DIY Champion: 7 Amazing Benefits of Honey For Your Hair & Skin
Honey has several benefits, when I say several, I literally mean several benefits when it comes to hair & skin. People have been consuming it for ages in a raw form due to its antibacterial properties. Skincare and hair care are a plus and it also helps in weight loss. Honey has always been an amazing ingredient & today we’ll focus on its beauty benefits for our hair and skin.
COZ WE LOVE HONEY
Apart from having wonderful anti-bacterial properties which help our skin glow, Honey is an amazing treat to our taste buds. It also augments collagen which helps in skin tightening and ageing.
So, let’s take a look at why you should include honey into your hair & skin care routine.
As I earlier told you people that honey is amazingly anti-bacterial and as it is naturally inflammatory too it helps in clearing out skin and treats acne and scars.
Apply a blob of honey on your face/skin and you’ll be awed to see how hydrated and smooth your skin feels. Well, I know what you’re thinking. It feels sticky but remembers the results you are going to get. Moreover, you just have to apply it for 15-20 minutes and then wash it off. I am sure you will fall in love with your skin!
Remember you were complaining about its stickiness, let me tell you it is exactly what makes it a super exfoliator and gentle cleanser. It is a great ingredient that cleans dirt of your skin wonderfully. Simply mix half a tbsp of oats.
As it is brimful of antioxidants, it wonderfully helps in cleaning out pores. If you feel that your skin has become clogged or congested, simply add honey into one of the DIY masks you usually use and I am sure you won’t regret it.
NOW LET’S TALK ABOUT HONEY BENEFITS FOR YOUR HAIR
Honey is immensely beneficial for your hair too. For years, people especially women have been using it in their hair masks due to its amazing hydrating properties. Let’s talk about its benefits to your hair.
As honey has amazing moisturizing properties, it has been a blessing to those with dull and dry hair. Just mix honey, 2tbsps in your hair mask or conditioner, apply on your hair and leave it there for 30 minutes and then rinse it off. Your hair will come back to life and you’ll notice they feel super hydrated. Though make sure you apply the pack more to your scalp instead of ends.
Less Hair fall, YayâœŒ
I am sure you all know that having dry or dull hair ultimately leads to hair breakage. Honey also repairs damaged cuticles by providing a dose of hydration and with every use, it makes your hair stronger. Hair fall, what’s that?
Yes, you heard that right, honey also helps in removing your unwanted body hair. You can use it make DIY hair wax. Simply add half a cup of honey to 1 cup of granulated sugar and 1tbsp of lemon juice. Heat all in a pan until everything mixes well. When the mixture cools down apply on the area (just like regular wax), put waxing strip and pull it off.
So are you ready to add this sensational potion to your beauty regime? I bet you are!