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SAFFRON, an Exotic Spice for Radiant Skin

 

 

Saffron for Skin Care and Beauty

 

SAFFRON is revered as one most expensive and exotic spices around the world.  The Beautiful Deep Red spice originates from purple Crocus sativus flower.  The red orange spice comes from the Stigma of the Flower.

SAFFRON is thought to have originated in Greece. These days, it grows in many countries, including Iran, Spain, India, China, and Morocco.    Traditionally, Saffron has been a culinary spice to color and flavor food.    It is a favorite spice in Persian, Indian, Afghan, Spanish and Moroccan Cuisine.   It’s Beauty, Flavor and Exotic Fragrance make it a true treasure in the cultures that cultivate it.

SAFFRON also offers an array of benefits for your skin, hair, and overall body health.   Saffron has been making headlines in recent years for its health benefits which include helping inflammation, heart disease, fertility, depression, and anxiety.   The Health Benefits of Saffron can be attributed to its rich content of Antioxidants, Minerals and Phytonutrients.    

The antioxidants, minerals and phytonutrients that make Saffron a valuable herbal health remedy are the same nutrients that make it a treasured ingredient in the cosmetics industry.   The Beautiful floral herb with the intoxicating scent has been shown to enhance beauty by benefiting skin health.   Let’s have a look at the Skin and Beauty Benefits of the World’s most valuable spice!

 

Saffron for Beauty and Health

 

BENEFITS of SAFFRON for BEAUTIFUL SKIN:

Antioxidant for Skin Protection:

Saffron is rich in antioxidants and Vitamin C.   This helps protect the skin from UV Radiation and other environmental chemicals which accelerate skin aging.   Crocin is the active ingredient which neutralizes the free radicals preventing premature aging from the Sun.

Fights inflammation

Inflammation, which can be caused by oxidative stress, is the root of many skin troubles.  The antioxidant properties of crocin can help fight this oxidative stress and inflammation.   This makes it helpful in calming red, inflamed and irritated skin.    It can be helpful for acne, rosacea, and rashes.

Supports Wound Healing and Lightens Scars

The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits of Saffron help promote wound healing and soften and reduce scars.  It is helpful for fading the scars left on the face from severe acne.

Reduces Hyperpigmentation

Crocin from Saffron has been shown to decrease melanin by suppressing tyrosinase enzyme.  Therefore, Saffron is an excellent remedy for dark spots and age spots from Sun damage, hormonal imbalances, and medication.   Saffron is a skin Brightener that helps the skin glow and radiate from within.

Enhances Collagen Production

The Vitamin C, antioxidants, and minerals in Saffron help to promote Collagen regeneration.  This gives Saffron antiaging benefits by softening lines and wrinkles.   The Collagen helps to add plumpness and moisture and smooths the skin.

 

Saffron Beauty and Skin Care Benefits

 

How To Use Saffron?

Saffron can be used in Teas, Cooking and Warm milks as a spice that benefits beauty from the inside out.   Try adding Saffron to you diet and enjoy the intoxicating scent and taste while promoting great health.   

Saffron is also a luxurious ingredient in skin care products such as Toners, Creams and Cleansers.  Saffron in your skin care will enhance your daily routine with luxurious antioxidants and an intoxicating aroma.

 

Saffron Tea Spice 

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Brightening Face and Eye Serum.

RADIANCE features Saffron + Orange Blossom + Bitter Orange +Vanilla in a base of Prickly Pear Seed Cactus Oil.   This is a beautiful addition to your skin care essentials for a Radiant Glowing and Hydrated Complexion.

 

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Prickly Pear Seed Cactus Oil and Saffron for Beauty

 

The Saffron in RADIANCE is sourced directly from the Foothills of the Mountains of Morocco.  Our organic saffron comes from the fields of Suktana, a town just south of Taliouine, Morocco.   The Saffron can only be harvested 3 weeks per year.   This is one of the reasons that it is so precious and valuable.

 

Moroccan Saffron for Beauty

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