Saffron is your best friend if you want to get clear and beautiful skin naturally. The anti-bacterial properties in Saffron will help fight against pimples and kill your problem of pigmentation at one go too! Sometimes pigmentation is also caused by pimples and they leave behind ugly pigmentation. Saffron and Buttermilk mixed together can help improve the quality of your skin and also lighten your skin. Use it on your face and neck and let it stay for at least 25 minutes. Once dry, wash off with cool water.
This saffron facial mask clears up the dull skin rapidly. It helps to reduce dark circles and fine lines. Sugar exfoliates the skin while the oil will nourish it and keep it hydrated
2-3 saffron strands
A small pinch of sugar
1 teaspoon milk
1 teaspoon water
2-3 drops olive or coconut oil
1 bread slice
Soak the saffron in a teaspoon (or two) of water overnight. Now add milk, sugar, and the oil of your choice to the saffron-infused water. Immerse a piece of bread in this mixture and spread the mixture over your face with this piece of bread. Breadcrumbs can stick to your face, but they can be easily washed off. Keep this pack on your face for about 15 minutes. Splash water and wash this off your face after it gets dry.
These three ingredients work to remove the dead skin cells and in the process clear out the skin too. Here is what you need to do: Take three or four almonds and crush them into powder. Add a few drops of honey and add a few saffron strands to the mixture. Mix well and let it be on your face till the mixture dries up. Wash off and apply moisturizer. Use twice a week.
The antimicrobial properties of basil prove beneficial when used to get rid of the pimple-causing bacteria. This herb also has wound healing properties which mean that it will not let the pimples leave behind scars and even treat existing scars.
5 basil leaves
10-15 saffron strands
Grind the basil leaves and saffron together with enough water to get a smooth paste.
Put this mixture on pimples and pimple prone areas.
Let the pack dry for a couple of minutes and then wash it off.
Yogurt lemon and saffron all have antibacterial properties that will help fight off germs that may cause acne. Yogurt contains lactic acid, zinc, and b-vitamins which help stave off acne and promote youthful skin when applied topically. Lemon is a natural astringent which helps tighten pores and reduce sebum that may clog up pores and lead to acne. More benefits of yogurt and lemon for the skin.
1 teaspoon yogurt
1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon saffron
Powder your saffron using a blender. In a small bowl, mix up the three ingredients to form a paste.
Using a brush, slather the face mask onto your skin and wait for ten minutes for it to penetrate. After the mask has dried, remove it using a sponge/washcloth and rinse off using cold water. Pat dry and moisturize.
The massage with the saffron-infused oil will improve circulation to the skin and give it a beautiful glow. Massaging will also help the nourishing fatty acids from the oil to get absorbed easily into the skin.
3-4 saffron strands
1 tablespoon olive oil
Thoroughly mix the saffron strands in the oil.
Massage the skin in upward motions using this oil.
Wipe the oil off after an hour using a wet tissue. You can leave this oil on overnight as well.
Coconut oil, almond oil, or sesame oil can also be used instead of olive oil.
How Often You Should Do This
Repeat this every alternate night.
Black spots and dark circles on the face fade away with regular use of this remedy. Saffron brightens up the complexion and rejuvenates the skin tone.
2-3 saffron strands
2 tablespoons of water
Soak the saffron in water overnight and blend the strands thoroughly in the morning, until they dissolve completely.
Apply this under the eyes and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Also, apply this water on any dark spots on your face.
Rinse it off with water.
Repeat this every morning for refreshed skin.