The vitamins, minerals and amino acids found in honey make it a wonderful beauty aid. It provides great nutritional value to the skin and hair and the effects will be seen if taken over a period of time. In fact if taken for longer period of time, it helps our skin to glow more radiantly, helps to reduce wrinkles, thus making us look younger.
Honey is also an excellent moisturizing agent and natural cleanser and therefore, popularly used in wide skin-cleansing formulations. It increases exfoliation or renewal of the skin cells that makes the skin softer and younger.
Radiant Skin: Honey has been used for centuries to unlock beautiful, radiant skin. Honey’s many properties make it useful for all types of skin. A natural humectant, honey draws in and retains moisture. Honey’s antibacterial powers are also good for treating acne while its high antioxidant levels help keep aging skin youthful.
Sunburn relief: Having sunburn and walking out with smeared honey is almost impossible. Just blend one part honey and two part moisturizer and apply over sunburned area of your body. You will get relief from sunburn and your skin will also feel protected.
Skin Care: Really, there may be no simpler way to bring a smooth glow to your skin than with these DIY honey beauty recipes. Honey‘s ability to absorb and retain moisture make it an ideal ingredient in a lot of cosmetics as it helps 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 Olive Hair Conditioner: For lustrous, silky, healthy hair and scalp, simply combine 1/2 cup honey and 2 tablespoons to 1/4 cup olive oil. Massage scalp with this conditioner, then put on a shower cap for 30 minutes. Shampoo and rinse as usual. Good for hair revitalising.
Glowing skin: Blend together honey and tomato to make a thick paste. Dab over the face and wash away with warm water after 15 min. Glowing skin can be yours for others to envy. Result is amazing, instant glow in just few minutes.