What is in an ingredient – Honey


Honey is one of those ingredients i love, it smells nice it tastes delicious and those buzzy little critters put so much effort into making it.

But did you know that honey is not only lovely and healthy to eat but it is actually also good for your skin

Here are a few reasons why honey is popular in products and homemade beauty treatments

Honey contains antibacterial and anti-fungal properties  so it disinfects and helps heal minor cuts scrapes burns and even pimples

Honey is rich in vitamins minerals and amino acids which nourish your skin

Honey contains antioxidants which help fight free radicals which cause premature aging

Honey is a humectant which means it helps attract moisture to your skin

Honey draws impurities from pores which helps prevent pimples

So how can you use honey

Slather honey on your face and leave on for fifteen minutes than rinse for a refreshing moisturizing and healing face mask

Add some honey to your bath water

Spot treat pimples

Apply honey to minor wounds and cover with a band-aid

Make your own body scrub using honey olive oil and sugar

Remember there are many types of honey you can use regular honey or try something different like manuka honey

Here are some of my other blogs you may be interested in reading

What is in an ingredient- coconut oil

What is in an ingredient -Cocoa butter

What is in an ingredient- Shea butter

Homemade Milk and honey face mask

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