Beauty secrets of honey
Honey is rich in minerals (iron, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, and sodium), trace elements (copper, selenium, zinc …), amino acids, fatty acids and vitamins (A, B, C, D, H, K and PP). It contains natural antibiotics and also has high water content.
Benefits of honey for the body
It promotes growth and strengthens the skeleton. It also allows better digest other foods, to promote the retention of calcium and magnesium.
Virtues of honey for a naturally beautiful skin
Honey has many virtues and takes care of the skin of the face and body. Thanks to its moisturizing properties, it acts on the lower layers of the epidermis and superficial. In addition to its energy action benefits the young cells, in particular by promoting cell proliferation.
Moisturizing: its richness in sugar facilitates the attachment of water molecules, thus making your skin soft and supple like a baby.
Antioxidant: to erase your wrinkles, spread your face honey! You do not believe me? Honey contains flavonoids, the famous anti-oxidants that are no longer and protect aging skin and help the body to eliminate free radicals.
Soothing: it is an anti-irritant for sensitive skin.
Purifying: natural antibiotic, it can be used to treat acne.
Softening and regenerative: honey is full of minerals, vitamins and amino acids. It is a vitamin rich care and whose use is recommended in winter.
Cleaning: honey contains hydrogen peroxide which is a natural cleanser.
You understand better now why women from all continents jealously guard a honey pot in their bathroom and use it as a beauty treatment and elixir of youth.
What honey for my skin?
Each honey has the virtues of the flower from which it comes. Choose the one that suits you depending on your skin’s needs.
Acacia honey: calming, restoring
Heather honey: rich in minerals
Chestnut honey: accelerates blood circulation
Honey scrub: tonic and tonic
Honey Lavender: antiseptic
Manuka Honey: antibacterial and anti-inflammatory, it reduces swelling and accelerates healing of the skin
Thyme honey antiseptic, toning and healing
Honey masks for face to concoct yourself
Here are recipes for masks with honey to prepare in your kitchen to eat your face … in the bathroom! Apply the mask on clean skin and leave on for 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing with warm water.
Honey and lemon purifying mask: the mask refines skin texture and rebalances the level of natural oils. Mix 1 tsp. to c. honey and a few drops of lemon juice.
Honey nourishing mask and clay: this treatment nourishes and cleanses the skin. Mix 3 tbsp. to c. clay to 1 c. to c. honey.
● Mask nourishing honey and eggs: this treatment is recommended for dry or dehydrated skin dull. Mix 1 tsp. of honey with 1 egg.
Restorative mask honey and sweet almond: mix 2 tbsp. in s. honey, 2 tbsp. of sweet almond oil, 5 drops of rose essential oil and 1 drop of vitamin E oil Rub the mask and massage the face and neck.
● moisturizing honey and milk mask: mix 2 tbsp. honey with 2 Tbsp. to c. milk.
Scrubs skin sweet as honey
Let stand 10 to 15 minutes before rinsing with warm water.
● Honey and oat scrub: Mix 1/4 cup of oatmeal mixed with 1 tsp. honey and 2 Tbsp. of organic yogurt.
● Honey Almond Scrub: This scrub cleanses the skin by nourishing it. Mix eight whole almonds with 2 tbsp. oatmeal, add 1 tsp. honey and 2 Tbsp. of organic yogurt.