Reduce Wrinkles with these 5 Honey Masks

Honey is a high-calorie food containing sugars, amino acids, tannins, glucose and alkaloids. Try these 5 great natural recipes for honey masks!
Reduce Wrinkles with these 5 Honey Masks

Last update: 05 April, 2021

Honey is one of the most highly valued products out there due to its high nutritional content and both cosmetic and medicinal applications. It has been used as a beauty product since ancient times. Honey doesn’t just improve your skin’s appearance, but it also has nutrients in it that create a protective barrier against the damage that free radicals can cause.

In addition, it contains high amounts of amino acids, enzymes, and antioxidants that together nourish your cells, regulate pH, and improve the process of cellular healing. In addition, it provides healing, rejuvenating, and antibacterial properties that make it useful for caring for the skin.

For that reason, in today’s article we’ll be looking at 5 honey masks that, according to popular belief, can help you take advantage of all this popular substance has to offer.

1. Honey masks with oats

A dish containing honey and oats.

This honey oat mask is a natural exfoliant that will help deep clean your skin. Its hydrating and healing compounds help get rid of excess dead skin cells while minimizing damage caused by environmental toxins and the sun.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of oats 
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

Preparation

  • Firstly, combine the tablespoon of oats with the honey until you get a sticky paste.
  • Then smooth the mixture over your face and let it sit for 20 minutes.
  • Finally, rinse with warm water and repeat twice a week.

*You can substitute the lemon with a bit of oatmeal

2. Honey lemon mask

This nighttime honey lemon juice mask is a treatment that is rich in antioxidants. However, you should only use it at night because it may cause undesired side effects if exposed to the sun.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Preparation

  • Firstly, combine the honey with the lemon juice and spread the mask over your face.
  • After that, let it sit for 20 minutes and rinse.
  • Repeat 2 or 3 times a week.

3. Honey coconut milk mask

A small jar of coconut milk.

The antioxidants from the honey, together with the healthy fats in the coconut milk, form a rejuvenating mask. All you need are the following ingredients.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 4 tablespoons of coconut milk

Preparation

  • First, mix the honey with the coconut milk until smooth.
  • Then clean your face and apply the mask over your entire face.
  • Let it sit for 20 minutes and, finally, rinse.
  • Repeat every night before bed.

4. Honey masks with turmeric

Honey masks with turmeric is a natural treatment that, thanks to its antibacterial properties, will help correct blemishes and help rejuvenate the skin.

The antioxidants in both ingredients contribute to the beneficial results.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of powdered turmeric

Preparation

  • Firstly, form a thick paste with the honey and turmeric.
  • Then spread it over your face and let it sit for 30 minutes.
  • Finally, rinse with warm water and repeat 3 times a week.

Bee honey is a product that has great therapeutic potential, especially in the area of dermatology. For this reason, researchers are constantly studying ways to use it in the elaboration of all types of skin care and beauty products.

For example, studies have recently been published indicating that honey is a therapeutic agent for certain skin disorders.

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