Expert Skincare Tips: How to remove acne from the face using Honey


Everyone wants to have a clean and spotless face. Especially women keep adopting various measures to enhance their beauty. Despite all this, everyone has to face the problem of acne at some point or the other. However, most women with oily skin have to face the problem of acne. But it is not that women with dry skin are saved from acne.

We talked to beauty expert Poonam Chugh on this topic and tried to know that if acne occurs on dry skin, what can be done to get rid of it? Poonam says, 'If the skin is not cleaned properly, then acne-causing bacteria start growing. In such a situation, the problem of acne has to be faced, whether the skin is oily or dry.

There are many options available in the market to get rid of acne problems. But if you are looking for a natural way, then Poonam suggests the solution of using honey. Poonam says, “Honey has moisturizing properties and is anti-bacterial. It can be applied directly to the skin, but when it comes to getting rid of acne, you should dilute honey with some other ingredient. This makes it more effective.

Poonam also tells how to use honey on acne-

1. Honey and Turmeric Powder


  • pinch turmeric powder
  • 2 drops honey

Method to prepare

  • Take a pinch of turmeric powder in your palm and mix 2 drops of honey in it.
  • Now apply this mixture to the acne with a light massage.
  • After 15 to 20 minutes when it dries, wash the face with lukewarm water.
  • If you follow this process regularly, then you can get better results.

Benefits- Using turmeric with honey can cure acne problems faster, as turmeric is antiseptic and has healing properties. Not only are this but stubborn acne spots also removed with turmeric.

2. Honey and Besan


  • 1 tbspbesan
  • 1/2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp rose water

Method to prepare

  • Mix gram flour, honey, and rose water well in a bowl.
  • Apply this mixture to the affected area.
  • When it dries, clean the face with water.
  • If there are pimples on the face, then after applying this mixture, do not rub the face, while if there are no pimples and only pimple stains, then you should lightly massage the face with this mixture.

Benefit- Gram flour prevents the problem of acne from growing in the skin. It deep cleans the skin by opening the skin pores. Not only this, but gram flour is also a good natural remedy to remove dead skin. On the other hand, honey maintains the moisture and pH balance of the skin and reduces the inflammation of acne.

3. Aloe Vera Gel and Honey


  • 1 tsp aloe vera gel
  • 2-3 drops of honey

Method to prepare

  • Take fresh aloe vera gel in a bowl and add few drops of honey to it.
  • Now massage the affected area lightly with this mixture.
  • After massaging for 2 minutes, leave it to dry for 15 minutes.
  • Now wash the face. Repeat this process twice a day regularly.

Benefits- Honey contains natural emollients. This makes the skin soft. At the same time, anti-acne properties are also found in aloe vera gel. It kills the bacteria growing in the skin and gets rid of acne.

Note- Before using honey, you must do a patch test.

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