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.
Food for Thought raw wild star thistle honey
Leelanau Lavender Breezes' lavender buds or
Leelanau Lavender Breezes' pure lavender hydrosol
Leelanau Lavender Breezes' pure lavender essential oil
Eden Food's organic apple cider vinegar
Decide if you want to make your own herbal infusion with the lavender buds or if you would like to use the lavender hydrosol for the toner base. if you choose to make the infusion, add four tablespoons lavender buds to four ounces near boiling distilled water. Let buds steep in water for thirty minutes, then strain the herbal infusion into an amber glass bottle. Or if you wish to use the hydrosol, add four ounces of lavender hydrosol into an amber glass bottle. In a large spoon, add eight drops of lavender essential oil to one half teaspoon honey and stir well with a toothpick and add to the bottle. Add one tablespoon vinegar to the bottle. Shake bottle well before each use and apply the toner to your face with a cotton pad.