Scientific Name: Curcuma Longa
Known for its natural anti-inflammatory properties, Turmeric Root extract’s culinary fame has been revered around the world for centuries, but a lesser known fact is that turmeric has also been a skin care staple in many different cultures for nearly four thousand years. Curcumin is the main active ingredient in turmeric and is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent and antioxidant. Due to its vibrant golden color, turmeric is also known as “Indian saffron,” and is even used in makeup and face creams to achieve a glowy look. Turmeric extract dramatically increases the antioxidant capacity of the body while also helping to protect from free-radical damage. When used in skin care products, turmeric extract also helps fight acne, reduces dark circles, and helps soothe dry skin. Turmeric’s ability to stimulate circulation can help reduce skin concerns caused by poor circulation such as puffiness and under eye darkness.
All skin types can benefit from this powerful, skin brightening herb! Turmeric Extract helps soothe dry, irritated skin by aiding in skin cell regeneration to uncover beautiful and smooth skin. Additionally, turmeric is ideal for oily and acne-prone skin types as it’s anti-inflammatory nature clears and soothes congested skin.