Sometimes spending money on exclusive facials and spa is a bit of a turn off for us. But here is a budget-friendly idea we can try at our home without spending money and instantly getting results – DIY Turmeric Face Scrub for acne, dark spots and scars.
Also, here is a secret of most of the models that they believe turmeric is a “secret beauty weapon.” Isn’t it exciting? But Shhh! It’s a secret! And trust me, it’s a great skin enhancing product.
Also, being an Indian, there is a proper “Haldi Ceremony” before marriage. Indian brides use Haldi as head to toe body scrub to brighten their skin before their wedding. Exciting! No?
If I talk about why to go with this recipe, I’ll ask our viewers, “why not try something natural?” This DIY turmeric face scrub is 100% free of cost, and all the ingredients are available in our kitchen. And did I tell you it has no side effects?
- 2 tablespoons turmeric
- 4 tablespoons gram flour
- 1 tablespoon rice flour
- Half-cut lemon
Benefits of Ingredients
Being a spice, turmeric contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory components. It not only brings a natural glow to our skin but also revives it. It provides a solution to major skin issues like acne and the scars caused by it.
Besan or gram flour is readily found in India. It is a traditional beauty home remedy that is found to cure many problems like removing tanning. Since our childhood, our grandma used to pamper us with besan ubtan for our skin.
Gram flour has brightening properties and contains zinc, which helps in curing acne problems. Some major problems solved by applying gram flour or besan are as follows:
- Reduces oiliness from skin.
- Fights acne.
- Exfoliates dead skin.
- Acts as an epilator.
- Works as great de-tan
- Fights dandruff.
- Nourishes hair.
Rice flour contains ingredients like ferulic acid and allantoin, which acts as a sun screen. It is also beneficial in removing suntan.
Work, hectic schedule, and using many gadgets and unhealthy sleep schedule results in dark circles. So, rice flour helps to deal with the dark patch under our eye. Also, it helps in removing dead skin and makes skin look fresh.
Rice has sebum-absorbing property and makes our skin clear and smooth. Amino acids and vitamins present in rice flour help in brightening skin. Many of us use expensive day/night creams or pay for expensive facials for skin lightening and whitening. Why not use a natural product that comes at no cost to you?
Wondering how to get rid of blemishes and pimples? Why not try rice flour once and see the results. Rice flour has many countless benefits. Some of them are:
- Helps in sleek level skin.
- Helps in the glow of the skin.
- Acts as a dead set against aging agent.
- Helps in fairer and odor-free underarms.
Lemon juice contains vitamin C, which acts as an antioxidant for the skin and delays premature aging. Due to its high pH level, it decreases oil on the skin and helps in reducing inflammation. Also, lemon contains citric acid that can naturally brighten the skin, including age spots and acne scars.
Due to its acidic nature, it may also cause some side-effects according to their sensitive skin types like skin irritation and also may increase the risk of sunburns so in this case, you may avoid lemon if you have a sensitive skin and replace it with water or aloe vera gel.
Steps for Preparing DIY Turmeric Face Scrub
1. Add 2 tbsp of turmeric powder in a bowl.
2. Add 4 tbsp of gram flour in the same bowl.
3. Add 1 tbsp of rice flour and lemon juice in the same bowl.
4. Give it a final mix!
Tips to Remember
- Use the scrub within two days.
- Do not add excessive turmeric powder much because applying turmeric on the skin leaves a temporary stain on the skin or leaves a yellow residue.
- Store the scrub in the refrigerator.
Now that you are good to go with the DIY turmeric face scrub, apply it whenever you want to give your skin a warm glow. Make a fresh batch each time is recommended instead of storing it for days.