Turmeric protects the skin from harmful UV rays and aids in skin lightening. The curcuminoids present in turmeric act as a rich source of antioxidants that prevents pigmentation and fragility due to sun damage. Turmeric acts as an anti-inflammatory agent by down-regulating inflammatory mediators. A potent antimicrobial agent that leaves skin acne-free. It has antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic properties. It is also known for its fragrance, acne and scar removing properties. Turmeric protects skin from harmful UV rays and aids in skin lightening.