Natural Facial Scrub Using Honey

Honey is a Natural Healer

Honey has been used for centuries in cultures all over the world as a natural skin healing agent. Honey contains an enzyme called glucose oxidase, that when combined with water, produces hydrogen peroxide, a mild antiseptic. In addition to the glucose oxidase enzyme, honey also contains antioxidants and *flavonoids that may function as antibacterial agents. Honey also has the ability to moisturize the skin with out making it oily.

With these properties, honey is a great natural skin cleanser and moisturizer.

Some Favorite Honey Facial Recipes

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11 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by paige's mommy on January 18, 2007 at 6:37 am

    Wow! Who knew honey was so great!


  2. Honey really is so good for the skin–especially with its humectant properties. I used to make all my own skincare stuff, but stopped after a while. You’ve inspired me to start up again.


  3. That’s fantastic! You’ll have to share your recepies!


  4. your facial scrub sounds absolutely tantalising! is it suitable for oily/combination skin?


  5. Great question! Yes, this scrub is great for all skin types. Especially with the honey and lavender because the honey will clean your skin without making it oily and the lavender will balance your skin.

    I’ll add a recepie specifically for oily/combo skin later today.


  6. […] Some ingredients may include honey, oat, cornmeal and others depending on the spa treatment. To use, simply mix the ingredients into a paste using a fork. Then apply the mixture to face generously. After a few minutes, scrub in circular movements gently. Finally rinse off with warm water. More info can be found here. […]


  7. I love your natural facial scrub recipes. Keep ’em coming! Thanks.


  8. I’m happy to see everyone enjoying the facial recipes. I hope to get more up soon.


  9. Posted by Shelia on March 17, 2008 at 8:31 am

    but what kind of honey do we have to use for the scrub? the kinds sold in supermarkets?


  10. Yes, store bought should work just fine. That’s what I use.


  11. Hello~ may I know where do i get the raw honey for Honey and Lavender Facial Mask?


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