Honey belongs to the oldest sweeteners on earth. It also has many health benefits and uses and should be included in your list of power foods in your kitchen right now.
In addition, honey is used for plenty beauty purposes, because of its potent antiseptic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties. Honey can significantly improve the condition of your skin, too, and here some benefits of it:
Delays Skin Aging
Due to the antioxidants, honey can effectively protect your skin from the cell damage caused by free radicals.
Additionally, honey has the ability to keep your skin hydrated and youthful, contributes to stopping the aging process and forming fine lines.
You should mix equal amounts of fresh lemon juice and raw honey and apply it to your face and neck area. After drying rinse it with lukewarm water. This treatment should be repeated 1-2 times a week.
Prepare another mixture, by mixing 2 teaspoons of raw honey and 2 teaspoons of avocado pulp. This mixture is applied to your face and neck and should stand for 30 minutes and then rinsed with lukewarm water. This treatment should be done once a week.
Remove Wrinkles and Fades Scars
You can use honey to reduce the appearance of the marks on a visible body part. Honey has the ability to enhance tissue regeneration repairing skin cells and thus it can effectively eliminate fine wrinkles.
How to use: Mix equal parts of honey and extra virgin coconut or olive oil.
– This mixture is applied to the affected area and gently massaged for 1-2 minutes.
– Cover the applied area with a clean cloth soaked in warm water for 5 minutes
– When the cloth is cold, you should remove it and wipe the mixture off the skin.
Repeat this procedure 2-3 times a week.