Honey Benefits for Your Skin
Posted By: Lindsay Schroeder Posted In: nutrition Date Posted: January 9th, 2013 Comments: 6
honey for skin

Honey is so good. It’s seriously so delicious. It is wonderful as a sweetener in baked goods, sauces, teas, among other food and drink. But did you also know that honey is amazing for your skin as well? It is one of the best kept secrets for some reason yet works so well to treat acne and prevent future outbreaks.

Honey contains numerous anti-microbial properties and is a natural antioxidant. Honey fights microbial infections that cause acne without irritating your skin. This sweet goodness literally pulls out impurities from your pores that would normally stay clogged with festering bacteria and oil that cause pimples.  Honey will also help restore your skin’s texture and reduce damage done to your skin by the sun and daily environments you come in contact with.

So how do you use honey on your skin? It’s actually quite simple, though a little sticky and messy! Make sure you wear a towel draped around your neck or exchange your clothes for a robe during this treatment process. Take a half cup of honey and pour it in a microwave safe bowl. Warm it for under 30 seconds but make sure it’s not hot before you apply it to your skin. Lukewarm is what the temperature should be. Apply the sticky goodness to your face and neck and let it sit on your skin for thirty minutes. It will definitely drip so this is why you need to follow our instructions for proper attire while trying this honey treatment! Once the honey has sat on your skin for thirty minutes, rinse off with warm water and a gentle cleanser. Better yet, cleanse off in the shower to make sure you remove all honey. Pat your skin dry and feel how smooth and soft your skin feels! Make sure to apply an oil-free moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated and smooth.

Honey will not clog your pores or make you break out further, as long as you are not allergic to it. It is an amazing way to fight acne and nourish your skin at the same time. Trust us at Acne Skin Site – It’s worth every messy drop!

About the Author

Lindsay Schroeder


Lindsay Schroeder, professional makeup artist and skincare guru, is the writer of all the content on Acne Skin Site. She has personally dealt with acne all throughout her 20’s and knows firsthand what anyone suffering with acne is going through. She has worked with thousands of clients that suffer with acne and has been able to encourage and educate them on how to get their skin on the road to recovery.

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Let the discussion begin!

  • nikki taylor - February 3, 2013 at 10:45 pm - Reply

    How often do you do the honey facial?

  • Arif - March 16, 2013 at 3:33 pm - Reply

    I am 19 years old and I suffer from reddish inflamation due to acne.Gonna try honey on my face by reading this post.I Wish i’t be bennefited from it.

  • inez - May 1, 2013 at 11:13 pm - Reply

    i’m mad about honey mask. i use it 3 times a week. would that be okay?

  • Kp - October 8, 2013 at 2:38 am - Reply

    Love it! It has done wonders for my oily skin. It’s so clear and smooth now. I do the mask between 2-3 times a weeks.

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