How to use Saffron for Skin Pigmentation, Dark Spots and Pimples

Saffron or Kesar is a spice derived from the flower of “crocus sativus”. Saffron is mostly known in worldwide & it is an expensive spice. It is mostly grown in south Asia, India, and China. It also helps a lot for skin beauty and health benefits.

Being a natural antiseptic as well as a great skin lighting agents, Saffron & turmeric work together to destroy the pigmentation marks on skin. It also helps to reduce pimples from face by adding little amount of natural glow to skin.

The most special feature about saffron is that it contains more than 150 volatile & aroma yielding components & also certain non volatile compounds.

Benefits of Saffron for Skin

How to use saffron for skin pigmentation,

In ancient times saffron was famous to cure a number of ailments & it was used in medicines as well. Now recently scientist have discovered benefits of using saffron for skin

1 For Glowing Skin

Mostly skin gets dry & dull in winter. If you want your skin to glow make sure to use saffron and honey.

  • Take 1 tablespoon of honey and add a few stands of saffron in it.
  • Mix it thoroughly and apply it on your face.
  • Hydrating properties of honey and the healing properties of saffron improves blood circulation & make your skin glow.

2 For Brightening Skin

Most of them have their intension to make their skin brighten. Using  lots of medicine it waste as they may give side effects and are expensive too. Now am going to give you amazing tips:

  • Take ½ cup of milk.
  • Soak a few saffron in the milk for 1 ½ hour to get its colors.
  • Add 1 tea spoon of sandal wood to this flavor & mix it thoroughly.
  • Apply the paste on your face & keep it until 15-20 mints before washing your face.
  • Repeat the same process every day to brighten your skin.

3 To Remove Sun Tan

Most of the people work hard in the environment and they suffer with a lot of diseases like sun tan on their body. Mostly this suntan occurs in summer season. To remove this sun tan from your body use this simple tip and see miracles on your body.

  • Take ½ cup of milk.
  • Add saffron to the milk, &mix it thoroughly.
  • Next apply the cream on the affected area. Make it t o pat dry.
  • This will lighten your body after applying this beneficial cream.
  • Repeat this same process every day to destroy the sun tan from your body.

4 To Tone the Skin

A tone is used after cleansing the skin.

  • Take a pinch of saffron.
  • Take 1 tea spoon of rose water.
  • Mix saffron in rose water and lets it give color to it.
  • With the help of cotton ball apply this solution on your skin.
  • This keeps the skin look younger for a long time.

5 To Get Rid of Acne

If pimples are on your face, make sure to follow this tips you will be satisfied by using this,

  • Take a pinch of saffron.
  • Take grinded tulsi leaves in a part.
  • Make a paste of saffron and tulsi; apply this paste on your skin.
  • Make it to dry for 10-15 mints to work.
  • Next wash it with normal water.
  • It has anti bacterial properties, will help you to reduce the infection.
  • Repeat this same process every day to disappear the pimples.

Saffron for Skin Pigmentation

There are some face packs which consist of saffron in them and treat your skin from pigmentation issues. Many people have seen the benefits of saffron.

Most of them are using saffron for skin pigmentation problems. After using saffron people have seen a lot of difference in them within a month. Use this saffron regularly to remove pigmentation from skin.

Let’s see how to use this Saffron for Skin?

Saffron & Buttermilk

If you want to make your skin clean & beautiful as saffron. Saffron consists of antibacterial properties and it helps to fight against the pimples. Sometimes pigmentation is caused by pimples also. By using saffron and buttermilk for skin you can improve the quality of your skin and make your skin brighten.


  • Take ½ cup of gram flour.
  • Take a pinch of saffron.
  • 1 tea spoon of turmeric.
  • Take ½ cup of buttermilk.


  • Mix buttermilk with ½ cup of gram flour.
  • Mix 1 tea spoon of turmeric.
  • Add a pinch of saffron in a cup of buttermilk to make a paste.
  • Make it a side for 15-30 mints.
  • Next apply the cream on your skin and massage gently.
  • Allow it to dry for 20 mints, and wash your face with water.
  • Use this skin lightening mask once a week.

How to use Saffron for Dark Spots

To remove dark spots from your skin follow these simple tips


  • Take a bunch of saffron.
  • Take 4-5 drops of coconut oil.
  • Take 1 teaspoon of rose water.
  • Take 1 table spoon of sugar.
  • Take ½ cup of raw milk.


  • Soak 2-3 standards of saffron in a tea spoon of raw milk.
  •  Leave  it for one night.
  • Next morning, add 4-5 drops of coconut oil, a tea spoon of rose water, a pinch of sugar to it.
  • Mix it well and apply it to your facial skin on the dark spots.
  • Leave it to work for 10-15 mints.
  • Rinse it with water.
  • Repeat the same process until you feel better.

Saffron for Pimples

Saffron has antimicrobial or anti bacterial qualities, which impact medicinal values.


  • Take 2 table spoon of rose water.
  • Take 10-15 saffron.
  • Take basil leaves.


  • Take 2 table spoon of rose water.
  • Add 10-15 saffron strands to it.
  • Soak them in rose water for a 1 hour.
  • Take hand full of fresh basil leaves and make a paste of them by adding rose water.
  • Add soaked saffron to this paste, along with rose water.
  • Apply this paste on pimples of your face.
  • Make it to dry for 15-30 mints.
  • Rinse it with cold water.
  • Repeat the same process every day to see miracles on your face.

How to Store Saffron

We all know that saffron is more expensive so, it is important to store it in an air tight container. If you store the saffron in a safe place you can use it for several years before it losses it’s colors and properties.