If you thought that you could only use honey to make your tea sweeter then you’re wrong because the most powerful beauty product has been in your kitchen all along! Natural honey gives you energy, boosts your metabolism, alleviates allergies, boosts memory, fights bacteria and so much more.
Check out these 7 amazing beauty benefits of raw honey and read more on how you can make some homemade spa treatments.
Honey for Acne
Honey is packed with tons of antioxidants, antibacterial and antiseptic properties. Antioxidants are excellent for reducing the look of wrinkles and fights signs of aging while the antibacterial properties from the honey prevent more acne from forming. Try cleansing your face with raw honey on the affected area and leave it on for 15 minutes. You will be amazed by the results after the third treatment.
Honey Facial Mask
There are a lot of recipes that you can find online to make a honey-based facial mask but raw honey is the key ingredient, which will leave your skin soft, hydrated and moisturized.
Honey + Baking Soda Facial Scrub
Put some baking soda and honey in your palm and start mixing the ingredients with your fingers. After you have created a paste like mixture, gently apply the paste onto your face and begin massaging it onto the skin for a few minutes. Feel free to leave it on for 10 more minutes where it then can be used as a mask. Lastly, rinse the paste off with warm water and you will be amazed by the results.
Honey Hair Conditioner
Because of its moisturizing and softening properties you can create an effective hair conditioner by mixing one tbsp of honey and one tbsp of shampoo. Apply the mixture onto clean hair and leave it on for 20 minutes, then rinse the mask with warm water. Your hair will be soft and shiny like never before.
Honey + Lemon Hair Removal
In a small pot add 2 tbsp of honey, 1 tbsp of lemon juice and 6 tbsp of sugar. Boil the mixture on a stove and leave it aside to cool down. Apply some of the mixture onto your skin and put a cotton strip on top. Gently pull the cotton strip against the direction of hair growth. This solution works great while it being pocket friendly.
Honey for Damaged Cuticles
You can avoid dirt, bacteria and fungus getting under your cuticles by simply trying this! Create a mixture that contains one tsp of honey, one tsp of aloe vera and one tbsp of olive oil. Massage this onto your cuticles for a few minutes and repeat the process 3 times a week. Believe me, your cuticles will thank you!
Honey Skin Lotion
If you feel that your skin is getting dry you can benefit from the hydrating properties of honey. Mix one tbsp of honey, one tsp of olive oil and squeeze half a lemon into the mix. Apply the mixture onto dry skin and after 20 minutes, rinse it off. Repeat this after you shower and after five days you will feel the difference.
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