We all know cinnamon as one of the most common spices in the world, along with its medical benefits. But little do we know it can be one of the best ingredients your skin care product can have as well, and here’s why:
Treats and heals acne
With cinnamon’s antioxidant, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal properties it becomes very useful against acne and skin blemishes. It also helps remove acne by mostly drying out the skin and by boosting blood flow to the skin. Cinnamon also controls the oil production on your face, which averts breakouts to a certain degree. Furthermore, cinnamon, also exfoliates the skin when it’s used topically, removing dead skin cells.
Skin moisturizer and anti-aging
Cinnamon greatly boosts your blood flow to the surface of your skin, resulting in a moist skin. Not only does it moisturize your skin, it also has anti-aging benefits. It can boost collagen production without any problems. Loss/lessening of collagen in your skin is one of the main factors that makes the skin lose elasticity and hastens all the signs of aging. Cinnamon can help you prevent this by increasing the collagen level in your skin. Studies have shown that ‘cinnamaldehyde’ the main ingredient of cinnamon, is responsible for increasing collagen levels. Also, the antioxidant present in cinnamon easily destroys free radicals and defends your skin from numerous damages including early aging. Cinnamon also has the capability to boost blood circulation in your face, giving radiant skin.
Helps with eczema
Cinnamon helps in treating eczema by removing dead skin cells and reinstating the softness to your skin. it is also known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. Because of these two benefits, cinnamon excellently relieves eczema. The anti-inflammatory benefits of cinnamon significantly reduce the marks on the skin which are caused by eczema.
Enhances your complexion
Due to cinnamon’s antibacterial and anti-fungal properties, it greatly helps in enhancing your skin’s complexion. It takes care of the soreness and marks on the skin caused by breakouts. Cinnamon also helps soothe inflammation and restores the skin back to its even toned look. Lastly, the antioxidant compounds of cinnamon help magnificently in keeping your skin healthy and radiant.
So why use Cinnamon?
Not only is cinnamon known worldwide as a popular spice, it is also known for its medical benefits. And now it’s starting to become famous as one of the fastest rising skin care ingredients around. We made a soap that utilizes the amazing powers of cinnamon: Ginger & Cinnamon Soap! It smells lovely and gives all the benefits of cinnamon, ginger and powerful, hydrating essential oils.
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