30 Super Turmeric Face Masks Ideas

30 Super Turmeric Face Masks Ideas

Turmeric, also referred to as Indian Saffron is a wonderful health benefitting spice used widely to impart a beautiful golden yellow color and an earthy flavor to dishes. The bright yellow color of the spice is also used to dye textiles. Apart from being used as a spice and dye, turmeric is also used as a medicinal ingredient for boosting the health of the body, as well as improving the beauty and appearance of the skin.

From getting rid of acne, to acting as an anti-aging ingredient, to treating skin disorders, to removing facial hair, to whitening the skin and keeping the skin smooth and flawless, the benefits offered by turmeric to the skin are numerous. Most of the skin benefitting attributes of the spice is due to the presence of a phytonutrient, known as curcumin that has so many medicinal effects, including anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-microbial, and analgesic properties.

Turmeric scrubs and face masks not only help to cleanse the skin, but also contribute to a bright and glowing skin. Making turmeric masks is very easy. With turmeric as the main ingredient and the addition of a few other ingredients that are easily available, you can prepare different types of face masks, each helping to get rid of the various skin problems and transforming the appearance of your skin to beautiful and flawless.

Here we introduce you to a list of amazing turmeric masks that can help you achieve gorgeous, young and perfect skin:

1.         Turmeric and Apple Cider Vinegar Face Mask

This mask helps to keep your skin smooth and glowing.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Organic apple cider vinegar – ½ teaspoon
  • Milk or yogurt – ½ teaspoon
  • Organic honey – 1 tablespoon
  • Fresh lemon juice -1 drop (optional)

Directions:

  • Wash your face thoroughly to remove any make-up or dirt.
  • Take turmeric powder, apple cider vinegar, honey, milk or yogurt and lemon juice in a small bowl and mix well. The consistency of the mixture should be such that it’s just thick enough to stick to your face and not too thin.
  • Apply the mask on your mask. Make sure to avoid your eyes.
  • Wait for 15 to 20 minutes and then rinse your face with warm water.
  • For best results, apply the pack twice a week.

2.         Turmeric and Gram Flour Face Mask

A combination of turmeric and gram flour is effective in getting rid of acne and pimples. The antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory of turmeric is very useful in preventing acne breakouts. Gram flour cleanses and exfoliates the skin, absorbs excess oil, opens the pores and prevents infection.

Ingredients:

  • Organic turmeric powder– 1 tablespoon
  • Gram flour– 2 tablespoons
  • Rose water – as required

Directions:

  • Combine the turmeric powder and gram flour in a bowl.
  • To this, add rosewater and mix well to form a thick paste.
  • Apply the mask on your face, wait for 15 to 20 minutes and wash off with cold water.
  • Pat dry your skin and apply a moisturizer.
  • For best results, apply twice a week.

3.         Turmeric and Honey Face Mask

Just like turmeric, honey also has anti- microbial properties and so a combination of these ingredients is an effective remedy against acne and pimples. Honey also acts as a good moisturizer.

Ingredients:

  • Organic turmeric powder– 1 teaspoon
  • Organic, raw honey– 2 tablespoons

Directions:

  • Combine the turmeric powder and honey in a bowl.
  • Mix thoroughly to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mask on the face.
  • Leave the mask on for 15 – 20 minutes and then rinse off using lukewarm water.
  • Apply at least 2 times a week for best results.

4.         Turmeric and Coconut Oil Face Mask

This face mask is effective in eliminating acne, restoring the balance of natural oils on the skin and moisturizing the skin.

Ingredients:

  • Organic turmeric powder – 2 tablespoons
  • Extra-virgin coconut oil – as required

Directions:

  • Take the turmeric powder in a bowl and add coconut oil to it.
  • Mix well to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mask on your face, leave it on for 15 – 20 minutes and then wash it off with lukewarm water.
  • For best results, apply 2 to 3 times a week.

5.         Turmeric and Milk Face Mask

This mask helps lighten your skin, remove blemishes and eliminate acne.

Ingredients:

  • Organic turmeric powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Milk– as required

Directions:

  • Combine turmeric powder and milk in a bowl to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on the face, leave it on for about 15-20 minutes and rinse off with lukewarm water.
  • Use this face mask 3 or 4 times a week for best results.

6.         Turmeric, Rice Flour and Yogurt Face Mask

The regular application of this multi-purpose face mask helps get rid of acne and pimples, and lighten your skin, leaving you with smooth and brighter skin.

Ingredients:

  • Organic turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Rice flour– 2 teaspoons
  • Plain yogurt – 3 tablespoons

Directions:

  • Take the turmeric powder and rice flour in bowl.
  • Add the yogurt and mix everything well to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mask on your face and wash it off after 15-20 minutes.
  • Pat dry your face and apply a moisturizer.
  • Apply this mask 2 or 3 times a week for best results.

7.         Turmeric and Aloe Vera Face Mask

Both turmeric and aloe vera have powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-microbial properties and so a combination of both is effective in healing the skin, eliminating infections and getting rid of sunburns.

Ingredients:

  • Organic turmeric powder– 1 tablespoon
  • Aloe Vera gel – 1 tablespoon
  • Water – as required

Directions:

  • Combine turmeric powder and aloe vera gel in a bowl.
  • Add enough water and mix all the ingredients well to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mask on your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Rinse your face with water, pat dry and apply a moisturizer.
  • Apply this mask 2 or 3 times a week for best results.

8.         Turmeric and Lemon Juice Face Mask

Lemon juice is a skin whitening agent as well as an astringent that helps tighten the pores of the skin. The turmeric and lemon juice mask help lighten your skin tone, reduces excess oil on the skin and prevent acne breakouts.

Ingredients:

  • Organic turmeric powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Fresh lemon juice – 2 tablespoons

Directions:

  • Combine turmeric powder and lemon juice in a bowl.
  • Mix well to get a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on the face.
  • After about 10 to 15 minutes, rinse your face.
  • Pat dry your face and apply a moisturizer.

9.         Turmeric, Oat Meal, Honey and Milk Face Mask

This mask helps to exfoliate the skin, improve its texture, reduce acne, eliminate skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis, improve skin tone, and reduce wrinkles, fine lines and pigmentation.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Ground Oats – 2 tablespoons
  • Honey – few drops
  • Milk – 3 tablespoons

Directions:

  • Take a bowl and mix together all the ingredients until a smooth paste is formed.
  • Apply the paste on your face and leave it on for about 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with water and apply a moisturizer.
  • Apply once or twice a week.

10.      Turmeric and Egg Face Mask

Egg yolk is a wonderful remedy for dry skin. The proteins in the egg help repair damaged skin and promotes the growth of new skin cells. This face mask, when applied regularly helps tightens the skin, rejuvenates it and imparts a beautiful glow.

Ingredients:

  • Yolk of one egg
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Olive oil – 1 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Combine the egg yolk, turmeric powder and olive oil to make a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste to the face and allow it to dry for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse with warm water.
  • Apply once a week.

11.      Turmeric, Avocado and Yogurt Face Mask

This amazing mask can nourish your skin, tighten the pores, moisturize the skin, fight off free radicals, prevent acne and make your skin smooth and supple.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
  • Avocado –  1 tablespoon
  • Yogurt – 1 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Make a puree of avocado using a blender or mash it with the back of a fork.
  • Combine the turmeric powder, pureed avocado and yogurt in a bowl.
  • Apply the mask over your face and wait for about five to ten minutes.
  • Rinse off the mask with cold water.

12.      Turmeric and Sandalwood Face Mask

This mask controls the excess production of oil, fights off infection causing bacteria, brightens the skin, provides moisturization and gives your skin a healthy glow.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Sandalwood – 1 teaspoon
  • Rosewater – 1 teaspoon

If you want, you can also add ½ teaspoon each of yogurt, milk and honey to the mask.

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on your face.
  • Leave the mask on for 15 – 20 minutes and rinse off with cold water.
  • Pat dry your skin with a clean towel.

13.      Turmeric, Almond and Milk Face Mask

Powdered almond is a great ingredient that helps moisturize the skin as well as repair any damage caused to it. Milk helps reduce the dryness of skin and promote the growth of new skin cells.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Milk – 1 teaspoon
  • Almond powder – 1 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Mix together the turmeric powder, milk and almond powder until you get a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on your entire face and leave it on for about 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Wash off with cold water and then moisturize.
  • Use this mask once a week.

14.      Turmeric, Honey and Cornstarch Face Mask

Rich in antioxidants and having many medical properties like anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties, a combination of turmeric and honey protects against acne causing bacteria, skin disorders and prevents early aging of the skin.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Honey – a few drops
  • Cornstarch – 2 tablespoons

Directions:

  • Mix the turmeric powder, cornstarch and honey to make a smooth paste.
  • If you have oily skin, add 1/4 cup yogurt and 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice to the mixture whereasif you have dry skin, add 1/2 tablespoon of coconut oil or olive oil to make a paste.
  • Apply the mask to your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes.
  • Wash off using warm water.
  • Use once a week.

15.      Turmeric and Fuller’s Earth Face Mask

Just like turmeric powder, Fuller’s earth (Multani Mitti) is also a highly beneficial ingredient for the skin. The turmeric and Fuller’s face mask is helpful in getting rid of acne, improving blood circulation, soothing the skin and in making the skin smooth and glowing.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ¼ teaspoon
  • Fuller’s earth (Multani Mitti) – 1 tablespoon
  • Fresh water – as required

Directions:

  • Combine all the ingredients and mix well to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on your face and keep it on for 10-15 min.
  • Wash off with lukewarm water.
  • Apply once a week.

16.      Turmeric and Cucumber Face Mask

Cucumber is well-known for its cooling and soothing effects on the skin. The turmeric and cucumber face mask help get rid of acne, blemishes and sun tan, leaving your skin refreshed and rejuvenated.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Cucumber – ½

Directions:

  • Blend or mash the cucumber to form a smooth paste.
  • Add turmeric powder to the paste and mix thoroughly.
  • Apply the mixture on your face and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with cool water.
  • Use once or twice a week.

17.      Turmeric, Banana and Honey Face Mask

This mask softens and nourishes the skin, cleanses and exfoliates it, tightens the pores and smoothens the skin. It also hydrates the skin, eliminates acne, reduces blemishes and dark spots, and gives a glow to your skin.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Mashed banana pulp – 2 teaspoon
  • Honey – ½ teaspoon

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients until it becomes a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on your face and leave it on for about half an hour.
  • Rinse it off with cool water.
  • Apply once a week.

18.      Turmeric, Orange Juice and Honey Face Mask

This mask helps lighten the skin tone, exfoliate the skin, increase collagen production, lighten dark spots, hydrate and nourish the skin. The vitamin C in the orange juice is a powerful antioxidant that protects your skin from free radical damage.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Orange juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Honey – 1 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on your face
  • Wait for about 30 minutes and rinse off using cold water.
  • Apply once a week.

19.      Turmeric, Brown Sugar and Honey Face Mask

If you’re looking for a natural remedy to reduce wrinkles on your face, this face mask can help. Turmeric increases the production of collagen and improves the tightness and elasticity of the skin. It also helps get rid of fine lines and pigmentation. Brown sugar contains Glycolic acid that helps exfoliate the skin and remove the dead skin cells. Last but not the least, honey moisturizes the skinand fights off infection-causing microbes.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Powdered organic brown sugar -2 teaspoon
  • Honey – 2 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Combine all the ingredients to get a smooth paste.
  • Apply the paste on your face.
  • Rinse it off after half an hour.
  • Just before washing off the face pack, massage your skin for a few minutes to exfoliate.

20.      Turmeric, Tomato and Yogurt Face Mask

Tomato is rich in lycopene, an incredible antioxidant phytonutrientthat helps neutralize the harmful effects of free radicals. Yogurt, in addition to soothing the skin, offers a cleansing effect and helps remove dark pigments and sun tan.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Pureed tomato – ½ teaspoon
  • Yogurt – 1 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients until it turns into a creamy texture.
  • Apply the mask on your face and leave it for about 30 minutes.
  • Rinse off with cold water.

21.      Turmeric and Rice Powder Face Mask

Those having trouble with skin inflammation will find this mask very helpful. The curcumin in turmeric is a potent anti-inflammatory agent that soothes inflammation by blocking NF-kB, a protein complex associated with inflammatory responses. The mask also helps reduce redness, swelling and irritation of the skin.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric Powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Rice powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Water – as required

Directions:

  • Mix the turmeric and rice powders with a lit bit of water to form a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mask on the face and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water.

22.      Turmeric, Tea Tree Oil and Aloe Vera Face Mask

Suitable for all skin types, this face mask is effective in getting rid of acne, pimples and other skin problems such as psoriasis and eczema. The use of aloe vera gel helps speed up the process of wound healing.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Pure organic Tea tree oil – 4 or 5 drops
  • Fresh aloe vera gel – 1 tablespoon

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl to get a smooth paste.
  • Apply the mask on your face, wait for 20 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water.
  • Moisturize your skin.
  • If the mask is too watery, add ½ teaspoon of rice powder to thicken it.

 

23.      Turmeric, Baking Soda and Honey Face Mask

This is another amazing face mask that leaves your skin soft, smooth and glowing. It cleanses your skin, moisturizes it, tightens the skin pores and eliminates acne, scars, blemishes and dark spots.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric power – ½ teaspoon
  • Baking soda – 1 teaspoon
  • Honey – 1 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl to get a paste-like consistency.
  • Apply the mask and rinse it off after 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Use once a week.

24.      Turmeric and Fresh Cream Face Mask

Fresh cream in the mask moisturizes dry skin while turmeric acts as an anti-inflammatory and anti- microbial agent that destroys the bacteria and prevents inflammation and infection.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder- ½ teaspoon
  • Fresh cream- 1 tablespoon
  • Rose water- 1 tablespoon

Directions:

  • Combine all the ingredients thoroughly.
  • Apply the mask on your face.
  • Wait for 15 – 20 minutes and then, wash off with lukewarm water.

25.      Turmeric, Mint Juice and Honey Face Mask

If you want to have a good soothing and cleansing effect on your skin, try the turmeric and mint face mask. The use of this mask helps you achieve soft, supple and blemish-free skin.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Mint juice – 1 teaspoon
  • Honey – 1 teaspoon

Directions:

  • Combine all the ingredients and make a fine paste.
  • Apply this paste on your face and allow it to dry for about 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Rinse off with lukewarm water.

26.      Turmeric, Soybeans and Aloe Vera Face Mask

This nutrient rich face mask has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial and antioxidant properties. The use of this mask provides several benefits, including elimination of acne, lightening skin tone, destroying free radicals and preventing oxidative stress and keeping the skin smooth and glowing.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Soybeans – a handful
  • Fresh aloe vera gel – 1 tablespoon

Directions:

  • Soak the soybeans in warm water until it becomes soft.
  • Blend the soybeans with turmeric powder and aloe vera gel to form a paste.
  • Apply the mask to your face and let it dry for 20 minutes.
  • Rinse off with warm water.

27.      Turmeric, Cinnamon and Honey Face Mask

Just like turmeric, cinnamon is another spice that has strong antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. So, the combination of both spicesis effective in treating acne, healing damaged skin, lightening the skin tone, removing blemishes and scars, and giving theskin aglowing appearance.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder– 1 teaspoon
  • Cinnamon powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Raw honey – 1 tablespoon

Directions:

  • Combine the ingredients to create a smooth paste.
  • Apply the maskon your face and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Wash off with warm water.
  • Apply this mask 2 – 3 times a week.

28.      Turmeric, Cocoa Powder, Oatmeal, Honey and Yogurt Face Mask

Cocoa powder is rich in antioxidants and so it helps to neutralize the free radicals and repair the damaged skin cells. Oatmeal is an excellent exfoliator and honey helps to moisturize and hydrate the skin. The medicinal properties of turmeric help improve the overall health and beauty of the skin.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Powdered oatmeal – 1 tablespoon
  • Honey – 1 teaspoon
  • Yogurt – 2 tablespoons

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients well to form a smooth paste without any lumps.
  • Apply this mask on your face and wait for half an hour.
  • Wash off with warm water.
  • Use this mask once a week.

29.      Turmeric and Papaya Face Mask

A combination of turmeric and papaya helps keep acne at bay, enhance complexion, refresh and rejuvenate the skin, cleanse and moisturize the skin, and keep is looking smooth and shiny.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – ½ teaspoon
  • Mashed organic papaya – ½ cup

Directions:

  • Mix together the turmeric powder and papaya in a mixing bowl.
  • Apply the mixture to your face and allow it to dry for 15 minutes.
  • Wash off the face mask with lukewarm water and pat dry with a soft towel.
  • Use this mask once a week.

30.      All in One Turmeric Face Mask

This face mask is made of essentially all the ingredients that are good for your skin. Applying it on your face helps your skin feel fresh, young and keep it glowing.

Ingredients:

  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Aloe vera gel – 1 teaspoon
  • Almond oil – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Radish juice – 1 tablespoon
  • Carrot juice – 2 tablespoons
  • Honey – 2 teaspoons
  • Yogurt – 1 teaspoon
  • Glycerin – 1 teaspoon
  • Rose water – 1 teaspoon
  • Good quality saffron – 2 strands

Directions:

  • Mix all the ingredients to get a paste. You can add some gram flour or powdered oats to the mixture if it is not thick enough.
  • Apply all over the face and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Wash off with cold water.
  • Use the mask once a week.

Have you tried any of these turmeric face masks yet? If not, start right away! All the masks mentioned here are easy to make, safe and doesn’t take much of your time. Try these face masks and let us know how it works for you!

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