Research on the benefits of turmeric and curcumin have been conducted in two scenarios, when turmeric is digested and when applied topically.  Both methods have shown positive results in relation to skin health.

As an anti-inflammatory, turmeric can reduce redness, swelling and scaring, and help to treat conditions such as psoriasis.

As an antioxidant, turmeric can impact the skin cells and in turn tighten the appearance of skin, reversing sun damage and slowing the aging process. 

Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and antibacterial so can be used as a natural face cleanser.  When applied topically to the skin it will help to inhibit the growth of blemish causing bacteria and protect the skin against infection.

The curcumin in turmeric has been shown to lighten skin by inhibiting the pigment melanin. From this evidence, it would be fair to conclude that turmeric can therefore be used to treat dark circles, spots or uneven pigmentation.

Another less documented effect of turmeric on skin is the potential to slow the growth of unwanted facial hair with regular use, and even improving the appearance of stretch marks.

Plus it is a great philosophy to put on your skin what you are happy to eat, so turmeric definitely ticks the box there!

What our customers have said

Olivia Arezzolo  recommends Golden Grind.

December 12, 2018 · 

I used the face mask and my skin was literally GLOWING! As a wellness expert, I am aware of the physiological benefits of turmeric for pain, healing and anti-inflammation. As Golden Grind blends are super tasty and easy to access (online = available anywhere) means I send ALL of my friends to the website... or just send them out a little care package from me! Is perfect for any friend who is sick, in recovery or just looking for an extra boost to lift them. Big fan and highly recommend!

“I love to do a weekly pamper on my skin which always includes a mask. I had been looking into the benefits of turmeric for my skin and knew it was great and that's when I found Golden Grind turmeric face mask. This product smells incredible and applications is super easy . My skin seems more even, softer and has a glow. Love love love!” - Cassie of Geelong

“The acne is gone and my skin feels incredible after using the Face Mask.” – Ashlee Anne of Melbourne

 

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