Use Honey to Look Gorgeous. Honey is of the best natural ingredients which you will more than likely find in numerous beauty products everywhere. However, these products are also full of chemicals and different ‘unnatural’ ingredients. Natural remedies are not only good for you and your skin but will also be kind to your bank balance. Why spend a fortune on chemical products when you can get all natural ones for next to nothing?
So why is honey a great natural ingredient? Well, honey has be used continuously in medicine, food and beauty products as it is full of essential vitamins and minerals, it houses antioxidants and it is natures best natural sugar. With so many uses it is not surprising that honey has been found to be beneficial to health and beauty. I use honey frequently in my beauty regimes and as one of my friends makes all her own balms, creams and other natural products, it is not surprising that she is never out of honey!
5 Uses for Honey In Beauty Remedies
There are so many uses in the world of healthcare for this amazing gift from mother nature that it would be impossible to list them all. I have chosen 5 favourite uses from women everywhere which use nothing but natural ingredients including honey. Why not try them for yourself and give your skin, hair and general health a breath of fresh air. Also give a try to these 9 simple summer makeup tips for a fresh and natural look.
#5- Face Wash
Because of the healing powers honey possesses it is a perfect asset to any face wash and an all natural one is even better. Honey is an antibacterial so will soothe irritated skin, will help to clear acne and will reduce dark areas. Mixing honey with coconut milk or lemon in face wash not only leaves a beautiful smell but will leave your skin feeling soft and regenerated as lemon is a natural cleanser.
#4- Hair Conditioner
Honey is a humectant so it holds moisture very well. This is an essential trait when it comes to hair care. Dry, damaged or broken hair can benefit greatly from honey and its healing proporties. Seeing as halloween has just passed why not mix honey with pumpkin for a seasonal and easy hair fix? This combination is full of vitamins, minerals and potassium all of which are brilliant for leaving your hair bright, shiny and healthy.
#3- Lip Balm
Due to honey being a natural moisturiser why not use it for lips aswell as hair and the rest of the body? Autumn and winter can bring on chapped or broken lips and this can be painful. Avoid this by using honey in home made lip balms. Again pumpkin and coconut are fantastic ingredients to use for lips and will not only leave lips soft but also bring them back to health. Win win! You can also add a drop of beeswax for a purely soft and chap resistant finish.
#2- Bath Milk
Everyone loves a nice, hot, relaxing bath so why not use honey and coconut milk for a truly relaxing experience? Healthy and natural, these ingredients combined with a hint of lavender is proven to calm and soothe not only physically but also mentally.
#1- Body Scrub
Honey with mango, coconut, or vanilla makes for a perfect combination for sensitive skin. Mix these ingredients with oats or crushed nuts and seeds for a purely natural exfoliant. Gently scrubbing away dead skin cells, this combination will leave your skin feeling soft, alive and beautiful. These ingredients are reccommended by dermatologists worldwide. For an even smoother skin, have a look at Tips to permanently remove body hair without laser treatment.
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