How does honey affect your skin?
How to properly prepare and use a honey mask for
Recipes for Honey Face Masks
Honey and other bee products have long been used.
man for different purposes. For centuries, he was credited with
miraculous properties, and modern research only
confirmed these theories. Honey treat many diseases and often
used in cosmetology. And all because he is
amazing biologically active product that has in its
composed of many amino acids, trace elements, vitamins, proteins and
other useful components. The value of honey is that all of its
wealth is well preserved and well absorbed by the body
The use of honey for cosmetic purposes has been known since
deep antiquity. Cleopatra’s famous baths, thanks to which
she kept the dazzling beauty and youth, consisted of milk
and honey. Why don’t modern women use everything
The invaluable wealth of this skin care product.
Honey comes in very many homemade cosmetics. AT
Particularly, from the candied product it turns out great
a polishing scrub that will make your face smooth and tender. Also honey
will help in the fight for a beautiful body – honey massage is considered one
of the most effective anti-cellulite remedies. However, in this article
We will talk about the variety of honey-based facial masks.
How does honey affect your skin?
Honey is a multifunctional remedy that will help
solve any facial skin problems. Overestimate his favor
just can not. It can be applied on any type of skin and any
age Of course, subject to certain rules and correct
selection of additives. So, honey is a means for:
- Deep moisturizing dehydrated skin
- Dry skin nutrition
- To restore the lipid layer is very dry and cracked
- For deep pore cleansing
- To improve the complexion
- For mature skin care
- To combat age-related changes
- To increase skin’s resistance to harmful external
- To accelerate cell regeneration
An interesting fact: honey can be used for medical purposes.
Nothing heals cuts and scratches faster.
Despite such a long list of amazing features,
honey is not for everyone. First, he
is one of the strongest allergens. Secondly, if you have
vessels enlarged or close to the skin surface, from
honey masks will have to be abandoned.
Cosmetic clay is an excellent tool for cleansing masks for
The most versatile homemade cosmetic product is egg
How to properly prepare and use a honey mask for
The first and basic rule is quality.
honey. You should buy it only from verified sellers,
better directly from the beekeepers. This product is very often fake,
giving ordinary sugar syrup with additives for bee nectar. If a
you are going to do exactly the mask, and not peeling, then the honey should be
liquid. Candied honey needs to be melted in a water bath, but its
the temperature should not rise above 70 degrees. The fact is that
when heated, the nutrients of this product turn into toxins
and carcinogens, that is, instead of benefit, harm comes out. Not necessary
preserve the mix for the mask for future use, because the value of such
home care in its freshness.
The face before applying the mask with honey must be carefully
peel off makeup and impurities. Apply it better after
taking a warm shower when the skin is steamed and its pores are open.
Rinse with cool water and
applying cream. Like any other intense honey care
mask should be used at bedtime to bring maximum
good and fresh complexion in the morning.
An interesting fact: honey is quite a powerful energy drink. Thanks
its unique composition, it invigorates no worse than coffee and can become
good alternative to it.
Recipes for Honey Face Masks
Mask with honey and aspirin
About the miracle of this mask are legends. Many girls
tired of fighting acne and black spots
it was she who helped. Both components of the product are honey and aspirin,
possess anti-inflammatory and antiseptic action. They
help to neutralize bacteria that actively proliferate in
secreted skin secretion, dry out those with inflammation, relieve
redness and irritation, and also to clear the face from black points.
4 tablets of aspirin need to crush into a powder and mix with tea
spoon of water. In the mixture add a teaspoon of liquid honey
and make the whole mass homogeneous.
Fingers, sponge or special brush for masks distribute
composition on the skin of the face, bypassing the area around the eyes and lips. Special
pay attention to problem areas. After 20 minutes
should wash and apply your usual care for problem skin.
Mask with honey and cinnamon
Honey in tandem with cinnamon have a stimulating effect. Such
The mask activates blood circulation and oxygen supply to the skin.
This mask is suitable for all skin types, but especially useful
will be for the skin with the first signs of aging.
Mix 1 tsp of cinnamon powder and honey. If a
skin is very dry, the mixture can be enriched with a teaspoon
Apply the mask should be on the massage lines on the skin of the face and neck.
Its duration is 20 minutes. Wash off with cool water.
Mask with honey and egg
The mask actively nourishes the skin with nourishing
substances and vitamins. In egg yolk
contains useful amino acids and trace elements, and
protein has a drying effect. Mixture of these
ingredients will smooth the skin, make it radiant and
1 chicken egg mix well with a teaspoon of honey.
Stir until a homogeneous mass is formed.
The mask should be applied not only on the face, but also on the neck and décolleté.
Use the mixture immediately after its preparation. Wash off after 20
minutes with cool water.
Mask with honey and lemon
Incredibly useful combination that instantly refreshes.
skin Lemon has a powerful bleaching effect. With regular
using a mask eliminates age pigmentation, makes the face
shining, smooths fine mesh of wrinkles. On too dry
skin is better not to use, because honey has the property
Squeeze 2 teaspoons of lemon juice and mix them with tea
spoon of liquid honey. Juice can be replaced by lemon pulp.
Distribute in the direction of the massage lines, avoiding the area
around eyes. Leave for half an hour and then rinse with cool
Mask with honey and sour cream
Sour cream and honey in the complex provide the skin with intensive nutrition.
and rejuvenation. Organic acids contained in both products
smooth out wrinkles and eliminate skin laxity. With regular
use improves cellular respiration, and as a result, the face
gets a fresh even color.
Sour cream and honey should be mixed in equal proportions. The drier your
skin, the more fat cream need to take.
Apply to the skin of the face and neck along the massage lines. Besides,
You can apply the mask and on the skin of the hands, because they need
rejuvenation no less. Wash off after 20 minutes cool
Maskas honey and oatmeal
This mask is especially good in winter as it helps
eliminate dull complexion, dryness, flaking.
The nutritional properties of honey, plus exfoliating and softening
Oatmeal abilities result in radiant and delicate skin.
Mix a tablespoon of cereal and liquid honey to form
sticky mass. To achieve the right consistency, it is better to take
Spread the mass evenly over your face and leave for a while.
up to 20 minutes. Rinse thoroughly and make a contrast wash.
Mask with honey and yolk
The mask of these components is designed to care for mature skin,
which lacks nutrition and hydration. A course of such masks will make
face more well-groomed, rejuvenate and give a feeling of comfort.
To get the mask you need to mix a teaspoon of honey with yolk 1
chicken eggs. You need to mix carefully to get
homogeneous, convenient to apply weight.
The mask of honey and yolk can be used on the skin of the face, neck and
neckline. Apply a uniform layer to cleansed skin and
leave for 20 minutes.
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Milk and honey are a miraculous combination that makes
skin perfect. These ingredients help the skin to cleanse, nourish,
polish and return healthy complexion. After applying this
face masks will become velvety and beautiful.
Mix honey and milk in a 1: 2 ratio until smooth. Mixture
get enough liquid, so it will have to be applied to cotton
swab or sponge.
The mask will be applied in a thin layer and dry quickly, therefore
You can periodically add it to your face. After 20 minutes you need
wash off and finish washing with cool water.
Mask with honey and egg white
This mask – salvation for the combined and prone to fat
skin. Protein has the ability to narrow enlarged pores and reduce
sebaceous gland activity. After applying this mask, the face is much
longer will remain dull, the pores will gradually clear and
Separate the protein of one chicken egg and type on a small
speed mixer. Add a tablespoon of honey. It is important not to beat
protein to the state of meringue, and just make a homogeneous mass.
Spread over the face, in the direction of the massage lines. Region
around the eyes leave clean. Wash off the mask should be after 15
Mask of coffee and honey
Strictly speaking, it is not just a mask, but a scrub mask. She is
effectively cleans and polishes the skin. After applying the result
it will be a smooth, smooth and clean face without peeling and irregularities,
black spots and inflammations. In addition, the mask with
coffee provides a good micro massage, blood flow and
oxygen to the cells.
Mix 1 tablespoon of warm drunk coffee grounds and
The ingredients will turn out amazingly smelling gruel, which
with light massaging movements spread over the skin of the face and neck.
After that you need to leave the mask on the face for 10-15 minutes, and then
rinse thoroughly. Complete the procedure with a mandatory application.
Honey and Soda Mask
This is a real deliverance for those who are exhausted to fight
acne. Soda effectively cleanses the skin, polishes well and
kills bacteria that cause inflammation. Mask dry
existing pimples and prevent the emergence of new ones. Honey in the composition
masks will give the skin the necessary nutrition and hydration.
1 tablespoon soda diluted with 100 grams of warm water and to
the resulting mixture add 1 tablespoon of liquid honey.
Apply the mask should be careful massaging movements to
Do not injure the skin. Still, soda crystals can cause
microtrauma, if not careful. Act on face
The mask should be about 20 minutes. Then you need to wash it off and apply
habitual care agent.
Mask of honey and banana
Banana is a healthy and delicate fruit whose flesh is rich.
vitamins and minerals. The consistency of the mask is soft and
tender, which makes it suitable for thin, dry and fading
skin. As a result of the use of such a mask improves the complexion,
redness and pigmentation disappear, wrinkles are smoothed.
One peeled banana combined with 1 spoon of honey and cooked
them mash with a mixer or blender. The mass is tender,
supple and pleasant to taste and smell.
We distribute the mask on the massage lines in a thick layer. Looking forward to 20
minutes, then wash off and enjoy the result.
Honey based masks are effective, eco-friendly and inexpensive. Their
use will provide your skin with deep and intense care not
worse than the cabin.