Honey is one of nature’s incredible beauty elixirs! It’s sweet scent and beautiful texture has been adored for many centuries in foods and desserts, but did you know that honey could also be used to transform your hair? Honey is used in many beauty products due to it’s enriching and moisturizing properties. You too can also benefit from honeys amazing properties to transform your hair and here’s how…

 

Honey promotes hair growth

Honey is one of natures natural antioxidants and is great for your skin, so it helps keep your scalp hydrated and healthy. It can also help to promote hair growth. Honey can also stimulate the hair follicles due to its moisturizing elements. Nature is all you need when it comes to hair growth! To get the most out of honey for hair growth mix 2 tablespoons of natural/organic honey with 1 tsp of peppermint oil, and 1 tsp of coconut oil. Massage the mixture into your scalp and wet hair, leave for 15 minutes then rinse with diluted apple cider vinegar. Condition your hair as usual. Repeat the process once or twice a week.

 

Honey as a moisturizer

Honey is a humectant which prevents your hair from drying out so it’s especially useful if you suffer from dry and brittle hair. Because honey has a high sugar content, the sweet substance also does a great job at helping your strands retain moisture and maintain strong follicles. To try honey as a moisturizing treatment it couldn’t be easier. Heat up a mixture of extra virgin olive oil and honey (either on a stovetop or several seconds in the microwave with regular stirring). Smooth the warm mixture over your clean damp hair and distribute it evenly, comb it through if you like. Cover your hair with a shower cap and let the concoction marinate for 30 minutes then rinse thoroughly.

Honey for shiny locks

The golden sweet substance can make your hair super shiny and beautiful. If you are fed up of having dull or lifeless hair with no shine, then honey will restore the natural shine and give it a new lease of life. Honey clarifies and conditions your hair deeply so the results will be almost immediate. To achieve hair as shiny as honey, you can use a simple hair mask. All you need to do is mix 5 tablespoons of natural/organic honey with 2 cups of water and apply mixture to clean hair. Put on a shower cap and let mixture work its magic for 30 minutes and then rinse.

All natural hair-care is all the rage and right now everyone is buzzing about honey! Sometimes you don’t have to spend a fortune on chemical laden products. Nature often provides you with all the ingredients you need to achieve beautiful skin and luscious locks. Adding a few extra ingredients to your honey can yield some seriously luxurious and beneficial hair treatments that really work.

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