How to make a honey mask to exfoliate the skin
The truth is that at home we can develop a wide variety of totally natural recipes that help when it comes to take care and protect the skin not only of the face, but of practically the whole body. A good example are the facial masks, prepared with 100% natural ingredients, especially useful to cleanse the skin, provide hydration, reduce some skin conditions and problems, or simply to exfoliate.
As you surely know, if we exfoliate our skin we are renewing the cells of it by eliminating the dead cells present in the epidermis. That's why it's interesting Exfoliate our skin at least once a week, not being so advisable to do it daily since if so, you would only get to dry and scale the skin. Even some beauty experts and dermatologists advise to do it every 15 days.
Be that as it may, to elaborate facial masks at home You only need a few ingredients. And among those basic ingredients we can mention essential oils of plants and herbs, vegetable oils, cereals and seeds and fruit pulps. This time we will explain how to prepare a honey mask for facial skin, ideal not only to take care of it naturally but to exfoliate it and eliminate the dead cells accumulated in it.
Honey mask recipe
Ingredients that you need
To make this mask you need 2 tablespoons of pure honey from bees, 4 drops of lavender essential oil and 3 drops of chamomile essential oil.
If you have doubts about its quality we recommend you read our note on How to know if honey is pure).
Steps to prepare the honey mask
You just have to put the ingredients in a bowl or wooden bowl and mix them well. Put honey first, then lavender essential oil and chamomile essential oil. With the help of a wooden spoon try to mix everything until a paste is formed. Ready!
How to apply the honey mask
To apply the mask on the face you just have to put a little on your fingers and apply on the skin with a gentle massage, making circular movements. Leave on for 15 minutes, to finally cleanse your face with warm water.
The benefits of the honey mask for the skin
Honey is a wonderful ingredient for the skin, because it provides interesting properties and benefits both curative and preventive. For example, it is useful for relieve skin fatigue, in addition to Provide softness and restore the complexion, retaining the skin moisture (hence it is interesting in case of having dry skin).
It also helps to heal wounds, so it is also interesting in the treatment of skin conditions.
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