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Face pack, Fair skin, Pigmentation, Skin care, Sun tan How to Use Turmeric to Lighten the Skin Tone at Home

How to Use Turmeric to Lighten the Skin Tone at Home

By Varnika Chauhan   

Turmeric is a spice which has a lot of benefits for the skin. It works positively for the skin in more ways than one. Turmeric powder has antibacterial and antifungal properties. It controls acne. Apart from this, turmeric powder is anti-inflammatory in nature and helps in getting rid of pimples faster. Turmeric powder also works to remove pigmentation.


Here are simple remedies with turmeric powder:

Turmeric and Gram Flour

How to:

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of gram flour.
  2. Add ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder to it.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of curd.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of rose water.
  5. Add 2-3 drops of tea tree essential oil.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Apply this paste on your face.
  8. Let it dry up completely.
  9. Rinse it off with plain water.
  10. Do this remedy 3-4 times every week.

How this helps:

Using gram flour with curd and turmeric is a very old remedy which is even used on brides to add a glow to their face and remove any pigmentation. The gram flour helps to tighten the pores and make the skin flawless and blemish free.

How to Use Turmeric to Lighten the Skin Tone at Home

How to Use Turmeric to Lighten the Skin Tone at Home

Turmeric and Tomato

How to:

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of potato powder.
  2. Add ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder to it.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of tomato juice.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of potato juice.
  5. Add 2-3 drops of rosehip essential oil.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Apply this paste on your face.
  8. Let it dry up completely.
  9. Rinse it off with plain water.
  10. Do this remedy 2-3 times every week.

How this helps:

Potato powder helps in getting rid of sun tan. Tomato juice helps to avoid sun damage and makes the skin firm.

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Turmeric and Lemon

How to:

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of green tea powder.
  2. Add ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder to it.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of rose water.
  5. Add 2-3 drops of lavender essential oil.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Apply this paste on your face.
  8. Let it dry up completely.
  9. Rinse it off with plain water.
  10. Do this remedy 3-4 times every week.

How this helps:

Lemon juice helps to lighten the skin since it has bleaching properties. It also helps in removing blackheads and whiteheads from the skin.

Turmeric and Orange Peel Powder

How to:

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of orange peel powder.
  2. Add ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder to it.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of orange juice (unsweetened).
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of rose water.
  5. Add 2-3 drops of tea tree essential oil.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Apply this paste on your face.
  8. Let it dry up completely.
  9. Rinse it off with plain water.
  10. Do this remedy 3-4 times every week.

How this helps:

Orange peel powder contains vitamin C which removes all the sun tan from the face and prevents pigmentation as well. Tea tree essential oil helps to control acne.

Turmeric and Neem

How to:

  1. Take 1 tablespoon of neem powder.
  2. Add ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder to it.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon of green tea.
  4. Add 1 teaspoon of rose water.
  5. Add 2-3 drops of tea tree essential oil.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Apply this paste on your face.
  8. Let it dry up completely.
  9. Rinse it off with plain water.
  10. Do this remedy 3-4 times every week.

How this helps:

Neem powder is antibacterial and antifungal in nature. Green tea contains antioxidants which help in adding a glow to the skin and detoxifying it.

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