Honey contains alpha hydroxy acids which will help in moisturizing and exfoliating your skin.The problem of acne can also be taken care of very effectively by using honey. The antioxidants present in honey will help to take care of the problems of an aging skin.
Today many salons offer you various honey facial treatments. But you can also pamper your skin with a honey facial at the comforts of your own home.The below given are recipes of some honey facial masks which you can try out yourself.
Before doing these facials, do remove all your makeup completely. Wash your face with warm water, pat dry with a towel and then start off with honey facial treatments.
A simple face mask can be made by mixing 2 tablespoons of honey with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on your face, let it dry and wash off after 30 minutes. You will find your skin to be instantly moisturized and softened by this treatment.
Another face mask can be made by using honey and oatmeal. Mix 3 tablespoons of honey with a quarter cup of finely grounded oatmeal. Add 1 beaten egg and 1 teaspoon of yogurt to the mixture. Mix the ingredients thoroughly until a smooth consistency is obtained.
Apply this mixture on your face by massaging in small circular motions. Allow the face mask to dry completely and wash off after half an hour with warm water. This facial is found to be very effective in the treatment of acne.
Another facial done by using honey and milk will make your skin look extremely beautiful. You should mix 1 teaspoon of milk and 2 tablespoons of honey and stir the mixture until it becomes smooth. Apply this on your face and massage your face for 2 minutes so as to spread the mixture evenly on your face.
Wash off after 20 minutes and pat dry your face with a towel. The vitamins and proteins in the milk combined with the antioxidants in the honey will leave your skin looking young and flawless.By trying out honey facials,you can thus be guaranteed of having a gorgeous and glowing skin.