Created by a flower’s nectar, honey is not only a delicious gift from nature also satisfies our sugar craving in a healthy way. Honey, or its popular name called – “liquid gold“, is an excellent product to help you stay beautiful.
Add some honey to your home made beauty treatments and find out why is honey so important and useful, since Cleopatra’s time till this day on.
Cleansing and refreshing face masks
Honey and cinnamon mixture moisturizes your skin and helps heal your pimples and acne scars.
- 2 tablespoons of honey
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
Mix the honey and cinnamon until you get a paste. Apply the honey mask on your face and leave it for 15-20 minutes. Lightly massage your face before washing it. The cinnamon will exfoliate your skin without irritating it.
Exfoliating scrub for soft skin
- ½ cup of sugar
- 1 tablespoon of honey
- 1 tablespoon of olive oil
- 3-4 drops of any kind of essential oil
Mix all the ingredients until they’re homogeneous. Add more sugar or olive oil if the mixture is too liquid or too dry. Use the mixture 2 times a week, before showering to exfoliate your skin.
Perfect moisturizer for your knees and elbows
Honey softens the skin on your elbows and knees. Apply a thin layer of honey on areas that are dry and leave it for 20 minutes before washing it. You will immediately notice results, your skin will become softer and any redness you might have will be reduced.
A mask for revitalizing your hair
A mixture of honey, olive oil and egg yolk makes your hair more beautiful and softer.
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- 3 tablespoons of honey
- 1 egg yolk
Mix the olive oil with the yolk and then add the honey. Apply this mixture while your hair is still wet, put on a nylon hair cap and leave it that for 20-30 minutes, then wash it with shampoo which suits your hair.
Mask for tightening the skin on your face
- ½ tablespoons of honey
- 2 teaspoons of beaten egg white
Mix the honey with the egg white and apply the liquid mixture on a clean face. Leave it for 10-15 minutes. Then wash it off with warm water. The egg white will make your skin tighter while the honey will make your skin shinier.
Scrub for softer lips
Put some honey on your lips and leave it for 10 minutes, until your lips get softer. Dampen your fingers and put some baking soda on them. Softly massage your lips for 1 minute. Rinse with warm water. This will remove any dead skin and your lips will be soft. To get the best effect possible, after scrubbing your lips apply lip balm.
Mixture for shinier hair
- 1 glass warm water
- 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon honey
In the glass with warm water, add the vinegar and the honey and mix it. Wash your hair with shampoo and after that pour the honey mixture on your hair. Massage your scalp for a couple of minutes and then wash your hair.