hONEY + cINNAMON sKINcARE rECIPES - dIY
There are various types of skin disorders that can be treated with the help of honey and cinnamon. A paste of equal amounts of cinnamon and honey can be safely applied on skin rashes caused due to ringworm infection, eczema, etc.
To treat an insect bite, you have to use them differently.
Dilute one teaspoon of honey with two teaspoons of water and then add a teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
Massage this paste gently on the affected area and you will get relief from the pain and itchiness almost instantly.
These two can be used for acne cure. Prepare a paste with 3 tablespoons of honey and one teaspoon of grounded cinnamon and apply it on acne before bedtime.
Keep it overnight and wash it off next morning. It will bring down the skin inflammation and reduce the size of the acne
Honey, when applied topically on skin, helps in healing various types of skin disorders like acne.
This is possible because its sugar molecules and water molecules are well-bonded with each other. As a result, there are hardly any free water molecules that can support the growth and survival of the microbes. Thus, they are destroyed by the unfavorable condition created by honey.
Cinnamon is obtained from the bark of a small evergreen tree. It consists of aromatic essential oil with strong antiseptic qualities. Moreover, it is rich in antioxidants which can provide protection to the skin. All these medicinal values make honey and cinnamon for acne, an excellent choice.
Facial Mask #2:
The ingredients required for this facial mask are: 2 teaspoon of honey and one teaspoon each of finely grounded cinnamon powder and nutmeg powder.
Put all three of them in a bowl and stir properly so that they blend well with each other.
Apply this thick paste on whole face and wait for half an hour before you wash it off with warm water.
It has a soothing effect on the acne inflammation and helps to reduce its size in no time. The best part is that you can use this face mask made of honey and cinnamon for acne scars as well.
Here cinnamon acts as excellent exfoliant and open up the skin pores. Then honey helps to lighten the skin tone.
This mask should be used on the acne flare ups everyday until they disappear. Later on, it should be applied on the acne marks once or twice a week.
- Danielle Lasit