Turmeric, a spice known for its bright yellow color as well as it’s warm, peppery taste, is crossing boundaries and cropping up in beauty products. Used extensively in Asian home-made skincare recipes, the anti-inflammatory root is also an ideal antiseptic, and helps heal and prevent blemishes while improving radiance of the skin. Check out these three new products that feature the versatile root:
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An Indonesian skincare brand founded by quartet Metta Murdaya, Jill Sung, Tami Chuang, and Yoshiko Roth, Juara uses turmeric in its silky Clove Flower & Turmeric Anti-Aging Serum. Roth explains that the spice is bit of a royal affair: â€œA princess would receive an elaborate body treatment before her wedding with turmeric and herbs to help look glowing and beautiful,â€ she says. Â Ingredients, including antioxidants clove flower, and goji berry coexist with palm peptide in this anti-aging serum to enhance luminosity and also brighten. Editor’s tip: use before applying makeup as a primer.
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This 30-year old luxury,spa beauty line started by esthetician June Jacobs now has a new blemish control collection targeting the over-18 crowd. The cleanser offers a blend of broccoli, blue daisy, willow bark extracts andâ€”of courseâ€”turmeric. It also contains tea tree oil and camphor to help ward off acne.
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Created by holistic teacher and writer Dr. Andrew Weil, this lip balm uses the Oriental spice with a blend of cocoa butter and other seed oils that help moisturize and condition. It is recommended for severely dry and rough lips, so itâ€™s an ideal choice to stock up on during the colder months.