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The Aroma of Indian Cuisine: Turmeric Facial Mask

By Antara B. Mitra
February/March 2007


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This mask is a great general skin conditioner that evens skin tone, prevents acne and imparts a general glow. Makes 1 mask.

• 2  teaspoons gram flour (or regular flour)
• 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
• Few drops honey and milk

1. Mix flour, turmeric and honey and milk to make a paste. For very dry skin, use a few drops of olive oil instead of the milk and honey.

2. Apply to face and neck for 10 to 15 minutes. Rub off with fingers and wash with warm water.


Antara B. Mitra is a freelance writer and independent radio producer living in Manlius, New York. She loves traveling and sampling new foods.

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