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 water.
Moisture Mask --
Mix 2 tablespoons honey with 2 teaspoons milk.
Smooth over face and throat. Leave on 10 minutes.
Rinse off with warm water.
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 water.
Softening Bath --
Add 1/4 cup honey to bath water for a fragrant, silky
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.
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