Natural beauty is booming more than ever and this week we’re taking a trip to Southwest India. If you don’t know about turmeric, you’re about to learn today. While turmeric is just entering mainstream beauty, the plant-based spice has been around for ages. Filled with high antioxidants levels, the superfood helps improve your skin, while reducing redness and acne. Given all the amazing benefits, it’s not surprising many beauty brands are now using the natural ingredient in their products. Check out some of our favorite turmeric-infused product that targets melanin and darker complexion concerns.
1. Makeup Remover & Cleanser
Looking for a new multi-purpose cleansing oil? Get ready to be blown away by this perfectly formulated cleanser which instantly dissolves water-resistant eye makeup, clogged pores, and excess oil all in one shot. The gentle ingredients include white willow bark and lime pearl extract, which serves as a natural exfoliant along with hydroxy acid hydroxy acid (BHA) and alpha hydroxy acid (AHA). Both BHA & AHA help tighten, firm, and brighten the skin to create a youthful glow. The turmeric ingredient is perfect for calming and supporting any scars or hyperpigmentation you may have.
SUNDAY RILEY C.E.O. C + E Micro-Dissolve Cleansing Oil, $38, sephora.com
2. Anti-Aging Serum
The truth is ageing is an inevitable process of life, but it doesn’t have to be tragic. This luxury serum is worth every single penny! Founded on the belief to celebrate melanin magic, AVYA which means “first rays of the sun,” innovated an entire product line for black and brown women. From sun exposure to stress, wrinkles appear for different reasons, but the formulas instilled in this product will “wow” your skin. This tried and true blend contains a flowering plant of peony, turmeric, and neem extracts infused with pure encapsulated Vitamin C to boost radiance, even out skin tone, and protect skin every day. Trust, you’re skin will thank us later!
AVYA Anti-Aging Power Serum (With Vitamin C), $165, avyaskincare.com
3. Skin Supplements
Do you struggle with skin inflammation? Chances are if you’re more on the sensitive side, flare ups happen more than usual. Have no fear, these tablets are sure to do the light work for you. Proven studies show how beneficial supplements can make all the difference when it comes to getting your skin back on track. Tumeric’s healing properties target ance and can positively affect tissue while enhancing collagen production as well.
ZEA SKIN SOLUTIONS CLEAR SKIN SUPPLEMENT, $75, gnc.com
Take your toner to the next level with this product as it refreshes, hydrates, and rejuvenates your skin. The affordable item promises to soothe irritated or sensitive skin while maintaining your pH balance without drying out your pores.
TUMERICA NATURAL FACIAL SOOTHING TONER, $10, tumericanow.com
5. Facial Mask
This facial mask is a holy grail for anyone chasing a summer glow all year round. Users notice a difference with their machas after only 5 to 10 minute of using the beauty mask infused with cranberry extract, the super berry rich in resveratrol along with the anti-inflammatory properties of turmeric extracts. Talk about a win-win purchase!
KIEHL’S Turmeric & Cranberry Seed Energizing Radiance Mask, $39, sephora.com
Perfect for all skin types, this lightweight, silicone-free priming moisturizer will transform your complexion. Its powerful vitamin C formula will boost one’s collagen levels while healing dark circles and providing 24-hour hydration throughout the day.
KORRES Wild Rose Smoothie Brightening Priming Moisturizer, $45, sephora.com