Honey is an all natural ingredient to enhance beauty. It kills bacteria that causes blemishes, soothes and moisturizes skin. Apply some honey on your face, leave for 15 minutes to dry and wash off with cool water. To get soft glowing skin, make a face mask with mashed ripe papaya and some honey. Apply it on the face and wash off after half an hour. It suits all skin type and helps reduce black spots.
To make a face scrub, mix ½ teaspoon lemon juice, some finely ground almond and 1 tablespoon honey. Scrub your face gently with it and wash off with cool lukewarm water. Another good face scrub is to mix ½ teaspoon sugar or salt and 3 tablespoon honey. Massage the face gently with it and wash off with lukewarm water.
A natural face wash can be made by mixing together turmeric powder, rose water, sandalwood power, milk and honey. This face wash is effective in cleansing the skin. To maintain good health consume a tablespoon of honey every day. It is also a natural sweetener. Its anti-aging properties moisturize the skin and keeps it looking younger for long. In summers it helps soothe irritated skin.