Although turmeric powder is used as an aromatic spice by many people, it is nevertheless coveted for face and hair care.
Rich in vitamin C, this powder is reputed to have antiseptic, soothing, regenerating and anti-oxidant properties. That's all you need to know!
Its soothing virtues are also much sought-after for hair care, especially for scalps that are irritated or tend to have dandruff.
Turmeric hair masks are known to bring shine to your hair.
Please note that turmeric also has the power of a natural hair dye.
The botanical minute
Turmeric is a perennial plant native to South and South-East Asia that can grow up to one metre tall.
The yellow powder sought after in both cooking and cosmetics comes from the rhizomes (underground stems) of turmeric. They are harvested about 8 months after planting.