Saffron has high levels of vitamin C.
Vitamin C has long been known as an important ingredient to incorporate in our skincare routines, and given the high levels of vitamin C found in saffron, it can be especially beneficial to incorporate in skincare products to help with brightening skin tone, texture (from acne scarring), reducing fine lines and wrinkles.
Saffron has anti-aging effects.
saffron combats the signs of aging by protecting against UV radiation, fighting your skin’s oxidative stress, and neutralizing free radicals.
Saffron reduces hyperpigmentation.
We all know how annoying blemishes can be, but clinical studies show that saffron’s active compounds help lower melanin production.
Saffron helps heal wounds faster.
Shockingly enough, there are modern clinical studies that explain this practice, finding that saffron helps in cell multiplication, leading to faster healing of wounds. This is key for reducing skin infections and scarring.