Homemade Honey Beauty Recipes
Honey Cleansing Scrub-- Mix 1 tablespoon of honey with 2 tablespoons
finely ground almonds and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice. Rub gently onto
face. Rinse off with warm water.
Firming Face Mask-- Whisk together 1 tablespoon honey, 1 egg white,
1 teaspoon glycerin (available at drug and beauty stores) and enough
flour to form a paste (approximately 1/4 cup). Smooth over face and
throat. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
Hair Conditioner -- Mix 1/2 cup honey and 1/4 cup olive oil. (Use 2
tablespoons oil for normal hair.) Work a small amount at a time through
hair until coated. Cover hair with a shower cap; leave on 30 minutes.
Remove shower cap; shampoo well and rinse. Dry as normal.
Facial Toner -- In blender, puree 1 tablespoon honey with a peeled,
cored apple. Smooth over face; leave on 15 minutes. Rinse with cool
Moisture Mask-- Mix 2 tablespoons honey with 2 teaspoons milk.
Smooth over face and throat. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm
Smoothing Skin Lotion-- Mix 1 teaspoon honey with 1 teaspoon
vegetable oil and 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice. Rub into hands, elbows,
heels and anywhere that feels dry. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with
Skin Softening Bath-- Add 1/4 cup honey to bath water for a fragrant, silky bath.
Hair Shine-- Stir 1 teaspoon honey into 4 cups (1 quart) warm water.
Blondes may wish to add a squeeze of lemon. After shampooing, pour
mixture through hair. Do not rinse out. Dry as normal.