Firming Face Mask: Whisk together 1 Tbsp. honey, 1 egg white, 1 teaspoon glycerin (available at drug and beauty stores) and enough flour to form a paste (approximately 1/4 cup). Smooth over face and throat. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
Hair Conditioner: Mix 1/2 cup honey and 1/4 cup olive oil. (Use 2 Tbsp. oil for normal hair.) Work a small amount at a time through hair until coated. Cover hair with a shower cap; leave on 30 minutes. Remove shower cap; shampoo well and rinse. Dry as normal.
Facial Toner: In blender, puree 1 Tbsp. honey with a peeled, cored apple. Smooth over face; leave on 15 minutes. Rinse with cool water.
Moisture Mask: Mix 2 Tbsp. honey with 2 tsp. milk. Smooth over face and throat. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
Smoothing Skin Lotion: Mix 1 tsp. honey with 1 tsp. vegetable oil and 1/4 tsp. lemon juice. Rub into hands, elbows, heels and anywhere that feels dry. Leave on 10 minutes. Rinse off with water.
Skin Softening Bath: Add 1/4 cup honey to bath water for a fragrant, silky bath.
Hair Shine: Stir 1 tsp. honey into 4 cups (1 quart) warm water. Blonds may wish to add a squeeze of lemon. After shampooing, pour mixture through hair. Do not rinse out. Dry as normal.
By Irishwitch from Aurora, CO
Honey is reported to keep hair moisturized and help strengthen hair follicles. This is a page about using honey as a hair treatment.