Beauty tips with Manuka honey

3 amazing DIY beauty tricks that you can do with Manuka honey

Did you know that bees are the only insects that produce food that is eaten by humans? Bees spend their whole lives collecting nectar from the Manuka Flower, which is only found in New Zealand, to make the amazing Manuka honey.

Not only does Manuka honey taste great; it is also widely thought to have significant antibacterial qualities and is rich in B vitamins, amino acids, iron and zinc. It’s no wonder why they call it nature’s miracle food.

So, now that we know the benefits of it this amazing wonder food, here are a few ways to use Manuka honey in your everyday life.

 

1. Manuka honey mask for gorgeous skin

With its antimicrobial properties, the honey makes a wonderful addition to homemade skin mask. A quick and easy way to achieve beautiful skin is to mix 2 tablespoons of Marks & Spencer Manuka Honey with one tablespoon of baking soda. Wash your face with warm water and then gently rub the mixture on your face or even the body in a circular motion. Leave on for 2 minutes at the most then rinse well with warm water. This mix helps to keep the skin moisturized and radiant.

2. Manuka honey as a hair conditioner

Mix half a cup of Manuka honey with a quarter of a cup of olive oil together with a fork. Then work a small amount of the mixture through your hair until it’s fully coated. Once you have applied the mixture, cover your hair with a shower cap and let sit for 30 minutes. Shampoo as normal and rinse.

3. Manuka honey as a body scrub

Want beautifully soft and radiant skin? Then a Manuka honey and almond scrub is the perfect quick and natural fix to get beautifully soft skin. Simply mix 3 teaspoons of honey, 1 teaspoon of olive oil, and 6 ½ tablespoons of finely crushed almonds. Rub the exfoliating scrub onto your face gently and rinse with warm water.

You can buy this miracle honey at your nearest Marks & Spencer food store. Choose between 10+ or 15+ strength honey jars, depending on which anti-bacterial strength you prefer.

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