Honey, a plant matter is a powerhouse of ingredients with a spectrum of uses. Valuable for cosmetic uses such as clearing acne, healing scars, and evening out skin tone, raw, unpasteurized honey has the highest potential for topical application on skin.
Honey speeds up the healing processes. If you have blemishes or an eczema outbreak, honey that’s unpasteurized could speed healing and reduce inflammation. A category of honey is so effective at healing wounds that it’s now used by doctors in the clinical settings. It is also a natural exfoliator, takes off dry, dull skin and reveals new skin cells underneath.
A paste, spot treatment, or a face mask of honey as an ingredient leaves your skin quenched of the necessary moisture and makes it summple.
Honey helps with inflammation and redness, as well as heal blemishes.
One way to use honey for your face is to mix it with other ingredients to create a soothing face mask treatment. Before doing this, make sure to do a patch test of the honey and any other ingredients to ensure a no allergic reaction.
A mixture of raw honey and cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant and antimicrobial combination.
Using honey on your face can eliminate dead skin cells that make your skin look dull. This can reveal brighter skin.
Honey left on the face overnight can attract dust and other debris, which could aggravate an active breakout.
Raw honey is more expensive than other kinds of honey, but it’s relatively inexpensive compared to other skin cosmetics for your face.
Researchers are working to find out more about how honey can help your face look its brightest and most clear. If you don’t have an allergy, there’s little reason not to give it a try.