Honey has been used since ages by legendary beauties for treating host of skin problems and as a miracle beauty cure to keep skin young and vibrant. Facial masks made with honey and other natural ingredients can be a luxurious treat to your aging skin for reducing the visible signs of wrinkles and fine lines as honey has fabulous natural age-fighting properties. This natural healing agent is rich in antioxidant and flavonoids and powerful humectant properties that attracts moisture from the environment and retain it in your skin. This is why homemade face masks made with honey is so effective in treating dry, mature and aging skin. Besides cleansing and purifying the skin and replenishing necessary moisture, it provides a calming effect to the irritated skin and leaves skin soft and supple. This golden liquid is so gentle that it can be used even for super sensitive skin.
Honey Facial Mask Recipes For Dry Mature Skin:
1. Basic Anti-aging Face Mask With Honey:
1 tsp. raw honey
Before going to bed wash your face with pure clean water without using any cleanser. Now apply raw honey as a face mask on your skin. Leave it on your skin for 15-20 minutes and wash off with lukewarm water. Along with removing bacteria from the pores, honey will moisturize your skin and make your skin soft and supple without using any harsh chemical laden product.
2. Anti-Aging Face Mask With Honey And Avocado For Dry Skin:
1 ripped Avocado
2tbsp. raw honey
Put all the ingredients in a blender and blend until you get a creamy consistency. Mash avocado and mix all the ingredients well with a fork if you are not using a blender. Apply the mask on your entire face and neck and allow it to sit for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with lukewarm water. Regular use of this mask once a week will help to eliminate line and wrinkles and make your skin glow.
3. Apple And Honey Face Mask For Normal Skin:
2 tbsp. raw honey
2tsp. olive oil
Grate apple after removing the seeds. Mix honey and olive oil. Apply the mask on your face and neck and allow it to work for 20 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water. Apple and honey face mask is great for aging skin as it revitalizes the dull, tired skin. Apples are rich in amino acids and when combined with honey it acts gently to remove old and dead skin cell from the outer layer of the skin and leave skin fresh and glowing.
4. Honey Face Mask For Eliminating Wrinkles:
• 1 teaspoon of honey.
• 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
• 1 tablespoon of plain yogurt.
• Pinch of ground nutmeg.
• Pinch of ground cinnamon.
Combine all the ingredients and mix well to get a smooth paste. Add little warm water if the consistency is too thick. Apply the mask on your cleansed skin and allow it soak your skin for 10-15 minutes and then rinse off with lukewarm water. Lactic acid contained in yogurt will help to erase dark spots and discoloration. Honey as usual will hydrate and moisturize the dry dehydrated skin along with giving your skin antioxidant and anti-microbial boost. Cinnamon will help to clear the skin off toxic chemicals and nutmeg will help to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. All these ingredients together will lighten and exfoliate the skin and bring a rosy glow on your skin.
5. Pore Minimizing Honey And Almond Face Scrub:
2 tbsp. Honey
3tbsp.finely ground almonds
1tsp.freshly ground mint
Juice of ½ orange
Almond contains vitamin E which works as excellent anti-aging skin care agent. Almond face mask works well for removing dark spots, acne, scars and pimples. Orange juice and freshly ground mint will refresh and invigorate the tired skin instantly. Combine all the ingredients to make a fine paste. Apply on your facial skin and scrub gently with your fingers in circular motion. Using this mask once a week will leave your skin fresh and glowing.