7 Benefits of Honey
Full of probiotics, antioxidants, nutrients and enzymes, honey is incredibly nourishing and the perfect aid in anti-ageing since it helps plump and hydrate your skin.
It attracts and retains moisture, and rebuild the moisture level without making your skin oily. It also provides a calming effect without irritating the skin, and helps replenish necessary skin moisture giving your skin anti-ageing properties.
2) Reduce your wrinkles
Age is something we cannot stop even if we wanted. However, we can use products which slow or reduce the signs of ageing in our bodies.
Using honey on your skin may not completely eliminate your wrinkles but may reduce their appearance. Honey contains a range of antioxidants, that help your skin deal with damage on collagen which in turn reduces your visible signs of ageing.
3) Cure for acne and pimples
Due to its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, using honey on your skin, especially your face removes excess oil from the surface hence clearing out any blockages or clogged pores.
This clogged pores if left unattended are the leading cause of acne and pimples on your face.
4) Pore cleanser
When applied on your face, honey opens up your skin pores to cleanse them and get rid of black heads. Its antioxidants, antiseptic, and antibacterial properties allow it to help you fight acne by keeping your pores free of oily dirt while at the same time keeping them hydrated and tight to give your clearer complexion.
5) Gentle exfoliator
One common enemy of a beautiful skin is old and dead cells which may cause you irritation and itchiness. Using honey as your exfoliator is gentler than other artificial exfoliators since it is gentle on your skin. Rubbing honey gently on your skin also leaves you with a brighter complexion which is not the case with other exfoliators.
6) Natural hydrant
Lack of adequate moisture on your skin leaves you with a dry skin that is coarse and itchy. With its moisturizing and soothing effects, raw honey can hydrate the skin, leaving it soft, radiant, and glowing.
This is due to natural humectants and emollients contained in this precious product that increase the water content and reduce dryness in the skin even long after you’ve washed it off.
7) Scar healing
Having scars on your skin can affect your self-esteem and how you relate with others. However, using honey on its own or with other remedies minimizes any inflammation and helps heal your skin faster.
Its natural moisturizer, natural antiseptic, and the anti-oxidant properties repairs your damaged skin and speeds up the disappearing of scars from pimples, acne or any other cause.