Honey’s Skincare Benefits

There’s a reason why honey is often called ‘liquid gold’. Honey has been documented throughout the ages for its ability to heal and treat illnesses, and it turns out, it’s also great for your skin.

Honey is very versatile ingredient in skincare and it can treat everything from wrinkles to breakouts. Due to its natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, honey can reduce the size of pimples and accelerate healing. It is full of a plethora of minerals, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants, all vital in the process of repairing and regenerating the skin. Honey is also wonderfully soothing, making it perfect for sensitive or damaged skin. And thanks to its healing properties and its ability to draw moisture into the skin, honey is a fantastic anti-aging ingredient that helps soften lines and restore a youthful glow.

With so many amazing benefits, you might be tempted to run into your kitchen and slather on some raw honey. Save yourself the mess, and try these products. The addition of other targeted ingredients along with specially blended formulas give these products an exciting edge.

Dermalogica Gentle Soothing Booster – Take advantage of honey’s calming properties with this comforting complex. This treatment combines soothing, moisturizing honey with healing red raspberry to instantly alleviate redness and soothe sensitive skin.

Elemis Exotic Cream Moisturising Mask – Give mature skin a softening treat with this creamy mask. Honey is rich in amino acids and it combines with immune-boosting sea rocket, echinacea, and bergamot for deeply moisturized and nourished skin that glows.

Lierac Demaquillant Purete – This gentle foaming cleanser will remove makeup, oil, and other impurities from combination to oily skin. Lime and star anise extracts tone the skin and balance out oil production, while antibacterial honey extract heals and comforting probiotics maintain the skin’s moisture levels to keep it soft.

Dr. Hauschka Regenerating Serum – Take off the years with this intensive revitalizing serum that will visibly smooth fine lines and wrinkles. Rejuvenating clover blossom, repairing honey, and hydrating quince seed extract will leave you with a younger and fresher complexion.

Exuviance Purifying Clay Masque – Perfect for oily, acne-prone skin, this clarifying mask will detoxify your skin, draw out impurities, refine pores, and calm breakouts. This clay-based mask contains a blend of polyhydroxy acids and papaya extract to gently exfoliate, antioxidant-rich vitamins to protect, and honey to soothe and hydrate.

Philip B Thai Tea Mind & Body Wash – This refreshing body wash not only smells great, it contains ingredients that will condition and nourish your skin. Honey, black tea, and milk proteins will leave you skin feeling soft, while extracts of lemongrass, ginger, lime, and peppermint will provide a much-needed zing in the morning.

 

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