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Is Your Bak Kut Teh Worth the Legal Troubles?
- Honey for Skincare
When is your favourite Bak Kut Teh (a popular dish in Singapore and Malaysia) worth your legal troubles?
He thought he had one last day of freedom before being holed up at home for two weeks to serve a stay-home notice.
But his craving for bak kut teh led to a minister issuing a stern warning in Parliament on Wednesday (March 25).
Minister for Home Affairs and Law K. Shanmugam warned that stern action will be taken against those who breach stay-home notices. He highlighted a post by one such culprit who had allegedly left home to eat bak kut teh.
If you have just been served a Stay-Home-Notice, why not experiment with some beauty regime with pure natural honey?
10 Cosmetic Uses of Pure Honey
Honey and beeswax are used in the beauty industry as a skin moisturizer, softener and to heal the skin tissue. Some cosmetic applications of honey are given below-
Face wash: Mix a small quantity of lemon juice into 5ml of honey and apply on face before washing. This is used as a home remedy.
Facial cleansing scrub: Mix 5g of almond seed powder into 5ml of honey, scrub softly and then wash.
Facial to improve smoothness: A tablespoon of honey whisked together with white of an egg, 1 teaspoon of glycerin and 1/4 cup of flour makes an excellent firming mask. Just smooth on the face, leave on 15 min, and rinse off with warm water.
Facial to improve softness: Mix one or two tablespoons of honey with one-third cup finely ground oatmeal. Add a teaspoonful of rose water. Clean face thoroughly. Spread facial mixture evenly over face. Relax for 10 min to 1.5 h. Remove with a soft washcloth and warm water. Rinse with cold water.
Facial moisturizing pack: Mix 2 tablespoons of honey with 2 teaspoons of whole milk. Apply over the face and keep for 15 min. Rinse off with warm water, and then with cold water.
Pimples: Apply honey directly on pimples.
Cracked lips: Apply honey directly on cracked lips.
Lotion for dry patches of skin: Mix 5ml of bee’s honey, 5ml of olive oil and 2.5 ml of lemon juice. Apply on the skin and wash after 15 min.
Hair lustre: Mix 5ml of honey into 4 cups of warm water. Use as a hair rinse.
Conditioner: Mix 10 ml of olive oil into 5ml of honey and apply on hair. Wash after 15 min.
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