Honey also popularly known as “Shahad” in Hindi is a thick, sticky, and sweet-tasting liquid that is rich in minerals such as iron, calcium, and magnesium with enormous health benefits. Some of those include regulation of blood cholesterol and sugar levels and the prevention of fatal diseases like heart ailment and cancer.
Besides the health benefits of honey, this golden syrup has a great many benefits for the skin and hair too. Preferably use raw honey as it has tones of antibacterial and antioxidants properties that are essential for healthy skin and hair.
Here are some benefits of honey for skin care and hair care.
Honey for Glowing Skin
Honey is a great deep cleanser with antiseptic and antibacterial that draws out the impurities from your pores. Honey keeps the skin moisturized and oil-free, thereby making your skin less prone to breakouts or pimples. This makes your skin soft and supple while leaving it naturally radiant, hydrated, and glowing. Just take about half a teaspoon of honey and spread gently over your face and rinse with warm water. Pat your face dry.
Softens Chapped Lips
The use of just pure honey on the lips can help you to get rid of chapped lips. Just apply some honey on your lips before going to bed and leave it on overnight.
Honey is one of the best anti-aging remedies. It plumps up your skin while also working on repairing the damaged collagen. This, in turn, tightens the skin and reduces any wrinkles.
Honey works as a gentle exfoliator to get rid of any dead skin cells. To make your own homemade scrub, you can mix a pinch of sugar with honey and gently massage to your face.
Raw honey can work better for this. Just mix raw honey with water and massage this solution into your scalp and leave it on for about 3 hours. Repeat once a week.