Raw honey is a great alternative to your facial cleanser. If you suffer from acne, honey can actually kill bacteria on your face. It’s loaded with powerful healing enzymes and is an amazing anti-inflammatory. One can easily find honey in super markets and in commercial shop. Honey is very useful and beneficial not only to add sweetening or to reduce weight but it also has maximum advantage when it is used in face packs.
You can easily make face pack with honey at home and remember honey has many beauty advantages too along with deep cleansing and moisturizing your skin naturally!
Why is Honey a Best Skin Care?
Honey consist of many medicinal properties such as antibacterial, antiseptic and antiviral properties which help to keep your skin protected from infection. It also helps to keep your skin hydrated and provides necessary nourishment to the skin.
The application of honey clears the accumulated dirt from the skin pores and make the pores wide open. It also heals the damaged skin and provides even skin tone. The regular application of honey also improves the texture of your skin.
Here are different method in which you can use honey to get smooth and glowing skin
Lemon and Honey Lotion
To prepare this lotion you should mix lemon juice with 1 teaspoonful of honey. Apply this honey lotion on your face and give a good massage in a circular motion. Massaging this lotion well makes the honey and citric acid enter deep into the skin and your skin glows in turn. You can wash the lotion after 30 minutes in cold water. This lotion also helps to remove any sun tanning on your skin.
Honey and yogurt mask
To prepare this mask, you will have to mix a tablespoon of honey with some plain yogurt. Stir the mask well and apply on your face. Allow it to dry it for about 15 minutes and clean it with cold water. The combination of lactic acid and honey is great for an oily skin. If you have any acne, gently place the mask on the acne so that it dries off soon and healing process gets fastened up.
Honey and Papaya Mask
Mash the completely ripened papaya in a bowl and mix some honey to it. Apply this mask on your face and allow it to dry for about 30 minutes. Later you can wash it with clean water and pat dry using a clean towel. This is truly a face glowing pack that also reduces age spots and dark marks on your skin. The wonderful quality of honey helps to keep the moisture locked in the skin.
Turmeric and honey
Besan, turmeric and honey is the best ayurvedic beauty formula. Instead of besan you can also use oatmeal as replacement. For a spoonful of besan and honey you can add a pinch of turmeric powder. Apply the pack on your face and neck and allow it to dry for about 15 minutes. After washing this pack from your face you will get smooth skin. You can get a radiant and glowing complexion after regularly using the pack.