Saffron is a plant from the lily family that is difficult to cultivate and harvest. Saffron is an expensive spice because it is harvested manually in certain months of the year And is known as the king of spices. This expensive spice also has many benefits, especially for the skin and hair.
Saffron face mask is a natural and effective way to care for the skin. This mask is ready in just a few minutes and when applied to the skin, it can do wonders. Before introducing different types of saffron beauty masks for different skin types, let’s first take a look at the benefits of saffron for the skin.
Benefits of saffron for the skin:
Saffron is rich in vitamins A, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin C, which promotes the health and youth of your skin and hair. These benefits include:
- Brightens the skin:
Saffron, due to its high levels of antioxidants, helps to treat dark spots on the skin and makes the skin lighter and whiter.
- Eliminate acne and pimples:
Saffron is useful for the prevention of acne and pimples as well as the treatment of pimples due to its strong antibacterial properties.
- Treatment of sunburn:
Saffron is a good spice for sunburn in summer. Apply the combination of saffron and high-fat milk to the areas where your skin is burned and you will see its miracle.
Here we want to introduce you to some miraculous masks for the skin, so that you can use it to give yourself beautiful, soft and clear skin on a regular basis.
1- Saffron and yogurt mask for oily skin:
If you want to improve your oily skin, you should use a saffron and yogurt mask. Soak a little saffron in yogurt for a while. Then add a tablespoon of lemon juice and mix. Wait until the yogurt turns yellow. Apply this mixture on the face and then wash off with cold water.
2- Saffron and strawberry mask for normal and normal skin:
You should use this mask every day. Take a few strawberries and mash them to make a paste. Add 2-3 strands of saffron to it and let the mask sit on the face for a while. Then rinse with cold water. Strawberries contain a lot of good vitamins and proteins that can help improve and brighten the skin.
3- Saffron and flour mask for combination skin:
Saffron and flour mask is suitable for combination skin. Your skin is generally dry, except for oily areas. Mix 2-3 tablespoons of flour and a few strands of saffron with a little milk. Apply this mask on the face and then wash off with cold water. Using this mask can help you have an acne-free skin and your skin glows.
4- Saffron and sandalwood mask for dry skin:
This mask helps to improve radiant and beautiful skin. Mix a tablespoon of sandalwood powder with a little milk. Then add some saffron and leave it for at least an hour. Apply this mask on your face. Leave on for 30 to 40 minutes to dry and rinse with cold water. Using this face mask is very good for dry skin.
5- Saffron and aloe vera mask for oily skin:
You should use this mask regularly. Take some saffron and dissolve it in milk. Add two tablespoons of aloe vera gel and mix together and apply on your face. Allow to dry and then rinse with cold water.
6- Saffron and milk mask for acne prone skin:
Add 3-4 saffron strings to 1/4 cup of milk and let it soak for 3 hours and use this saffron milk for your face. Wash it off after 10 to 15 minutes.
Milk is a natural firming agent that helps maintain and cleanse your skin. Saffron helps reduce acne and improves skin blemishes. Follow this treatment only if your skin is not allergic to dairy products.
7- Saffron and sunflower seeds mask for light skin:
Mix 4-5 sunflower seeds and 3-4 saffron strands and wait for an hour. Grind all the ingredients together when the milk starts to turn yellow. Apply this firm paste on your face and let it dry, then rinse with plain water. Do this two or three times a week.
8- Special saffron mask with yogurt to have clear and radiant skin:
Saffron makes your skin glow and this mask really brightens and brightens your skin. As mentioned earlier, the use of yogurt (rich in calcium and B vitamins), which is a natural lactic acid, and its combination with enzyme-rich honey allows saffron compounds to penetrate the skin. Honey is a natural moisturizer and softens the skin.
- Half a cup of organic yogurt
- 3 tablespoons honey
- 1 tablespoon saffron
How to prepare:
- Mix yogurt, honey and saffron to create a light golden color.
- Apply on skin and leave on for 15 to 20 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water.
- You can add a few drops of lemon, some sugar and a few drops of coconut oil.
- Combine all of the above with the above and let stand for 10 minutes.
Saffron is the king of spices. Well, there is certainly a king of beauty. But you should be careful not to use fake saffron on your skin because if it is fake saffron, it will damage your skin. Counterfeit saffron gives color after being added to milk or water, just as genuine saffron gives color after 15 minutes and turns your milk or water golden. Therefore, consider all these points for buying and using saffron as a skin mask.