How to use cinnamon for flawless skin
How to use cinnamon for flawless skin

Apart from spicing up your lattes and imparting fragrance to pulao, cinnamon is a great skincare ingredient. The flavourful spice has been known for its medicinal properties since ages and has been used as an anti-inflammatory and anti-ageing ingredient. We tell you how you can incorporate the wonderful  in your beauty regimen to get flawless skin.

Cinnamon and honey for acne removal
The anti-inflammatory property of cinnamon combined with anti-microbial property of honey makes this combination great for acne removal. Mix 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder with 2-3 teaspoon of honey to form a paste. Apply this mix on the face covering acne and pimples. Wash it off with lukewarm water after 10 minutes.

Cinnamon and banana mask for nourished skin
A face mask made of cinnamon and banana can nourish the skin adding a glow to it. Mash up 1 ripe banana and add 1 teaspoon of powder to it. Mix to a pulp. You can also add 2-3 drops of honey to it. Apply this mixture as face mask and let it dry for 10 minutes. Wash off to reveal soft skin.

Cinnamon and olive oil for anti-ageing
The combination helps reduce fine lines and is especially good if you have dry skin. In 2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil add half a teaspoon of  powder. Mix well and apply all over the face and neck. After 7-8 minutes, massage your face gently allowing the oil to penetrate the skin. Wipe off with a clean, damp cloth.

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