How to make homemade cosmetics with spices

Did you know that in ancient times there were no cosmetic products for makeup or skin care? However, women of that time had perfect skin, and cosmetics for makeup they made themselves. They looked so beautiful because they knew some magical ingredient secrets that can be found in every kitchen today. Today we know these secrets and we are ready to share them with you.

How can spices be used for beauty purposes?

We used to think that spices are created only to make appetizing dishes, but now we know that they are also used to beautify our skin without spending a lot of money on expensive cosmetics. Spices contain a number of antioxidants that give them wonderful taste and flavor and some useful qualities. If you combine them with the right ingredients and apply them regularly to your skin, you will get amazing results. Spices beautify your skin without any harm or side effects. They are so gentle that they can be used even on sensitive skin. So there is no need to search for expensive cosmetic products when you can make your own and be sure that they are safe.

Homemade recipes for skin care with spices


The antioxidant contained in turmeric is called curcumin. It has antibacterial and antiseptic qualities. When ingested, it purifies our blood, which also helps maintain healthy skin from the inside out. It is very effective in fighting free radicals. Your skin looks younger; it is healthier and fresher. It also gives the possibility to avoid or eliminate all kinds of stains and inflammations.

Turmeric beauty recipes

  1. Take turmeric paste or powder (can be found in both forms) and combine it equally with sandalwood powder and apply to face. It is extremely effective if you suffer from acne, pimples, or blemishes. It has a cooling effect on your skin, which is why it is perfect to use this mask in summer, because you will get a double effect. If applying this mask is systematic, then your skin tone will become brighter.
  2. If you need to get a whitening effect on your skin and remove dead cells, then you need to combine milk, lemon juice, turmeric and flour and apply this paste on your skin. Wait until it dries and then clean your skin. It has a wonderful peeling effect.
  3. If you need to remove facial hair, you should mix turmeric powder and lemon juice. Although you should be careful if you have a lemon allergy.


Cinnamon is a perfect option for those who want to get a smooth skin tone and forget about pimples, because this spice has an antibacterial effect.

Beauty recipes with cinnamon

  1. If you have hair loss problem, combine honey with cinnamon powder equally and massage this paste into your scalp, leave it for at least thirty minutes and then shampoo your hair properly.
  2. If you have a problem with pimples, you should immediately make a paste made from cinnamon powder and honey and apply it to the problem areas for twenty minutes. Blackheads and small scars will be effectively removed afterwards.
  3. If you need to lose weight, boil the mixture of honey and cinnamon and take it in the morning and at night before going to sleep. It will effectively burn fat in your body.


Long ago, cloves were used by dentists for an antibacterial effect. It is present in the composition of a large number of soaps and other cleaning products and is very effective in treating pimples. It gives your skin a nice tone and purifies your pores effectively.

Beauty recipes with cloves

  1. If you suffer from acne and blemishes, you should make a paste of fuller’s earth powder and cloves and add some rose water to it. This paste should be applied on the face and left for ten minutes. There will be no more irritation or itching because your skin will be soothed.
  2. Apply clove paste to problem areas (on pimples) before going to sleep and remove in the morning. This procedure will cure pimples or help reduce them.


Pepper accelerates blood circulation which is very good for the skin because it rejuvenates it and prevents premature aging and is also useful for hair and scalp because it stimulates hair growth. But if you have sensitive skin, you should avoid it because it can cause irritation and allergy.

Beauty recipes with pepper

  1. If you want to dry out pimples, you should apply black pepper to these problem areas.
  2. To cure hair fall and make your hair look radiant, you need to combine pepper with curd and apply this mask on your hair for thirty minutes and then shampoo it properly. Your hair will look healthy and grow faster.

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