The Secret Ingredient: The Beauty Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric, a plant most commonly found in India, used to create the deep yellow spice with a warm, earthy flavor is associated most often as the main component in curries and mustards. However, turmeric root has amazing medicinal properties and can be used to decrease inflammation, headaches, fibromyalgia, as well as depression and Alzheimer’s disease. In addition to helping to heal ailments, turmeric is secret beauty ingredient thanks to its anti-inflammatory powers, making the juice excellent for easing eczema, exfoliating away dead skin, reducing the signs of aging, and clearing skin.
Interested in using turmeric in your beauty regimen? These products use this “secret” ingredient to deliver results you won’t be able to keep secret!
This mask delivers glowing, radiant skin using Indonesian white turmeric extract. It brightens up a dull complexion and was inspired by the famous Indonesian spa treatment, the Royal Bride Treatment or the Lulur Treatment. Just apply a thin layer once a week for 10-15 minutes and rinse thoroughly. For a more intense treatment leave on overnight and wake up to a lively complexion. $35
This milky cleanser blends turmeric with hypsizygus ulmarius, cordyceps, and reishi mushrooms, ginger, holy basil, and licorice extract. It removes impurities and is perfect for sensitive skin leaving it smooth and perfectly clean. $30
Hydrate and lift the eye area with DDF’s breakthrough turmeric complex. The eye cream gets rid of puffiness and wrinkles and results are usually reported within two weeks time! $88Andalou Naturals Turmeric + C Enlighten Serum
Brighten dark spots with this vegan, gluten-free serum. Using a fruit stem cell complex, turmeric, and vitamin C, this serum helps to lighten, tone, and brighten a dull complexion suffering from hyperpigmentation and UV damage. $24.95
In “The Secret Ingredient!” we showcase a mix of popular and not-so-well-known power-player ingredients found in your favorite products and detail their benefits, unveil some fun facts, and share products and treatments you can find them in! Have an ingredient you want to learn more about? Tell us what it is below!