Girls Night In- A Homemade Facial Beauty Party {Giveaway Closed}

Did you know September is National Honey Month? What better way to celebrate than with a Homemade Facial Beauty Party, featuring simple ingredients you probably already have on-hand!  If you’re looking for a way to connect with your friends, kick up your feet and pamper yourself, this idea is for you!homemade honey facial

A homemade facial can be convenient, pampering and affordable for women with busy lifestyles. This summer I am partnering with the National Honey Board to showcase the use of honey outside the kitchen.

Honey has been shown to effectively moisturize the skin when combined with a leading brand of skin lotion. It is also an anti-irritant- so for those of you with sensitive skin and acne, honey is a preferred ingredient to help manage breakouts while keeping your skin moisturized.

I personally have dry skin and I moisturize with lotions every morning and night. Honey actually attracts and retains moisture and may keep away early signs of aging, like wrinkles, by maintaining proper moisture.

Here are 5 simple steps for your own Homemade Facial Beauty Party:

First, start with a simple Honey Facial Wash.

01 honey facial

DIRECTIONS:

Place honey on the tips of your fingers, and add 1 drop of essential oil to the honey. Rub the honey on your fingertips to warm the honey. Massage the honey onto your dry face (avoiding your eye area). Allow the honey to sit on your face for a few minutes, and then rinse off with warm water and a facial cloth.

Then, do a Honey pH Balancing Facial Steam.

02 facial steam

DIRECTIONS:

Pour distilled water into a bowl. Add honey, apple cider vinegar and essential oil to the water and stir. Drape towel over head at least 10 inches above the water and steam for 10 to 15 minutes.

After that, purify your faces with a Honey-Lemon Purifying Treatment.

03 lemon treamentsDIRECTIONS:

Add drops of honey to the lemon. Rub the lemon on your face, emphasizing the T-Zone area (nose, chin, etc.). Leave the lemon and honey mixture on your face for 5 minutes, then wash off with cold water.

Next, do a deep clean with a Honey-Lemon Exfoliating and Moisturizing Facial Scrub.

04 facial scrub

DIRECTIONS:

Mix honey, salt, lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl. Massage into the skin for 2 minutes and then rinse with warm water and towel dry.

And finally, apply a (tasty} Moisturizing Honey Banana Mask.

05 facial mask

DIRECTIONS:
Place banana, honey and yogurt into a bowl. Mash with a fork. Apply with your fingers to your face. Let dry for 20 to 30 minutes. Wash with a warm washcloth.

 And that’s it! 5 Steps to Beautiful Skin!

 Honey has whole body benefits, and I love it when I don’t have to buy any crazy, expensive ingredients to pamper my skin. Honey contains just one ingredient—honey. So read your labels and make sure there are no other ingredients or sweeteners in pure honey.

 For more information, visit the beauty section of honey.com and follow their social channels:

Facebook  //  Twitter //  You Tube  //  Pinterest

TIME FOR A GIVEAWAY!

 The sweet people at the National Honey Board would like to give two lucky readers their own Pamper Yourself Honey Gift Bag.

To enter, simply leave me a comment on this post telling me your favorite way to use honey.

Both winners will be chosen at random and notified via email on 9/30/13. Good luck!

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.
CONGRATS TO THE 2 WINNERS : Diane & madeline

*This is a sponsored post for The National Honey Board written by me. All opinions are 100% my own. Thanks for supporting these sponsors so I can continue to provide fresh, creative content for SomewhatSimple.com

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About Stephanie

Stephanie is the creator of Somewhat Simple. She is married to her her best friend and together they are raising 4 sweet kids who keep them busy, but make life fun! They are Orange County transplants who are now enjoying life in Phoenix, AZ. She enjoys traveling, shopping, organizing, and creating simple projects in her "spare time."

Comments

  1. I have been wanting to try one of these honey masks for a while now, but haven’t yet! My favorite way to use honey is for my daily snack of apples and honey!

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  2. My favorite use for honey is in my morning oatmeal!

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  3. I really like local raw honey with slices of pear and a sprinkle of cinnamon and nutmeg on top!

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  4. I take a tablespoon of raw organic honey whenever I feel like I am getting sick. It probably doesn’t do anything, but I like to believe in the hype of its health properties.

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  5. I like to use local honey in making homemade granola.

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  6. I like to put honey in my hot tea.

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  7. As traditional as it is, I use honey most in my tea. Especially chamomile!

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  8. I love using honey in my tea and on a slice of bread with peanut butter.

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  9. I bake with it. It’s great for granola. And on top of biscuits!

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  10. I like using honey in tea

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  11. I like to put local raw honey on toast in the mornings. I also like it in hot tea!

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  12. Cindy Aiton says:

    My favorite ways to use honey is in tea and drizzled over fruit & cheese. Thank you so much for offering such a lovely and generous giveaway.

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  13. My favorite way to use honey is in my oatmeal in the morning. I use honey to sweeten instead of purchasing flavored oatmeal and I know I’m saving myself extra calories! It also tastes great with banana and nuts.

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  14. I love to put honey in my tea!

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