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Manuka Honey – the sweetest skincare for you and your family

Manuka Honey – the sweetest skincare for you and your family | Mr Vitamins
Known for it’s many health benefits; Manuka Honey boasts a long list of properties for skin healing and repair as well as overall health and wellbeing. Here are just a few of its properties:
  • Antibacterial and antimicrobial which may assist with healing wounds and skin abrasions
  • Antioxidant feeding skin with anti-aging nutrients
  • Anti-inflammatory helping to calm and soothe skin redness and irritation
  • Helps ease sore throats
  • Increases your digestive health
  • Helps maintain a healthy natural immune function

Manuka Honey in Skin Care

If you suffer from irritating skin conditions including eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, or even acne or oily skin, using Manuka Honey may help. However due to it ability to nourish your skin, it can be used with dry skin too. Along with its Antibacterial, Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory properties Manuka Honey contains
  • Live active enzymes
  • Vitamins B1, B3, B6 and C
  • Zinc
It also
  • Naturally traps moisture in the skin – making it a humectant
  • May assist in lightening the skin so reducing any dark spots
  • May assist in reducing fine lines and wrinkles

So how do I use Manuka Honey on my skin?

One of the simplest and most pleasant ways to use Manuka Honey in skincare is to give yourself (or your Dad) a treat and incorporate some of this great honey into a facial mask. Yes that’s right … Manuka can be added to other ingredients to make a nourishing, soothing and relaxing facial treatment, which will literally ‘feed your face’ and leave your skin feeling silky and looking ‘alive’. Don’t worry its not too sticky!! Here are some ideas for Manuka Honey Face Masks

Manuka Honey and Green Clay Face Mask

Ingredients
  • ½ teaspoon Natural Life Manuka Honey 15+
  • 1 teaspoon Green Clay Powder
  • 1-3 drops of Essential Oil  (Optional -  your choice e.g. Lavender, Orange, Cedarwood for Dad)
  • 1-2 drops pure Jojoba (Optional – but good for dry skin)
  • 1-2 teaspoons spring or filtered water
Method:
  1. Mix all ingredients together using a wooden or porcelain spoon (no metal) and apply to clean dry face.
  2. You can apply it with your fingers or a mask brush if you have one.
  3. Sit or lie back and relax for 15-20 minutes until dry.
  4. Carefully rinse off with warm water and pat dry.

Simple Manuka Honey Face Mask

This is where it gets a bit sticky – but stick with it (excuse the pun!) because I’m sure you’ll be impressed with the results Ingredients
  • 1-2 teaspoons Natural Life Manuka Honey 15+
Method
  1. Apply to your face with your fingers or a brush
  2. Sit or lie back and relax for 10-15 minutes
  3. Carefully rinse off with warm water and pat dry
You’ll be amazed at how your skin feels and looks – I know I was!! *If you have sensitive skin please do a patch test before applying either mask, Manuka Honey is very active and is great for most skin types but if you have a tendancy towards sensitivity it's best to try a small patch first.

Natural Life Manuka Honey 15+Mr Vitamins recommends

Natural Life™ Manuka Honey 15+

Manuka Honey may be beneficial for:
  • Stimulating natural immune response
  • Treating sore throats and common colds
  • Healing cuts, abrasions, acne and skin infections
  • Maintaining general health and wellbeing
Find our more about Natural Life™ Manuka Honey 15+ here

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