5 amazing benefits of using honey for face and skin
Written by Holistic Health Coach, Lisa Horgan
For centuries honey has been an integral part of our lifestyle. The ancient Egyptians used honey as a gift to their gods. Even Queen Cleopatra - widely known for her stunning beauty, used to bathe in milk & Honey to keep her skin looking youthful and radiant, well if it's good enough for royalty!
Here are some other amazing benefits of using honey on your skin
1. Deeply moisturizes the skin
Honey is naturally moisturizing to your skin without having to add any oil.
The enzymes present in honey help it seep into the skin to moisturize deeply.
It also keeps skin hydrated, Honey is a natural humectant- meaning it can both draw out and retain moisture, amazing!
2. Cleanses pores
Honey contains antioxidants & antibacterial properties and naturally opens up pores making skin easier to cleanse and keep clean!
The enzymes within honey also work as a natural exfoliator sloughing away any dead skin cells that can lead to clogged pores.
3. Gentle on skin
Perfect for those with sensitive skin Honey is a completely natural product so as long as it isn’t mixed with ingredients you don’t understand then its perfect for those who are more sensitive.
Full of probiotics, antioxidants, nutrients, and enzymes, honey works to nourish and plump the skin. Think antioxidants as a super shield against fine lines and wrinkles.
5. Gives a natural glow & brightens complexion
And finally, of course, how could you not have a natural glow with all of the above benefits?
Honey helps to keep your skin clean, clear, and moisturized naturally, leaving behind a radiantly fresh complexion.
Bee Friendly night cream not only contains Organic Raw honey but also Beeswax which promotes even deeper hydration whilst you sleep. Its unique blend of Organic clean ingredients improves the elasticity, softness, and suppleness of your skin.
The great thing about buying from Bee Friendly is that they also protect the bees, using organic USDA Certified farming practices, they give back to the earth rather than take from it. They believe that we should thank them for their byproducts. This is why their bees are hand-reared on organic farms, which allows them to give you the highest level ingredients in the products they create
You can take advantage of the amazing benefits of honey knowing that you’re not causing any additional damage to our planet and actually supporting a healthy bee population.
This substance is nature's gold and deserves all the protection it can get, our bees also need our protection as without them we simply wouldn’t exist! Love nature, and in turn it will love you back.
Lisa is a contributing writer for Bee-friendly. A certified holistic health coach, blogger & yoga teacher for 10 years. Passionate about health and wellness, natural remedies and plant-based nutrition. You can find her on Instagram @livesimplylisa
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