Northern Michigan Skin Care: Raw pure honey is antiseptic, antimicrobial, an antioxidant and has amazing cleansing health benefits for our skin. Raw pure honey aids in drying up oily skin, pimples, repairing acne sores and offers moisturizing anti-aging benefits.
The below skin care regiment and raw honey skin care recipes were created using locally sourced ingredients. Sourcing sustainable ingredients from your community eliminates environmental shipping damages and supports our farmers by keeping your money local. As consumers, we reap the benefits of good health by creating fresh and natural skin care products made without preservatives.
The raw honey skin care recipes feature Food for Thought raw wild star thistle honey, Eden Food's organic apple cider vinegar (and other organic natural products) and Leelanau Lavender Breezes' pure lavender essential oil, hydrosol and lavender buds. apple cider vinegar promotes blood circulation, is antiseptic and regulates the pH of your skin. lavender essential oil is antiseptic, antibacterial, balances the pH of the skin and encourages new skin cell growth when treating acne, wrinkles or psoriasis.
Cleanse with the raw honey face wash once in the morning and once in the evening. tone with the raw honey pH balancing toner once in the morning after you wash your face. moisturize with your custom raw honey face lotion in the evening if needed daily or every other day. Feel free to use the raw honey pH balancing steam treatment once a week followed by the pH balancing toner and raw honey face lotion. The raw honey pH balancing mask may be used once a week or once ever two weeks followed by the pH balancing toner and raw honey face lotion.
Place one teaspoon of honey on the tips of your fingers and add one drop of essential oil to the honey. rub the honey on your fingertips to warm the honey, then rub the honey mixture onto your dry face (avoiding your eye area). let the honey sit on your face for a few minutes, then rinse off with warm water. notes: if you wear make-up, add one half teaspoon of Eden Food's organic olive oil to the honey mixture and follow the same instructions. for eye make-up removal, use a few drops of Eden Food's organic olive oil on a cotton pad to gently remove eye make-up.