Monday, 19 August 2013

Manuka honey in skin care

The medicinal uses of Manuka UMF honey are well documented in scientific journals and in daily use in clinics and hospitals around the world.

Lesser known perhaps is the valuable role that Manuka UMF honey plays in everyday skin care and beauty products.

Manuka honey has been described as the perfect food, not only to be taken internally but also to feed your skin.

Your skin needs nourishment daily to look its best and the compounds that are contained in Manuka honey are the ideal 'skin food'.

Amino acids, vitamins and minerals are all present in Manuka honey in a unique balance that is perfect for the skin.

In addition all honey including Manuka honey is hygroscopic which means that it attracts moisture so by applying a cream containing this special ingredient you will be able to keep your skin well hydrated, avoiding dryness which is a leading cause of premature aging of the skin.

Finally,
Manuka UMF honey has the added advantage of providing a natyral antibacterial barrier for the skin, helping to eliminate infections like acne and rosacea.

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