Top 9 Effects of Honey on the Skin

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Top 9 Effects of Honey on the Skin

Honey is the sweet substance made by honey bees and stingless bees, from floral nectar(the sugary secretions of plants), regurgitation, water evaporation, and secretions from other insects.

These unique sources of the substance called honey has made it an essential ingredient in the production of cosmetics such as lotions, ointments, and aftersun creams.

This is because research has proven that it is valuable for handling skin issues such as acne clearing, healing of scars, and skin toning.

What are the effects of honey on the skin?

Although honey has been mostly known for its use in the sweetening of foods, beverages and in the curing of diseases, here are the awesome effects that it has on your skin.

Helps in wound healing

Honey has been proven to contain antiseptic and antioxidant properties that enable the fast healing of skin wounds. They serve as natural remedies for the nourishment of the skin.

Fights skin infections

Honey contains a huge quantity of antibacterial substances that helps the skin to fight against various infections so as to maintain good and perfect skin.

Helps to fade scars

Honey contains antioxidant properties that also help in the toning down of stretch marks and skin discolorations.
It ensures that the scars which are a result of the healed skin wounds are totally cleared and the skin is left unblemished.

Fast treatment of acne and pimples

The anti-inflammatory property of honey helps to reduce the spread, swelling, and redness of pimples while its antibacterial properties help to fight the acne causing bacteria for the total glowing of the skin.

Skin Moisturizer

Honey is an anti-irritant that helps to increase circulation, moisturizing, and smoothening of sensitive skin. It is an amazing exfoliant that helps to clear dry skin so as to reveal fresh skin.

Relief from cuts and burns

Honey through its anti-inflammatory, cleansing, moisturizing, skin renewal, and antibacterial properties serves as a great soothing for all kinds of burns and cuts.

Has anti-aging effects

Research has proven that honey can help in the massive improvement of skin’s appearance as it helps to control the forming of wrinkles and other skin infections that can accelerate aging.

Prevention and treatment of skin cancer

Honey is a great help in slowing down the growth, reproduction, and development of cancerous cells in the body. Its anticancer, antimetastatic, and antiproliferative properties will help in the treatment and speedy recovery from skin cancer and other cancers.

Clears eczema and psoriasis fast

Eczema and psoriasis are skin conditions that result in flushed skin and itchy rashes. Honey through its numerous skin improvement properties helps to heal and clear traces of these skin diseases.

In summary, aeorganics products contain honey and other skin refreshing ingredients to keep your skin glowing all day.

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Frequently asked questions

What are the types of honey?

Raw honey

This is the most common form of honey. It is straight from the hive and still in its least processed form. It may sometimes still contain tiny pieces of particles from the honeycomb.

Pasteurized/ Pure honey

This is the processed form of honey. Honey at this state has already been heated and treated and as such is totally free of microorganisms and viable sugar-tolerant yeasts. It has no added ingredients.

Is pure or pasteurized honey the same as raw honey?

No, raw honey is honey in its least processed form and contains pieces of honeycomb particles while pasteurized honey has been processed and freed of microorganisms and major sugar tolerant yeasts that are viable.

What is the healthiest type of honey?

Research has proven that honey in its raw and unprocessed state is the healthiest form of honey. This is because there are no external substances such as additives or preservatives added to it.

Is it safe to use raw honey?

Yes, it is safe to use raw honey. Although honey usage should be done moderately as advised by your skin consultant.

Can I use honey on my face?

Yes, of course, you can use honey on your face. To apply, you can mix with pure cinnamon and warm in a microwave, then rub on the face and allow for about 10-15minutes. Then completely rinse using lukewarm or warm water.

Can honey make skin glow?

The humectant, antibacterial and moisturizing properties contained in honey makes it the best bet treatment and assurance for skin glow.

Is honey good for skin whitening?

Honey helps to moisturize the skin and renew skin worn-out cells. This leaves the skin shiny and bright.


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