Honey – Not only Sweet but Useful!

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So what’s the deal with honey? It’s not only there for your sweet tooth but also helps with keeping your face looking good! ;p

It’s one of the best natural ingredients and can help with skin problems such as:

  • Acne prone skin
  • Sensitive skin
  • Getting rid of scars, whiteheads, blackheads
  • Softens skin
  • Improves complexion

You can use it as different things, for instance:

Cleanser: You just apply the honey all over your face, then wash it with off with warm water. It’ll remove skin impurities!

Scrub: You can use it as a scrub, just mix honey with fine sugar.

Mask: Use it as a face mask for smooth and glowing skin instantly

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Face Masks Recipes for Dry Skin

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Gathered some recipes to help with dry skin 🙂

1. Need: Banana, Honey, Yogurt, Oil

Whisk a large banana, two tablespoons of organic honey, two tablespoons of white yogurt and a teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil.

Leave for 20 minutes.

2. Need: Flour, Egg, Milk, Honey

Mix two tablespoons of flour, one egg yolk , three tablespoons of whole milk and a tablespoon of honey until the mixture is smooth.

Let it set for 20 minutes.


3. Need: Banana, Oat, Honey, Flour

Mash a banana and add two spoons of honey and one tablespoon of flour, oats, mix the ingredients until the mixture is smooth.

Leave it on for five minutes.

4. Need: Avocado, Yogurt

Avocado, which contains vitamin E, as well as other natural oils, is a great moisturizer for dry skin.

Place a ripe avocado, peeled and seeded, in a blender or food processor with four tablespoons of plain yogurt. Blend until smooth. Apply the mixture to your face, avoiding the eye area. Leave on for ten to fifteen minutes, and then rinse your face with warm water.

5. Need: Banana, Yogurt

The yogurt will not only hydrate and soften your dry skin, it will also exfoliate your skin, removing dead skin cells.

Peel one banana. Place half of it in a bowl. (You can eat the other half.) Mash the banana with a fork. Add four tablespoons of plain yogurt to the banana, and stir the mixture until smooth. Apply to your face and leave on for ten to fifteen, then rinse off with warm water.

6. Need: Honey, Egg

While honey is a natural astringent, it will also moisturize your dry skin.

Separate the yolk from one egg. (You can use the rest for a light, egg white omelet.) Mix the egg yolk with 1 tablespoon of honey, and stir the mixture until smooth. Leave on for ten to fifteen minutes, then rinse off with warm water.

7. Need: Honey, Milk

For a quick-fix facial mask for your dry skin, mix two tablespoons of honey with two teaspoons of milk. Apply the sticky mixture to your face, and leave on for ten to fifteen minutes. Then rinse off with warm water.

You don’t have to spend lots of money on expensive, commercial facial masks. You can find everything you need to create a homemade facial mask for your dry skin right in your kitchen.

8. Avocado, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

It is easy to make: mash the flesh of avocado with a fork, add a touch of extra-virgin olive oil, and apply this smooth, fragrant mixture onto your face.

This nourishing mask will supply your skin with a whole range of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and softening agents to fight winter dryness.

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Sources: Homemade facial masks for acne, All Women’s Talk, Yahoo! Voices