For Radiant Skin:
The human skin looks dull and lifeless as a result of harsh weather, pollution on the environment and other variables it encounters on a daily basis. External application of saffron over the skin brings back the lost glow on the face of the skin. Application: Add 3-4 strands of saffron to 1-2 tablespoons of hot water in a little bowl. Cover and leave for at least 30 minutes. Before you go to bed, use your fingers to crush the strands of saffron in order to extract the saffron solution. Add half tablespoon of honey and mix. Then use a layer of this solution over your skin. Make sure your skin is clean and without dirt before the application. Leave the solution on the skin for around 10-15 minutes, and then wash it off with plain water. Never make use of soap:
For Brightening of the Skin:
Add several strands of saffron to 2 tablespoons of warm milk. Leave for at least 30 minutes and then crush the strands very well. Include one tablespoon of pure sandal powder to the mixture and mix to produce a smooth face mask. Then apply this over your skin and leave it to stay up to 15 minutes or more. Wash with plain water afterwards.
For Sun Tan Removal:
Soak several strands of saffron in a tablespoon of hot water for 30-45 minutes. On the elapse of the 30 minutes, crush up the saffron strands. Add a small amount of fresh cream to it and mix them together. Before going to bed and after washing your body, apply this over your skin and let it stay till dawn. When you wake up in the morning, wash off with mild face wash. If your skin is oily, then use honey in place of cream.
For Skin Toning:
You probably don’t know this, but Saffron is a good natural skin toner. Soak 2-3 strands of saffron in small water filled with roses, and then crush it to bring out the colour. Make use of a cotton ball to dab it over your face. This method of Saffron application keeps your skin healthy, fresh and much younger. You can also add this solution to your bath water.
To improve the complexion of the skin:
Saffron is a well-known skin-lightening ingredient that is used by many cosmetic companies in producing their skin lightening products. There are three ways you can use Saffron to improve the complexion of your skin.
1). In order to make a skin-lightening mask, soak 2-3 strands of saffron in a small water in the morning. When it’s night-time, crush the strands of saffron and add a touch of sugar, a couple of drops of olive oil, one tablespoon milk and mix together. Then apply this solution on your skin and massage lightly. Leave it for around 10-15 minutes and wash with a mild face wash. This facemask solution enhances blood circulation, skin nourishment and lightens the complexion when used regularly.
3). Adding 3-4 saffron strands to your daily glass of milk intake has been proven to improve the complexion of the skin.
Please pay attention to the ingredients mentioned above if you are allergic to them.