Saffron is quite known for its skin brightening and lightening effects which is why is is used as a dominant ingredient in ayurvedic skin care products. Saffron can also add a healthy and brightening glow to your skin if used regularly; before you go an purchase a saffron-based skin care product, try the below remedies/diys-
Saffron butter- Powder 1 teaspoon of saffron strands and add it to 1/2 cup shea butter. Whip the mixture until fluffy and transfer to an easy-to-use jar. Use it as a body butter. Can also be used on face as it is non-comedogenic.
Saffron skin oil- Powder 1 teaspoon of saffron strands and add it to 1/4 cup of jojoba oil or sweet almond oil. Infuse it in the dark for 3 weeks and use it as a facial oil.
Saffron serum- Make saffron oil as described in the above point and add it to 1/2 cup of commercial organic aloe gel. Mix until emulsified and your saffron skin serum is ready!