Cinnamon is one of the spices that can be found easily in Indonesia. Besides it is used to cook since it has fragrant and typical aroma, cinnamon is also well-known to have various beauty benefits for skin and body. Here are five benefits of cinnamon for beauty:
1. Reduce fine lines
Mix three drops of cinnamon oils with two tablespoon of olive oils. Apply the concoction on fine lines on your face. Let the oil to be absorbed fully in your skin.
2. Treat acne
Mix cinnamon powder with a bit of lemon juice to treat acne and blackheads. Itch in your skin also can be treated by applying cinnamon powder that has been mixed with honey.
3. Prevent aging symptoms
As your skin is aging, collagen level will be reduced. It will make skin loss its elasticity and makes skin looks saggy. Cinnamon contains cnnamaldehyde that can increase collagen level. Apply cinnamon powder that has been mixed with water to your skin to improve its collagen level. Wait for six hour before cleaning it.
4. Exfoliate dead skin cells
Dead skin cells that pile up on skin can make skin looks older and dries. For that, you need to exfoliate the dead skin cells by using scrub. Mix sea salt, almond oil, olive oil, cinnamon powder and honey. Mix evenly. Apply it on your skin and rub it slowly. This treatment can exfoliate dead skin cells and restores the softness of your skin.
5. Make your lips look fuller
Cinnamon oil can help make your lips look fuller. This oil can be considered natural lip gloss.