There is no simpler way to bring a smooth glow to your skin than with honey beauty recipes. Honey’s ability to retain moisture and keep skin hydrated and fresh and prevent dryness have been known since ancient times. It is known that ancient beauties regularly applied a mixture of milk and honey to their face to keep their skin young-looking and smooth. Honey contains vitamins and minerals such as several of the B vitamins, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc giving honey a wide array of amazing skin benefits.
Bananas contain a good amount of vitamin C and honey can help you to eliminate dryness on your face. This combination is good as a homemade face mask for dry skin. Creating a banana and honey mask is simple. Simply mash 2 spoons of a ripe banana and mix it with about a teaspoon of honey to make a paste. Apply this mask on your face for 15 minutes and rinse your face with fresh water afterward. This mask will give your skin a relaxing and soothing effect. This mixture is also a great natural moisturizer and will help tighten your skin and reduce fine wrinkles!
To do a homemade strawberry mask, puree 2 ripe strawberries and add 1 teaspoon of honey to it. Apply this mix to your face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Avoid the eye area. Rinse off. This mask not only cleanses your skin, it also minimizes the appearance of blackheads and whiteheads because it is rich in alpha-hydroxy acids, that help slough off dead skin cells so that new, youthful skin is revealed. Strawberries help to tone the skin, lighten any pigmentation and keep the skin smooth and supple.
As this wonder food is widely available you can use honey as part of your skin care routine by using it as one of the main ingredients in making your own facial mask recipe.