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3 Benefits of Applying Saffron to Your Skin + DIY Saffron Facemask Recipe

: a bunch of premium saffron flowers growing in a field

During the last decade, we’ve witnessed a remarkable evolution in the aromatic and medicinal plant sector. As global preferences shift towards organic products, the demand for saffron and its related products has gone up substantially.

Pharmaceutical companies and cosmetic brands are all investing heavily in researching saffron and developing products for everyday use. While we can expect innovative saffron products to pop up in the future, the good news is that we don’t have to wait until that happens.

You can easily buy original saffron online and give your skin the instant boost that it needs with a DIY facemask at home.

Keep scrolling for some great benefits of saffron for your skin—as well as our tried and tested saffron facemask recipe.

1. Rich in antioxidants

Saffron is full of antioxidants, particularly Vitamin C, which is proven to have multiple skin benefits. Firstly, it protects skin cells by controlling free radicals caused by UV exposure. Second, Vitamin C prevents the production of melanin, which can help you avoid hyperpigmentation and uneven dark spots.

Now you can achieve radiant skin and an even skin tone with saffron.

2. Full of minerals

Saffron is also full of minerals that help balance out the skin’s pH levels, giving you healthier skin. Among these minerals, the most notable ones are carotenoids, which are believed to improve overall cellular health. They help the skin overcome the damage that comes from exposure to dirt, UV rays, and dust.

3. Anti-inflammatory properties

Since saffron has anti-inflammatory properties, it’s perfect for those with sensitive skin. As a natural ingredient, you no longer have to expose yourself to harsh chemicals and steroids to treat acne. An at-home saffron mask might just do the trick for you!

Bonus: DIY Premium Saffron Facial Mask Recipe

Ingredients:

  • ½ tsp powdered saffron
  • Half tsp freshly-squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ tsp honey
  • 1 tsp plain yogurt

Instructions:

  • Powder your saffron strands using a blender or handheld grinder
  • In a small bowl, take all the ingredients and mix together to form a paste
  • Slather the paste on your face using a brush
  • Once dried, remove gently with a washcloth and rinse with cold water
  • Dry and use aloe vera or your regular cream to moisturise

Repeat once a week for best results!

ingredients for a DIY saffron mask recipe

If you’re looking try out this recipe but don’t want to break the bank, we offer premium saffron at wholesale prices online. As a leading developer of saffron products, Parsa Global Import offers high-quality saffron products to clients all over Australia.

Check our range of Persian saffron products. Disclaimer: The statements on this blog are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always consult your personal physician for specific medical advice.

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