Daily Essential Skin Care with Deep Conditioning Honey
Honey is a miraculous liquid produced from the nectar of flowers by the action of honeybees. It provides multiple nutritional & curative benefits owing to its chemical composition & physical properties, which depend on floral source, geographical origin, processing & storage. The principal carbohydrate constituents of honey are fructose & glucose. Water is the second most crucial component. Honey contains about 200 substances. All Honey-derived ingredients function as skin-conditioning agents.
A high carbohydrate content, fruit acids & trace elements are responsible for its healthy and regenerative effects. Due to its ability to kill bacteria, reduce pain & inflammation and promote collagen deposition Honey has a potential role in tissue engineering and regeneration. Honey contains proteins, amino acids, vitamins, enzymes, minerals, and other minor components and soothes skin irritations; it is a good cosmetic for chapped lips, rough, cracked hands, and frostbites.
Honey’s toning, relaxing, and conditioning effects are related to the high content of simple sugars and the presence of essential oils and elements. Due to the presence of flavonoids, honey can also play a vital role in sun protection by preventing skin irritation. It has hygroscopic properties, absorbing metabolites & causing detoxification of the dermal tissue. This result is an increase in skin tension, improvement of elasticity, revitalising its colour & smoothing out wrinkles.
Honey can be used as a peeling agent on age spots, scars and dark patches as it has exfoliating power. It has anti-bacterial properties & helps remove existing acne. As a natural humectant, it helps keep the skin hydrated & plump, very effective for dry, dehydrated & flaky skin types. Hydroxypropyltrimonium honey is an effective honey-derived ingredient & is a conditioning agent & has twice moisture-binding capabilities.
With antioxidant, anti-inflammatory & anti-microbial properties, Honey helps in hair loss & baldness. Nourishing & repairing qualities and as a humectant honey helps bind moisture to the hair shaft, reducing frizziness & split ends and re-establishing flexibility and elasticity. Research said with antibacterial, antifungal & antioxidant activities and high nutrient value, topical application of Honey manages seborrheic dermatitis & dandruff by reducing itching, scaling & healing lesions.