Tamarind extract in the body scrub has a natural acid mixture that reduces blemishes and helps increase the cell renewal to clarify and brighten skin. Studies have shown that tamarind extract significantly improves skin elasticity, hydration and smoothness.
Since the natural pulp of tamarind is very acidic, the facial skin will be irritated if applied on directly. Therefore, tamarind extract in handmade cold process soap or body scrub may be gentler. Nonetheless, natural tamarind can be combined and used on the body as a perfect body scrub.
Because tamarind is a rich source of antioxidants, including vitamin C and beta-carotene, topical creams containing the tamarind are suitable for wrinkle management. Antioxidants also promote strong immune function, allowing your skin to fend off and heal more efficiently from skin-related infections and disease.
Tamarind is a perfect treatment for oily and acne prone skin due to antimicrobial properties and rich in AHA which help smoothen and brighten skin. The primary action of AHAs is to exfoliate dead skin cells by weakening bonds that hold dead skin cells together, thus resulting in skin which looks brighter, thus leading to a younger look. Tamarind extract when applied to the face are excellent anti-freckle and remedies.