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6 Honey-Based DIY Recipes That’ll Give You Bee-autiful Skin & Hair

Ayushi VermaAyushi Verma  |  May 28, 2021
The Best Beauty Recipes Using Honey

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Calling out all DIY aficionados: Honey is the real damn deal! While we typically think of honey as an au naturale healthy sweetener, it is also a certified hero of the skincare world.

Honey is a miracle ingredient that improves our skin’s texture and leaves it glowy AF. So today we are going to introduce you to game-changing hacks to incorporate the sticky stuff into your beauty regimen. These DIYs are as effective as the expensive pre-made stuff and have the stamp of approval of the savviest skincare gurus. So keep swiping for hacks to transform your skin with our all-time-fave DIYs.

Honey DIYs That Will Take Your Skincare And Haircare Regimen To The Next Level

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Bespoke Face Wash

You’ll need:

  • African black soap
  • Yogurt 
  • Honey
  • Turmeric
  • Bentonite clay 

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add 3 tablespoons of African black soap, 2 tablespoons of yogurt, and 1 tablespoon of honey.

Step 2: Then, add some bentonite clay along with 2 teaspoons of turmeric. Blend all the ingredients and voila, your DIY face wash is ready to use.

For Plump-Looking Skin

You’ll Need:

  • Banana
  • Organic honey
  • Freshly-squeezed orange juice 

Method:

Step 1: To a bowl, add 1 fully ripe banana and mash it until there are no lumps.

Step 2: Next, add 2 tablespoons of organic honey along with 2 teaspoons of freshly squeezed orange juice. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly until the consistency feels smooth. Apply this onto your face, and let it sit for at least 15 minutes before rinsing it off with slightly cold water.

To Get Rid Of Split Ends

You’ll Need

  • Eggs
  • Olive Oil
  • Honey

Method:

Step 1: First, separate the egg white and retain the yolk in a bowl.

Step 2: Whisk the egg yolk and add 2 to 3 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 tablespoon of honey to it. Apply onto wet hair and leave for about 30 minutes before rinsing it off.

For Brighter And Tighter Skin

You’ll need:

  • Avocado
  • Oatmeal 
  • Honey
  • Organic lavender oil

Method:

Step 1: Place 1/2 of ripe avocado into a bowl and use a fork to mash it to form a smooth paste.

Step 2: Next, place rolled oats in a food mixer to coarsely grind. Then transfer into the same bowl and mix with mashed avocado.

Step 3: Add in honey and 2 drops of pure lavender oil and mix until everything is combined.

Step 4: Apply the paste to your clean face and let sit for 15-20 minutes. Then, rinse off with warm water.

 

To Treat Pigmentation

You’ll need:

  • Turmeric 
  • Honey 
  • Yogurt mask

Method:

Step 1: In a small bowl, add 1 teaspoon of turmeric, 1 teaspoon honey, and 2 tablespoon yogurt. Stir well to make a smooth paste.

Step 2: Apply this mask to cleansed face. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes and rinse with warm water.

 

For Instant Celeb-Like Glow

You’ll need:

  • Papaya
  • Honey

Method: 

Step 1: Blend 2-3 slices of papaya until it creates a smooth mixture, then add 1 tablespoon of honey in a bowl and mix well. Apply the mask onto cleansed skin and leave it on for 10 minutes. Wash with warm water and follow with your go-to moisture.

If you are not into DIYs and still want to reap the benefits of this hardworking ingredients, invest in a sheet mask like the GLOW Iridescent Brightening Sheet Mask. This all natural formula will give you brighter and tighter skin.

Now that you know these easy-peasy recipes, go get the glow you deserve!

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