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I love Honey!Honey | Natural Skin Care

I love eating it, love cooking with it and I love putting it on my face.  Honey is an incredible substance.

# Its acts as humectant – meaning it attracts and preserves water, which aids in skin hydration. # Beneficial for acne -prone skin because it inhibits the growth of bacteria, reducing chances of breakouts. # Natural antioxidant and anti-microbial properties – helps protect the skin from the damage of sun-rays, supports the skin’s ability to rejuvenate and refresh depleted skin, leaving it feeling silky soft and supple. #Absorbs impurities from the pores of the skin making it an ideal cleansing agent.

There is no simpler way to bring a smooth glow to your skin than with 4 DIY honey beauty recipes:


Honey Cleanser

You will need:

  • 3 tablespoons of raw honey
  • 1/2 cup vegetable glycerin
  • 2 tablespoons liquid castile soap

Honey Cleanser

This is what you do:

1) Mix together all the above ingredients, apply to the face and neck and massage into the skin for at least 30 seconds allowing cleanser to loosen the dirt .

2) Rinse face with warm water.


Honey-Cucumber Toner

You will need:

  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons of honey

This is what you do:

1) Puree the cucumber in blender & strain to collect the juice

2) Add 2 tablespoons of honey and mix.

3) Pour mixture into a storage container.

4) Apply on the face and neck area with cotton wool/pad in the morning and evening,  Air dry it and rinse clean. Keeps in fridge for up-to one week


Honey-Almond Face Scrub

You will need:

  • 2 tablespoons of honey
  • 4 tablespoons of dry oatmeal
  • 2 tablespoons ground almonds
  • 1 lemon

Honey Almond Face Scrub


This is what you do:

1) Mix all the dry ingredients in a jar and add some lemon juice and stir.

2) Massage mixture onto your face, then rinse with warm water.

3) This blend gives a deeply emollient cleansing to the pores of your face.  Oats and Almonds are excellent softening exfoliants


Honey-Apple Face Mask

You will need:

  •  1 Apple
  • 1 teaspoon of Honey


what you need to do:

1) Blend the apple and honey together.

2) Apply mixture to your face and allow to stay on for 15 minutes then rinse with warm water.


Your skin will just love it.  Bon Appetit to your face!


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About Liz Mugo-Akuku

Liz Mugo-Akuku is the founder and publisher behind as well as a wife and mama to a very active boy. Lover of folklore, and just a girl on a journey to radiant health. I do this by eating REAL food, finding love in myself, and concocting homemade remedies. Want to join me? You know you want to!

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