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 CleanserHoney’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 ScarsHoney has a bleaching effect. Regular use of honey on the affected area can dramatically fade old or new scars.
Natural MoisturizerHoney 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 ConditionerHoney’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 LightenerHoney 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 RemovalWhen 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.
Anti-AgingHoney 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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