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Perhaps even sweeter than the taste of honey is its ability to naturally treat acne and get rid of ugly blemishes. According to dermatologist Dr. Fran Cook-Bolden, honey naturally opens and cleanses pores. Since pimples are caused by oil and dirt clogging the pores in your skin, it makes sense that this inexpensive, natural acne treatment is not only effective but also easy. If you aren't sold on the skin benefits of this sticky sweetener, give it a try anyway. Women have performed far stranger rituals for beauty.
Rinse your face thoroughly with warm water. This will open up your pores, allowing the honey to get in and work its magic.
Stand over the sink to catch any drips and evenly apply the organic honey to your entire face. (Be careful around your eyes, though, because even sweet things in your eye will cause discomfort.)
Leave the honey mask on your face for 30 minutes. In the meantime, kick back and read a magazine, file your nails or do absolutely nothing. (Choose the third for optimal relaxation benefits.)
Rinse the honey using warm water. You may need to use a wet washcloth to reach areas, like around your nose and hairline. Your best bet may even be to hop in the shower.
Rinse your face with cold water to close the pores. This will help prevent oil and dirt from making their way back into your pores, resulting in more pimples.