8 Natural Beauty Benefits Of Honey

8 Natural Beauty Benefits Of Honey

8 Natural Beauty Benefits Of Honey - Honey can boost your beauty regimen, leaving your skin and hair glowing. You will be surprised at how many beauty treatments you can make with just honey. Here are some beauty treatments with honey you can do at home.

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Acne Cleanser

Honey’s anti-bacterial properties make it an excellent cleanser for acne. Apply some raw honey to the affected area and rinse off after 10-15 minutes.

Banishing Scars

Honey has a bleaching effect. Regular use of honey on the affected area can dramatically fade old or new scars.

Natural Moisturizer

Honey is very soothing, hydrating and moisturizing. Use raw honey as facial mask or add it in any homemade facial mask recipe to reap its benefits.

Hair Conditioner

Honey’s moisturizing and softening properties make it a wonderful hair conditioner. It also gives shine to dull hair. Mix 1 tablespoon of raw honey with 2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil and use your hands to evenly disperse the mixture throughout your hair. Rinse off after 20-30 minutes.

Hair Lightener

Honey has a natural bleaching effect and this makes it an effective hair lightener. Mix 1 tablespoon of raw honey with 6 tablespoon of distilled water and apply it to your hair. Rinse of after 1 hour. Do this weekly for better result. You can also add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder if you want a dramatic result.

Hair Removal

When mixed with lemon juice and sugar, honey can help remove excess body hair. Mix 1 tablespoon of raw honey with 3 tablespoon of brown sugar and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Boil the mixture in the microwave (or on the stove) until it bubbles and turns brown. Let it a bit cooler. With the help of a popsicle stick, apply it to your skin. Put a cotton strip over the area where the mixture was applied and rub it until you feel it warm as the mixture sticks to the hair. Gently pull the cotton against the direction of hair growth.


Honey is rich in antioxidants. A tablespoon of honey a day keeps free radical at bay. Delay the aging process by making honey a part of your daily healthy diet. You can also smear some honey on your face to get rid of wrinkles or other aging signs.

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Lip Scrub

Honey makes a wonderful lip scrub. If you want soft and smooth lips, mix 1 teaspoon of raw honey with 1 teaspoon of brown sugar and a few drops of lemon juice and apply to your lips. Gently exfoliate after 5 minutes.