HONEY AND CINNAMON FACE MASK
There are days when you need some good pampering sessions for yourself and those days are important for your skin. Our skin is open to facing everything may it be sun exposure, dirt and dust, chemical products, etc. and all of these contribute to making our skin dull, acne-prone, and unhealthy.
To all of these problems adding some chemicals won’t be a wise thought so we brought you an easy home remedial face mask for fighting all the problems and making your skin healthy. The key ingredient today is another kitchen element Cinnamon.
Let us go and have a look at this magic facemask.
BEAUTY BENEFITS OF CINNAMON
Cinnamon has antibacterial properties that make the skin bacteria-free and fights severe acne and pimple problem. It kills the acne-causing bacteria thus is an effective solution for acne.
PREVENTS PREMATURE AGING
Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants that slow down the aging process, as antioxidants help in fighting the free radicals. It has a superpower of vitamins and minerals, which make the skin, look young and plump. Thus, it prevents premature aging of the skin cells.
Large pores on the face lead to excessive sweating that acts as a junction for bacterial accumulation. Large pores also give a place for makeup products to settle into it, which further leads to acne and pimple conditions. Cinnamon helps in shrinking the pores as it has astringent properties that make the skin seem soft, supple, and smooth.
Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory properties that aid in reducing all sorts of inflammation and redness from the skin. It also helps in reducing any swelling. Therefore, Cinnamon for reducing inflammations is a big yes.
With the regular use of cinnamon, the spots and scar marks can gradually reduce as Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants. It also aids blood circulation that induces faster blood flow that helps in reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Apart from the above cinnamon, also have numerous health benefits like those that it helps in reducing blood pressure, controlling blood sugar level, promoting healing, etc.
Cinnamon has several beauty benefits it helps in reducing pimples, provides oxygen to the skin, helps in drying out the acne, and reduces inflammations.
Honey mixed with this brings out a fantastic combination for all skin types.
Honey has made its base from the ancient Ayurveda. It is being used for several medicinal and cosmetic purposes. Its history goes back to thousands of years when honey was used to treat wounds and infections and was used by Cleopatra in her beauty regime.
Honey has antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral properties that eliminate all microbes from the skin giving clear and healthy skin. Honey has alpha-hydroxy acids, gluconic acids, etc. that clear out all the dead skin cells from the skin making the skin smooth and supple. Honey also has enzymes that aid in lowering the aging process.
It also has probiotics that thoroughly nourish the skin making the skin better in appearance. Honey can also be used for spot treating acne marks as it has hydrogen peroxide that lightens the pigmentations and spots.
Honey has antioxidants, antimicrobial, emollient, humectants, anti-aging, etc. properties that make it a pro element for beauty usage.
HONEY AND CINNAMON FACE MASK.
Well, all skin types can use honey cinnamon facemask widely but it suits greatly oily skin types. Moreover, this mask is a bit on the negative side for sensitive skin types because Honey and Cinnamon together give a slight burning sensation, which may trigger any skin condition for sensitive skin types.
Therefore, it is advised to do a patch test before applying it to the face.
HOW TO USE IT?
Take a spoonful of cinnamon powder.
Add enough honey to make a paste out of it.
Apply with the help of a brush on your clean face.
Let it sit until it completely dries out say for 20-25 minutes.
Wash off with plain water.
You may suffer a little tingling sensation and it is completely fine.
PRECAUTIONS TO TAKE.
- It May cause skin irritation, dryness so do a patch test before applying it to the face.
- Do not put more than a spoonful of cinnamon powder as it may cause an excessive burning sensation.
- Use organic cinnamon powder.
- Never allow the facemask to sit on your face for more than 30 minutes.
Use this mask only once a week. With this, we come to an end of this facemask. So far, we discussed all the beauty benefits of the mask. Let us tell you how you can make the mask even more effective and beneficial.
In the above-mentioned steps to prepare the mask. Add a spoonful of wild turmeric powder/sandalwood powder. As it will make your skin even more glowing and radiant. You may also add either the ingredient or both of them in the paste for better and more effective results.
PRO TIP: Always use a fresh mask for application.
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