Oh Honey: 5 DIY Recipes + Skin Benefits of Manuka Honey

Aisha Nicole Skincare Tips

 

Skin Benefits of Manuka honey

Did you know that raw Manuka honey is loaded with antioxidants that are good for the skin? 

Here’s how:

Manuka honey can balance your skin's pH level and help slough away dead cell debris to keep your skin clean. Its anti-inflammatory effect can decrease local inflammation caused by acne. As an antibacterial, Manuka honey leaves fewer bacteria to infect pores and cause acne.

Try these DIY honey mask recipes⤵️

1. Balancing Honey and Lavender

Mix one tablespoon of raw honey or Manuka honey (lots of antioxidants for the skin) with 2-3 drops of Lavender essential oil. Apply to face and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Use a warm washcloth to wipe off.

2. Radiant Honey and Lemon Facial Mask

Mix one tablespoon of raw honey or Manuka honey with 1-2 drops of Lemon essential oil. Apply to face and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Use a warm washcloth to wipe off. Be careful to avoid direct sun exposure within 24 hours of using the mask, as Lemon oil is photosensitive to the sun.

3. Hydrating Honey and Yogurt Facial Mask

Mix one tablespoon of raw honey or Manuka honey, 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt. Apply to face and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Use a warm washcloth to wipe off.

4. Moisturizing Honey and Avocado Facial Mask

Mix one tablespoon of raw honey or Manuka honey and 1/2 ripe avocado. Apply to face and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Use a warm washcloth to wipe off.

5. Nourishing Honey and Oatmeal Facial Mask

Mix one tablespoon of raw honey or Manuka honey, 2 tablespoons of cooked oatmeal. Apply to face and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Use a warm washcloth to wipe off.

References: https://dontmesswithmama.com/diy-honey-facial-mask/

Model: @cymbeart

DISCLAIMER: None of these health benefits have been evaluated or approved by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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