Skin Benefits of Cinnamon: How to Fight Acne & Fade Scars with This Fragrant Spice (Watch Video)
Cinnamon or Dalchini, as it is called in Hindi, is another basic fragrant spice that is commonly found in Indian cuisine. Usually used to enhance the aroma and taste of spicy and sweet dishes, cinnamon is commonly used in Garam Masala in India. It is also used in masala chai, kheer, sewaiyan, and heavy sauces. It is a well known fact that cinnamon can help you lose belly fat and overall fat in your body due to a compound called cinnamaldehyde found in it, the compound not only gives the flavor to the body. cinnamon, but also helps burn fat. But did you know that Cinnamon also has beauty benefits that might shock you! Cinnamon has been used in the beauty regimen for centuries according to Ayurveda. Cinnamon for Weight Loss: This week’s home remedy will show you how to use spices to burn fat.
Here are some of the beauty benefits of cinnamon:
Helps treat acne: Did you know that cinnamon is known to help treat acne? Rich in antibacterial properties, cinnamon can kill bacteria that cause acne.
Helps fade scars: Cinnamon is rich in antioxidants which help protect skin cells from free radical activity. It helps to fade scars, dark spots, blemishes, marks, etc. and gives you clear and glowing skin.
Works as a natural skin scrub: Exfoliation is very important in the skin care routine. Cinnamon powder can act as an amazing scrub ingredient. A simple scrub with cinnamon powder and olive oil or any other facial oil can do the trick. You can also exfoliate your skin to make it plumper.
Anti-aging benefits for the skin: Did you know that cinnamon is known for its anti-aging benefits? Packed with powerful antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, cinnamon is the best ingredient for youthful skin. Cinnamon is also known to promote blood circulation and leave you with glowing skin.
Keep cellulite at bay: Dermatologists at the University of Grenoble recognize cinnamon as an effective natural anti-cellulite ingredient. You can either use it on your skin via packs and scrubs, or sip cinnamon tea.
Here are some ways to use cinnamon:
However, you have to be very careful when using cinnamon for the skin. Remember that cinnamon is very strong and you may want to refrain from using cinnamon directly on the skin, always add some kind of carrier oil or face oil with powder or cinnamon oil.
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