Turmeric is a well known skin care ingredient and is used in a lot of commercial products these days as a dominant ingredient. It is long known in Ayurveda for its effective skin clearing and brightening effect. How about making your very own natural and organic turmeric cream? Below is a recipe:
Cocoa butter- Cocoa butter has skin repairing and moisturizing properties. It makes skin softer and healthy.
Turmeric- Turmeric keeps skin clear and radiant due to its anti-microbial and skin brightening properties.
Olive oil- Olive oil keeps skin plump and hydrated.
Things you need-
- 3 tablespoon cocoa butter
- A pinch of turmeric
- 2 tablespoon olive oil
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In a bowl, add melted cocoa butter. Add in turmeric and olive oil.
Mix and freeze it for few hours to solidify the mixture. You can also add in some beeswax to speed up the process.
Whip until creamy and store in an air tight jar. You can also use a fork to lightly whip the mixture.
Use it as a day cream or night cream.
**Caution- Patch test before using. If you are fair skinned and want to avoid staining, use kasturi turmeric or turmeric essential oil instead of turmeric powder.