Nectar of the gods, honey is the ideal ingredient to integrate into your beauty routine for a natural Glow up. Antibacterial and antioxidant, rich in zinc, calcium and potassium; this mask is suitable for all skin types: oily, atopic, dry, combination… Succumb to the gourmet pleasure of honey with 10 beauty masks to make at home.
- If you are allergic to pollen, perform a test on your forearm for 24 hours beforehand.
- Apply to dry, clean and cleansed skin.
- Respect break times.
- The mixtures do not keep.
1) Pure honey
Preferably choose a dark honey (the darker it is, the more it is rich in antioxidants), unpasteurized and organic.
Each honey has its own power according to its dominant flower.
Acacia; soothing Manuka; healing and antibacterial Thyme; antiseptic…
Used as a pure mask, it will soothe your skin. Mix 2 teaspoons of honey for a teaspoon of water, preferably mineral, and leave for 15 to 20 minutes.
2) Honey / Cinnamon
Mask, ideal for acne-prone skin, heals and absorbs excess sebum, mix 3 teaspoons of honey with 1 teaspoon of cinnamon (beware of its “spicy” side) apply this homogeneous paste in a small circular massage. Leave on for 15 to 20 minutes.
Apply in the “T” zone, a combination that will be your anti-blackhead ally, just like the previous mask, it absorbs excess sebum for guaranteed soft skin; mix 1 teaspoon of green clay for 3 teaspoons of honey. Leave on for 15 to 20 minutes.
4) Honey / aloe vera
Mask, with healing properties, will calm oily and reactive skin from daily aggressions; mix 2 teaspoons of honey for 1 teaspoon of aloe gel. Leave on for 15 to 20 minutes.
Turmeric can also be combined with the previous mask for its anti-inflammatory power. The honey/turmeric combo, in the evening routine; mix with lemon or yogurt, its antioxidant properties will have anti-wrinkle and firming effects.
Sweet mixture: 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder + 1 teaspoon of honey + 2 to 3 tablespoons of yogurt;
Vitamin mixture: the juice of half a lemon + 1 teaspoon of honey + 1 teaspoon of turmeric.
Leave on for 15 to 20 minutes.
Plumping, hydrating, soothing and repairing, it is the Glow for sensitive and atopic skin.
Mix 2 to 3 tablespoons of ground or powdered oats with 1 tablespoon of honey. Leave on for 15 to 20 minutes.
A natural anti-aging serum, this antioxidant cocktail with firming effects fights against skin aging and restores radiance to mature skin.
To be used as a makeover in a beauty routine; mix 3 tablespoons of honey with lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of sugar. Apply in small circular massage and leave on for 15 to 20 minutes.
8) Honey / avocado
The dry skin superhero. With moisturizing superpowers, you will have baby skin to chew on. Mash an avocado to which you add 1 teaspoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of yogurt, a gourmet trio. Leave on for 20 to 30 minutes.
A mask worthy of a pastry shop, with vitaminized and purifying properties, for smooth, unified and hydrated skin, ideal for oily skin. Mix 1 teaspoon of green clay with 3 teaspoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of sweet almond oil. Leave on for 10 to 15 minutes.
10) Honey / coconut
This mask like a delicious candy that will hydrate your skin by purifying it, mix 2 teaspoons of coconut oil with 1 to 2 teaspoons of honey, place the mixture in a cool place for a few minutes and apply it in a gentle circular massage . Leave on for 10 to 15 minutes.
Generally speaking, coconut oil is avoided if you have oily skin, as it may clog your pores.
A Glow up assured with this precious nectar, find your favorite combo and adopt it in a daily routine.