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3 Saffron & Aloe Remedies for Glowing, Even Skin

Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 AT 4:30 PM By Sheetal Rawal

Sheetal Rawal, Founder, Apsara Skin Care

Left: Sheetal Rawal, scientist (human genetics) & founder of Apsara Skin Care

By: Marty S.

Home remedies by Sheetal Rawal

What’s the first thing you visualize when you think about glowing skin? For us, it is skin that blooms and blossoms as bright as a summer’s day, and that is such a beautiful sight. (Of course, while your skin might not get quite as bright as that, one can only hope, right?) Since glowing skin can translate into a more youthful, beautiful appearance, we should all aspire to improve our skin’s natural glow as soon as possible. We don’t have to tolerate dull, lackluster skin when we have the power of natural ingredients on our side. Specifically, we’re talking about saffron and aloe vera.

In this article, you will learn how to make 3 saffron and aloe vera home remedies to get glowing, even skin quickly. Both of these natural ingredients contain nutrients and minerals that can make your skin look simply stunning. If your skin has been looking dull or pale for quite some time, utilizing any of the remedies found here may be just what you have been looking for.

1. Saffron Dab-On to Boost Skin Glow Quickly

Saffron is notorious for how expensive it is (in some areas of the world, it costs up to $10 USD per gram), but you shouldn’t let that discourage you from using this spice on your skin, especially if you already have some in your spice cabinet. If you use saffron on a regular basis in your cooking, rest assured that you will not have to use it all for one home remedy. You only need a few strands of saffron to get the most out of it. That’s because every strand of saffron is packed with powerful antioxidants (such as crocin, crocetin, and safranal) which help amp up your skin glow and mitigate free radical damage. Since free radicals can cause skin issues like dullness and discoloration, saffron may be just what you need if you want to get glowing, even skin quickly.

Ingredients

5 strands of saffron

10 drops of aloe juice

2 tbsp. of freshly squeezed potato juice

7 drops of organic almond oil

Instructions

Place the saffron, aloe juice, and potato juice in a bowl. Let the saffron sit in the mixture until it loses its color. This will take about 10 to 15 minutes.

Then, add almond oil to the bowl and mix.

Dab the mixture on your face with a cotton ball. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes.

Wash it off with warm water. Follow with your toner, serum, and lotion.

Use 1 to 2 times a week.

Notes

Speaking of saffron, our ROOP serum has saffron in it, and it can brighten up your skin as well as reduce discoloration.

"My skin before had patches, and ever since I started using ROOP, I’ve noticed that the patches have started fading away...It’s a great product, and I feel like it’s helped me a lot for my skin."

2. Aloe Vera & Saffron Dab-On to Even Out and Hydrate Your Skin

Compared to saffron, aloe vera is quickly becoming more affordable and more accessible. It has become a popular staple in natural foods stores, and if you can’t find Saffron for glowing, even skinsome nearby, there might be some aloe vera lurking in your backyard. But regardless of this difference, aloe vera can be just as helpful as saffron if you want glowing, even skin. Like saffron, aloe vera has been used for thousands of years for beauty care, and we now know that it is because it is rich in various nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and plant hormones. Together, these compounds can greatly reduce inflammation and eliminate dry skin. Many people don’t know this, but dryness may be a big reason why your skin looks duller than normal. Since aloe vera does a very good job of nourishing and moisturizing your skin, you can use this natural ingredient to get plump, dewy, glowing, and even skin.

Ingredients

4 strands of saffron

1 tbsp. of aloe vera juice

1 tbsp. of almond milk

Instructions

Place all of the ingredients in a bowl. Let the saffron sit in the liquid until it loses its color. This will take about 10 to 15 minutes. Then mix the ingredients together.

Dab the mixture on your face with a cotton ball. Leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes.

Wash the mixture off with warm water. After, use a daily skin care routine based on your skin type. Click here to find out what your skin type is.

Use 1 to 2 times a week.

3. Saffron, Aloe Vera & Rosewater Mask for Tight, Glowing Skin

Using either saffron or aloe vera to get stunning skin is a fine choice. However, if you’re wondering whether or not you can combine them into one remedy, the answer is yes you can! You can also add other natural ingredients to saffron and aloe vera in order to get amazing results. For instance, rosewater is another natural ingredient that helps freshen up your skin and brighten it up in the process. Rosewater is capable of soothing your skin and reducing redness due to the fact that it is anti-inflammatory and it contains antioxidants. Plus, rosewater has antibacterial and astringent properties so it cleans your pores and helps tighten them. As a result, your skin may look more glowing and even after using saffron, aloe vera, and rosewater together.

Ingredients

6 strands of saffron

2 tbsp. of rosewater

1 tbsp. of fuller’s earth [Multani mitti] or bentonite clay

Aloe juice, as needed

Instructions

Place the saffron and rosewater in a bowl. Let the saffron sit in the rosewater until it loses its color. This will take about 10 to 15 minutes.

Then, add and mix the clay of your choice to the mixture as well as enough aloe juice until you get a thick paste.

Apply the mask on your face and leave it on for 12 to 15 minutes.

Wash the mask off with warm water. Afterward, use your daily skin care routine.

Use 1 to 2 times a week.

Notes

When applying the mask, you can put some of it on your neck as well. However, try not to get the mask too close to your eye area because it is a very delicate area.

Here is another saffron-based home remedy that you should use to minimize the appearance of dark spots. Enjoy and don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel!

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3 Saffron & Aloe Remedies for Glowing, Even Skin