Beauty Benefits of Nutmeg

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You all may have seen Nutmeg in the kitchen. Nutmeg is used in Indian cuisine, pre-dominantly in Mughlai cuisine. It is also used, sometimes, in small quantities in garam masala. Also in other countries, Nutmeg is used in pies, puddings, custards, cookies and coffee and hot chocolate!

Have you ever wondered the same Nutmeg can help you in your beauty routines? Yes, of course. A word of caution, when you are using Nutmeg powder for face masks, hair masks etc., do not use in large proportions. For its in the same lines of spices like cloves, cinnamon and pepper, therefore may cause burning sensations on your skin. So use it moderately. Now let’s look at the beauty uses of Nutmeg.

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Nutmeg Skin Lightening Facial Mask:
Mix 1/4 tsp of nutmeg powder with 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tbsp of thick yogurt. Apply a thick layer of this onto your clean face and rinse off after 7 minutes with cold water. Then apply moisturizer. Try this three times a week! Caution: Do not apply this mask to eyes and mouth.

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Nutmeg Spot Treatment: Mix a pinch of nutmeg powder with a pinch of cinnamon powder and add a few drops of fresh lemon juice. Then mix 1/2 tsp of honey.  Apply to your blemishes and dark spots. Rinse off after about 20-25 minutes.

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Nutmeg Anti-Acne Facial Mask: Mix a pinch of nutmeg powder with 1 tsp milk and 1 tsp honey. Apply gently on your clean face, avoiding the eyes and mouth. Rinse off after 7 minutes. Try this three times a week!

Nutmeg Hair Growth Mask: Add 1/2 tsp to 1 tsp nutmeg powder, 1 tbsp yogurt and 1 tbsp honey. Mix and form a mixture. Massage this onto your head in the shower then wrap your hair up and put on a shower cap. Wash off your hair with shampoo after about 7 minutes. You can try this once a week!

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Nutmeg Toner for Oily Skin: Mix up a pinch of nutmeg and 1 tsp of witch hazel. Massage this mixture all over your face, avoiding the eye and mouth area. Rinse off after 2 minutes with cold water. Then apply moisturizer.

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Nutmeg Toning Cleanser: Add 1 tbsp coconut milk and a pinch or two of nutmeg. Stir very well. Apply this mixture gently on your clean makeup-free face with a cotton ball. Get that beautiful complexion and bright skin.

These are beauty benefits of Nutmeg. So don’t just read. Try it and let’s know how it worked for you. Feel free to comment in the box below.

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