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!If you want to mix honey with lotion, we suggest to make a DIY cream at home, from scratch. Here are four recipes! Click To Tweet
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.
Honey Is a Wonder Natural Product, Believe Me!
Also, if you wonder what other benefits of honey for your body, here are 10 beauty and health tips on honey in our archives.