Beauty with turmeric

Beauty Bunch Series # 7

Turmeric does it all

These are tested skincare solutions with turmeric which is commonly found in kitchen.

Minimising  facial and body hair.


  1. Take one tablespoon wheat flour or bengal gram flour (besan) in a small bowl.
  2. Add half teaspoon turmeric powder .
  3. Add half teaspoon sandalwood powder (optional).
  4. Add one teaspoon rose water
  5. Add some milk to form a smooth paste.

Apply the paste evenly on the desired area. Let it dry completely. Make hands wet and start rubbing  off the mask gently and smoothly against the hair growth in circular motions. You will see reduced hair growth over the time

Sun tan removal


  1. Peel and grind a small potato.
  2. Add half teaspoon turmeric powder.
  3. Add 5 to 6 drops of lemon juice.
  4. Add quarter teaspoon of Liquorice root powder (optional) .

Form a smooth paste and apply evenly on the affected tanned area. Wash off after half an hour .Within a week you will see the difference in skin tone.


Get rid of dry rough skin.


  1. Take one table spoon hung curd in a bowl.
  2. Add half teaspoon turmeric powder.
  3. Add half teaspoon lemon juice.
  4. Add natural aloevera gel (optional)

Mix well to form a thick paste. Apply on wet face and leave for half an hour. Repeat the process daily. In few days you will notice a bright smooth glowing skin.

Fade out blemishes and freckles


  1. Take one teaspoonful of turmeric powder in a small bowl.
  2. Add few drops of lemon juice to form a paste.

Apply the paste only on blemishes and spots with a Q tip. When dry, wash it off after rubbing  gently.

Always use sunscreen of proper SPF level while going outdoors.

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