Turmeric Vs Skin Care
Does it work?
This sunset-yellow spice, scientifically known as Curcuma longa, has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antioxidant properties that can help to:
prevent breakouts (and lessen active ones)
fight eczema and psoriasis
reduce acne scarring
brighten dark circles
bring out your natural glow
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.
More research is needed to determine the best methods for applying it, but here’s what we know so far.