Using Honey for Natural Hair Treatment

Using Honey for Natural Hair Treatment

Honey for Natural Hair Treatment

Honey is one of the most natural substances for enhancing the conditions of the skin and hair.  Also, it is highly popular in cosmetic treatment and for preparing hair conditioners and softeners.

Honey is a mixture of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and enzymes. These nutrients improve the health of the scalp and the hair. This is because it has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-bacterial, cleansing and moisturizing properties that are beneficial for all types of hair.

The antioxidants present in honey naturally treats the hair and scalp and prevent them from being dry, rough and dull.  Applying honey on the hair and scalp can also prevent infections on the scalp like eczema and psoriasis.  Its anti-bacterial property of honey is due to the enzymatic production of hydrogen peroxide, an anti-bacterial agent.

Honey for Hair growth? 

As raw honey contains antioxidants and nutrients that feed hair follicles that house the live part of hair.  Ultimately, this promotes hair growth.

Raw Honey

Honey has been a long time favourite of beauty experts. They know that honey nourishes and moisturizes not only the skin but also the hair.

DIY Hair Treatment using Honey

Here is an easy DIY hair treatment that uses honey for hair growth: 

Ingredients: 3-6 tbsp. of raw honey, 1-2 tbsp olive oil and a few drop of essential oil.


Raw Honey Hair Treatment

Directions: Mix all ingredients and massage into your scalp. Leave for 15 minutes before rinsing with cold water

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