Turmeric is the spice that gives curry its yellow color, but it’s also been revered for centuries for its healthy benefits, particularly those seen in the skin. A high concentration of an active compound called curcumin is found in turmeric, and it’s a powerhouse ingredient known to be anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and strongly antioxidant.
Benefits: When applied to the skin, turmeric can shrink the size of pimples. As an anti-inflammatory ingredient, it's also soothing!
Skin Types: Congested and oily skin types will benefit from turmeric, as well as easily inflamed skin types.