Natural turmeric skin brightener

Natural turmeric skin brightener

This is a simple, inexpensive DIY turmeric skin brightener.

It will help get rid of sun, age spots and has skin cancer preventing properties.

To top it off it will even your skin tone.

Lemon and honey will help brighten your skin and gently exfoliate dead skin cells.

Turmeric has potent anti-inflammatory and cancer preventing properties.

Turmeric is also known for reducing  face pigmentation and will help lighten your skin. It will reduce skin acne and pimples.

Mix:

1 tbsp organic lemon juice

1 tbsp of raw and organic honey

1/4 tsp organic turmeric

Apply to the face

Leave on the face for 10 to 15 minutes

Rinse with warm water

Follow by spraying your face with organic Witch Hazel

Moisturize your skin as usual

Use this cream once a week

You can double the amount and store in a glass jar an refrigerate.

Optional: To add a nourishing property to the cream add 1 Tbsp of hard coconut oil.

Note: We recommend Wildcrops for the Witch Hazel. They make the very best.

We like the Turmeric spice from Living Tree Community Foods.

Try it, your glowing face and wallet will thank you!

For the top 10 benefits of Witch Hazel.

For turmeric the superstar spice.

REFERENCES:
1. “Natural Cancer-Fighting Spice Reduces Tumors by 81%.” Natural Society. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Feb. 2014.

2. UCLA Study Finds Primary Component of Turmeric Kicks off Cancer-killing Mechanisms in Human Saliva.” www.cancer.gov. National Cancer Institute, 14 Sept. 2011. Web. 05 Feb. 2014.

3. Aggarwal, S., H. Ichikawa, Y. Takada, SK Sandur, S. Shishodia, and BB Aggarwal. “Curcumin (diferuloylmethane) Down-regulates Expression of Cell Proliferation and Antiapoptotic and Metastatic Gene Products through Suppression of IkappaBalpha Kinase and Akt Activation.” www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. N.p., 11 Oct. 2005. Web. 05 Feb. 2014

4. “Ingredient in Common Kitchen Spice Turmeric When Combined with Anti-nausea Medication Thalidomide Effectively Kills Cancer Cells.” Massey News. Massey News, 20 Aug. 2013. Web. 23 Sept. 2013.
5. Staff, Mayo Clinic. “Multiple Myeloma.” Mayo Clinic. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, 16 Aug. 2011. Web. 23 Sept. 2013.

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15 Comments

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  2. Would agave nectar work as a vegan alternative to honey?

  3. Hello, Where can I buy raw tumeric powder? I have tried different things to brighten the pigmentation on my face before,none worked so far. will this one work?

  4. Made this, but mine was hardly a paste. It was quite runny. Do I need to do something else?

    • Hi Kerry,
      What kind of honey did you use?
      It should have the texture of honey but slightly more liquid due to the lemon.
      You also need to put a towel around your neck as honey will warm up a little and liquify when in contact with skin. Hope this helps!

    • Hi Kerry
      Did you put enough turmeric? Maybe add a little more turmeric.Good luck!

  5. Thanks, I wil definitely try this. Great recipe.

  6. Im afraid to get dark yellow skin

  7. Hi,

    Can i prepare head and keep it for future use?

  8. This sound interesting but I can’t use witch hazel – is just water OK?

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