4 homemade recipes that include delicious honey and make a real delight for your body and skin.
We received a lot of questions like this:
Can I mix honey with body lotion?
Long story short: it depends on the lotion. But we strongly recommend to make a DIY cream at home from scratch!
Beauty tip of the day is about honey and it miraculous (and cheap) properties. You have here 4 ways in which you can use honey and prepare in your own kitchen body lotion, creams and natural treatments for body and skin care.
Honey cold cream for dry skin
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
1 tablespoon ground almonds
1 teaspoon liquid lecithin
2 tablespoons bee pollen
1 egg yolk, at room temperature
1 teaspoon rosewater or cologne water
Combine all ingredients and mix well. This cream has a slightly grainy and oily texture, and in addition to using as a cold cream, it can be used for sunburn and for applying as a conditioner to the hands before doing outside work, such as gardening. Makes about ¾ cup.
Honey cleansing lotion
½ cup hot water
1 tablespoon bee pollen
1½ teaspoons unflavored gelatin
¼ cup honey
Soften the gelatin in the water for several minutes. Then dissolve the gelatin mixture over low heat for 5 to 7 minutes, until the mixture is clear.. Add the remaining ingredients. Makes about 1 cup.
Honey cleansing cream
¼ cup honey
1 tablespoon liquid soap
½ cup glycerin
Place the ingredients in a screw top jar, cover and shake well. Makes about 3/4 cup.
Honey hand lotion
½ cup Vaseline petroleum jelly
2 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons glycerin
1 tablespoon liquid lecithin
Melt the petroleum jelly over a double boiler. Add the remaining Ingredients and heat for several minutes until the mixture is smooth and well mixed, Makes about ¾ cup.