We all know just how beneficial honey can be for our health. It contains anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that can help boost your immune system. Plus, it also contains a ton of moisturising and hydrating properties which is why you'll notice that it's one of the most used ingredients in beauty, skincare and haircare products. So, if you have some honey lying around at home and you want to put it to good use, here are some skincare and haircare recipes involving honey that you can opt for.
1. Skin-soothing mask: As we mentioned earlier, honey has some amazing moisturising properties which can help soothe your skin. So, to make this mask, cook some oatmeal and then add some milk and honey to it. Mix these three ingredients and your mask is ready. Apply it to your face and leave it on for about 15 minutes. You'll see just how well it can work.
2. Scrub for chapped lips: Did you know you could use honey and sugar to make an amazing lip scrub for yourself. Just mix the two together and rub it gently on your lips. You can then also mix some coconut oil and honey together to make a soft mask for your lips. Apply this to your lips post the scrubbing session.
3. Hair mask for split ends: Honey works as a humectant and contains natural moisturising properties. In a bowl, add some honey, egg yolks and some coconut oil. Mix these well and then apply this mask on your hair from the mid-lengths to the tips. Leave it on for about 15-20 minutes and then rinse it off. You'll end up with smooth and shiny tresses in no time.
4. Face mask to remove oil: All you girls with oily skin know just how troublesome it is to keep your skin clean. Well, that's where this mask can come to the rescue. All you need is some Multani mitti (fullers earth), some apple cider vinegar and some honey. Mix these three together to make a smooth and consistent paste. Apply the paste to your face and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse it off afterwards and you'll notice the glow on your skin.
Well, as you can see, honey happens to be quite a versatile ingredient. So, now that you know how you can use it, what're you waiting for? Go give these recipes a try and stay tuned for more updates.