With summers knocking at the door, the one thing that worries us is the sweltering heat and yes the blistering heat from the sun. Tanning is part and parcel of the summer months irrespective of how many sunscreens you apply or how much you take care or your skin. We all run to cosmetic product and fail to notice the queen of spices Turmeric which adorns our kitchen cabinet.
Our grandmothers and mothers swore by the efficacy of this wonder product in taking care of our skin keeping it youthful, glowing and supple.
Turmeric get its therapeutic properties from the phytochemical Curcumin which gives the vibrant hue to the miraculous spice.
Curcumin gives Turmeric the unique properties which help in taking care of all your skin worries and you can do all of that from the comfort of your home and without spending exorbitant amount on skin care products.
How Does Turmeric Take Care Of Your Skin?
- Makes the skin youthful and radiant
- Builds up collagen, maintaining the tautness as well as elasticity of the skin
- Removes tanned skin layer giving your skin a glow
- Repairs damaged skin and takes care of inflammation
- Removes suntan and soothes sunburn
Here Are Some Perfect DIY Home Remedies For Tanning:
- Selfieme-10X with yoghurt:
Mix ½ tsp Selfieme-10X is 2 tbsp. of yoghurt and apply on the face, hands and arms. Wash off after 30 minutes. This is the perfect anti-tan pack.
- Selfieme-10X with rosewater:
Take 1 tbsp gram flour, 1 tsp lemon juice, add ½ tsp. Selfieme-10X and add a few drops of rosewater. Apply this paste
To your face and neck. Leave it on for twenty minutes and wash off with lukewarm water.
- Selfieme-10X with cucumber and tomato( heals tanned skin)
Mix 2 tbsp. grated cucumber and tomatoes with ½ tsp Selfieme powder add a few drops of Lemon juice. Mix well then add 2 tbsp. gram flour, some milk cream and ½ tsp honey. Mix well and apply the paste on clean face and neck. Wash off after 20 minutes.
- Selfieme-10X with rice flour( for tan removal and whitening)
Take 2 tbsp. rice flour and add water to make a smooth paste, add ½ tsp Selfieme powder and some tomato juice. Mix and apply on tanned areas of your skin. Allow the pack to dry then wash with cold water.
- Selfieme-10X and milk mask
Mix 1/2 tsp of Selfieme in 2 tbsps. Of milk. Apply it on the face and neck. Leave it undisturbed for 45 minutes and then wash it off.
- Selfieme-0X with papaya:
Mash papaya, add ½ tsp. turmeric powder and a tbsp. of honey. Apply the paste on your face and neck, let it dry and then wash it off after 30 minutes.
- Selfieme-10Xand milk powder:
Take ½ tsp. of Selfieme powder, 1 tbsp milk powder and 2 tbsp. of honey and juice of half a lime. Apply the paste to your face and neck, leave it till completely dry, wash it off with cold water.
With all these packs, get ready to make the most of the summers without worrying about tanning or sunburn. Just rummage through your kitchen closet and mix yourself any on these packs to give your skin the pampering it deserves.