Cinnamon has lots and lots of skincare benefits, It helps to deep clean the skin, clear pores preventing breakouts and also reduces acne scars. This homemade made mask will not only keep your skin clean and clear but will also can plump the skin naturally reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Cinnamon- Cinnamon has great skin detoxing properties. It purifies skin, unclogs pores, dries out acne and also has anti-microbial effects that prevents future breakouts.
Honey- Honey is a natural humectant that keeps skin soft and plump. It also has great anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties that helps keep skin clear.
Nutmeg- Nutmeg has skin detoxing and anti-acne properties. It also exfoliates skin and buffs away dead skin cells. Nutmeg unclogs pores and purifies skin.
Lemon juice- Lemon juice works as an astringent and shrinks pores. It cleanses pores and also has good skin lightening properties that helps lighten dark spots.
RECIPE FOR SKIN PURIFYING CINNAMON MASK:
Things you need-
- 1/4 Tsp organic Cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp raw Honey
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- Few drops lemon juice
Mix organic cinnamon with 1 Tbsp of honey. Add in nutmeg and lemOn juice and mix well. Apply it over the face and avoid the eye area. Leave it on for 10-15 mins and rinse off.
The mask will tingle or sting for few mins. You can also use the mask just on the blemish as a spot treatment to shrink it or on the fine lines to naturally plump the skin making the lines less visible. If the mask burns your skin then use more honey and less cinnamon. Do not use this mask if you have very sensitive skin or allergic to cinnamon.
Honey also helps to absorb and retain moisture. It is also a great cleansing agent because it absorbs impurities from the skin while anti-inflammatory properties of cinnamon reduces increases circulation, and de- clogs the pores. READ MORE – DIY: OVERNIGHT HAIR GROWTH SPRAY
**Caution – Patch test before use.