Honey therapy at home ( facials )

Even our great-grandmother in the care of the skin and the appearance used honey.At the same time, almost all the major cosmetic companies produce cosmetics based on bee products.The most popular honey series of well-known cosmetic companies.From domestic manufacturers of cosmetics based on honey it produces more than five companies.However, to distinguish between cosmetic products based on honey and bee products from other novelties is sometimes difficult.The fact that after the adoption of all European countries a single pharmacological system INCI labels of cosmetic products contain no information about the raw material that goes into their composition, and its main active ingredients.Thus, the presence in cosmetic products of honey and other bee products, as a rule, is hidden behind slogans Glucose Oxidas, apilacum or glucosaminum.And the presence of the cream of royal jelly is often hidden under the sonorous phrase "Royal Jelly".Therefore, you need to read the label carefully.Rarely, but some manuf

acturers still indicate exactly what the bee products are a part of this sredstva.Esli you want to use honey cosmetics, home-cooked, it will help you our advice.

Especially effective for home use a variety of honey masks.Acting is much more energetic than the creams, they not only alleviate but also nourish the skin.Due to its high hygroscopic properties honey absorbs skin isolation, has a disinfecting effect, gives the skin a fresh, velvety, smooths wrinkles.There are many different kinds of honey masks are easy to prepare at home.

For normal skin.

Egg face mask.

Spread egg yolk with 1 teaspoon of natural apple juice and 1 teaspoon of honey.Apply the pulp on the skin of the face at 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse with water at room temperature.

Lemon mask.In 1 tablespoon of honey, add 5-10 drops of lemon juice.The resulting mush apply on clean face.After 15-20 minutes rinse with cool water.

For oily skin.

protein mask.

Spread 1 tablespoon of honey to liquefy, add 1 tablespoon of oat flour and beaten egg white - get a lot of consistency of thick cream.Apply it on the face for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

mask made of flour.

2 tablespoons flour, 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon of honey thoroughly mix until a smooth dough.Apply it on your face, leave on for 10-15 minutes.Rinse with warm water.

When acne.

Cucumber mask.

3 tablespoons chopped cucumbers pour 1 cup boiling water, close the lid, put on 15 minutes in a water bath.Then remove, leave to cool slowly for 40-50 minutes, then strain.Add to the resulting infusion of 1 teaspoon of honey and stir until dissolved.The mixture was put on a well-cleansed face and neck with a cotton swab.After 30 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature.

mask of chamomile decoction.

Dissolve 2 tablespoons of honey in 50 ml of warm chamomile decoction (broth to pour 1 part herb to 10 parts of boiling water and boil for 5 minutes in a water bath).The resulting solution should be applied 1 time per week for pre-cleansed face and wash off after 20-25 minutes.

For dry skin.

mask of honey and olive oil.

Mix equal quantities of honey and vegetable oil.Heat the resulting mixture to 38-40 ° C.The resulting solution soak a gauze and apply a mask on face for 20 minutes.Then blot the face with a paper towel and remove any excess lotion mask.

Carrot mask.

Mix the yolk of 1 egg, 1 teaspoon honey and 1 teaspoon of fresh carrot juice.Apply the resulting slurry on the face.After 15-20 minutes, rinse with boiled water mixed with milk, can be added to the mix 10-15 drops of lemon juice.

Curd mask.Mix 1 teaspoon of cottage cheese with a teaspoon of honey, milk or yogurt (1 teaspoon).The resulting slurry Apply to face and leave for 15-20 minutes.Then rinse with warm water and wipe the skin with a slice of lemon.

For combination skin.

mask with black bread.

Connect flesh 1 slice of black bread with 30 ml of hot milk.Then add 1 tablespoon honey and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.Apply on dry skin with a nourishing cream for the face, and on top put a mask on for 15-20 minutes.

Grass mask with honey.

Prepare a paste of one of the following herbs: dandelion leaves, plantain, chamomile flowers dosage, nettle bipartite or peppermint.To this end, the grass carefully grind in a mortar, add a little water and mix in equal proportions with honey.Apply the mask on your face and wash off after 15-20 minutes with lukewarm water.

Nourishing Mask of honey, bran and lemon.

2 tablespoons of honey, heat in a water bath, then mix with 2 tablespoons of milled into powder of wheat bran and juice lemon U2.The mixture in the form of heat put on the face.After 30 minutes, rinse with boiled water.

Unfortunately, before applying honey therapy, you need to find out if you are contraindications.Because cosmetic products based on honey (both industrial and home-made) have a number of contraindications.


allergic reaction to honey and other bee products

dilated blood vessels and capillary veins on the face (rosacea)

accelerated hair growth

face with extreme caution should be used honey cosmetics diabetes, exudative diathesis, diseasesassociated with a delay in the body of carbohydrates, and bronchial asthma.

If you suffer from any of these diseases, before the application of cosmetics, which include honey and other bee products, be sure to consult with your doctor.