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Cayenne pepper, with its vibrant red color and fiery aroma, adds a touch of excitement to exotic dishes. But have you heard this spicy ingredient can also work wonders in beauty routines?

You haven’t heard? No?

So what are the beauty hacks?

Discover 3 incredible cayenne pepper beauty hacks, in this post. Because every girl deserves to harness the power of cayenne pepper for her own radiant allure.

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TL: DR A quick post glance:

  1. And cayenne pepper is… ?
  2. Hair growth
  3. Lip plumper
  4. Blemish cure?

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1. And Cayenne pepper is… ?

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The long, thin cayenne pepper catches the eye with its vibrant, fiery red hue, effortlessly standing out amidst a sea of vegetables. Its slender and elegant shape only adds to its visual allure, beckoning with a tantalizing appeal. As a proud member of the nightshade family, it shares its lineage with a diverse array of capsicums, including the sweet bell peppers, jalapeños, poblanos, serranos, and the notorious ghost peppers, known for their scorching heat.

While cayenne pepper cannot rival the fiery intensity of the ghost pepper, its vibrant red color and spicy aroma still captivate the senses. With each bite, the tongue tingles and the taste buds awaken to its powerful punch. On the Scoville scale, which measures chili pepper heat in Scoville Heat Units (SHU), cayenne peppers fall within the range of 30,000-50,000 SHUs. In stark contrast, the ghost pepper’s heat level soars to extraordinary heights, reaching between 855,000 to 1.04 million SHUs, leaving a searing sensation that lingers long after you consumed the pepper (Cayenne Pepper: Health benefits, macros, recipes, 2023).

With that being said, you might be curious about the incredible beauty hacks, right? If so, keep reading.

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2. Hair growth? 

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You can achieve luxurious, long, and healthy hair growth with the help of cayenne pepper.

As mentioned on, this pepper offers many benefits for your hair. Not only does it improve the overall health of your hair, but it also stimulates hair growth. The anti-inflammatory properties of cayenne pepper make it an exceptional remedy for treating scalp infections, providing relief and promoting a healthy scalp.

As stated on, to stimulate hair growth, you can incorporate this pepper into your hair care routine by using it as a mask or hair oil. Combine it with other natural ingredients, like aloe vera, onion juice, coconut oil, apple cider vinegar, or lemon juice, to enhance its effectiveness.

However, it’s important to be cautious of potential side effects. Before applying it to your scalp, always perform a patch test to ensure compatibility. Fancy, eh?

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3. Lip plumper

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According to, you can achieve plump lips by combining cayenne pepper with your favorite essential oil. Experience their lip plumping recipe that will ignite your senses below:

Things you’ll need:
  • A pinch of Cayenne pepper
  • Peppermint or your favorite pure Essential oil
  • Cinnamon oil — 1/2 tsp
  • Lip balm

Method: In a beautiful ceramic mixing bowl, gently pour a few drops of refreshing peppermint essential oil or the delightful scent of your favorite oil.

As the fragrant aroma fills the air, sprinkle a pinch of fiery cayenne pepper and the warm essence of cinnamon oil into the bowl. With a wooden spoon, blend the ingredients together, creating a harmonious fusion of scents.

Carefully transfer the mixture into a sleek lip balm container.

As you apply the balm to your lips, the tingling sensation of the peppermint and the slight warmth from the cayenne pepper awaken your senses.

With gentle circular motions, massage the balm onto your lips, indulging in the soothing feeling it provides. As you let it sit for a while, take in the invigorating fragrance that lingers in the air.

Finally, delicately wipe off any excess balm, revealing soft, nourished plumped lips.

According to this invigorating cayenne pepper DIY lip plumping treatment truly works wonders, leaving your lips irresistibly plump.

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4. Blemish cure?

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According to, they believe cayenne pepper can treat acne blemishes.

They say cayenne pepper is rich in vitamin C and E, which are beneficial for reducing wrinkles, dark spots, and acne scars. Bustle claims this pepper stimulates blood flow, allowing nutrients to reach skin cells and promote healthy, flawless skin. This makes it a potential option for those with moderate acne, dry skin, and uneven skin tone.

Bustle is promoting an all natural cayenne pepper acne facial. They claim it won’t irritate your face because the soothing avocado balances out the spicy cayenne. The recipe they promote is from A Girl’s Gotta Spa’s website. See the recipe below:

Method: Take a perfectly ripe avocado, slice it in half. Carefully measure half a teaspoon of fiery cayenne pepper. Next, scoop out a teaspoon of raw cocoa powder. Now, combine these potent ingredients in a bowl and mix vigorously. As you mix, the ingredients meld together, creating a thick, velvety paste.

With your mixture ready, apply it directly to the infected area. Feel the coolness of the avocado on your skin, soothing the irritation. Experience the tingling sensation caused by the cayenne pepper, a gentle reminder of its powerful properties. Take in the earthy scent of the raw cocoa powder, adding a touch of indulgence to this healing concoction.

Allow the mixture to sit on your skin for a few minutes, absorbing its beneficial properties. As you wait, envision the avocado, cayenne pepper, and raw cocoa powder working their magic, combating the acne infection and promoting healing.

Finally, rinse off the mixture, feeling refreshed and revitalized. Notice the difference in your skin, as the infection begins to fade away, leaving behind a renewed and rejuvenated complexion.

Major Takeaways

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Jackson, K.C. (2015) These cayenne pepper benefits for hair and skin will convince you to add a little spice to your beauty routine, Bustle. Available at: (Accessed: 28 November 2023).

Medically reviewed by Dr. Shruti Chavan et al. (2023) Cayenne pepper for hair: Benefits, how to use it and side effects, STYLECRAZE. Available at: (Accessed: 28 November 2023).

Paladugu, D. (2018) 25 DIY lip plumper recipes to get fuller lips naturally, Superloudmouth. Available at: (Accessed: 28 November 2023).

WebMD Editorial Contributors (2023) Cayenne Pepper: Health benefits, macros, recipes, WebMD. Available at: (Accessed: 28 November 2023).