Saturday, 23 August 2014

5 tips about using honey for skin care

5 Tips About Using Honey For Skin Care

                  Hey beauties,
                                      How are you all ? I am so happy today : D  : D  : D because today Udaipur's weather is so awesome. Finally rain has dropped and heat escaped from Udaipur. I wish I have some "Pakodas" and enjoy this lovely weather.
                                     Today I'm sharing 5 tips about using honey for skin care.
                                     Honey is the nature's gift for us. It can be used in various way. One's can use it as the antiseptic or in cooking or as a skin/hair care product.
                                    Honey's ability to absorb and retain moisture make it an ideal ingredient in lot of cosmetics as it help to keep skin hydrated and fresh and prevents drying. It is known that ancient beauties regularly applied a mixture of honey and milk to the face to keep the skin young-looking, radiant and smooth.
                                  Honey's natural antioxidant and anti-microbial properties helps to protect the skin from damage of the sun's rays and support the skin's ability to rejuvenate and refresh depleted skin leaving it feeling silky soft and supple. Honey absorbs impurities from the pores on the skin making it an ideal cleansing agent.

 5 Tips About Using Honey For Skin Care: 

1.Cucumber - Honey Toner:

                                                     Puree 1 cucumber in a blender and drain away the liquid. Add 2 tablespoons of honey and mix. Apply on the face and neck area with a cotton pad. Air dry it and rinse clean.

2.Honey - Oats Face Scrub:

                                               Combine 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon finely-ground almond, 2 tablespoons dry oatmeal and some lemon juice or yogurt and mix well. Massage this mixture gently onto face, then rinse with warm water.

3.Honey and Lemon Facial mask:

                                                          Take 1 tablespoon honey and 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Mix this two ingredients well and apply as a face mask.Rinse off after 20-30 minutes. This face mask contains skin lightening effects means you can get lighter skin tone by using this face mask regularly or 2-3 times in a week.

4.Simplest face mask:

                                     This is the simplest natural beauty recipe. It has only one ingredient raw honey. It is so mild on the skin that most people especially those with sensitive skin can benefit from its gentle cleansing and purifying effects. Just apply a spoon of row honey on the face as a mask and leave it for about 20 minutes. Rinse off. Repeat few times in weeks. 

5. Honey Lemon Mask For Facial Hair Removal:

                                                                                  Mix 1 tablespoon honey, 1/2 tablespoon ground oatmeal and few drops of fresh lemon juice. Apply this paste like a mask on the face. Leave it on for about 15 minutes and then rinse off. Repeat 2-3 times a week for 3-4 weeks to eliminate facial hair.