Updated: Sep 18, 2019
Honey is an incredible ingredient that can do wonders for your skin!
Honey has natural healing properties, particularly for wound healing. It can also promote collagen building, making it a great anti-ager.
1. Moisturizing face mask
“With its moisturizing and soothing effects, honey can hydrate the skin, leaving it soft, radiant, and glowing" says Ildi Pekar, celebrity esthetician. “The sugars in honey act as natural humectants and emollients that increase the water content and reduce dryness in the skin even after they have been washed off.”
The reason why honey is often found as a base ingredient for almost every beauty product is because it deeply moisturises the skin from deep within. The enzymes present in Honey enables it to easily seep into the skin while conditioning it and softening it from deep within.
Try: Our Honey Mud Mask: it helps to tone and tighten the skin; moisturizes and nourishes the skin powerfully; maintains the youthful properties of the skin; leaves the skin soft, smooth, clear, healthy and youthful. Helps reduces blemishes & visible signs of ageing. Finally, it improves blood circulation to the skin surface and adds a glow. This is a setting mask, which dries after application.
2. Gentle exfoliator
The enzymes in the honey work well as a gentle exfoliator, helping your complexion to be healthy and radiant. Your skin will glow!
Artificial Exfoliators often cause your skin to go red and may cause irritation. Say goodbye to all the inconvenience by simply switching to honey as your exfoliator. Honey helps exfoliate your face & skin by gently removing the dead skin cells. This also leaves your face with a brighter complexion.
Try: Religiously using our Shaglow cream will rehydrates your skin and help to protect it from the drying effects of sun-exposure. Regular use may also improve the visible signs of ageing, making the skin look soft and smooth.
3. Scar fader
Honey is a natural moisturiser as well as a natural antiseptic. This not only keeps your skin soft and healthy, but also makes sure less of a scar is left behind. So how does something as basic as honey do this? It minimizes any inflammation and helps heal the skin faster. Additionally, the anti-oxidants present in honey help repair damaged skin.
Try: Regular use or our Shaglow cream can help reduce any scars or marks.
4. Acne spot treatment
Honey is an anti-inflammatory which can help reduce redness and swelling of pimples, and its antibacterial properties can help fight acne-causing bacteria. Also, because honey keeps the skin well-hydrated and balanced, it helps control the production of oil.
Honey has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that aids in not only in the removal of excess oil from the surface of the skin but also clearing out any blockages or clogged pores, which if not treated can cause constant breakage of acne and pimples on the skin.
5. Acts as a Pore Cleanser:
Very few that honey can be used to cleanse pores and get rid of blackheads. Since Honey contains antioxidants, antiseptic, and antibacterial properties, it helps to rid your skin of blackheads by removing dirt from pores. It then hydrates and tightens skin pores for clear complexion.
Try our Honey Mud Mask at least once a week.
6. Useful in Sunburn:
Honey is known to be one of the best remedies for treating burns. Honey promotes healing by decreasing any inflammation and provides nutrition to the damaged tissues. This is what makes honey an amazing remedy for sunburns.
For using honey on sunburns: Honey intensive aloe vera gel - it's a powerfull moisturizer containing Aloe Vera, Rose & Honey. It rehydrates the skin makes it appear soft supple and youthful. Highly flexible formulation for all skin types can be used under make up.
7. Helps Reduces Wrinkles:
Regular use of all our Honey Intensive products will help reduce wrinkles and reverse aging in the long term.
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