Virtues of Honey and lemon Mask

Virtues of Honey and lemon Mask

honey and lemon mask

You are in a hurry and you have not a lot of time. Tried this recipe is a classic but very effective ideal for all skin types, it restores radiance to the complexion and purifies the skin.



Take a tablespoon of honey; choose a dark honey such as chestnut honey, drill, thyme … richer in minerals and active ingredients. Add to it as 2 drops of lemon essential oil (green or yellow) or a few drops of lemon juice mix well.

Apply on your face and leave on for 30 minutes


The honey undisputed healing virtues

Honey has extraordinary virtues in skin known since ancient times until today. During the Second World War was used honey to heal the wounds of soldiers. Even today the healing properties of honey are used. Finally facing the resistance of certain bacteria to antibiotics honey is used to treat wounds. Thanks to poultices with honey, dead tissue is rejected faster, and the wounds heal faster. Wounds that failed to heal for years have even been stabilized with honey


Antiseptic properties

Honey contains an enzyme called glucose oxidase: it allows better known as hydrogen peroxide name particularly effective constantly changing small amounts of sugar hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic.

The advantage of honey is that it produces hydrogen peroxide in small amounts, just enough to kill germs without damaging the skin.


Moisturizing properties

In fact, the sugar it contains fixed water in the skin

Anti wrinkle and anti-oxidant properties mineralizing

Its richness in vitamins minerals and flavonoids helps maintain healthy skins and fight against external aggressions. Honey mainly contains vitamins B1, B2, B3 (or niacin), B5, B6, C, and incidentally vitamins A, B8 (vitamin H), B9, D and K.

These minerals are not always all present in honey.

Honey promotes the synthesis of collagen and elastin of the skin with protein; Proteins play a fundamental role in many cell functions. They enter into the composition of the enzymes of the architecture of chromosomes and are necessary for the synthesis of collagen and elastin.

It restores elasticity to the skin

Antiseptic and healing properties help to purify the skin healing buttons. It hydrates the skin and provides it with vitamins and minerals. It strengthens the defenses of the skin and restores elasticity.


30. September 2013 by Honey Mask for Acne
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