HOW TO MAKE SAFFRON OIL

by Surabhi Pisal
SAFFRON OIL

Saffron is quite popular for its skin brightening and lightening properties! It is widely used in Indian dishes and also for a lot of beauty remedies. Saffron is also a dominant ingredient in a lot of commercial skin care products but the percentage of this wonder ingredient used in the products is quite negligible. Here is a recipe for saffron oil that you can use as a facial oil or also for hair care-

SAFFRON OIL

RECIPE FOR SAFFRON OIL:

Things you need-

  • 3 tablespoons sweet almond oil/jojoba oil/coconut oil/olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon saffron strands

Directions-

HOW TO MAKE SAFFRON OIL
INFUSE

In a container or jar, add your oil base that is pre-warmed. While using for skin care, use jojoba oil or sweet almond oil; for cooking, use olive oil or coconut oil and for hair care, any oil base would do.

Slightly crush saffron strands and add it in the warm/hot oil and stir. Secure the jar with air-tight lid and infuse it in dark for 2 weeks. Place it in the sunlight occasionally.

Your saffron oil is ready! READ MORE – HONEY FACE SERUM FOR CLEAR SKIN

WAYS TO USE:

Skin care- Use it as facial oil, in moisturizers and lotions, in shower gels, in homemade skin care recipes.

Hair care- Use it as hair serum or oil, in commercial serums, in shampoos, in homemade hair care care recipes.

Recipes- Add it in rice to make saffron fragrant rice, in smoothies, in chicken and fish dishes, in desserts etc.

HOW TO MAKE SAFFRON OIL

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