Though it may be a relatively new skin treatment in the Western world, turmeric has racked up centuries of street cred as an Indian health treatment for a number of skin and body issues.
Yellow spice, scientifically known as Curcuma longa, has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties that can help to:
- heal wounds
- prevent breakouts (and lessen active ones)
- fight eczema and psoriasis
- reduce acne scarring
- brighten dark circles
- bring out your natural glow