Why is Turmeric in Skincare beneficial?
At Beauty Expert HQ, we’re always looking into new skincare ingredients to boost our routines. Whether an ingredient promises hydration, firmness, or radiance, we’re eager to give it a try. One of the newest ingredients we’ve discovered is turmeric. Not just a spice in your kitchen cupboard, turmeric in skincare can be so much more.
This vibrant orange root is hailed as a beauty hero due to its miracle antioxidant properties, helping to brighten, soothe irritation, fight pollution, and treat blemishes. What makes this ingredient so special is that it is anti-bacterial, anti-ageing and anti-inflammatory, meaning it can provide a multitude of benefits for a variety of skin types.
We were most intrigued by the promise of protection against pollution, sun damage and the formation of wrinkles. In essence, turmeric is a gentle alternative to retinol. Turmeric in beauty products is becoming increasingly more common and we’ve found four easy ways to incorporate turmeric into your routine.
4 Ways to Add Turmeric to your Beauty Regime
The Turmeric Serum
For a more intense effect, we enjoy using turmeric as a leave-on treatment. The ESPA Optimal Proserum is formulated with a cocktail of super food ingredients such as sunflower seed oil, clove extract and jasmine extract, as well as turmeric. Apply to cleansed skin and massage well. With continued use, skin will appear more radiant and blemishes less visible.
To learn more about serums, enjoy our overview of the 10 Best Powerful Face Serums.