Haldi or turmeric is a well known spice. This yellow root is used in food preparation and also in beauty preparations. Haldi has been used traditionally to enhance beauty. We are aware that there is a haldi ceremony in Indian weddings where the turmeric-paste is applied on the skin of bride so that she looks glowing on her wedding.
Besides making skin glow, turmeric also has anti-bacterial and anti-septic properties. These properties make it effective against skin problems like acne and rashes. Haldi also helps in quick healing of wounds. It reduces pigmentation marks and makes skin clear.
Some skin types may be sensitive to topical application of haldi so be careful and do a patch test before you apply it on your face. Here are some ideas onÂ How To Make Haldi (Turmeric) Face Packs-
HaldiÂ and Sandalwood Face Pack
Take 1 tsp each of turmeric and sandalwood powder. Add some rosewater to make a thick paste. Slather this pack on face and neck. Wash off with cold water once it dries up.
This face pack is especially good for oily skin. It fights pimples and their marks. This pack also removes excess oil from skin.
HaldiÂ and Flour Face Pack
Take 2 tsp plain all purpose flour (maida) in a bowl. Add 1 tsp turmeric to it. Make a paste using a few drops of olive oil. This face is to be applied on face and left for 15 minutes. Wash off with water.
Turmeric in this face pack cleanses skin and removes dirt and grime. This face pack hydrates skin and makes it smooth and glowing.
Haldi and Yogurt Face Pack
Take 1/2 cup yogurt and add 1 tsp turmeric to it. Massage this pack on skin and leave for 15 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water. This pack can be applied on any part of body.
This DIY pack helps in removing tan from skin. You can use it daily to get clear and glowing complexion.
Haldi and Honey Face Pack
In a bowl, mix 2 tbsp honey, 1 tsp turmeric and 1-2 tbsp rose water. Apply this pack on face and neck and let it stay for 20 minutes before washing off.
This face pack has anti-aging benefits. It helps in reducing fine lines, pigmentation and age spots.
Haldi and Egg White Face Pack
Take one egg-white. Add a pinch of turmeric to it. Then add in 1/2 tsp each of rosewater and lemon juice. Further, add a few drops of olive oil or almond oil. Mix together very well. Apply it on face and any other part of body that is dry. Let the pack stay till it dries and then rinse it off.
With regular use of this pack you will get deeply nourished, super soft skin free of any dryness.
Do you useÂ Haldi Face Packs?
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