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Saturday, 9 June 2012

Honey: Weight Loss, DIY Skincare Part 2

Weight Loss

Honey is Natural Sweetener and contains various minerals and 22 amino acids which could help metabolism, hence, it could preventing obesity. To get rid of cellulite, it is best to drink honey and lemon juice mix, it helps to increase body metabolism. For weight loss, you may drink honey and cinnamon.

Dissolve half a teaspoon of cinnamon powder (or ground cinnamon) in a cup of boiling water. Stir the mixture and cover for half an hour. Filter away any big particles and add a teaspoon of honey. Take it in the morning with an empty stomach about half an hour before breakfast.

DIY Skincare

Facial cleansing scrub
Mix honey with ground almonds and scrub on face.

Firming mask
Whisk a tablespoon of honey together with an egg white, 1 teaspoon of glycerin and about 1/4 cup of flour. Smooth on the face, leave on 15 minutes, and rinse off with warm water. You will be pleased with the results.

Moisturizing pack
Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 2 teaspoons of whole milk, smooth over the face and throat, and leave on for 15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water, and finish by splashing with cold water.

Moisturizing lotion
Have dry patches of skin on hands, elbows, or other parts? Mix 1 teaspoon of honey with 1 teaspoon of olive oil and a 1/2 teaspoon of lemon juice, then apply. Wash off after 15 minutes.

Lip balm
Honey works well on chapped lips and for acne because it has antibacterial properties.

Hair shine
Mix 1 teaspoon of honey into 4 cups of warm water. Use as a hair rinse. And if you're a blond, add the juice of 1 lemon.

For Dry Skin: Avocado & Honey Face Mask
You will need:
2 tablespoons of avocado flesh
2 tablespoons honey
1 egg yolk

To form this anti aging skin care face mask, put all the ingredients in a blender, or mash by hand in a bowl. Use your fingers to spread the mask over your face and neck and leave it on for at least 30 minutes, preferably longer, before removing.

For Dry Skin: Honey and Egg Mask
You will need
1 tablespoon honey
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon almond oil
1 tablespoon yogurt 

Put all ingredients into a large bowl and stir until it becomes sticky and thick. Apply the mask to your face for 5 minutes and wash face thoroughly with a mild facial soap. Honey stimulates and smoothes, egg and almond oil penetrate and moisturize, and yogurt refines and tightens pores. 

For Tired Skin: Almond Yoghurt Honey Mask
You will need:
6oz plain yoghurt
¼oz finely-crushed almonds
2tsp honey
2tsp wheatgerm oil 

Mix all the ingredients into a smooth paste. Apply and massage the mixture into skin. Keep the mask on for 20 minutes. 

For Normal Skin: Apple Honey Mask
You will need
1 Apple, cored & quartered
2 Tablespoons Honey 

Drop the apple pieces into a food processor and chop. Add honey and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Pat the mixture onto your face with a light tapping motion, tapping until the honey feels tacky. Leave it on for 30 minutes and then rinse. 

For Oily Skin: Honey-Papaya Mask
You will need:
1/3-cup cocoa
three teaspoons of heavy cream
1/3-cup ripe papaya
1/4-cup honey and three teaspoons of oatmeal powder 

Mix and apply on your face. After 10 minutes, wash your face with warm water. This anti aging skin care fask mask helps heal skin blemishes, nourishes, draws out impurities, balances your skin pH, and will leave your skin radiant and soft. Good for acne-prone skin.

For Oily Skin: Carrot Face Mask
Your will need
2-3 carrots
4 1/2 table spoons of honey 

Cook the carrots and then mash them up. Mix the carrots with honey and refrigerate for 10 minutes. Apply gently to the skin and wait for ten minutes. Rinse off with cool water. Carrots are known to be rich in vitamin A and C. They are also rich in potassium. Vitamin A and C are antioxidants. Honey contains sugar, enzymes, minerals, vitamins and amino acids. 

For Sensitive Skin: Banana and Honey Mask
You will need
1/2 mashed banana
1/4 cup oatmeal, cooked with milk
1 egg
1/2 tablespoon honey 

Mix ingredients together. Massage onto face in a slow, circular motion and leave for 15 minutes. Rinse with tepid water. Oatmeal is high in nourishing vitamins and minerals; it gently cleanses and heals skin. Bananas contain vitamin A; eggs contain lecithin, a natural skin emollient; and honey helps to maintain the skin's natural acid mantle. 

For All Skin Types: Honey and Lavender Facial Mask
You will need:
1 tablespoon raw honey
3 drops lavender essential oil 

Mix the ingredients, dampen your face with warm water, and smooth on the honey and lavender mixture. Leave the mask on for 15 minutes. Then rinse off with warm water.

Honey Bee Pollen Face Mask

Finally, I will share with you my favourite face mask - honey and bee pollen mask. Though it's made up of just two natural ingredients, the benefits it offers are too many. Packed with vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants, this gentle mask can effectively reduce wrinkles, rejuvenate, tone, and clear skin in days. And suitable for all skin types, this mask works well in nourishing and protecting healthy skin as well as healing and repairing skin that is troubled by acne, rosacea, rash, eczema and other problems. Follow the instructions in the image to prepare. Rinse the mask away after leaving it on for about 30 minutes to an hour. Apply a few times a week. It's incredibly easy.

If you're a frequent traveler and want to do DIY mask anywhere in the world, why not try out these honey sticks? They are packed individually, it's going to be the best solution for these mask!! 1 tube for 1 mask!!

Bee2 Yellow Box Honey
Honey Sticks

Hope you all enjoy the masks!!

Everyone, have a wonderful day! Your One-Stop Organic Boutique

1 comment:

  1. Honey and fat loss are frequently linked. Why is honey a smarter option than table sugar if you're watching your weight and what you consume? a lot of people might not attach eating something sweet with fat loss, however honey may be a helpful trick to assist you shed some weight. Honey is a easy sugar It is a normal sweetener, it Includes twenty two amino acids plus a variety of mineralsbut unlike white harvested sugar additionally to nutritional vitamins, minerals and nutrients.


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