Reduce Hair Loss, Slow Down Aging Of Skin And Fade Scars With Honey! Here’s How!
We all know the saying that beauty comes from within, and that is very true. However, beauty can likewise come from honey! Raw honey can be used for treating the dark circles under the eyes, spots or other skin issues, dandruff and acne included.
Honey possesses potent anti-septic, anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial characteristics that reduce inflammation. It can likewise be used for both beauty and skin purposes!
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The beauty benefits of honey:
Fades the scars
Various types of scars and shapes appear on the skin and every single one of them can be quite unappealing, particularly if they have appeared on a visible body part. Even though, it can be difficult to remove them, honey has the ability to treat them. Honey speeds up the regeneration and healing process of the skin cells, thus making the scars fade.
All you have to do is combine equivalent amounts of coconut oil and honey and massage your skin with the mixture by using circular movements for a period of two minutes. After that, place a cloth on the area and let it sit till it cools down. After that, cleanse the area with cotton and repeat everything one more time.
It treats psoriasis
Psoriasis represents an autoimmune illness that impairs the cells of the skin and can trigger the appearance of blisters, lesions, itching and soreness. It cannot actually be treated with honey, however additional infections can be prevented to the already harmed skin.
A study that was conducted in 2003 by the Complementary Therapies in medicine stated that the topical application of a combination of honey and beeswax/olive is remarkable for psoriasis and dermatitis. All you have to do is combine equivalent amounts of honey, beeswax and oil. Place the mixture in a microwave and warm it up. After that, leave it to cool down and apply it on the afflicted areas as cream a couple of times daily. Also, make sure that you don’t pick or scratch your skin!
Heals minor wounds or cuts
Honey has the ability to treat such issues due to the fact that it can actually eliminate bacteria. It can even stop the spread and growth of microbes. A study that was conducted in 2013 and released in the Cochrane Database Systematic Reviews stated that wounds be treated with the topical application of honey.
However, not chronic problems such as wounds or ulcers after having a surgery, solely the minor ones. All you have to do is use Manuka and apply a thick layer of it on the cut and after that secure it with a bandage. Remove it after a couple of hours and use a fabric to clean your skin.
Generally acne appear as a consequence of dust trapped in the pores or excess skin oil. Honey represents an antibiotic by nature which signifies that it has the ability to eliminate the bacteria, as well as reduce the inflammation.
All you have to do is apply raw honey on the area affected by acne, as well as the skin area surrounding the acne. Rinse it off half an hour later and do this several times daily. You can likewise combine one tablespoon of honey and ½ teaspoon of cinnamon and apply it on the acne. Rinse it off 15 minutes later and repeat it again later that day.
Decelerates the skin aging process
Honey includes anti-oxidants that protect the skin from the damages triggered by free radicals. What these radicals in fact do is speed up the process of aging and make the skin saggy. You need to prepare a mixture with equivalent parts of honey and lemon juice and apply the mix on your neck and face.
Rinse it off as soon as it dries. Do this twice a week. You need to likewise drink large amounts of water in order to stay hydrated and look younger. Another alternative is to mix two tablespoons of honey and avocado pulp and apply the mixture on your face. Rinse it off with some lukewarm water half an hour later and do this once weekly.
Prevents loss of hair
As we said before, honey includes anti-oxidants that can help kill the germs or bacteria that in fact reduce the hair, and it can simultaneously stimulate the growth of new hair. You can likewise mix one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of onion juice and use this mixture to massage your roots and scalp to remove dandruff. Wash your hair with shampoo like you normally do thirty minutes later and do this twice a week.
You can likewise prepare a hair mask by combining equivalent amounts of yoghurt and honey and applying the mask on wet hair. Let it sit for a period of forty minutes before you shampoo your hair. Do this three times a week.
Softens the hands
If the skin on your hands is very dry, you may even begin experiencing pains in the skin. All you have to do is rub some honey on your hands and rinse them ten minutes later. After that, use a hand cream and repeat this on a daily basis. Another alternative is to mix equivalent amounts of honey and glycerin and apply the mixture on your hands. Leave it to dry and rinse it off with some water. Repeat this on a daily basis.