Saffron is a costly and colorful spice from the stigma of the saffron flower. Saffron has been a beauty component of the royals from many centuries. Although it is now very costly, it is and can be thinly used in face packs to get great and healthy skin. It has superb cleansing, as well as is anti-bacterial and anti-microbial properties hence its great for acne and pimple-prone skin. Saffron is rich in vitamin A, B1, B2, B3, and Vitamin C, iron, potassium, zinc, selenium, folate and many other nutrients. It is extensively used in cooking to add essence and color to food.
Saffron helps to enhances skin complexion and makes the skin healthy and beautiful. Saffron used with milk creates very effective whitening face pack, because saffron is said to have skin lightening properties. It is also helps to treat pigmentation, inflammations and rashes, marks and dark patches on the skin. Saffron assistance in blood circulation effectively and the glow it provides is recognized to this property. It is also used in face packs to clear off tanning and dark skin. Saffron makes skin softer, even toned and brighter. A little bit usage of saffron will last actually long and appearances great results for the skin.
Homemade Saffron Face Packs For Flawless Skin:
1. This face pack is good for tanned skin and instant brightening of skin. Soak saffron in milk cream and leave it overnight. Combine this in the morning using fingers and apply on the affected area. This will help to lighten tan excellently. Wash it after it gets completely dry. Use this remedy 2 days once to treat sun tan.
2.Saffron face pack help in improving complexion and lightening the skin tone. Just take 1 or 2 strands of saffron to prepare this face pack and get the required effect. Add 1 or 2 strands of saffron to 2 tbsp. of warm milk. Let it get soaked for few mins. Now add about 1 tsp. of oats or even rice flour. Mix all the ingredients well and scrub into the face. Leave it for about 10 mins and rinse off using warm water to appear smelling pleasant and get great skin!
3.To get radiant and smooth skin. Soak a few strands of saffron in olive or jojoba oil overnight or for few hours and gently massage on cleansed face for some time. Then wash off using warm water. This pack is also best for dry and dark skin.
4. Acne always makes conscious and angry with unceasing breakouts and the marks left by them on skin. This saffron face pack is perfect for the teenagers and who are facing acne. Mix few saffron strands, neem powder or leaves, tulsi powders or leaves in a small bowl along with some rose water or milk if you have dry skin. Grind them to just make a paste and once you get a paste, apply on the face gently and relax for 20 mins then wash off. Repeat this fast treatment weekly twice, to reduce pimples and marks. Pimples get cured faster and marks will lighten ultimately.
5. Best face packs for oily with tanning. Take 1 tbsp. of gram flour and mix in 1 or 2 tbsp. of milk in which saffron strands have been immersed, make a paste and apply on the face gently, and leave for 20 min then wash off. Use weekly 1-2 times to get great results.
6. Immerse sunflower seeds and few saffron strands in milk overnight. Grind and make a paste of this in the morning and then apply it on the cleansed face and keep for 20 mins and wash of using cold water. Use often to get healthy, soft, glow and smooth skin.