Natural Beauty Recipes Using Honey

Honey has the natural ability to attract and retain moisture. Honey's natural antioxidant properties help to protect the skin from the damage of the sun's rays and also help support the skin's ability to rejuvenate should damage occur. 

Multiple Beauty Uses for Honey

1. Honey Cleansing Scrub-Mix 1 tablespoon of honey with 2 tablespoons finely ground almonds and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice. Rub gently onto face. Rinse off with warm water.

2. Firming Face Mask-Firming Face Mask-Whisk together 1 Tablespoon honey, 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon glycerin (available at drug and beauty stores) and enough flour to form a paste (approximately 1/4 cup). Smooth over face and throat. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water. 

3. Hair Conditioner-Mix 1/2 cup honey and 1/4 cup olive oil. (Use 2 Tablespoons oil for normal hair.) Work a small amount at a time through hair until coated. Cover hair with a shower cap; leave on 30 minutes. Remove shower cap; shampoo well and rinse. Dry as normal.

4. Facial Toner-In blender, puree 1 tablespoon honey with a peeled, cored apple. Smooth over face; leave on 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.

5. Moisture Mask-Mix 2 tablespoons honey with 2 teaspoons milk. Smooth over face and throat. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.

6. Smoothing Skin Lotion-Mix 1 teaspoon honey with 1 teaspoon vegetable oil and 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice. Rub into hands, elbows, heels and anywhere that feels dry. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with water.

7. Skin Softening Bath-Add 1/4 cup honey to bath water for a fragrant, silky bath.

8. Hair Shine-Stir 1 teaspoon honey into 4 cups (1 quart) warm water. Blondes may wish to add a squeeze of lemon. After shampooing, pour mixture through hair. 

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