There are numerous facts and tests that show raw honey is very good for the skin. It is a moisturizer and is full of nutrients. Yes, many people eat honey, but now it is becoming more popular to use honey in skin care products. Many people don’t use a face cream. They just use honey as their moisturizer. More Dermatologists are agreeing that honey is very beneficial to the skin to smooth wrinkles and fight acne. There are many people who say honey works better than an anti-aging cream. Find out for yourself by studying these facts and trying these recipes.
Honey can be used as a moisturizer and anti-aging cream. A simple way to try using honey is to apply it to your face and leave it on for 15-30 minutes. Then rinse with warm water and pat dry with a cloth. Make sure you use raw honey or natural honey. Honey is loaded with vitamins and nutrients. Some of the vitamins in the raw honey are riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B6, folate and vitamin C. Honey also contains anti-oxidants. Some of these anti-oxidants are chrysin, pinobanksin, catalase, and pinocembrin. There are also minerals like zinc and selenium in honey. There are also amino acids, organic acids and anti-fungal, anti-septic, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties. Honey is also a natural preservative.
Honey is used to clear up acne. Mix raw honey and some turmeric. Place this mix directly on red pimples. This will help the pimple to clear up overnight. Honey can also be used to treat cuts and burns. Honey can also be used to treat ringworm.
You can use honey directly or make a honey mask. You can also buy honey soap to wash with. There are even more benefits for using raw honey on your skin. You can test the honey to make sure it is raw or natural honey. Put a drop on your thumb. If it spreads it is not raw honey. If it stays thick it is raw honey. Put a spoonful of honey in a glass of water. Pure honey goes to the bottom and will dissolve gradually after stirring. Honey that is not raw starts dissolving immediately.