and health food store)
- Half a teaspoon of ground turmeric
- 1 tablespoon of sweet almond oil
- A little bit of milk
Take a large bowl, and in it, place the chickpea flour and the turmeric. Next, include the sweet almond oil, and then combine all the ingredients. In the end, add the milk, and mix till you form a smooth paste.
Use this mask on your face by putting a thin layer of it. It should not be applied near the eyes or nostrils because it can cause irritations. This mask is very beneficial for your neck as well. Leave it to stay for 20 minutes, and after that period of time rinse your face with water. Thanks to the use of this mask you will cleanse your face and acquire a glowing complexion.
This mask is very beneficial for your face as it can also remove the dark circles under the eyes, clear the acne and scars, and in time your wrinkles will be gone.
This is a traditional recipe used by the Indian women for centuries who applied it before their weddings so that their skin becomes shiny and beautiful.
Why this mask is so effective?
Turmeric is a powerful root that has in its content an active ingredient, curcumin thanks to which it can treat various health issues, including the acne on the face. There are over 700 scientific studies confirming the powerful therapeutic effects of turmeric.
In order to boost the effects of this beauty turmeric recipe, you can consume golden milk every day. The consumption of golden milk will provide you with many other health benefits and because of that was widely used by the ancient Ayurveda.
RECIPE OF GOLDEN MILK
- 2 tablespoons of turmeric powder
- Half a teaspoon of ground black pepper
- A quarter cup of mineral water
In a saucepan put all the listed ingredients and then place it on low heat, but make sure to stir it all the time. In a few minutes, you will create a thick paste. Keep it in the refrigerator and it can be stored up to a month.
- Half a cup of vegetable milk (such as almond milk or organic coconut)
- Half a teaspoon of turmeric paste
- 1 teaspoon of coconut oil or olive oil (or other vegetable oil of your choice)
Place the ingredients in a pan, and then put it on medium heat. You should stir it as often as you can in order for the mixture not to burn. In a few minutes, the golden milk is ready. If you want you can include a little bit of honey to enrich the taste but only when the golden milk is still warm. Make sure not to reheat it so that to retain all its valuable properties.
Health Benefits of the Golden Milk:
- Powerful antioxidant (that slows down skin aging)
- Alleviates respiratory issues like asthma, lung inflammation, and so on.
- Anti-inflammatory (soothes joint pain, prevents bone loss…)
- Boots digestion and facilitates the transit
- Cleanses the blood
- Reduces skin redness (topically applied)
- Promotes sleep
- Relieves menstrual pain
Although very beneficial, turmeric is not recommended for pregnant or breast feeding women. People that are on an anticoagulant (blood thinner) therapy should not use it and as well as people that are about to undergo a surgery. Likewise, its use is not recommended for people who suffer from gallstones.