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How To Use Cinnamon In Your Makeup Routine

By Rima Chowdhury

Cinnamon is particularly used for weight loss, but let us tell you that this magical herb is of great use on the skin and hair as well. Although cinnamon is a common spice found in Indian kitchen, did you ever think about including it in your makeup routine?

There are several ways how cinnamon can help to enhance your beauty. Due to a lot of antioxidants and antifungal properties found in cinnamon, it can help to prove to be good on your skin as well.

Also Read: Indian spices that you need to include for a beautiful skin!

Check out for a few ways to include cinnamon in your beauty regime.

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1. Helps To Give You Red-tinted Hair

If you want to add natural red colour on the hair, you should be using cinnamon in your daily skin care routine. Take some cinnamon and add it to your conditioner as well as shampoo and wash your hair with this. Another way to get natural red hair through cinnamon is to add some cinnamon powder with hair and apply it on your scalp. Wait for 6-8 hours and wash off with water.

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2. Excellent Scrub

Using cinnamon in your scrub can help to give you a glowing and healthy skin. Take some Epsom salt and add some cinnamon powder to it. Mix both the ingredients together, apply on the face and wash off with water. Use this scrub regularly to get rid of the dead skin cells easily. Using cinnamon on your face mask can help to keep your skin healthy and nourished.

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3. Glowing Foundation

If you want to add some bronze or golden finish to your makeup on the face, cinnamon can help you with this. Take some cinnamon powder and add it to a foundation or loose powder. Apply this foundation on your face to get a glowing touch. You can adjust the quantity of cinnamon according to your need.

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4. Natural Face Powder

Most of the girls love to be natural and keep their makeup look dewy and earthy. However, you can make your own natural face powder at home, which can help to give you an earthy finish. Take some corn starch and add some cinnamon to it. Apply on the face and dust off the excess powder.

Also Read: Spices that solve all your skin problems

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5. Natural Lip Balm

You can make your own natural lip balm at home with the help of cinnamon. Take some coconut oil and add some cinnamon powder to it. Mix both the ingredients together and apply this on your face. This natural homemade lip balm is extremely good for dry and chapped lips.

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6. Natural Bronzer

Cinnamon helps to work like a natural bronzer on the skin. Take some cinnamon powder and combine it with nutmeg powder and cocoa powder. Mix all the ingredients together and apply on the cheeks. If you want a darker shade, add some more cinnamon powder and apply. In case, you want a lighter shade, add some corn starch to it.

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7. Treats Bad Breathe

Using cinnamon is equally good to prevent bad breath problems. Yellow teeth and bad breath can lead to an embarrassing situation. In order to deal with this problem, add some cinnamon powder in lukewarm water and gargle properly. Do this several times in a day to get rid of the bad breath problem.

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8. Acne Mask

Due to anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties found in cinnamon, it can help to treat the problem of acne on the face. Take some cinnamon powder and add some honey to it. Mix both the ingredients together and apply it on the face. Wait for some time and wash off with cold water. Using this remedy twice in a day can help to give you an acne-free look.

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Story first published: Thursday, March 30, 2017, 16:00 [IST]
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