With the perfect “healthy skin” pH of 4.5 and filled with antioxidants, vitamin B, iron, calcium, manganese, copper, potassium and gluconic acid 9 (a mild alpha hydroxyl acid), honey is an amazing beauty bonus to include in your growing gorgeous routines.
Try a raw honey face mask or mix with water and use as a cleanser. Using unprocessed organic honey is a natural way to nourish and heal your skin. Be sure and use raw honey which will not have been heat processed (which kills off many of the nutrients and healing properties that we’re after).
A few reasons to try it. Honey is an anti-septic, anti-microbial, moisturizes, softens skin, slows down signs of aging, clarifies and helps unclog pores.
What it good for: Acne, large pores, Rosacea, Eczema, Hyperpigmentation, sensitive skin, sagging skin, dull or “flat” skin.
As a cleanser – pull hair back, make sure your face is make-up free, rinse face with warm water, before your face dries completely, pour a generous teaspoon of honey onto fingertips and massage into your face, avoiding eye area including lids and brows. Rinse with warm water.
As a face mask – follow the above steps, pat your face dry before beginning, leave the raw honey on your face for 10-15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.