We all wish to flaunt a glowing and flawless skin. However, in the current times, it is hard to achieve diva like skin because of many unavoidable reasons like environment, pollution and unhealthy foods among others.And this forces us to adopt desperate measures! Women are seen investing in so many random products hoping to have a skin free of acne, discoloration and fine wrinkles, but pretty much all the time these efforts go in vain.
It is very important for you to note that cosmetic products might damage your skin more than doing any good because of its chemical content. Instead opt for natural ingredients to heal your damaged skin and give it an ever- lasting glow and youthful look. If you are looking out for a sure-short remedies to treat different skin problems, then homemade honey face pack is the answer. It is very effective, has no side effects and has wide amount of honey beauty benefits. Given that it is one of the most widely used ingredients in various beauty treatments and products.
You can place your trust in honey with your eyes shut!
Beauty Benefits of Honey:
- Honey is a natural antioxidant; protects the skin from the damage of the sun’s rays and rejuvenates it.
- Honey has humectant qualities that helps in both attracting water and retain it, also making it an ideal moisturizing and cleansing agent.
- In medical form of honey helps in formation of collagen thereby treating scar marks.
- It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Hence, aids in treating cuts, wounds and abrasions so as to promote healing and prevents degenerative process of the skin.
Honey treats common to complex problems and providing long term benefits.
Honey in Beauty Treatments:
Honey as a cleanser:
People with severe acne and dry skin can use honey as a cleanser. Splash warm water and use honey like any other face wash. Massage your skin for extra minutes or leave it on for a while, then wash away and moisturize. Honey has no side effects and heals the skin faster.
You should know that honey could be left on the skin for any duration of time. Remember, exfoliate your skin before applying any pack and wash it preferably with warm water.
Honey as a scrub:
Using honey as a scrub isn’t a very complicated procedure either. Here are two methods you can try.
Pack 1: Honey with almond and lemon juice
- Mix 1 tbsp. honey with 2 tbsp. of finely ground almond and ½-teaspoon lemon juice.
- Use this scrub gently and wash with lukewarm water.
Pack 2: Honey with sea salt or sugar
- Take 3 tbsp. of honey and mix with ½ tsp. sea salt or sugar.
- Massage your face and wash it with lukewarm water.
Honey as a face wash:
Honey with milk/rose water, a little bit of sandalwood powder and turmeric powder proves to be an effective face wash.
Honey face mask or packs as we call them can be used in combination with many ingredients to achieve different results. Below mentioned are some recipes you can try at home.
Honey as a face pack: For acne prone skin
Pack 1: Honey with lemon
This is an excellent face pack that helps in drying existing acne, and fades blemishes without being too harsh on the skin. Honey moisturizes and stops new acne from forming. First, clean your face, then apply the pack and let it sit for 20 minutes before you wash and moisturize.
Pack 2: with sandalwood powder
Prepare a face pack with honey, lemon juice and add sandalwood powder. Apply on the face for at least 30 minutes and wash it off with warm water.
Apply a mixture of ground oats and honey and let it dry. Before washing, damp the skin and exfoliate well without being harsh on your acne prone skin. This face pack doubles as a scrub too.
[ Read: Homemade Face Packs For Acne Proven Skin ]
Honey as a face pack: For Oily skin
Pack 1: Honey with Fuller’s Earth
Mix Fuller’s Earth (Multan Mitti) and honey and apply on your face. It sucks extra oil and dries the pimples. Be sure not to let it be on for more than 20 minutes and always moisturize after washing it off.
Pack 2: Honey with chilled milk and grated cucumber
Mix honey with chilled milk and grated cucumber. Apply on face for ten minutes before rinsing it with warm water.
[ Read: Summer Face Packs For Oily Skin ]
Honey as face pack: For glowing skin
Pack 1: Honey with glycerin and turmeric
Add a tbsp. of honey, a pinch of turmeric and some glycerin. Apply on your face and wash it off after it dries (say 20 minutes). This homemade face pack gives a warm glow. Turmeric acts as an antiseptic; Avoid any ingredient that can cause allergic reactions.
Pack 2: Honey and Tomato
Blend honey and tomato to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on your skin for 15 minutes and wash off with warm water to achieve a glow. Tomato also helps the pack offer bleaching properties, thus giving you achieve clean skin.
Pack 3: Honey and Banana Pack
To get a lovely glow and reduce the blemishes on the face, use a ripe banana. Mash it, add some honey, massage your skin with it, and wash it with lukewarm water.
[ Read: Face Packs For Fair and Glowing Skin ]
Honey as face pack: For bright skin
Pack 1: Honey and Besan Pack
Chickpea flour homemade face pack with honey and a pinch of turmeric lessens spots, aids hair growth and brighten the skin. It can be used as a body scrub too.
Pack 2: Honey and Papaya
Mash papaya into smooth pulp and add a tablespoon of honey. Apply this mask on your face daily to achieve fair skin.
Honey as a face pack: For dry skin
Pack 1: Honey and Raw Milk
This pack also helps in fading spots and moisturizing the skin. Mix honey and raw milk, massage face and wash it away with lukewarm water.
Pack 2: Honey and Avacado
Make a face pack by mashing ripe avocado with 2 tablespoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of single cream. Apply on face for 10 – 15 minutes and rinse off with warm water.
[ Read: Homemade Face packs For Dry Skin ]
Honey as a face pack: For mature and aging skin
Pack 1: Honey, oatmeal, yoghurt and fennel
Mix 3 tablespoons each of honey, oatmeal, yoghurt and fennel seeds infusion. Apply on face and let it try. Wash off with tepid water.
Pack 2: Honey and Onion Juice
Honey mixed with onion juice will serve as a potent mixture to treat premature wrinkles.
Pack 3: Honey and egg
Make a past combining honey mixed with one egg as it helps tighten your skin. Any home remedy or homemade face packs require consistent usage for at least 3 weeks to show results. Keep yourself stress free, and get enough sleep.
[ Read: Besan face Packs For All Skin Types ]
Honey as a face pack: For moisturisation and controlling acne:
- Mix 1 tbsp. honey with 1 tbsp. milk, 1 tbsp. turmeric powder and half a tbsp. of lemon.
- Apply it to your face, let it dry for 25- 30 minutes, and wash it with cold water.
Honey and milk moisturises the skin while lemon and turmeric help in controlling acne and preventing them from coming back.
Honey as a face pack: For Skin Rejuvenation
- Mix 1 tbsp. honey with 1 tbsp. egg white and half a tsp. lemon juice.
- Leave this pack for 10 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water.
Hope these facepacks with honey get you the results you seek. Do share your opinions girls!
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