Saffron Face Packs To Get Rosy Glow

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Saffron is one of the most effective beauty ingredients to get a rosy glow on your face. Saffron is an extract of the exotic flower ‘saffron crocus' and is commonly found in Asia and Europe. Saffron is quiet expensive as it takes a lot of flowers to obtain 1 gram of saffron. However, saffron has excellent beauty benefits as it whitens the skin and gives it a reddish glow. So, you can use this spice to get glowing and fair skin.

Check out the homemade face packs made with saffron and other ingredients.

Saffron Face Packs To Get Rosy Glow

Homemade saffron face packs:

Saffron and milk: This is one of the simplest face packs that can be made within minutes. Saffron and milk face pack is ideal to get glowing and flawless skin. It also cures acne. Boil milk and add few strands of saffron to it. Let it cool. Apply it on your face and neck to get glowing and rosy skin. You can apply this homemade saffron face pack every day or twice in a week.

Saffron and sandalwood powder: Sandalwood powder is another commonly used beauty ingredient. Many face packs are made with sandalwood powder. It is great for oily and sensitive skin. When mixed with saffron, this face pack can be great to fight sun tan, acne and pimples. To get clear and glowing skin, mix saffron with sandalwood powder. Add few drops of milk. Apply the face pack on your face and neck. Leave for 5 minutes. Rinse with cold water. If you want, you can also add few drops of honey to it.

Saffron with papaya: Papaya has many antioxidants and vitamins that are good for the skin. To get glowing skin, try this homemade saffron face pack. In a bowl, mash few pieces of ripe papaya; add milk, honey and few strands of saffron. Mix it well. Apply it on your face. Leave for 10-15 minutes. Rinse with cold water.

Saffron with milk and oil: This is one effective skin lightening saffron face pack. Lighten your skin tone by applying this face pack. In a bowl, soak the saffron strands with milk, now add few drops of rose water and coconut or olive oil. Add some breadcrumbs. This scrub like face pack will lighten the skin and help you to get glowing skin naturally.

Saffron with honey and almonds: Soak the almonds overnight and then grind it into a paste. In a bowl, dissolve the saffron strands in warm milk. Add honey and lemon juice. Apply this face pack on your face and neck. This homemade saffron face pack helps free your skin from wrinkles, acne and dark spots. Honey tightens the skin, almond cleanses it and lemon removes dead skin cells.

These are few homemade face packs that are prepared with saffron. Adding few strands of saffron can help you to get a rosy glow.

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Story first published: Friday, January 4, 2013, 19:02 [IST]
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