Acne is very annoying and can really cause a lot of embarrassment and feelings of self conscious.
Using honey to combat acne
is really easy and the healing benefits are enormous.
Here is how Honey works:
Honey works as an antiseptic that kills the bacteria in your pores.
Honey releases hydrogen peroxide at a low level into your skin which works to disinfect
your skin of germs. This is how honey helps heal acne, but always start with clean skin before
applying a honey mask, you want to make sure your pores are not clogged. It is advised to use
pure raw honey for your mask.
Face wash: Mix a small quantity of lemon juice into 5ml of bee’s honey and apply on face before washing. This is used as a home remedy.
Facial cleansing scrub: Mix 5g of almond seed powder into 5ml of bee’s honey, scrub softly and then wash.
Facial to improve smoothness: A tablespoon of honey whisked together with white of an egg, 1 teaspoon of glycerin and 1/4 cup of flour makes an excellent firming mask. Just smooth on the face, leave on 15 min, and rinse off with warm water.
Facial to improve softness: Mix one or two tablespoons of honey with one-third cup finely ground oatmeal. Add a teaspoonful of rose water. Clean face thoroughly. Spread facial mixture evenly over face. Relax for 10 min to 1.5 h. Remove with a soft washcloth and warm water. Rinse with cold water.
Facial moisturizing pack: Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 2 teaspoons of whole milk. Apply over the face and keep for 15 min. Rinse off with warm water, and then with cold water.