The combination of honey and cinnamon has been used since ancient times because of its powerful properties. The two combined ingredients have a long history in the medicine systems.
Honey and cinnamon are anti-microbal foods that have the power to stop the growth of bacteria and fungi. Because of this, they are not only used for adding flavor to drinks and drugs, but also as an alternative for many traditional preservatives.
In addition to this, it can also help remedy various skin related diseases and infections. Thus, cinnamon can be used in multifarious various to improve your skin.
The combination of cinnamon and honey is said to help with treatment of acne and pimples, eczema, and it can also be used to nourish the scalp.
Breakdown of collagen causes the skin to lose elasticity and increases signs of aging. Cinnamon used on the skin seems to increase collagen levels for up to six hours after it is applied.
Cinnamon extracts and powder act as very good exfoliants an can be used to remove dead skin cells. This helps to restore the shine and suppleness of skin. Another major benefit of using Cinnamon is that it helps to enhance skin complexion.
There is no need to spend a fortune on expensive masks or spa treatments to improve your skin and look younger. There is this simple mask you can make at your home.
- 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
- 2 tablespoons of honey
Honey and nutmeg are ingredients that have anti-inflammatory characteristics that reduce swelling and sooth acne scars. Moreover, these ingredients prevent infection. Cinnamon and nutmeg work in correlation to exfoliate the skin, erase age sports, and make it smooth and glowing.
How to prepare the mask?
Mix all the ingredients until you get a thick paste. Apply it on your face using circular movements and let it sit for 20 minutes minimum.
Then, rinse your face with lukewarm water and gently scrub in a circular motion to exfoliate your skin. At the end you can apply a moisturizer.
Make sure you are not allergic to any of the above mask ingredients.