When I started washing with honey, I was sporting a pair of my trademark red, itchy spectacles as well as a crack in the corner of my mouth that had plagued me for about a month. After about three days of the honey wash, both were cleared up and neither have ever come back. Ever.
What benefits can honey have on your skin?
Honey removes dirt and impurities without stripping the skin of natural oils. Foaming cleansers and soaps frequently strip the skin of these protective oils and cause the skin to overproduce oil.
Honey is clarifying because it opens up pores making them easy to unclog.
It is so gentle and nurturing to the skin, it is ideal for very sensitive skin, rosacea, and eczema.
It works well on all skin types. It is extremely moisturizing and soothing, so it helps create a glow
As far as excellent facial cleansers go, it is much cheaper than store bought options!
Although any raw honey works excellently, manuka honey boasts superior antibacterial and healing properties. It is recommended for acne-prone skin.
Because it is both moisturizing and antibacterial, honey could potentially be great for people who have drier or dehydrated acne prone skin as an alternative to other antimicrobial treatments. But as always, patch test on unbroken skin first!! and if you have any allergy, especially a contact allergy, to any flowering plants, you should probably avoid honey from those plants.View Thread
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