ISSUE 03 Is Turmeric skincare? Yes!

ISSUE 03 Is Turmeric skincare? Yes!

The Amazing Skin Benefits of Turmeric

If you've been looking around at natural skin care, you've likely seen turmeric as a highlighted ingredient lately, especially in the handmade world. This humble spice is a true powerhouse when it comes to healthy, glowing skin! Let me tell you why and give you a DIY recipe for a facial mask that will have your skin glowing!

Turmeric is packed with powerful antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, especially curcumin, which provide a wealth of skin-boosting properties:

Anti-Aging: Turmeric's antioxidants help neutralize free radicals that can cause premature aging, fine lines, and wrinkles. It can also stimulate collagen production for firmer, more youthful skin.

Acne-Fighting: The antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects of turmeric make it excellent for treating acne. It can help reduce redness, swelling, and breakouts.

Glowing Complexion: Turmeric has the ability to brighten and even out skin tone. It can diminish dark spots, discoloration, and dullness for a radiant, luminous complexion.

Soothing Irritation: The anti-inflammatory compounds in turmeric can calm redness, irritation, and inflammatory skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.

You can get the skin benefits of turmeric by using it topically in face masks and scrubs or by consuming it in your diet. It pairs wonderfully with other skin-loving ingredients like honey, yogurt, and coconut oil. If you decide to incorporate it into your foods, make sure you also incorporate black pepper, otherwise your body won't be able to absorb the turmeric. (More on that here)

I highly recommend incorporating turmeric into your skincare routine and diet for a healthy, vibrant glow. Let me know if you have any other questions!

Best regards,

DIY Glow Up Face and Body Mask
1 oz jojoba or grapeseed oil
10 drops peppermint essential oil
10 drops eucalyptus essential oil
10 drops lemon essential oil
1/2 tsp turmeric
tiny pinch black pepper
1/4 cup bentonite clay (or any other clay you have on hand)

Mix all ingredients in a bowl and apply to skin. Allow to sit for 5 minutes or so and wash off using an exfoliating wash cloth. Stand back and admire your new glow! You can do this gentle mask daily.

Cake Face Products with Turmeric:
Rosemary Orange Soap
Glow Up Body Oil
 Lemongrass Sugar Soap
 Lavender Lemon Soap

So now you know what turmeric can do for you! I hope you found this helpful. Keep an eye out next week where we will highlight another Cake Face ingredient!

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