Real beauty of raw honey is that it is entirely natural. This means that you get to enjoy all of its appearance-improving benefits, but without the nasty side effects of conventional toxic beauty products. Here are five ways you can use raw honey for a more natural beauty routine.
Reduce wrinkles and lines
Raw honey is dynamite against wrinkle and lines, both on your face and elsewhere. One way to use raw honey as a natural wrinkle treatment is to mix together a DIY facial cleanser. To do this, moisten your skin with a wet cloth, then scoop out some raw honey with your fingers and gently but firmly massage it into your face. Leave the honey on your face for five minutes, then rinse off. Easy as that! Do this at least once a day to start seeing results.
Cleanse your facial skin
Mix together a teaspoon of raw honey with the juice of a whole fresh lemon. Add one to two teaspoons of warm filtered water to help soften the honey and make the mixture uniform. Make sure the water isn’t too hot though if it is, it can destroy the beneficial bacteria and natural enzymes in the honey!
Scare away scars
Raw honey makes a brilliant natural scar treatment. It actively hydrates your skin, promoting skin cell restoration and encouraging skin elasticity. It also provides a wide range of nutrients, helping it to heal any stubborn scars and leave your skin looking smoother and more supple.
To make a natural scar treatment formula, combine a teaspoon of raw honey with a teaspoon of coconut oil. If either the honey or coconut oil are hard to mix, try leaving them out in the sun or a warm place for 10 minutes to get them flowing easier. Once you’ve mixed the ingredients together, gently massage the solution onto any areas of scarring for at least a minute. Place a warm wet cloth over the area for five minutes to help the mixture penetrate your skin tissue more thoroughly, then rinse it off. Repeat daily for best results.
Mix together a tablespoon of raw honey with two tablespoons of pure aloe gel. Apply the honey and aloe mixture gently to any sunburned area of your skin and leave it on for at least a few hours before rinsing off with cold water. For even better results, layer on a generous helping of your sunburn solution just before bed and put a towel down to contain the stickiness. When you wake in the morning, have a cool shower to wash off the mixture… and be amazed by how much your sunburn has healed overnight!