Honey masks for acne

From the oldest times people have used honey to treat acne and other face or body scars. There is not a unique recipe according to which the honey mask for acne can be prepared. Thus, honey can be combined with various plants or other substances. Lots of people managed to pimples by using acne natural treatments.

Causes of acne

Acne Vulgaris (the scientific name for acne) is an almost universal problem, the majority of people suffering from a weaker or a more severe form of acne. This kind of acne is caused by the blocking of the sebaceous glands (the sebum producing glands) with dried skin, dust or other elements as well as by certain hormonal activities which take place within the human organism during adolescence. When these sebaceous glands are blocked, the sebum cannot come out at the surface and starts to deposit under the skin pores, which turn red and swollen. These closed sebaceous glands represent the ideal place for bacteria development and thus the situation turns worse. Thus, these pores can turn into swollen, painful, red spots which most of times cause itches. Thus, acne appears and spreads all over your face.

Treatment of acne

Once acne identified, the finding of a treatment can no longer be such a complicated manner. Since acne is caused by the blocking and infection of the sebaceous glands, their cleaning seems to be the most appropriate treatment. There are lots of creams and anti-acne solution out there on the market that guarantee a clean face within a few days. However, the best help for acne problems is honey. The honey face mask removes the agents that block the sebaceous glands and at the same time it treats the infection associated with acne and pimples. It is necessary to adapt the honey face mask to the type of skin complexion (dry, mixt or fatty).

Honey mask for acne

Honey mask for acne Honey can be used for efficiently treating acne, since it cleans the skin pores and removes germs. At the same time, honey keeps your skin complexion firma and bright.

Ingredients: just pure, natural honey
Quantity: as much as you need
Preparation method: none
Application: apply a thin layer all over your face
Beauty tips: use raw, unprocessed honey, if possible
Facts: honey has anti-germs and antioxidant properties but at the same time is very sticky. Thus, honey can remove dust, dead skin and germs from the skin pores, preventing the development of various skin infections. The antioxidants extant in the honey composition determine the rejuvenation of the skin complexion.

Honey and apple face mask for acne

This is a very healthy, easy to prepare face mask.
Ingredients: an apple, four-five teaspoons of honey and lukewarm water
Preparation Method: remove the seeds and mix the apple in a blender until you obtain a very smooth pulp
Honey and apple Application: apply a thin layer all over your face; wait 10 to 15 minutes for the layer to dry; when the time is up wash your face with lukewarm water
Beauty tips: the honey and apple mask for acne is more efficient if the ingredients are fresh and natural; if you prepared a larger quantity, it is better to keep the remaining quantity in a clean recipient in your refrigerator; since this face mask is easy and quick to prepare, it is better to prepare only the quantity that you need for a single application
Facts: the apple determines the smooth cleaning of the skin complexion, due to the glycolic acid, which removes dead skin and any type of impurities; the honey has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, thus removing the germs that determine the acne development
Warnings: to see if you are allergic to any of the ingredients, apply a small quantity of this mixture on your wrist and wait for a couple of hours; if red spots, itches or other allergy signs appear, do not use this mask for your skin complexion

Honey and yogurt face mask for acne

This mask is a natural treatment good for acne.
Ingredients: two teaspoon of fresh milk, two teaspoons of honey, the fresh juice of a squeezed lemon, a teaspoon of fresh yogurt and lukewarm water
Preparation method: mix all the ingredients in a bowl until you obtain a homogenous paste
Application: apply a layer of this mixture on your face and neck; wait for a few minutes until the paste dries; then apply another layer and keep on with the procedure until there is nothing left from the mixture; wait for another ten minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water
Beauty tips: use this mask three/four times a week; it is better to prepare it just before applying it, since it is quick and easy to prepare Facts: the citric acid extant in the lemon and the milk determine the cleansing of the skin complexion; the yogurt moisturizes the complexion, which is an extremely important thing since the lemon dries it
Warnings: before applying this mask, check if you are allergic to any of the ingredients Note: you can successfully use the combinations: lemon and honey; honey and milk or yogurt and honey

Honey and cinnamon face mask for acne

This mask is an excellent help for acne.
Ingredients: cinnamon powder (the quantity needed depends on the acne affected surface; if you want to apply the mask on the whole surface of the face, then you need three to four teaspoons) and honey (as much as you need, in order to obtain a mellow paste)
Preparation method: mix the tow ingredients until you obtain a mellow paste which can be easily applied on the face skin
Application: you can apply either only on the affected area or on the whole surface of the skin; it is better to apply the paste in the evening before going to bed; the next morning, wash your face with plenty of lukewarm water; this remedy for acne and pimples has to be applied for two weeks
Beauty tips: the results are extraordinary, but you need patience since this remedy for acne and pimples does not have an immediate success
Facts: the cinnamon determines the exfoliation of skin complexion and also has antibacterial properties; thus this honey and cinnamon combination has miraculous effects
Warnings: lots of people are allergic to cinnamon powder; the mask can irate people with a sensitive skin; thus, it is better to test this combination on other parts of your body, before applying it onto your face

Honey and aloe mask for acne

This mask is one of the best remedies for acne and pimples.
Honey and aloe Ingredients: a teaspoon of aloe and a teaspoon of honey
Preparation method: stir the two ingredients until you obtain a homogenous mixture; leave the mixture to solidify for ten minutes, before applying it on your face Application: apply the mixture either on the affected area or on the whole surface of the skin
Beauty tips: the aloe is famous for its skin protection properties; it tones, hydrates and cleans the skin complexion; honey has antioxidant and antibacterial properties; this mask is recommended to people having and over-sensitive skin
Warnings: there have been reported aloe allergic reactions, so far

Honey and aspirin mask good for acne and pimples

Ingredients: one or two aspirin pills, one teaspoon of honey and water to dissolve the two pills
Preparation method: first dissolve the pills and then add the honey; stir very well and let the mixture to solidify for about two or three minutes
Application: apply on the whole surface of the skin, but especially on the affected area; wait for 10 to 15 minutes then wash your face with lukewarm water Beauty tips: do not use coated aspirin
Facts: aspirin can be found in lots of beauty products, since it is very good for fatty skin; aspirin determines skin exfoliation while honey removes germs
Warnings: a too long use of aspirin can cause an excessive drying of the skin, giving the complexion a yellowish aspect; aspirin is not good for all skin types; this is an aspect that has to be considered if you want to use this face mask; this face mask for acne and pimple must not be applied on a dry skin; you should better ask the advice of your physician before using this homemade remedy for acne and pimples

A honey and egg treatment of acne

Ingredients: an egg yolk, a teaspoon of honey, a teaspoon of olive oil and a few pill of E vitamin
Preparation method: stir the ingredients until you obtain a paste that can be applied on your face
Application: apply the paste on the whole surface of the skin and wait for 10 to 15 minutes and then wash your face with lukewarm water; pad your face with a clean and dry towel
Beauty tips: if you have a very dry skin, you can two or more teaspoons of olive oil
Warning: check if you are allergic to any of the ingredients before applying the mask on your skin

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