Honey is an excellent product that gives your skin a natural glow. Honey is rich with nutrients and it is also found to have enough antioxidants to protect the skin from aging. It helps to moisturize the skin. Honey is rich with potassium and can be used for treating acne. This is because the bacteria which causes acne can’t survive in potassium rich environments .
Antimicrobial property of honey helps to reduce the inflammation of the skin. Hence honey is widely used for skin care. Here are some honey masks that helps you to keep the skin healthy.
Honey and Olive Oil Face Pack
Combine one tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of olive oil and one egg yolk. Mix the entire contents well and spread on the face and neck. Keep it for 20 minutes and then wash off with warm water followed by cold water to close the opened pores.
Honey and Milk Face Pack
Combine two tablespoon of honey with one teaspoon of milk and rub this mixture on the face. Keep it on the face for ten minutes and then remove it with water.
Honey and Banana Face Pack
Take a mashed banana and mix honey with it to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on the skin and keep it for 20 minutes. The antioxidants present in honey and vitamin A in banana helps to repair the damaged skin.
Honey Almond Face Pack
Blend one tablespoon of honey with one egg yolk, half teaspoon almond oil and one tablespoon yogurt. The egg and almond oil helps to penetrate the skin while honey helps to smoothen the skin. Yogurt helps to tighten the skin pores.
Honey Oatmeal Face Pack
Take three tablespoon honey and mix it with ¼ cup of finely grounded oatmeal, one tablespoon each of butter milk, beaten egg and heavy cream. Mix the entire contents till you get a smooth mixture. Then spread this paste on the face and keep it for 15 minutes. Then rinse off with warm water.
You can even simply apply honey on your face and leave it for 20 minutes. After washing off you can feel the smoothness on your skin.