Treat your Three Common Skin Problems with Honey

Honey is a delicious food prepared with the flowers’ nectar and pollen grains by a bunch of bees.  Commonly used as an energy booster, healthy sweetener and as a treatment of various diseases, this natural ingredient also brings a plethora of benefits for our skin, hair and nails. This is why a number of suppliers are making it an essential part of their skin care products. Some people also use it for skin tags or wart removal; you can find some of these remedies at

Constituents of Honey: Honey is full of nutrition because it contains essential vitamins, minerals, natural sugars (Fructose, Glucose & Maltose), carbohydrates, enzymes, proteins, saturated fats, antioxidants and antibacterial compounds.

Skin Benefits of Honey: Honey acts as a skin hydrant, cleanser, moisturizer, exfoliater, anti-aging agent, spot and best scar treatment, anti-microbial solution and hair conditioner Honey helps in keeping the skin pores clean and prevents them from clogging. It is also good for skin healing, soothing burnt skin and minimizing redness and skin irritations and allergies.

A solution to Three Main Skin Problems:

Following are the three most common skin problems which almost every one of us has faced at some point of our life. These can be easily and naturally treated with honey.

1: Sun Tan Treatment: If long and frequent sun exposures have taken away the glow and radiance of your face, this honey mask would be perfect for you. It not only soothes the skin but also hydrates and helps it to heal.

Recipe: Mix one teaspoon of coconut oil and one egg yolk with one teaspoon of oil and mix them well. You can also add pure aloe Vera gel in the mixture for better results. Apply on the face and neck, leave for 15-20 minutes and wash with tepid water.

2: Skin Tightening Treatment: If your skin has started to sag, show wrinkles and you are noticing multiple open pores especially around the nose, this mask would help solve the problem.

Recipe: Mix one teaspoon of Multanimatti (Fuller’s Earth) and one teaspoon of lemon juice with one teaspoon of honey. Make a thick paste. If the paste is over thick, add few drops of rose water for dilution. Apply on skin, leave for 15 minutes and then wash with warm water.

3: Scar Fading Treatment: Acne can leave behind ugly scars destroying the beauty of the skin. Honey hydrates the skin, fights inflammation, revives skin cells, increases the healing power of the skin and thus helps to reduce acne spots and scars.

Recipe: Mix one teaspoon of raw honey, one teaspoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of olive oil. Mix the ingredients. Apply on the face and neck and massage with your finger tips preferably in circular motions for 5-10 minutes. Now wash the face with lukewarm water.