For centuries women in the Middle East, India and Greece have used saffron in they're beauty regime.
Ayurveda, recommends adding a couple of strands of saffron to warm almond milk and drinking this anti-ageing tonic an hour before sleeping. It helps nourish the dhatu's (tissues), flushes toxins out of the body and had regularly makes the skin glow!
You can even make an 'Illuminating' Face Mask by - mixing 3-4 strands of the spice to 1 Tbsp of honey, massage your skin with the mixture using upward circular motions, leave it on for about 10 minutes before rinsing it off with water. Your skin will look instantly brighter, moisturised and more translucent!