Honey is well known as a healthier alternative to table sugar, but honey is much more than that. Thanks to its healing properties and a ton of nutrients and antioxidants, honey can help moisturize your skin, fight aging and bacteria, and heal scars.
For that reason adding it to face masks can be beneficial for your skin, and it will surely give you great results. For best results, you should use pure Stingless bee honey which hasn’t been heated or pasteurized since pure honey contains more antioxidants and enzymes. We prepared several recipes that should make your skin soft and healthy.
Face mask for sensitive skin
The characteristics of sensitive skin are redness, irritation, sensitivity, and itchiness. If your skin type fits this description, try this mask to minimise the problems.
1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel
Aloe vera is perfect for sensitive skin as it calms the skin and soothes inflammation. All ingredients are calming and easy on your skin so you can use it every day if you like.
Mix the ingredients and then apply the mask all over your face. Leave the mask on for 10-20 minutes and then wash it off.
Face mask for dry skin
Dry skin is dull, dry, rough with visible lines. Ingredients in this mask will moisturize your skin and smoothe out visible lines.
1 teaspoon of mashed avocado
1 teaspoon of plain whole milk yogurt
The avocado and whole milk yogurt provide fats which will deeply moisturize the skin, while lactic acid in the yogurt smooth out your skin, stimulate collagen production, and refines pores.
Just mix the ingredients until the mixture is smooth. Spread the mixture over your face and leave it on for 20-30 minutes. When you are finished, you can easily wash it off with water. The mask can be used several times a week.
Face mask for acne prone skin
If your skin is oily, has red marks clogged pores and acne you have acne prone skin.
½ teaspoon of cinnamon
Honey will calm your skin, while antibacterial properties of both honey and cinnamon should prevent acne from forming. However, cinnamon is a strong spice so some people may be sensitive. Do a patch test on the back of your hand before putting it in your face.
Mix the ingredients and apply the mixture all over your face. Leave it on for 10-30 minutes and then wash it off. Because of the powerful effect of cinnamon, we recommend using this mask only once a week.
You can never go wrong with Stingless bee honey
The benefits of honey have been recognized for thousands of years, and it never stops to amaze us how powerful it is. It is no wonder that honey is found as an ingredient in many skin care products. With the help of the recipe mentioned above, you can make your face mask very easy and cheaply, with ingredients that you probably already have. For the youthful look and healthy skin, the skin care routine is important, and with honey face masks you will see great results.