7 Turmeric Face Masks For Glowing Skin


Turmeric, a humble spice that finds a permanent place in our kitchens is a popular skin ingredient with some miraculous benefits. You would have probably heard of its skin brightening properties and how effectively it reduces pigmentation. Not to mention, it is loaded with antioxidants that have anti-aging properties and keep the skin young. No wonder a whole ceremony is dedicated to turmeric in North Indian weddings to detoxify the bride and groom’s skin right before the wedding ceremony. Since it is packed with so much goodness, why not use turmeric in DIY face masks to pamper your skin.

Not sure of the right turmeric face mask recipe? Don’t worry! Here are 6 turmeric face masks that your skin will love!!!

Read on to know more!

Turmeric Face Mask For Oily Skin

Mix 1 tbsp. gram flour, a pinch of turmeric and 1 tbsp. yogurt to make a paste. Apply it on the face for 20 minutes or till it is dry and rinse off with plain water. Follow with a moisturizer.

This face mask is great for combination to oily skin as gram flour helps to control excess oil while yogurt gently exfoliates and moisturizes the skin. You can also add a tbsp. milk to this mask instead of yogurt and a tbsp. honey if you are looking for extra hydration. This mask can be used thrice a week for best results.

Turmeric Face Mask For Dry Skin

Mix 1 tbsp. milk cream (malai) and a pinch of turmeric to make a smooth paste. Apply it on the skin for 15-20 minutes and rinse with warm water. If you have dry skin that doesn’t break out then this mask can be used thrice a week for best results. It is the perfect mask for winters when the skin is terribly parched and needs extra hydration to look good.

Anti Aging Turmeric Face Mask

Mix 1 tbsp. yogurt, 1 tbsp. honey and a pinch of turmeric to form a thick paste. Apply as a facemask and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse with plain water.

All three ingredients used in this recipe have excellent anti-aging properties and reduce the appearance of fine lines. When used regularly, this face mask shows visible improvement in the skin in two weeks. However, you have to regularly use it thrice a week for at least two weeks along with a proper skincare routine which includes CTM, exfoliation, and regular use of hydrating creams twice a day to see a noticeable difference in your skin.

Turmeric Face Mask For Skin Tightening

Break open an egg and separate the white from the yolk. Add a pinch of turmeric to this egg white and mix well. Spread this mixture on the face and allow it to dry. Rinse well!

This is not just a skin tightening mask that will benefit you in the long run but it also offers a temporary facelift making your face appear more toned.

Turmeric Face Mask For Hyperpigmentation

This one is a very simple recipe! Mix one tbsp. honey with a pinch of turmeric and you are all set. Apply it on the face for 20 minutes and wash off. Use it thrice a week to reduce pigmentation and fade dark spots.

Soothing Turmeric Face Mask

Take half a cucumber and mash it to form a pulp. Add a pinch of turmeric and mix well. Apply it on the face and spread well. Relax and listen to some music while this mask works its magic on your skin. Wash after 20 minutes and be amazed at how refreshed your skin looks. Ideal for summers!

Turmeric Face Mask For Skin Brightening

Mash half a banana and add a pinch of turmeric to it. Apply on the skin and leave for 20 minutes. Wash with plain water!

Banana instantly brightens and restores the lost moisture in the skin while turmeric adds to the brightening effect of this mask. This mask is gentle on the skin and can be used thrice a week for best results. You can also add honey if you want extra moisture.


These tried and tested turmeric face mask recipes can completely transform your skin when used regularly and the best part about them is that you do not need any special ingredients. Just head to your pantry and you will find every ingredient without any effort. These face masks do not need any extra preparation and you can use them any time you want. So, next time when you want to pamper your skin, whip up a turmeric face mask that suits your skin type and use it while you enjoy a movie on Netflix.

A small tip- Use them in the evening instead of day time otherwise you will not be able to reap the benefits of these face masks.

Tried these face masks? Share your experiences in the comments section below!



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