Honey contains waxes, sugar and traces of minerals. It is a natural moisturizer, as well as an anti irritants, making it suitable for sensitive skin type.
Honey can be found in many of the beauty products you find in stores or favourite beauty supply stores. Some of these products can be very expensive to purchase and many of these product can be made at home.
Honey contains nutraceuticals,which are effective in removing free radicals from our body. Try some of the following Honey beauty tips below and you won’t regret you did
Apply pure honey to your face and allow it to sit until dry, this will take 15 minutes, once dry rinse your face with warm water
Body glow bath
Moisturize, smooth, and get an all over body glow. Keep a jar of honey next to your bath, apply it on your skin and pat dry using both hands while patting your skin, the honey will get sticky and gently pull up your skin. Rinse away the honey.
Dark circles under eyes
Mix equal parts of honey and almond oil,apply on the affected area every night before going to bed wash your face in the morning
Dab your lips with honey to keep them soft,plump and tasty sweet. To exfoliate and take away chapping,brush your lips Gently, after brushing your teeth
Mix 1/2 tea spoons of carrot juice and 1/2 tea spoon of honey and a pinch of baking soda. Apply it on face with a cotton wool,let it sit for 20 minutes
Apply honey on affected area to get rid of bacteria, or make a facial mask by mixing honey and an egg yolk apply it and leave it on your skin for 20 minutes.
Daily facial cleanser
Mix 1 tea spoon of honey with a little milk powder in your palm and apply on your face for 20 minutes and rinse with warm water, it will clean away dirt and makeup.
To add some shine to your hair,mix 1 teaspoon of honey, a squeeze of fresh lemon,and 1 quart of warm water. Shampoo your hair as usual and then pour the honey mixture on your hair, allow your hair to dry don’t rinse out the honey mixture
To firm, smooth and Moisturize your skin,combine 1 peeled,cored apple with 1 table spoon of Honey in a blender, pulse honey mixture until smooth. Gently apply honey mixture on face and allow it to remain for 15 minutes then rinse off with warm water
Honey in wound management
Significant research is being carried out to study the benefits of honey in treating wounds. And benefits of honey in wound management are:
Honey possesses antimicrobial properties
It helps in promoting autolytic debridement
It deodorizes malodorous wounds
It spread up the healing process by stimulating wound tissues
It helps in initiating the healing process in dormant wounds
Honey also helps in promoting moist wound healing