Turmeric powder is known as an natural anti septic and anti bacterial ingredients. We have been using it since ancient times in various home remedies. It can be taken internally and can be used for topical application as well. The most common usage of turmeric powder is to heal the cuts and wounds. It prevents the bacterial infection and heal the wound faster. No wonder we use it in our face masks as well. A pinch of turmeric powder adds a warm glow to your skin and even out the complexion as well. Thanks to its natural skin lightening properties. Generally it leaves a yellowish tint on your skin after usage. Hence it is recommended to use it in a very small quantity. Turmeric is an essential ingredient in most of the anti blemish and anti pigmentation remedies and products. Then why not use it for the acne scars as well. You might have been used it to soothe the acne and its swelling. Now Lets use it to get rid of its scars as well by mixing it up with other ingredients.
Effective Ways To Use Turmeric For Acne Scars:
1. Turmeric Powder And Mint Juice
One contains anti bacterial, anti inflammatory and skin lightening properties while another one contains anti inflammatory, anti oxidant and soothing properties. Yes we are talking about turmeric powder and mint. The Ingredients list is very small. One teaspoon of Turmeric powder and Two Teaspoons of Mint Juice. A smooth paste of these two ingredients needs to be applied on the acne scars for 30 minutes. A quick rinse of warm water is recommended afterwards. Can be used daily till the time you see the visible reduction in the scars.
2. Turmeric Powder And Sandalwood Powder
The Anti oxidants are very essential to renew the damaged skin cells and fades the skin discoloration.Hence turmeric is the core ingredient in this process. Like Turmeric Sandalwood powder posses the skin lightening properties. Here we are adding a punch of lemon juice as well to it to prepare the mixture which is also known to contain anti bacterial and lightening properties. Take a teaspoon of Turmeric Powder, a tablespoon of Sandalwood Powder and a tablespoon of Lemon Juice. This paste should be applied on the scars. Relax for 30 minutes before washing it off.
3. Turmeric Powder And Honey
How can we not include honey in this list ? Its anti inflammatory, anti bacterial as well as natural skin lightening properties are great for scar removal. Along with turmeric powder it gives a faster relief from acne scars. A tablespoon of Raw honey and a teaspoon of Turmeric powder makes a perfect remedy for your acne scars. Use it for 20 minutes and a cold water to remove the mask. This remedy would serve as an exfoliating remedy which is great to shed the damaged skin cells.
4. Turmeric Powder And Coconut Oil
When we talk about anti oxidants then we have Coconut Oil in our list as well. Its anti oxidant properties along with the essential fatty acids works excellent on removing the acne scars without taking away the natural moisture from your skin. Mix a tablespoon of it with a teaspoon of Turmeric powder to apply on the scars.
5. Turmeric Powder And Aloe Vera
A soothing aloe vera comes to our rescue when our skin any kind of irritation. Its soothing, Hydrating and Skin Lightening properties do magic on your skin to rejuvenate it. Lets use it with Turmeric to get rid of acne scars. Take out the fresh aloe vera gel from the leaf or scoop out a tablespoon from the ready to use aloe vera gel. Add a pinch of turmeric powder to it and spread it on your scars. This remedy needs to be worked on the scars for 15 minutes to get relief from it.