dripping spoon of raw honey

raw honey mask

I always love to revisit kitchen ingredients for my skincare. Enter raw honey from a local apiary — honey that’s unprocessed and straight from the hive. Rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients, raw honey exhibits antibacterial and antifungal properties, helps heal acne, and can even help with hyperpigmentation.

When I first started using honey on my skin, I was skeptical that this sticky stuff would exacerbate my acne. Boy, was I wrong. When mixed with a little bit of turmeric, this mask works wonders. I’m vowing to be consistent with masking this month, hoping that it will help fade my acne scars. We’ll see!

I will say that I keep this out of my hair because honey contains trace amounts of hydrogen peroxide that bleaches hair.

What kitchen ingredients do you like to use in your beauty routine? Do you have any favorites? Please share below!

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