Turmeric face mask. Thandie Newton swears by turmeric as a beauty aid. Benefits:Turmeric is high in antioxidants that slow down cell damage. It’s widely used as a skin exfoliant and improves skin’s texture It helps with inflammatory skin conditions, such as acne, dry skin, psoriasis and eczema. It helps reduce pigmentation and even out the skin tone. It is also said to diminish wrinkles.