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Hi Petals,

Now I am not a big fan of honey when it comes to eating it, but slathering all over different parts of my body ... now that is a different story. Using honey in our beauty regime is an old and very well-known tradition throughout the beauty industry, with the research showing that honey works wonders for your skin. The biggest bonus of all - it's all natural and causes no harmful effects -. Honey also aids in bringing an all-round glow and nourishment to the skin.

People believe honey is a great hydrating agent for the skin aiding in keeping it fresh all day long!! Below is a list of wonderful uses for honey, that some of you may not have heard of.

  1. Honey contains numerous antioxidant properties and applied to sunburn aids in the healing process. It is also able to help protect the skin from sun damage to begin with.
  2. It is effective in rejuvenating the skin by removing dead skin cells and serves as the perfect skin cleanser helping to remove your skin's impurities.
  3. It is a wonder worker and a great skin care alternative for those with oily skin as it softens and moistens the skin without leaving an oily residue behind.
  4. Honey is not often being used in many natural skin care products and cosmetic products worldwide. 
  5. Mixed with olive oil, applied it to your well shampooed manes and left it in for one hour leaves your tresses silky smooth and super shiny.
  6. Thought to be on of the best ingredients in preventing the formation of wrinkles & removing dryness from the skin. Honey helps make the skin more elastic - a great way of deferring the ageing process -.
  7. Used in numerous face masks to give the skin a radiant glow. It can be used either on its own or mixed with other ingredients.
  8. Used as a natural cleanser, honey exfoliates the skin to bring out radiant and clear skin.
  9. Manuka honey is a wonderful form of medical honey aiding in the facilitation of the formation of collagen to aid in younger looking skin and reducing acne scars.
  10. Take 1 spoon of honey each night before curling up in bed. This aids in delaying the degeneration process of your skin as well as shedding a few extra pounds while you snooze. So remember "just a spoonful of honey makes the medicine go down"!!
  11. Pop a spoonful f honey in your bath water for sweet, soft, glowing skin.
  12. Use it as a lip balm, which will help leave you pout baby smooth and super moisturised.
What are you secret uses for honey? Let me know in the comments below!

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