10 Ways to Use Saffron for Skin Care
25 Jun 2014
Saffron is a popular spice and an expensive one too. While we are all aware of its use in the culinary world, did you know it also had medicinal qualities (it is beneficial in detoxification, cell repair and red blood cell production) that make it a beauty ingredient? We’re here to share some skin care tips and fairness tips using saffron. Read on!
- Saffron For Radiant Skin
Who doesn’t want glowing skin? So here’s a skin care tip to get beautiful radiant skin. Mix a spoon of sandalwood powder with some milk, add a couple of strands of saffron to it and apply on to your face. Leave it on for 20 minutes, rinse and repeat every week to notice a lovely radiance.
- Saffron For Fairer Skin
During the hot and humid months of summer, if you want to maintain your skin tone and flaunt naturally fair skin, try this fairness tip – soak a few strands of saffron in milk for an hour, and then apply the milk over your face and neck. Wash it off after a couple of minutes and follow this tip regularly to look your fairest best!
- Saffron For Acne
Did you know saffron had antifungal properties that make it super effective for treating acne? Try this skin care tip for a flawless complexion – blend a few basil leaves with a couple of saffron strands and make into a paste. Apply it on your face and leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash it off. This will leave your skin clear and wipe off blemishes, acne or pimples if used regularly.
- Saffron For Dull Skin
Have dull skin? You must try out this skin care tip. Add a few strands of saffron to a small cup of water and leave it overnight. The water will turn pale yellow the next morning. Then add a spoon of milk, 2 drops of coconut oil and a pinch of sugar to that. Apply this mixture all over your face using a cotton ball, leave it to dry and then wash off. This face mask acts as an instant rejuvenator and immediately wakes your skin up.
- Saffron for Glowing Complexion
A few saffron strands plus 2 spoons of honey make a great face pack. Apply it on your face, massage it to stimulate blood circulation and you’ll be left with lovely glowing skin.
- Saffron As A Toner
Want a luxurious version of your trusted Dabur Gulabari Rose Water? Try this skin care tip – drop a few strands of saffron into the rose water bottle and allow the goodness to get infused in it. Use it as a toner.
- Saffron For Dry Skin
Got dry skin? Try this skin care tip. Make a mixture of lemon juice and saffron strands with a few drops of milk. Leave it on for a bit and then wash. While the lemon cleanses your skin from deep within, the saffron gives you luminosity.
- Improves Skin Texture
To a cup of boiling water, add a few strands of saffron and some milk powder. Apply it on your face, let it dry and rinse with cold water. This doesn’t just improve the texture of your facial skin, it also makes it soft and supple. Try this skin care tip at home!
- Saffron For Bathing
Not just your facial skin, saffron can do wonders for your body too, Sprinkle a few strands in your warm bath water, let it soak for a while and then use it. This will lighten your complexion naturally!
- Off The Shelf Remedy – Fem Fairness Naturals Saffron Bleach
And if all the above methods of using saffron are too much of a hassle, you can always fall back on this fairness tip – use Fem Saffron Bleach with skin lightening properties that work well for fair skin by lightening dark facial hair, spots and pigmentation, giving you a healthy glow and flawless fairness.