A healthy affordable facial is just a few ingredients away. For a clean, moisturized skin, the main ingredient is raw honey. All of Aspen Ridge Honey is Raw Honey except the honey sticks. Not only is honey a natural humectant ( meaning it attracts moisture) but it has proven antibacterial, antiseptic action. Applied to your skin honey gently disinfects blemishes and kills bacteria while protecting your skin and sealing in moisture.
These recipes for a homemade honey facial are for various skin types. Each recipe is enough for one facial. Once you have chosen which facial based on your skin type, mix the ingredients well and apply to a clean damp face avoiding the eye area. Leave the treatment on for 10-15 minutes and rinse well with warm water.
* Important: always do a test patch with new facial products on the tender skin of your inner forearm Before applying to your face to check for negative reactions. If you have allergies to bees, pollen, or honey seek a professionals advice before trying this at home. Enjoy!
Normal Skin - Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Lemon juice contains naturally occurring alpha-hydroxy acids that gently exfoliate dead skin cells and works to even out skin tone.
Oily/acne-prone skin - Mix in 2 tablespoons of honey with 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, a noted antibacterial, doubles the blemish-busting strength of this facial. Not appropriate for people with sensitive skin.
Dry Skin - Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with a teaspoon of plain yogurt and a teaspoon of smash avacado. The avacado moisurizes while the lactic acid from the yogurt stimulates collagen production and exfoliates dead skin.
Sensitive Skin - Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 1 teaspoon of aloe vera gel. You can find aloe gel at the supplement shop or your local co-op or natural food store.