How to Use Cinnamon in Your Beauty Routine – We love cinnamon for its sweet, spicy scent, but cinnamon is more than just a spice! Cinnamon is an amazing beauty ingredient that can give us great skin and beautiful hair. Cinnamon is good for our health, thanks to its anti fungal, anti bacterial, anti oxidant and analgesic properties. And the same properties make it great for our skin too. Moreover, the spice is a rich in calcium, iron, manganese, fiber and its bark contains the cinnamon essential oil. The anti oxidant properties of cinnamon enhances the beauty of our skin while the nutrients speed up the healing process of damaged skin and boost cell regrowth. Cinnamon has been used traditionally in Chinese medicine. If you too want to reap the benefits of this superb beauty ingredient, check out How to Use Cinnamon in Your Beauty Routine below.
How to Use Cinnamon in Your Beauty Routine
Cinnamon has excellent healing properties that help us to get rid of acne. Take a pinch of cinnamon powder and make a paste by mixing it with some honey. Use it as a spot treatment and apply over the acne and pimples. Once the face mask dries, wash it off with cold water. Use this cinnamon and honey face mask twice a week for faster result.
Make your own cinnamon scrub at home by mixing 2 tbsp olive oil, a big pinch of roughly grounded cinnamon powder and 1 tbsp of brown sugar. This can be used on every part of your body including your face. You need to use apply this cinnamon scrub on slightly damp skin, therefore, its better to use it during shower. Massage your skin with this scrub for 5 minutes and then wash it off. Use it at least once a week to get silky, smooth and glowing skin.
Fights Hair Fall
Mix a big pinch (approx 2 tsp) of cinnamon powder with some olive oil and massage it onto your scalp for 5-10 minutes. Then let it sit there for an hour and wash off with a mild shampoo. This is a great home remedy to combat hair fall. This mixture of olive oil and cinnamon powder boosts blood circulation of the scalp and keep the scalp moisturized to prevent hair fall due to breakage.
Summer is the time to flaunt that sun kissed glowy cheeks and you can do that easily by using cinnamon powder. Take some cinnamon powder and add nutmeg powder and cocoa powder. Combine everything well and apply that on your cheeks with a fluffy powder brush. If you want a lighter shade, just add a pinch of corn starch. You can also use cinnamon powder to create your own bronzy or golden foundation. Add a small pinch of cinnamon powder to your foundation, mix well and apply it on the face. This will give a sun kissed golden look to the face.
Homemade Lip Balm
Use cinnamon powder to make your own lip balm. Combine some cinnamon powder and coconut oil and apply it on the lips as a lip balm. This homemade cinnamon lip balm not only heals dry and chapped lips, but also gives a slight plumping effect to the lips.
So this was all about How to Use Cinnamon in Your Beauty Routine. Do you use cinnamon for your beauty? Share with us in the comment box below 🙂
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