The #1 Face Mask For Pimples
Give your skin a beautiful glow using this one simple ingredient… honey!
Washing your face with honey to clear up pimples has never been easier. I love using this fresh honey face mask for pimples to get clear, glowing skin and I’m sure you will too!
I first heard about using honey to heal skin conditions from a naturopath who advised my husband to apply it to a rash that would flare up after wearing boxing gloves at our martial arts gym. It worked so well that I started using it on my skin for a clear, healthy glow!
How does it work?
Honey has been used in ancient medicine for thousands of years due to antibacterial and antifungal properties that make it an effective treatment for skin infections as it kills germs, promotes the healing process, and acts as an antiseptic to prevent future infection.
Applying honey to your skin is fantastic for treating skin blemishes because it not only fights the nasty bacteria present in pimples but also stops this bacteria from spreading, which saves you from those dreaded breakouts!
The big advantage of using honey over most common skin care products is that it is also extremely hydrating. Pimples are not always the result of excessively oily skin so it’s important we maintain hydration to avoid premature ageing of the skin, which means looking younger for longer 🙂
The alpha hydroxy acids in the natural sugars found in honey will also go to work on your skin. They help to improve uneven skin tone once the blemishes have cleared by gently exfoliating the skin to reveal a smoother, clearer complexion.
For best results
When buying honey, make sure you look for the least processed, purest form available, and always use clean utensils when using to avoid contamination.
How to Use
This is the simple way I use honey for my face at least once a week:
Honey Face Mask For Pimples
1 tsp of runny Honey
- Hold a warm damp face cloth over your face for a couple of seconds so that skin is slightly wet.
- Warm a teaspoon of honey in your palm for a runny consistency.
- Thickly smear over entire face and neck, avoiding the delicate eye area.
- Let the honey sit for 20 minutes or until it feels drier and stickier to touch. You may need to hold a tissue to catch any drips!
- To remove it’s important to warm the honey again so that it doesn’t pull the skin.
- Wet a face cloth in warm water and hold over your face for a few seconds.
- Using a cotton face pad, wipe off excess honey. Be sure to use light upward motions.
- Remove all trace of honey with a wet face cloth.
- Honey is so hydrating there is no need to apply a moisturiser.