A lot of people around the world speak of the benefits that honey offers them. This is true. Honey is not only beneficial to ones health but it also has a huge impact on your skin if it is used in your skin care regime. Since it is a natural product you can be certain that it will not cause any side effects and hence you can use it freely in your beauty regimes. Honey can be used to treat your skin as well as to pamper it. Let’s look at a few ways you could use honey in your skin care regime.
Start using honey to exfoliate your skin. Mix a spoon of honey with coarsely ground almonds and a few drops of lemon juice. Massage it on your skin for a few minutes. While the almonds get rid of the dead skin cells the honey will add moisture to your skin and the lemon will get rid of marks on your skin.
During winter honey can be used to moisturize your skin. Pour a few spoons of honey in your tub of hot water and soak in it for a few minutes. The honey will nourish your skin and moisturize it naturally.
Honey can be used in your hair care regime in various ways and for several different ailments. If you want to lighten your hair then mix honey with your shampoo and wash your hair. This will help to lighten your hair naturally. Honey can also be used as a conditioner. Mix honey with olive oil and massage it on your hair and let it stay for a few minutes. Wash it of with warm water. This is a natural conditioner that will add shine and volume to your hair.
You can also use honey to improve your oral hygiene. Use it as a mouthwash to get rid of bad breath; you can also use it to prevent bleeding gums and to freshen your breath after meals. Mix cardamom powder with honey and warm water and rinse your mouth with it. The anti bacterial properties of the honey will fight the germs and will ease any toothache and tooth decay.