Honey is the best nourishing ingredient for the body as well as hair and skin.Honey not only nourishes and soothes your skin, but its anti-bacterial and hydrating properties soothes irritation and blemishes, and it leaves a lovely afterglow.It’s full of antioxidants, which are good for wrinkles and aging skin.Below are 7 Amazing uses of honey to pamper your skin and hair.
1- Honey facial cleanser
Honey is great at dissolving cosmetics deposit, particularly when blended with a tender oil.Join honey and jojoba or coconut oil to make an effectively spreadable surface. Rub it into your skin, avoiding eye area, to loosen makeup and unclog pores.Wash with warm water.
2- Moisturizing honey mask
– Take a spoonful of honey into your hand and apply all over your face. Rub it into your skin and let it be sit for 5-30 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
– Mix 1 tbsp buttermilk, 1 tsp honey, and 1 egg yolk. Apply this mask to clean skin and leave for 20 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
3- Honey almond body scrub
This scrub is amazing. The texture from the ground almonds exfoliates the skin, while both the almonds and honey moisturize the skin. Mix 2tsp ground almonds and 2tsp honey to form a paste. Rub into your face with a circular motion. Rinse it with warm water. You could easily increase the quantities to treat your whole body.
4- Honey skin lotion
Mix a spoonful of honey with a teaspoon of olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice (a natural skin brightener). Apply this lotion to dry areas and leave for 20 minutes. Wipe off with a warm washcloth.
5- Lemon-honey facial treatment
Lemons are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. They also contain alpha hydroxy acids that exfoliate. Cut a lemon in half and remove the seeds. Add 1 tsp honey to one of the lemon halves. Rub the cut side all over your face. Leave it for 5 minutes, then wash with warm water.
6- Honey hair shine rinse
Add a spoonful of honey with a quart of warm water. Rinse through hair after shampooing. Let it condition for an hour, then rinse it off. It will give an amazing shine and smoothness to your hair.
7- Honey exfoliant
Mix 2 parts honey with 1 part baking soda and rub into your face. This is also good for a full body scrub.Use this scrub once a week to soften and clarify your skin.