It's no mystery that our dadi is a treasure trove of wondrous tales and her lip-smacking recipes are to die for. But we have always wondered what is it that keeps her skin so smooth and glowing even during the winters. She has never applied those fancy body lotions your mum and aunts use neither has she ever visited the beauty parlour. So then what are the magical ingredients that she uses to keep her skin so smooth? Pssst… we’ll let you in on her best kept beauty secret- Honey! And like honey, her beauty is evergreen.
Being very versatile, honey can be used in a number of situations. Honey is nature’s gift to mankind. Here are some very good uses of honey that could add the dadi- like glow to your skin even during the winters.
Forget The Winter Dryness:
Come winter and we are troubled with rough, dry skin. However, your dadi’s skin is always smooth and supple. Ever wonder why that is? Honey’s the answer.Honey is a natural humectant that draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it is retained there.
How- to: Spread one teaspoon raw honey and mix it with some yogurt. Apply the mixture on clean, dry skin, and let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with tepid water.
The Keep Glowing Face Scrub:
Have you ever wondered why your dadi’s skin is so clear and glowing? Don’t worry, know that packed with antioxidants, enzymes and other nutrients Honey is the perfectly gentle exfoliator that skin could ever wish for. Start exfoliating with honey and see the result for yourself! How to: Mix two tablespoons of honey with 3-5 drops of lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of brown sugar. Splash your skin with water, gently rub this concoction on your face in a circular motion. Do not forget to rinse well
Always Be In Your 20’S:
Dadi’s are timeless. Their beauty is timeless. Has it ever come across to you as to why her skin is so smooth and young? Honey of course! As a natural healing agent, honey permeates the deep layers of the skin and keeps it wrinkle free!
How to: Take 1 tablespoon honey, ¼ avocado and some fresh cream. Place all these three ingredients in a blender and puree into a smooth cream. Apply it on your skin and rinse with warm water after an hour.