Usually, honey is used as a natural sweetener for tea, pancakes, salads, and sandwiches. It provides numerous health benefits. In fact, it controls the blood sugar, promotes energy, improves digestion, cures insomnia, and stimulates weight loss. In addition, it can be used as a beauty product due to its high content of antioxidant, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that improve your skin condition.
Postpones Skin Aging
Honey is rich in antioxidants which protects the skin from the cell damage which occurs as a result of free radicals. Antioxidants delay the aging process and prevent the development of lines, sagging skin, wrinkles, and crow’s feet. Honey keeps the skin youthful and hydrated. Mix honey and lemon juice in equal amounts and apply the mixture to the face and neck. Leave it to dry and then rinse it with some water. Repeat the process twice a week.
Or, you can mix 2 tsp. of avocado pulp and 2 tbsp. of honey and apply the mixture on the face and neck. Let it stay for half an hour and then rinse with water. Repeat once a week.
Removes Wrinkles and Fades Scars
Skin marks might be really ugly to look at. In case you have visible skin marks on the body, use honey to lower their appearance. Honey will promote tissue regeneration and at the same time, it will repair the skin cells, resulting in wrinkles elimination. Mix honey and extra virgin olive or coconut oil and apply the mixture on the problematic body part. Massage gently for2 minutes and then cover it with a cloth which was previously soaked in some warm water for 5 minutes. As soon as you see that the cloth is cold, remove it and wipe the skin. Repeat the process twice a week.