Honey medicinal value is all known, but its cosmetic value too is optimum. Take a
look into ingredients of cosmetic products such as lotions, creams, balms,
soaps and facemasks; honey is bound to be one of the key ingredients. A gentle
antiseptic, honey is highly useful for that soft and silky facial skin. Further, honey is an excellent moisturizer due to high-content invert sugar. It also acts as a good detoxifying gel making one skin radiant removing environmental toxins accumulated in the skin.
Honey For Aromatic
In ancient age, honey was regarded as a gift from the heavens and believed to have rained from the sky and collected by bees. No wonder it was called “Saliva from the Stars”. Aromatic beauty food routine is not complete without the use of honey in their preparation.
Cosmetic Applications Honey Anti-Wrinkle Gel
Want to be wrinkle free? Apply a face pack made up of egg yolk – 1 tsp and pure honey – 2 tsp once a day and outcome pure magic.
Honey Natural Face-Wash Gel
It is a soap-free herbal recipe and can be used daily. Mix 20 ml of citrus medica (Bijapura) and 50 ml of pure honey to a gel consistency. Apply over the face. Wash off after 20 minutes. It is a natural anti-microbial, coolant and antiseptic. It is also supplements as daily use face cleanser for oily skin.
Heal With Honey Ointment
- Take 30 grams of bee-wax, 250 ml olive or almond oil, 75 ml honey and 60 drops of desired essential oil like rose oil. Yield makes about a 60 ml jar.
- Melt the wax in butter by stirring well for 10 minutes.
- Add oil to melted wax, stir well until blended.
- Remove from heat, allow it to cool and then add honey. Stir the mixture well.
- Add essential oil (optional).
- Pour it into jars and use smoothly on affected areas.
Cream for Nourishment
Honey is very useful for dry, coarse and sensitive skin. To make a nourishing honey cream for skin, mix 3 tablespoons of lanolin, 1 tablespoon honey and I teaspoon lecithin in a bowl and melt over a water bath. Slowly add 4 tablespoons warm water to it, beating continuously until it cools.
One cannot deny that beauty depends on good health and your beauty mantra is for sure the sweet honey. Regular intake of pure honey provides wholesome nourishment and also provides high energy. It purifies blood and improves blood circulation. It also aids improvement of RBC contents and helps maintain good haemoglobin level as it naturally supplements iron, magnesium and copper.