Monday, August 09, 2010

Beauty Recipes (Made with Honey)

Homemade Honey Beauty Recipes


Honey Cleansing Scrub-- Mix 1 tablespoon of honey with 2 tablespoons
finely
ground almonds and 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice. Rub gently onto face.
Rinse off
with warm water.



Firming Face Mask-- Whisk together 1 tablespoon honey, 1 egg white, 1
teaspoon glycerin (available at drug and beauty stores) and enough
flour to
form a paste (approximately 1/4 cup). Smooth over face and throat.
Leave on
10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.



Hair Conditioner -- Mix 1/2 cup honey and 1/4 cup olive oil. (Use 2
tablespoons oil for normal hair.) Work a small amount at a time
through hair
until coated. Cover hair with a shower cap; leave on 30 minutes.
Remove
shower cap; shampoo well and rinse. Dry as normal.



Facial Toner -- In blender, puree 1 tablespoon honey with a peeled,
cored
apple. Smooth over face; leave on 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.



Moisture Mask-- Mix 2 tablespoons honey with 2 teaspoons milk.
Smooth over
face and throat. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.



Smoothing Skin Lotion-- Mix 1 teaspoon honey with 1 teaspoon
vegetable oil
and 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice. Rub into hands, elbows, heels and
anywhere
that feels dry. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with water.



Skin Softening Bath-- Add 1/4 cup honey to bath water for a
fragrant, silky
bath.



Hair Shine-- Stir 1 teaspoon honey into 4 cups (1 quart) warm water.
Blondes
may wish to add a squeeze of lemon. After shampooing, pour mixture
through
hair. Do not rinse out. Dry as normal.

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