Indian weddings are famous for their multiple rituals and ceremonies. The haldi ceremony is one of the most significant rituals in an Indian wedding. While this ceremony is performed as a means to purify the soul and mind of the bride and groom before the wedding, it has another significance. Haldi or turmeric is known for its potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that bring out the natural glow of the skin.

There are many benefits of turmeric for skin. From relieving itchiness and inflammation to healing acne, it offers a wide range of benefits that help keep the skin healthy and radiant. In this blog, we will list down some of the most popular skin care uses and benefits of haldi.

Top 5 Benefits of Turmeric for Skin

In India, turmeric has been used as a part of self-care and beauty care routines for ages. It is a common household ingredient with potent medicinal properties and has been used by Indian women as a natural remedy for acne, itchiness, dullness, and multiple other skin concerns.

Here are some benefits of using turmeric for skin:

  1. Heals wounds
    Turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties and helps speed up the skin’s ability to renew cells and heal wounds. It helps soothe inflamed skin and relieves itchiness. Turmeric also has antibacterial properties that help fight skin infections and keep the skin healthy.

    Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic Antibact Soothing Cream is enriched with turmeric extracts and neem oil and is a powerhouse of antibacterial properties. It helps relieve itchiness and chafing and keeps the skin hydrated. This cream also soothes burns and helps treat insect bites.

    How to use turmeric-infused Antibact Soothing Cream?

    Take some cream on your palms, and apply it to the affected areas of the skin. You can use this cream multiple times a day to soothe the skin.

  2. Reduces dark circles
    Lack of proper blood flow under the eyes is one of the many causes of dark circles. Turmeric contains vitamin K, which helps healthy blood flow in your under-eye area and fades dark circles. Turmeric is also a brightening agent and helps lighten the dark circles around your eyes.

    How to use turmeric for dark circles?

    Here are the steps to make a DIY turmeric and honey mask that will help remove dark circles at home:

    Take 2 tsp. turmeric powder, 1 tsp. Honey, 1 tsp. lemon juice, and 1 tsp. milk in a bowl.
    Mix these ingredients together to get a paste-like consistency.
    Apply the mask to your under-eye area, and rinse it off after 20 minutes.

  3. Brightens
    Turmeric is one of the most effective natural remedies for dull skin and helps bring out your natural glow. It also inhibits the production of melanin in the skin and fades hyperpigmentation and dark spots. Using turmeric on face can give the skin a balanced and even-toned appearance.

    Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic Bridal Glow Facial Kit is formulated with the goodness of turmeric extracts and essential oils. It is the best facial kit for glowing skin.

    How to use Bridal Glow Facial Kit enriched with turmeric extracts?

    Bridal Glow Facial Kit contains 7 sachets: face cleanser, exfol gel, serum, nourishing cream, face pack, hydrating gel, and sunscreen.

    Here’s how to use this kit for a salon-like facial at home:

    1. Cleanse your face with the cleanser for about 3 minutes and then wipe it off.
    2. Next, apply the exfol gel. Leave it on for 10 minutes. Then, scrub it off with dry fingers for 3 minutes.
    3. Apply the serum to your face. Let it sit for 3 minutes and be absorbed into the skin.
    4. Massage the nourishing cream for 15 minutes before wiping it off.
    5. For this step, mix the hydrating gel and face pack. Apply to your face and wipe it off after 15 minutes.
    6. End by applying sunscreen.

  4. Heals acne
    The antiseptic and antibacterial properties of turmeric help curb the activity of acne-causing bacteria. Additionally, its anti-inflammatory properties help treat skin inflammation and scarring that often accompanies acne. Turmeric is also an effective solution for clearing clogged pores, a major cause of acne breakouts.

    How to use turmeric for acne?

    Here is a DIY recipe with turmeric and aloe vera for acne-prone skin:

    Mix 2 tbsps. of aloe vera and a pinch of turmeric powder in a bowl to make a paste.
    Apply this turmeric face pack to your face.
    Leave it on for 20 minutes and then rinse it off.
    This turmeric face pack not only helps treat acne but also fades acne scars.

  5. Purifies skin
    One of the most amazing benefits of turmeric for skin is that it helps remove impurities and acts as an anti-bacterial protective shield. When used as a cleanser, it can cleanse the skin without stripping natural oils. The curcumin found in turmeric helps regulate sebum production in the skin, making it an excellent ingredient for combination skin.

    Aroma Magic Turmeric Cleanser is a 100% natural face cleanser suitable for all skin types, especially those with combination skin. It helps rebalance the skin’s natural moisture levels and soothes skin irritation. You can also use this face cleanser as a natural makeup remover.

    How to use Aroma Magic Turmeric Cleanser?

    Cleansing forms the first step of any skin care routine. Here’s how to use our Turmeric Cleanser:

    Take a coin-sized amount of the cleanser on your palm.
    Apply to a damp face in gentle circular motions and massage for 1-2 minutes.
    Wipe it off with damp cotton.


Turmeric is one of the best natural ingredients for skin care. Whether you use turmeric-infused natural skin care products or create your own DIY recipes with turmeric, incorporating it into your skin care routine can do wonders for you.