Wednesday, September 07, 2011

The benefits of Honey for Beauty and Skin

Honey has many benefits for human beings, not only when it is consumed but also for the our skin. Since the time of Cleopatra, honey has been used as a lotion on the face.

Honey obtained from flower essence, made ​​up of 80 percent sugar, which the rest are minerals, like iron, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, amino acids. Honey also contains vitamins C, B and water.

The following are the benefits of honey for beauty and skin

1. Anti Acne
Honey can fight the infection under the skin due to blockage in the pores and draw impurities out. Honey also has active properties that can penetrate the follicle and killing the bacteria that cause acne and infections.

2. Anti-aging
Honey is always famous for its natural antioxidant properties that play an important role in protecting the skin damage caused by ultraviolet rays. Frequent exposure to sunlight causes skin damage, premature aging and even skin cancer. Honey can be used sunscreen to protect skin from the sun.

3. Moisturizers
Honey has the qualities as a humectant, so often used as a moisturizer in various types of cosmetics. Honey is not only water but also bind to maintain healthy skin from within, so it remains supple and elastic, while also protecting the skin from wrinkles and dryness.

4. Cure Eczema
Certain types of honey such as Manuka able to cure diseases such as eczema. Honey can treat damaged skin and accelerate the regeneration of skin cells as the most important element in curing eczema and other forms of dermatitis.

5. Antiseptic
Honey has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that provide healing properties. This property helps prevent the growth of certain bacteria to produce the enzyme-hydrogen peroxide so that honey can be used as a natural treatment for the accelerate healing of wounds and abrasions.

6. Preventing Infection

A skin infection caused by ringworm (roundworms) can also be treated with Manuka honey. The term roundworms (ringworm) refers to fungal infections which are the skin surface.

7. Skin Conditioning
Mix one teaspoon of honey with one teaspoon of vegetable oil and a quarter teaspoon of lemon juice. This is a natural conditioner blend. To use it you can polish to every part of your body dry. Let stand for 10 minutes and then rinse.

8. Skin Exfoliation
Honey can be used for the remove dead skin cells on the outer surface of skin. The trick, you can mix one tablespoon of almonds with honey, two tablespoons of dry oatmeal and a teaspoon of lemon juice. Afterwards, gently massage this mixture on face for 5 minutes and then rinse with water.

9. Lip Protection
Honey can be used for the overcome the problem of chapped lips and wrinkles, making it more smooth and soft.

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2 komentar:

Chloebelle said...

i have used honey to my face and find it very calming and soothing. Thanks for the additional info regarding HONEY. Nice blog you have here. link back please.

BlogS of Hariyanto said...

nice share info my friend :) thanks

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