For centuries people have used honey for acne and for healing different scars, signs or marks on their skin. A honey masque does not have just a unique recipe – as it can be mixed with different combinations of plants and other substances.
A honey mask is a very popular remedy and if you wish to treat your skin problem in a natural and harmless way, this is the perfect choice for you. You can get rid of it without having to eat pills or apply lotions that in the vast majority of cases contain chemical substances and do not give the proper results. Anyhow, before one starts to treat, one has to know the cause.
Sooner or later in their lifetime, most people will suffer from acne. Acne vulgaris is a type of acne cause by the sebaceous glands, as they are responsible of creation and production of sebum. This way the fat gathers inside the skin and the end result is a reddish, painful and inflamed tissue.
Once one knows the real cause, it is easier to find a remedy. Due to the fact that it is caused by blocking and the infections of sebaceous glands, cleaning the blockage and fighting the infection should help in the healing process. This is where the honey mask enters in place. It does not have just the two properties mentioned above, but as well removes the microbes.
The honey mask – the simple honey can be used alone and it will help in treating the acne but as well in maintaining a soft and glowing skin. One uses what quantity thinks one need. In putting it on your face you should apply a thin layer and leave it act for 20 minutes. The honey has antioxidant properties. It will remove the dust, the microbes, the dead skin and all other properties that are not good for your skin. its properties will not allow the skin to get infected again and will give it a younger, more glowing and smooth look.
The honey and apple mask – this is a very simple mask and it contains a middle sized apple, 4-5 spoons of honey and some warm water (for rinse). One should peel the apple and put it in a blender and make a smooth paste. Then add the honey and mix it until it is even. Apply a layer from the composition on the face and leave it for 15 minutes, until it dries a little. In the end, rinse the face with warm water. The combination of apple and honey will clean up the pores of the skin.
The mask with honey, yoghurt, milk and lemon – this is a very good treatment that uses natural and eatable products. One should add two spoons of fresh milk, two spoons of honey, fresh juice from a lemon, a spoon of fresh yoghurt and some warm water. Mix all the above in a bowl until you obtain a uniform paste. Then, apply a layer of this on your face and neck and wait some minutes until it dries off. Then apply another layer, and another layer making the same thing, until the composition is over. Leave it 10 minutes and rinse it with warm water afterwards. One can use this mask between three – four times per week. Each time it has to be fresh made. It is very good for the oily skin.
The mask with honey and cinnamon – this is a highly popular mask. It contains cinnamon powder and honey. One has to mix the needing quantity until it blends then one has to apply it one the face. Apply it on the problem areas before going to bed and leave it overnight. Rinse it with warm water in the morning. Repeating it for two weeks, will make you see the results.
The mask with honey and Aloe – one needs a spoon of aloe paste and a spoon of honey. Mix them and then apply it on the affected areas from your face. It hydrates, calms and soothes the skin. It is very good for those that suffer of red skin, inflammation or itch’s.