Let’s admit it, we’ve all have use honey whenever we make tea/coffee or whenever we eat our favorite pancakes, but it took us a while to figure out how powerful it is when it comes to beautifying. FYI -Honey is a natural antibacterial, it is used in countless beauty products even today. Honey can trap moisture onto your skin and hair, so it hydrates while fighting bacteria. Pretty cool, right? And whats even more cool is that you can easily use honey to make some DYI beauty remedies that will surely make your skin healthy and glowing! It may seem a little sticky, but the results are buzz-worthy!
Honey is often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but hey if you think that all what honey can do you better think again! You might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too!
Honey is made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and resins from flowers, this awesome ingredient can help your skin the moisturize it needs, fight aging, and fight bacteria. Plus, it’s loaded with nutrients, antioxidants, and healing compounds!
So next time you go to your favorite store, look for raw honey and try doing some of our favorite and best DIY recipes. From face masks to soap bars, here are the best ways to use honey to beautify yourself.
Take a minute and see the best DIY beauty recipes using honey!
Honey Almond Soap Bar
Treat yourself during your shower with one of this soap bar recipe by Gabby from Mom Makes Joy. The oats help exfoliate while the other components smooth and polish, leaving you feeling refreshed.
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Oatmeal Honey Scrub
We love this idea from Deliciously Ella because it’s a one-step process with ingredients you already have lying around. For this mask, mash together bananas, honey and oats into a bowl. Once your ingredients come together, smear it onto your face and leave on for an hour.
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Honey Lip Balm
It doesn’t matter the season, lips always deserve some TLC. Give it to them with this homemade lip balm from Frugal Family Home. You’ll only need a few ingredients to mix together two tins of lip balm will last you an entire season.
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Honey and warm water. Those are the only ingredients you need to create Katie’s honey shampoo. But be warned, using this magic elixir means no need for conditioner—be sure to skip the extra product unless you want oily strands.
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Milk And Honey Oatmeal Bath Bomb
That’s right, even one the trendiest beauty products can incorporate nature’s golden nectar. This bath bomb recipe can be found on A Beautiful Life, but it’s your basic fizzing DIY: baking soda, citric acid, and some extra items for scent and softening.
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Brown Sugar Lip Scrub
You’ll love how brown sugar exfoliates your lips while honey and coconut oil soften with this lip scrub by Emma. You can get the full tutorial on her blog, Crafting (E), but with only three ingredients, we promise it’s one of the easiest DIYs on our list.
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Honey Pumpkin Face Mask
Pumpkin spice lovers rejoice! Now you can take your favorite fall flavor and use it in your new favorite face mask. We knew honey worked wonders for the skin, but pumpkin’s benefits had eluded us. Head over to Mary’s blog, Mary Makes Good, to learn more of its beauty-boosting secrets.
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Honey Oat Epsom Soak
Bath bombs are great for relaxation, but this Epsom soak from Dear Crissy not only softens and relaxes you, but it also helps to heal your sore muscles and skin ailments. Crissy includes a few drops of essential oils into her soaks, but if you wanna save, all you need are the salts and oats.
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Lavender Honey Face Mask
Simply Quinoa has us obsessing over this amazing honey and cinnamon face mask. Seriously, you’re going to love it—especially how hydrating it is.
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Honey And Coconut Hair Mask
Get ready for bright, shiny and soft hair thanks to Sophie over at Radish to Wear. Mix coconut oil and honey and apply to every strand on your head. Leave the mask on overnight for the best results. Bonus: Your hair will smell amazing after.
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Honey Foaming Face Cleaner
It’s hard to find the perfect facial cleanser, we know. But with this idea from mother and daughter/blogger, Jessica, you can say goodbye to expensive store-bought washes and hello to an organic, affordable facial cleanser. Honey, oil, and water replace the standard chemicals and work together to purify your pores.