The Healthy Hack

Including honey in your beauty regimen will give you a healthy, glowing skin as well as beautiful hair. It is moisturizing and soothing and will keep the skin dryness away. Here are few ways to use honey in an overnight beauty treatment:

Scar

Acne Scar

Honey is known to lighten skin and its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial ingredients is the answer to decrease the appearances of scars and boost healing and tissue regeneration. To lighten the scar, apply honey on scar before bedtime and cover it with a bandage. Manuka honey is medical honey which promotes the formation of collagen to your youthful skin and reduces acne scars.

Hair Highlighter

Hair Highlighter

The glucose in honey slowly releases hydrogen peroxide, a substance known to lighten hair color. Mix six tablespoons of organic chamomile tea with one tablespoon honey. Spray the mix on your hair and cover the hair with a shower cap. Let it sit overnight and rinse off immediately in the morning.

Cuticles

Cuticles

Raw honey is rich in nutrients and enzymes to sustain and nourish skin. It’s a natural humectant meaning it brings moisture into the skin. Mix one teaspoon honey with one teaspoon coconut oil and rub over each cuticle. Coconut oil conditions and protects the skin.

Blackheads

Blackheads

Mix a teaspoon of honey with half teaspoon of lemon juice to remove dead skin cells and help clear up blackheads. Apply mixture to the area that is prone to blackheads like nose and chin then rinse off in the morning.

Moisturizer

Applying Moisturizer

Honey is a humectant, it draws moisture from the air into the skin and assures that the substance is retained in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating long lasting hydration. Add a small amount of honey to your night cream or aloe vera gel and massage it into your skin before bedtime. This procedure will give you a more youthful glowing skin next morning.

Acne

Acne

The enzymes in raw honey clear skin and clean pores because it contains antibacterial and anti-fungal elements that averts bacteria that can lead to breakouts. By using a cotton swab, dab a bit of honey on the pimple/ acne overnight. The anti-bacterial properties of honey will dry it up.

Split Ends

Split Ends

Treat the dry ends overnight by mixing honey with 2 tsp of olive oil and apply it just to the ends of your hair to moisturize and get rid of the split ends.

Dry Lips

Dry Lips

To make your lips smooth and moisturized, exfoliate your lips and apply a thin layer of honey on your lips before bedtime. You will wake up to a softer, smoother lips.