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Homemade Saffron Face Packs Recipes

Saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world which is extracted from flowers known as ‘saffron crocus’, found in Asia & Europe. Saffron is commonly used in Indian and oriental cooking to add an exotic aroma to the dish and that’s why it is known as ‘new golden spice’. Besides being used in cooking, saffron has numerous health and beauty benefits. Saffron is probably the most used ingredient in beauty care products. Saffron can also be used in homemade face packs. Check out this post to know Homemade Saffron Face Packs Recipes.

homemade saffron face packs recipes

Saffron, or kesar is widely known for its amazing skin lightening properties. Moreover, saffron imparts a natural glow to the skin. Saffron makes skin soft, radiant and even toned. Saffron is rich in minerals like potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron and also contains Vitamin A, C, folic acid etc which are known to promote good health and youthful skin. Saffron shows it’s amazing effect on health and skin when taken internally, as well as it can be used in various face packs, scrubs, etc. This article talks about Homemade Saffron Face Packs Recipes.

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Saffron face pack to treat acne

Ingredients : 4-5 saffron strands & ½ cup raw milk

Soak the saffron strands in the milk for 2-3 hours. Apply the milk directly on face and leave it on for 15 minutes.  Wash off with cold water. Repeat this 4-5 times a week for best results. This is a very easy saffron face pack which imparts a lovely glow on the skin. Besides that it is also effective in treating acne and blackheads.

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Saffron face pack for skin lightening

Ingredients : 2-3 strands of saffron, sugar, 1 tsp of milk, 1 tsp of water, few drops of coconut/olive oil, 1 bread slice

Let the saffron strands soak in the water for overnight (or 12 hours). Add milk, water and a small pinch of sugar in that saffron infused milk. Add 2-3 drops of coconut or olive oil to that. Now soak a bread slice in that mix and apply the pack on your face using that piece of bread. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and wash off. This face pack brings life to dull skin and reduces dark circles and fine lines. Regular use will make your skin glow.

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Saffron face pack to treat sun tan

Ingredients : 2-3 saffron strands, 1 tsp sandalwood powder, 2 tbsp raw milk

Mix all the three ingredients in a small mixing bowl and apply the pack on the face. Gently massage in circular motion. Allow it to dry and wash off with cold water. For best results, use this face pack 3-4 times per week. This is a great face pack (especially for oily and sensitive skin) to treat sun tan, acne and pimples.

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Saffron face pack for skin firming

Ingredients : 4-5 saffron strands, 2-3 tbsp of honey

Mix saffron and honey together and apply to the face. Leave it on for 15-20 minutes and wash off with cold water. Honey is a great skin care ingredients and when mixed with saffron, it can do wonder for skin. This face pack worked great towards removing dark spots, wrinkles and acne. Skin becomes cleaner and tighter.

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Saffron face pack for glowing skin

Ingredients : 3-4 saffron strands, couple of papaya slices, 1 tsp milk and little milk

Mash the papaya slices in a bowl and add saffron, milk and honey to it. Mix well. Spread all over the face and allow it to cool. Wash off with cold water. Papaya is a natural anti oxidant. This saffron papaya face pack gives you glowing skin naturally.

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Saffron is pretty expensive and hence should be taken in minimal quality. But the best part is that a little bit of saffron lasts long and shows its effectiveness on skin as well as health. Saffron is considered as the king of spices, but it can well being considered as queen of beauty too J Have you used any saffron face pack yet? Do share your recipe below 🙂

About Rashmita Rakshit

Rashmita Rakshit
Rashmita is born & brought up in Kolkata, She is a pure Bengali by heart. Makeup and Food are her biggest weaknesses. She has a good amount of cookbook in her collection.Traveling is her another love. She dreams to travel the entire world some time. She believes in 'tell the world what you intend to do, but first show it'.


  1. nice .. informative. I use kesar in my all face packs.

  2. recently I brought tiny box of saffron so I will definitely try it 🙂 great post dear

  3. Rashmita Rakshit
    Rashmita Rakshit

    Thanks girls 🙂 Glad you liked my post 🙂

  4. I have never used kesar in my home made face packs, thanks for sharing this dear 🙂

  5. I will definitely try it for my sun tan and dark spot removing face pack 🙂

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