Tumeric: Beauty’s lit­tle se­cret

Sunday Trust - - TAMBARI - by HAFSAH ABUBAKAR MATAZU

Tumeric’s nu­mer­ous beauty se­crets have long been an open se­cret amongst tra­di­tional beau­ti­cians around the world. It is also what is used on brides for their tra­di­tional beauty treat­ments be­fore their big day. But who says you have to be get­ting mar­ried be­fore you get that new­ly­wed glow? We are shar­ing with you all of turmeric’s beauty se­crets.

Nat­u­ral skin bright­ener: For a nat­u­ral glow without hav­ing to douse your­self in a high­lighter, turmeric is your best bet. It is packed with an­tiox­i­dants and anti-in­flam­ma­tory prop­er­ties which re­ju­ve­nate dull look­ing skin.

Re­duces the ap­pear­ance of dark cir­cles: Eye bags can be a pain to get rid of, es­pe­cially if you are some­one who is un­der a lot of stress or doesn’t get enough rest. But us­ing turmeric can help re­duce the puffi­ness and dark­ness around your eyes by stim­u­lat­ing cir­cu­la­tion.

Kills pim­ples: It is a nat­u­ral an­ti­sep­tic that fights acne-caus­ing bac­te­ria and re­duces the red­ness that comes with pim­ples. So us­ing turmeric as a mask will shrink and fight any blem­ish you have on your skin.

Clears acne scars: Acne scars can prove to be the most

DID YOU KNOW... THAT THE KA­NURI BEAUTY TREAT­MENT, KURKUM, MA­JORLY USES TURMERIC?

stub­born to get rid of. But us­ing turmeric can help fade them away, but not overnight. With con­tin­u­ous use, it will grad­u­ally help fade away the lin­ger­ing dark spots on your skin.

Anti-ag­ing prop­er­ties: Us­ing turmeric can also pro­tect you from de­vel­op­ing wrin­kles and fine lines. It helps pro­duce more col­la­gen, mak­ing the skin less prone to los­ing its elas­tic­ity.

Sup­ple skin: It also helps in hy­drat­ing and re­vi­tal­is­ing your skin, mak­ing it less prone to dry­ness, giv­ing you health­ier look­ing and sup­ple skin.

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