GUEST BLOG: Honey’s Beauty Secrets Revealed

Honey’s amazing health benefits are celebrated worldwide. But did you know that it can also do wonders for you, beauty-wise? Yes, honey with its potent antibacterial, antiseptic, and anti-inflammatory properties, can do so much in improving the appearance of your skin. It also has potent antioxidant functions that can ward off those unsightly signs of aging, which everyone just loves to hate.

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So here are some incredible beauty secrets that you’d definitely want to know more about:

Honey as a natural moisturizer

 

Want that soft and silky skin that feels wonderful to touch? You can have that when you include honey in your beauty regimen.  Honey is a natural moisturizer that can help keep the skin hydrated and supple by absorbing and retaining moisture. Here are some recipes that can give you more radiant skin in no time.

Honey, Olive oil and Egg Yolk Facial Mask

Prepare:

  • 1 teaspoon raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 egg yolk

Use:

  • Beat egg yolk in a bowl. Pour olive oil and raw honey. Mix well.
  • Spread evenly on your face. Let it stay for 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing with warm water.

Honey, Lemon Juice and Sugar Exfoliator

Prepare:

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Use:

  • Mix all the ingredients in a bowl.
  • Spread evenly on your face. Rub the mixture gently on the skin and on the sides of your nose to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads. Leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.

Honey to fight of acne

 

It’s both annoying and embarrassing to have many pimples especially on the face. You don’t have to suffer any longer. Honey can come to your rescue by getting rid of the impurities inside the pores that cause acne. It’s a natural antiseptic that doesn’t only soothe the skin but also speeds up healing. Try these acne home remedies and see how honey works wonders on the problem of acne.

Apple and Honey Anti-Acne Mask

Prepare:

  • 1 medium-sized apple
  • 5 tablespoons honey

Use:

  • Peel and slice the apple. Remove the seeds. Put it through a mixer and process until the consistency is smooth. Add honey into the apple paste.
  • Apply a thin layer of the mask on your face. Spread it evenly. Let it sit for 15 minutes. The mask will dry up a little. Rinse with warm water.

Lemon Yogurt and Honey Pimple Killer Facial Mask

Prepare:

  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons fresh milk

Use:

  • Put all the ingredients in a medium bowl. Mix well until the consistency is smooth like lotion.
  • Put a thin layer of this mixture on your face and neck. Wait for 10 minutes until the facial mask dries. Apply another layer. Wait for another 10 minutes. Rinse your face with warm water.

Honey for healthy and shiny hair

Skin is just one part of your beauty routine. You can’t overlook your hair. After all, it’s your crowning glory. You need to make an effort to have hair that’s not only clean but also lustrous, shiny and smooth. It’s a must to get rid of split ends as well as dry and frizzy hair. These honey hair masks can definitely help.

Honey and Yogurt Hair Mask

Prepare:

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon whipped yogurt

Use:

  • Put olive oil in a saucepan over low heat. Add honey and lemon juice. Mix well. Remove from heat after two minutes. Wait for it to become a little cool to touch.
  • Apply mixture on the scalp and hair strands. Make sure that the mixture is not that hot but should still be a little warm. Let it stay for 30 minutes. Rinse off thoroughly.

You’re going to love honey even more when you see what it can do for your skin and hair. This is a wonderful way to prettify yourself without exposing you to toxic chemicals or making your pockets bleed.


Author Bio: Timm Clay loves to read and write on different topics related to beauty. He keeps on sharing his knowledge on various beauty tips with the readers through his articles.


Note:  All views expressed in this blog post are the personal opinions of the guest blogger. mySkin.com doesn’t favor any particular skincare brand or take advertising from any of them. Our scientific algorithm is entirely unbiased and based on your skin profile.

 

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