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|Would buy this product again.||92%|
Age: 25-29 Skin: Sensitive, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Blue
wow! i tried a honey mask after seeing hints on this site, and am now incorporating it into my skincare routine. i've done it a few times now, about 1x a week, and leave it on for 20-30 minutes. my skin is somewhat sensitive and very dry in the winter, so i was pleased to see that my skin was smooth and hydrated after washing the honey off. it even looks like a stubborn blemish that has been sitting there under the skin is noticeably smaller- is that possible? anyways, i use a little jar of raw honey that i get in the organic section at my grocery store, and it's so cheap and convenient. try it if you haven't!
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination Hair: Brunette Eyes: Blue
Yes, I'll buy honey again . .to eat it! I wasn't so impressed with using on my skin. It didn't really seem to do anything at all. I do intend to try the aspirin mask, however, and may use a little honey to bind the aspirin together.
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
Whenever I use this as a mask I literally glow afterward! However, a month ago this gave me some cystic acne that STILL won't go away=[
Age: 44-55 Skin: Very Dry, Fair-Medium, Cool Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine Eyes: Blue
I do alot of research on Makeup Alley and other websites. I found a natural face scrub that uses honey and brown sugar. You mix 1 part honey with 2 parts brown sugar. The brown sugar has to dissolve some and then you have a face scrub. Brown sugar exfoliates and the honey moisturizes. My face feels so soft to the touch. I have used the honey alone and wait five-ten minutes before rinsing.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
I've found that honey is great if you have any kind of cut or injury to your skin. I stupidly tried an extremely strong chemical peel last year and was left with a literal chemical burn on my face that left a prominent scab on the middle of my cheek. (People were commenting left and right). Not to be gross, but nothing would get rid of this scab of dead skin and I was terrified to exfoliate it because of the risk of scaring. I used a honey mask for the moisturizing properties and stood in a warm shower to let it soak in and amazing when I gently scrubbed my face with a washcloth the entire thing peeled away and revealed fresh new skin underneath. I have absolutely no scars from this and I honestly believe its because of the gentle moisturizing properties of the honey. Did you know that honey is a natural antibacterial agent as well, so all the more better to use it on cuts and scars. Give it a try if you ever have a similar blemish on your skin!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I can't live without honey! Unlike most of the people here, I don't really tend to use it on my face...although on occasion, I have used it as a moisturizing mask (not straight...gives me breakouts. But 2 tablespoons diluted with 2 teaspoons of milk works wonderfully). What I use this for is for washing my hair...I cut my shampoo so that it's 1 part honey to 2 parts shampoo (regardless of brand), and it's really worked to cut dandruff and the itchy scalp I used to suffer from chronically. Leaves hair much softer and smoother...very happy!
Age: 25-29 Skin: Dry, Olive, Warm Hair: Black, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
Wow. I've tried honey as a mask years ago and wasn't impressed either way, but with my new habit of using natural products on my skin and reading the reviews here, I gave it another shot. I have dry, sensitive skin that gets tight and flaky in the winter. Recently I've been alleviating this condition by way of a new obsession with carrier oils and the oil cleansing method (OCM) (note: it took me a couple years of using Burt's Bees Orange Essence Cleanser and Lush Ultrabland to get to the point where I was willing to douse my face in oils as a method of cleaning it). I mixed a squirt of plain supermarket honey with a drop or two each of jojoba oil and sweet almond oil, and spread it over my face. It didn't seem like it was sinking in or even spreading out smoothly on my face, and it felt sticky and itchy. I had my doubts. In any case, somehow I managed to distract myself and rinsed off the honey (using a washcloth) about 30-40 minutes later. My skin was very clean, and I can't remember the last time it felt so soft and smooth. I'm not sure how effective a honey mask is with less time (I definitely don't have 30-45 minutes on a regular basis to sit around with honey on my face), but this will definitely be a staple skin care product for me.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Love honey, I use raw unfiltered from a local store. Honey is a natural humectant so it really moisturizes rather than just sitting on the skin in a filmy layer. I keep a little jar in my shower and do a quick daily mask while I shave etc. in the morning.. makes my skin feel soft and actually moisturized rather than superficially greased. I also love that I don't have to worry about any comedegenic ingredients soaking into my skin with honey as a moisturizer.
You can also add egg yolks, or extra virgin olive oil and hop into the sauna for a bit.. definitely a spa treatment.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
YMMV for sure. For me this was NOT soothing nor moisturizing - it made my skin extremely red and irritated and I don't have very sensitive skin. I did give it 3 lippies though cause it did destroy a pimple and any that were even thinking about forming.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Other, Medium Hair: Brown, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
I started using honey for a base in my home masks. I especially like to make an asprin/honey mask as I rinse the asprin acts as a nice exfolient. This always rehydrates my winter dry skin. It goes on pretty tacky but washes off very easy. I always have a nice glow afterwards.*Update* I have been using honey for a month now, its wonderful! In the evening I put the honey on and leave it for awhile, a slightly damp face will help smear it on better. I quit usising the asprin and replaced it with a fine baking soda when needed. My pores are not as visible as before and I don't have any problems with break outs. Since I have started using honey my face doesn't feel tight and itchy any more. I also don't notice any mid-day oilyness - I do use this in conjunction with apple cider vinegar.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Normal Hair: Black Eyes: Blue
If I'm not using coconut oil on my face, it's honey. I have yet to try to aspirin mixture for the blackheads on my nose, but just the honey alone seemed to aid the situation. After you use these natural products, products that you buy at the drugstore smell heavy and cheap and feel plastic-y... I never feel right after using them.
Just 20 minutes on your face and wash off while cool water - you'll glow like never before.
EDIT: Over time I stopped using this because it's too messy. However, whenever I am going somewhere important (about once every few months) I make sure to use honey.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Combination Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I felt like pampering myself this evening, but had no product for a masque.
I read the honey review and decided to mix my own.
I used organic oatmeal flakes for the exfoliant and purifying effect, some honey in a bear, then I took some loose green tea, ran it under the hot water for a few minutes until it hydrated and mixed it in with my concoction.
My face feels smooth, a little taut, so I applied a light moisturizer, but, but, BUT this zit that I had on my forehead prior to the application has settled right down.
I'm hoping that this will be my new best friend.
I'm anxious to try other honey recipes like hair conditioners.
I got this link from one of the reviews and would like to re-post it for everyone else:
U P D A T E!!!
I don't know if it was the change in season, but after I used this, I broke out like a teenager.
I'm sure that this would work for people with normal skin, but I'm going to have to sever this relationship and save the honey for my tea.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
I didnít know that honey has indefinite shelf life because bacteria canít survive in it. Itís amazing for something that sweet and seemingly fragile. Anyway, I mix honey and eggs and a little corn starch to make my own facial mask, and it makes my skin soft and smooth and I think it helps prevent breakouts as well. But I donít like using honey straight from the bottle, too sticky and hard to spread.
Age: Unknown Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Other
I tried using honey straight out of the bottle as a mask and what a mess! The honey I used was much too runny to be used like this. It dripped constantly and could not possibly stay on my face for more than a minute or so. Since then, I've been mixing the honey with some powdered clay to thicken it and I like the results. When I used the clay alone, it left my face very red after I rinsed it off, but the honey has stopped that. This mask also doesn't dry my face or make it oily, just balances it. The only negative is that the honey makes my face itch when I have it on. I'm not allergic to honey but having it on my face just itches all over. I don't get any visible negative effects on my skin when I rinse it off so I've kept on using it.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
I am wearing a honey mask right now. Not sure if anyone has experimented with "regular" honey vs. organic honey purchased at specialty stores or online (I do believe it is not heated, not filtered) ~ but I am using the unheated kind that I found in a nutrition store. Let me say that I love it. I love that I am using something so natural in my skincare routine (along with the ACV "toner" and Jojoba oil as moisturizer) and so inexpensive compared to other masks. I love the delicate smell, and the way a small amount goes so far. I don't put a thick mask on at all, just a dollop and spread it around. I leave it on for about 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water, and pat dry. I will never stop using it ~ it moisturizes, clears out pores, makes my skin so soft, and it makes my skin glow afterwards.
Definitely won't go without.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Olive, Warm Hair: Black, Straight, Fine Eyes: Brown
My usually combo/normal skin suddenly turned dry and flakey on me, I guess because of weather changes, and nothing was helping; I was slathering on moisturizer, piling on petroleum-based ointments, but they only temporarily helped. I decided to try this honey mask; it really does work! I bought honey at the dollar store because my local convenience mart was out of honey, and I slathered it on my dry areas. I only left it on for 2 or 3 minutes because my room mates were going to come home soon, but it worked really well, even after that short time. My skin is softer and less dry. It even reduced the pore size on my nose and cheeks; I have tried several clay masks that couldn't do that! It also got rid of my mild blackheads on my nose. Next time, I'll try to leave it on longer, but it's definitely really good for replenishing moisture and softness to dry scaley skin.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I have combo/sensitive skin which has become much drier as I get closer to 40. I have used honey on my face for a long time. My favorite way is mixing with Aveeno collotial oatmeal (the kind you put in your bath, not the kind you eat). I mix it with honey to make a paste. I wash my face then slather this mask on my face and leave on 10, 20, 30 minutes. I usually do before showering as it's easier to rinse off that way. It makes my skin smooth and reduces acne or anything else that might irritate your skin. I suggested this to a co-worker for flakey patches on her face and after she did this she thought I was a genius!!
I recently have been mixing honey with aspirin after reading sooo many reviews on MUA on how it helps with acne and blackheads. In the last year or so I have had more blackheads than when I was a teen. I LOVE the results. The first time I used this mask my blackheads melted away and the tiny bumps (I guess clogged pores) are almost gone after three days of using this mask. A pimple I didn't even know I had came to the surface and was easily extracted. My skin feel soo smooth and the tone has evened out. My makeup glides on and I have an airbrushed look to my face.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine Eyes: Blue
So I've never eaten honey or anything before I tried it, and I got Kroger brand. Apparently (something I just found out) the smell of honey makes me dry heave. No thanks. I wanted it to work though.
My roommate has organic honey (homemade, in a Mason jar, still has the comb in it) and I've been using this. The smell isn't as ghastly as the Kroger-brand honey, but I still find it unpleasant. Today, I made an aspirin+honey mask with a drop of lavender oil, and that helped a little bit for me. The honey really makes my face feel nice and smooth and soft, and it reduces (if not completely removes) the drying effects of an aspirin mask/scrub.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Very Oily, Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
Honey has been amazing for me. I use straight honey as a mask (it's on my face right now) and it somehow seems moisturizing and clarifying at the same time. My skin is oily and acne-prone, yet with dry flaky patches (I know, wtf, skin is weird) and honey makes my skin soft and smooth. I also mix it with aspirin, and it makes an aspirin mask flake off less and I think helps the aspirin do it's thang for my skin. Aspirin, honey, apple cider vinegar, and jojoba oil have been the best freakin' things for my skin (which I've battled my whole life) and they are cheap and amazingly effective. Honey also works to moisturize the rest of my body, I put some in my bathwater and the bath smells good and softens skin unbelieveably. I also make a scrub with honey, jojoba oil, and green tea mix (stir the honey and tea mix until it's a paste, then squirt some jojoba in there and mix a little more). I scrub my whole body and face with it at the end of a shower, and skin is soft and glowy. I cannot believe how good for your skin honey is, plus it is cheap, smells good, and is readily available. The one teeny drawback is that it can be kind of messy if you're not careful, but so can most other things, and it's so effective that it doesn't even matter. Just pull your hair back and watch for drips and you'll be fine. Another amazing, natural , and cheap wonder product for skin and hair!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
Ok...I hate to be the Debbie Downer but this did absolutely nothing for my skin :( Let's start from the beginning, I have sensitive, combo/oily hormonal acne prone skin. I don't currently have a problem with flaking or anything related to dry skin though. I decided to try a honey mask after reading the rave reviews on here. I washed my face like normal w/my Dove sensitive skin bar, then slathered on some honey (Sue Bee Clover Spun Honey, the thicker kind) and let it sit for about half an hour. I then happily rinsed it off fully expecting soft moisturized skin afterwards. Once I've patted my face dry I look in the mirror and see...flakes! WTF? Those weren't there before. Not only that my skin feels tight and dry. I touch my cheek and it feels exactly the same softness-wise as it did before I even began. And the 3 pimples currently residing on my face look exactly the same, not to mention the blackheads here and there. I am so disappointed! There was no itching, redness, or bumps so I don't think I'm allergic. Maybe I let it sit too long, or I used the wrong kind of honey. *Sigh* I'll try this for a week and report back if there's any changes though.