Saffron is one of the expensive spices which is said to have derived from the plant known as Crocus sativas. It is associated with three vivid stigmas and is known to have placed in the distal end of the carpel. But, saffron has variety of health benefits along with some profound beauty benefits. You can now get variety of face packs where saffron as the main ingredient is used.
Even in the oriental cooking of India, saffron is used as a prime ingredient. The price of the spice has increased as the quantity required getting a single gram of saffron is high enough. It is one of the precious specie that is obtained by removing the long threads of the particular flower. You can now make your skin and face glowing naturally with some great face packs.
Saffron spice is recognized as a new golden spice as it can not only double in cooking to provide an odor to meals, turning just about any dish directly into an unique one, it is beneficial to a number of health problems. It is utilized as remedies from old times.
Saffron has the many beauty benefits also along with the health benefits. This ingredient is widely used in many beauty products. The saffron and sandalwood combination is skin friendly combination. Below are the few of the saffron face masks. Find best suitable for yours.
Homemade saffron face packs, face masks
Saffron & sandalwood powder face pack
- 1 teaspoon sandalwood powder
- 2-3 strands of saffron
- 2 spoons raw milk
Take the sandalwood powder and apply the raw milk and saffron to it. Mix all of them in small bowl. Then wash the face cleanly and clean it with the dry cloth. Now apply the paste on the face in circular motion. Give the gentile massage with this pack on the face. Leave it for 20 minutes and let it be dry. Wash with the cold water. Saffron helps to glow on the face and keeps the moisture in face. Try to apply this pack weekly once get the good results.
Saffron face pack
- 4-5 strands of saffron
- Raw milk ½ cup
Take the raw milk in a bowl now soaks the saffron strands on the milk for 2-3 hours. Then apply this saffron soaked milk as the mask to the face. Leave it for 15 minutes then wash the face with cold water. Apply this face pack daily twice in a week. This face pack removes the acne, blemishes on the face. Saffron has the anti fungal content helps to treat the acnes, blackheads.
Saffron & basil leaves face pack
- Basil leaves 5-6
- Saffron strands 10-12
Make the saffron and basil leaves as fine paste. Apply this paste on the face about 10-15 minutes. Then wash the face with cold water. This face pack helps to remove the acnes and pimples. Basil leaves helps to clean the bacteria caused for acnes and pimples.
Saffron & honey face pack
- Saffron 4-5 strands
- Honey 2-3 tbsp
Mix the saffron with the honey. Apply the resultant solution on the face. Honey supplies the oxygen for the face skin cells. Saffron adds the beauty benefit to the face. This face pack is for glowing skin.
Saffron & milk powder face pack
- Saffron 4-5 strands
- Water ½ cup
- Milk powder 4 tbsp
Boil the water and fro 10 minutes now add the saffron and milk powder to the boiled water. Apply this recipe on to the face for 10-15 minutes then wash with cold water. This face pack helps to increase the skin face texture.
Top saffron face packs
Saffron and sugar
The face pack made with the combination of saffron and sugar is wonderful especially when you are willing to make your skin tone lighter. Apart from saffron and sugar, this face pack also includes coconut oil.
- A pinch of sugar
- Few strands of saffron
- 2-3 drops of coconut oil
- A slice of bread
- A teaspoon of milk
- A teaspoon of water
Take a small container and soak few saffron strands in one teaspoon of water. This needs to be stored in the water overnight. Once you get up in the morning, you can see the color of the water turning into golden yellowish. Then you need to add the appropriate quantity of milk, coconut oil as well as sugar in it. Now apply the paste by dipping a bread piece in it and apply it over the face. You don’t have to worry about the bread crumbs sticking over your face as they can go away once you have used water to remove it. This will remove dark spots from your face and make you look gorgeous.
Saffron and sunflower seeds
If you want to get a softer and brighter skin tone, a combination of sunflower seeds and saffron will be a great variety.
- 2- 3 strands of saffron
- Sun flower seeds
- Olive oil/ coconut oil
- Almonds – 3-4 seeds
- Bengal gram
- Basil leaves
First of all take a container and place sunflower seeds, milk as well as saffron in milk for eight to ten hours. Once the time is over you can grind it and apply it over your face. You can also add the saffron strand with the mixture to make your complexion brighter.
Saffron with olive oil
You can now take a table spoon of olive oil in a small container and add some saffron in it. Now allow it to soak for an hour. Now take the oil in your finger tips and massage your face for 10 minutes. Even keep the oil on your face for 10 minutes after the massaging is done so that the oil gets dissolve in the skin layer. This is a wonderful mechanism that will help you to make your skin look brighter and softer.
Saffron and cow ghee
If you want to get a glowing as well as lustrous face, this will be an age old remedy that has been prescribed by our great grandmothers and the elderly people.
- Cow ghee ( this is natural made cow butter made from cow milk)
- A pinch of sugar
- Three strands of saffron
- Two spoon of milk
You have to take half tablespoon of cow ghee in a container and add some saffron strand in it. Now put the container in light flame so that the ghee gets dissolved. You can also see saffron changing its color. You need to be careful and remove it from the fire before the saffron starts burning. Once it is cooked, cool it and put it in grinder. You have to take raw milk and add a pinch of this paste. Mix it and apply it over your face. You can alternatively also inhale it through your nostrils and envy your lustrous face.
Besan with saffron
For year, gram flour or besan has been used to make many delicious dishes and a coat for frying necessities. Even this natural gram flour is useful for beautifying your skin tone. Women did not have much beauty and cosmetic products a decade ago. They take all these home ingredients to make their skin tone beautiful. Even today, you can get benefit from this. Now, combining saffron with besan will work in a wonderful way to bring glow to your face. Take a container and add a spoon of besan and put 3-4 strands of saffron. Add water and make paste. Also allow this paste to soak for sometime till the saffron gets actual color. Then you can apply this paste over face.
Fenugreek seeds with saffron
Even this combination will be wonderful when you are actually loving your skin and do not harm it once more by using the cosmetic products available in the market. All you have to do is soak few spoons of fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Get up in the morning and make a smooth paste of it by using a grinder. Now add water to it and add some of the saffron strands on it. Mix them well and apply all over your face. Give it to dry for 10-20 minutes. Then you can use your fingers to scrub over your face. You can now wash it off with plain water.
Liquorice with saffron
Liquorice root is also one of the wonderful remedy for your beauty benefits. The combination of saffron as well as liquorice root will work really well. You have to grind the liquorice root and add some saffron extract in it. Also add appropriate milk in the solution. You need to mix them and apply over your face where you have dullness and unattractive skin tone. Wait for sometime say for around 30 minutes. Once you can see it is dry you can easily wash away with the help of warm water. This will be a great remedy to get attractive and beautiful skin.