Oh Honey!

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Oh Honey!

well, you can just call me grandma.
i have yet another home remedy i am HOOKED on.
honey and coconut oil.
lawd - where have you been all my life.
a facebook friend (and blog reader, hi!!) has me hooked.
i have been hearing about the coconut oil hair pulling stuff, but i'm not sure if i am brave enough for that.
BUT talk about a good face mask, and i'm all ears!
and even better, everything i needed was purchases locally at schnucks.  PTL!
so last night i made myself a nice bath and grabbed the honey and coconut oil.
mixed the two of them together.
looked around to make sure no one was looking.  lol.
and slapped that stuff on my face.
about ten-fifteen minutes later i used a hot wash cloth and wiped it off.
got out of the tub and headed to bed.
this morning - my face - oh em gee - SO soft!
and even better, i didn't feel like i needed to put a lotion on or anything after i got out of the tub.
it was just amazing!
needless to say i am hooked!

what i am really excited for, besides a soft face that smells like honey.  lol.
are all the other benefits of this mixture.
i swear sometimes my face is 15 and my body is 27.
my face loves it a good pimple.  ugh.
but this is really supposed to help with that.
and of course what comes with pimples is of course picking them.
and i love to pick - ugh - so horrible.
so therefore i have scars.
and this is supposed to help with that too.

but wait - there's more!
apple cider vinegar.
for a toner on your face.
at this rate i will look twenty before i know it!  ha.
but this is SO simple - and i love simple.
again - found at schnucks.
one part ACV to two parts water.
dip a cotton ball in it and apply to face.
promise - you won't talk around smelling like vinegar.  lol.
and of course this too helps with breakouts, pores and oily skin.  so yay!

and one i have yet to try - mostly because i just have a texture issue.
but using coconut oil to help with your teeth.
to whiten them and get healthier gums.
so are you ready for this, take a spoonful of coconut oil in mouth first thing in the morning.
swish around for 5 to 20 minutes.
if you can do this while you are in the shower - that's perfect.
and then spit out in the garbage can.
every article i have read says do not spit this down your sink, it may clog.
hey ashley - let me know your thoughts on this - you are my go to dentist/teeth girl.
i know i did the peroxide thing before and you were like STOP IT RIGHT NOW!  lol.

so - there you go.
i spent $12 at schnucks last night to get honey, apple cider vinegar and coconut oil.
$12 for a long list of home remedies, clear skin, good teeth - SOLD!

let me know if you try this or if you currently do it!
good luck!


Amanda aka Manda said...

Ok! I'm definitely trying that face mask! I'm not brave enough for the other stuff though.

Anonymous said...

ok this may be a dumb question but do you still wash your face (remove makeup) with a face wash THEN do the honey/coconut thing?

Also 5-20 MINUTES with coconut oil in your mouth??!? I might just gag if I attempt that.

Shannon Snodgrass said...

Not sure if you were aware but we have honey bees. We named our "farm" Bee Happy Farm :) We will have lots of honey next month when we extract the hives. I'll have to send you some :) Look up the benefits of cinnamon and honey. It's amazing!!!!