Honey – The Natural Beautifier
Here's how you can enhance your beauty with honey
Did you know that honey is one of the best natural anti-aging compounds? Not only is the natural sweetener perfect for your yogurt or biscuits, it is also amazing for your skin and hair. This is the reason that since ancient times, it has been used by women all over the world to get rid of hundreds of skin conditions. Honey keeps your skin soft, supple and gorgeous.
Want to know how you too can incorporate it in your beauty routine? Here are all the ways this natural beautifier can be a daily part of your skin and hair care rituals.
Conditioning for Frizzy/Static Hair
Yup, you read right. Since it’s the winter season, frizzy and static hair is everyone’s nightmare. Try conditioning your hair with honey.
Mix 1 tablespoon of honey to 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and give yourself a head massage. Once you wash and air dry your hair, you will see how pretty and soft they look.
Skin Acne and Scarring
When it comes to acne and acne scars, this natural sweetener can literally do wonders. You will be pleasantly surprised with the results! It has anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties which means that even if you have an active pimple, dabbing raw honey on it is going to reduce redness, swelling and the puss. Best part? It won’t even leave a nasty scar behind.
In order to make sure that you get awesome results, you will need to put honey on your face persistently for at least a month to observe reduction in acne and scars. Mix it with lemon and see how your skin clears up within no time!
Natural Complexion Brightener
If you, like every Pakistani, want to get a brighter and fairer complexion, don’t waste your precious money on cheap whitening creams. Opt for honey, rose water, cream and lemon mixture. We won’t claim that your color will turn from dusky to dawn, but we can guarantee that you will notice a fresh and dewy complexion. Just make sure you use this mixture for at least a month to notice some change.
All you have to do is mix 1 tablespoon of cream (balai) with 1 teaspoon of raw honey, a few drops of lemon juice and rose water. Apply it for 15-20 minutes and then remove by rubbing it on the skin. Wash with water and pat gently dry.
For Dry and Dark Lips
Want to make your dry, chapped and discolored lips, soft, plump and rosy again this winter? Honey is your best friend.
Make a scrub of honey mixed with baking soda and gently rub your lips with it for a minute. Once you wash the scrub, be sure to moisturize with a good, hydrating lip balm or cream. Try this for at least 15 days for good results. You will be surprised by how well this works.
Cuticles making your life miserable?
Simply apply a small amount of raw honey on them each night and see how the rough patches become soft and easy to remove. You can start doing this alternative days once the problem is under control.
So, which honey beauty hack are you going to try?