Honey is a staple in every kitchen as well as a lot of skin care products. It contains carbohydrates, proteins and amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and others which give it its characteristic features and make it so great for skin care.
Benefits of Honey on the skin
It is a skin moisturizer.
Due to its humectant properties, honey is the right way to go if you want your skin feeling soft and moisturised.
It is a Pore Cleanser / Exfoliator
Honey contains some amino acids which remove dead cells without you having to scrub. Revealing fresh skin cells and brightening the complexion. It also helps clear dark spots and lighten scars.
It treats sunburn
Honey is a natural antiseptic and it has properties that can help heal damaged skin. In the event of sunburn all you have to do is apply the honey to the area and let it do it’s magic.
It fight treat acne and pimples.
Due to antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of honey, it reduced the swelling of pimples and kills pimple causing bacteria reducing the occurrence of pimples.
It gives the skin a natural glow
Honey has been found to give the skin a natural glow. It can be mixed with several natural products like lemon juice, tomatoes and bananas and applied on the face as a mask for glowing skin.
It reduces wrinkles and slows ageing.
Honey helps get rid of fine lines and wrinkles. It also helps slow down ageing by retaining moisture in the skin, keeping it soft and moisturiser.
What other benefits of honey have you noticed?
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