Many of us still remain unaware of the fantastic natural skincare benefits which lay hidden in the organic spices we use everyday! Many household spices are antioxidant-rich and have many other incredible skincare benefits. We have selected four common spices that are renowned for their natural skincare benefits and that you are likely to have hidden away in your spice draw.
Organic Cinnamon has duel benefits of stimulating both the oilfactory as well as blood circulation, granting it the ability to draw nutrients and oxygen to the skin and use its antibacterial properties to eliminate pimples. If you have spots try mixing organic cinnamon with honey and then gently apply it to spots, this ancient home remedy is incredibly effective!
Organic Turmeric contains a powerful antioxidant called curcumin as well as anti-inflammatory agents combine to aid acne, reduce hyperpigmentation, brighten the skin and fight free radical damage. These properties make turmeric an amazing spice for natural skincare. Try adding a pinch of turmeric to your organic moisturiser or other treatment products, due to its strong colours I recommend just using this as a night treatment as it tends to tinge the face slightly, but nothing that you wont be able to easily rinse of in the morning with your daily organic cleanser.
Organic Ginger we couldn’t right an article, which didn’t contain organic ginger! It’s very effective at renewing the overall radiance of your skin and has the ability to improve skin tone, fight blemishes and lighten age spots. You can rub thin slices of fresh ginger over clean skin, coating the entire face. Let it absorb for 20 minutes before rinsing off to achieve that fresh, radiant feeling
Organic Black Pepper is renowned for its ability to effectively remove black heads and leave your skin looking fabulous. For an exfoliating mask, combine a tablespoon of black pepper powder (grind it the traditional way with a mortar and pestle) add a teaspoon of yogurt, and then apply the mixture over your unsightly areas. Rinse it off after 5-10
If you know any other organic spices that are effective at giving your skin back its natural glow then be sure to add them as comments to this article.