Updated: Oct 27
This is one of my favorite DIY face washes! It makes my skin feel smooth and doesn't dry my face out like most face washes do.
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I recently ditched my store bought face wash for this Rose & Honey face wash. I've been using it for the past month and love the way it makes my skin feel! Soft and moisturized. Because I like it so much, I decided to share it with you!
Luxurious DIY face wash that's easy & affordable to make!
5 benefits of honey in skincare
Honey is nature's perfect ingredient for natural skincare! It has healing properties and the ability to soften, brighten, nourish, and clarify the skin.
1. Honey moisturizes and hydrates skin
Honey has natural humectant properties that make if effective at moisturizing. A humectant helps the skin retain or preserve moisture. The enzymes in honey allows it to penetrate deep into the skin layers, bringing hydration along with it. This can help plump, soften, and bring a natural radiant glow to the skin.
2. honey can help with signs of aging
Honey hydrates the skin which can make the skin more supple, making fine lines and wrinkles less noticeable. Honey also contains antioxidants that help to fight free radicals. Free radicals are one of the major causes of premature skin aging.
3. honey is an effective cleanser and gentle exfoliator
Honey has natural antibacterial and exfoliating properties. These properties help to cleanse pores and remove deep down dirt and debris that may clog pores and contribute to skin issues.
4. honey may help lighten scars and
I didn't know this, but honey contains a small amount of hydrogen peroxide. This gives honey mild lightening properties, which can help decrease scars from acne or dark spots from the sun over time. These properties make honey a great choice for people who struggle with a dull complexion and want to brighten the skin.
5. honey helps fight acne and breakouts
Honey's natural antibacterial properties and anti-inflammatory properties can help to decrease acne and skin breakouts. These properties may help reduce the bacteria and redness that are associated with pimples, blackheads, and whiteheads.
Rose & Honey Face wash DIY Recipe
1/4 cup raw unfiltered organic honey
1/4 cup organic rose water
2 tbsp liquid Castile soap
1 tsp organic rose hip oil
12 drops rose essential oil
Combine all ingredients into a glass beaker or measuring cup.
Gently stir mixture with a spoon until the honey is fully dissolved.
Pour the face wash into the 8 oz bottle with pump. Do not shake - this causes bubbles and foam.
Have you tried DIY or honey skincare? What did you try and what skin benefits did you see? If you try this recipe, I'd love to hear your feedback in the comments!