Honey is the answer to all your skin and hair woes

Written by Sanya HamdaniFeb 27, 2020

Honey is a wonderful ingredient that posses numerous skincare benefits. The inclusion of honey in so many skincare products is proof! This natural humectant is full of antioxidants that help reduce wrinkles and delay the signs of ageing. It also soothes and moisturises the skin while fighting acne-causing bacteria. Awesome, right?

Want to learn how to use this ingredient to tackle your hair and skin woes? Read on… 


The antibacterial and antifungal properties of honey make it an excellent natural ingredient to deal with acne. It deep cleanses pores, removing toxins and dirt to prevent breakouts. To get rid of acne, take a teaspoon of honey in a bowl, dip a cotton ball in it and dab on the pimple. Let it stay all night and come morning you will notice that the pimple has dried up. Apply this treatment regularly to fade acne scars and get clear and flawless skin.


Blackheads are little pesky spots that usually appear on the t-zone and can bring your skin game down. If you are struggling with blackheads that won’t go, mix a teaspoon of honey with half a teaspoon of lemon juice and apply on the nose and chin before hitting the sheets. Rinse off in the morning to reveal soft and glowing skin. With regular use, this treatment can also shrink your pores.

Split ends

Damaged hair is prone to split ends and no matter how frequently you get a haircut, this problem doesn’t seem to go away. However, honey contains nourishing and repairing properties that work wonders on your hair. Mix two teaspoons of olive oil with a teaspoon of honey and apply to the ends of your hair and cover it to prevent mess. Wash off in the morning for smooth and shiny hair.

Lip softener

If you are struggling with dry and chapped lips, look no further than this overnight honey treatment to solve your problem. Exfoliate your lips and then apply a thin layer of honey all over before going to bed. The repairing and softening properties of honey will make your lips soft and smooth.