Tuesday, 9 February 2016

12 beauty and skin care benefits of cinnamon: DIY Cinnamon powder homemade facial mask recipes

 Cinnamon is a spice which is used in traditional medicines since ages. It is a spice which gives a strong aroma and taste to your dishes. But many people still do not know the beauty and skin care benefits of cinnamon but  cinnamon is a huge reservoir of beauty enhancing properties. This article presents the top 12 beauty and skin care benefits of cinnamon. Mentioned below are the 12 best home-made cinnamon facial mask recipes.

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 Can cinnamon be used for beauty applications

1.Cinnamon for wrinkle-free and youthful skin

Cinnamon is very useful in plumping out sagging skin, fine lines and crow's feet. You can mix cinnamon essential oil with 3 spoons of olive oil and massage gently on your skin. Cinnamon stimulates the blood vessels and bring blood to the outer surface, resulting in a youthful bloom to your cheeks. This face mask is beneficial for plumping out fine lines and lips. This beauty tip is best for rejuvenating dry and wrinkled skin.

2. Cinnamon for healthy and beautiful hair

 Grind cinnamon and mix with one spoon of olive oil and one spoon of honey; use this mix as  shampoo after keeping this on your scalp for 15 minutes and cinnamon acts as an exfoliating agent and stimulates the scalp and hair follicles to promote hair growth. Moreover, this home-made  hair mask promotes beautiful and silky hair naturally.

3. Cinnamon and honey for curing acne and acne scars

  Studies reveal that cinnamon has have anti-bacterial properties that help in healing acne, rashes and skin irritations very effectively. Grind cinnamon powder and mix this with honey and apply on your face to clear acne and its scars. This mixture will unclog pores and bring oxygen and blood flow to skin, resulting in resurrected and healthy skin.  Use this home remedy on your face for 15 days continuously and you will see significant reduction in severity of acne. It is time tested and proven natural remedy for treatment for acne and its ugly marks.

4. Cinnamon powder, lemon juice for curing facial blemishes

 Grind cinnamon to fine powder and mix this with 2 spoon of lemon juice. This home remedy will help fade all sorts of facial blemishes like pigmentation marks, dark spots, acne scars and other facial imperfections. Not only this, this is a very popular home-made fairness facial mask. Do try this beauty tip for getting flawless and clear skin naturally.

5. Cinnamon, turmeric, sandalwood powder home-made skin lightening face mask

Mix a pinch of turmeric, 2 spoons of sandalwood powder and  one spoon cinnamon powder together and use this mixtures  as your fairness mask. This recipe absorbs the extra oil from your face making your face fairer and oil-free. Nice herbal remedy for oily skin.

6. Cinnamon and coffee beans for hair colour

 Grind cinnamon sticks with coffee beans in a grinder and mix this resultant mix with coconut oil. Next, Smear this paste on your hair and leave it on for 4 hours and see your hair becomes beautiful brown in colour. This home-made hair mask gives beautiful highlights to your hair to make your personality attractive naturally.

7. Cinnamon and egg white skin tightening mask
 Cinnamon powder is used for increasing collagen level of the skin. That is why apply cinnamon when used topically brings glow and youthfulness to your skin. You can mix cinnamon powder with egg white to tighten your skin and lessen wrinkles and fine lines. A very beneficial anti-ageing facial mask for sagging and loose skin.

8. Skin exfoliating mask with cinnamon powder, olive oil ,sea salt and honey

 Grind cinnamon sticks in grinder to fine powder and mix this with 2 spoons of olive oil, one spoon of honey and one spoon of sea salt and rub this mix on your skin for about 5 minutes.  This home remedy will slough away dead skin cells, blackheads, and whiteheads to reveal a fresh and new skin. The results:smooth, clear, glowing skin within minutes naturally.

 9.Cinnamon, banana, yogurt, lemon juice skin whitening and brightening face pack

 Blend banana with cinnamon sticks and one spoon of yogurt and lemon juice. Spread the resultant  mixture  all over over your face and neck and wash it off after 30 minutes. Use this beauty tip daily and see how your complexions improves dramatically just in 15 days.

10. Cinnamon oil for glowing and healthy complexion

Cinnamon oil made from cinnamon leaves is very useful for massaging your face. Nutrients in this oil improves your complexion and stimulates blood circulation to give your firmer and smoother skin. Oil made cinnamon bark can cause allergic reaction to skin so it should not be used on skin.

 11.Take cinnamon orally for flawless and clear skin

  Studies suggest that cinnamon taken orally makes your skin glowing and flawless. It helps to flush out toxins automatically and release waste from stomach resulting in clear and spotless skin.

 12. Lice treatment with pepper and cinnamon powder

 Grind pepper with cinnamon and apply on your hair affected with lice and wash off after 45 minutes.You can use this homely and ayurvedic treatment to get rid of lice naturally just after first application.


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