According to some sources, in ancient Egyptian mythology, “bees were born from the tears of the solar God Re. By falling to the ground, they turned into bees, which built combs and made honey for the well-being of men ”. Be that as it may, if the Egyptians bequeathed to humanity traces of their ritualized and honorary use of honey, we know it much more democratized today. In cream, serum, mask, hair care, homemade cosmetics as well as in our plates… Honey is very popular for its benefits.
What exactly are the virtues of this Bee Gold in our cosmetic treatments ?
The virtues of honey in cosmetics
Honey is an outstanding moisturizer
He hydrate and feeds the skin. Honey often contains a good amount of natural floral waters , which makes it very hydrating. In addition, it is very rich in fructose . This is what gives the skin the ability to retain water molecules and maintain natural hydration on the long term. Honey is obviously very pleasant on the skin: it covers and nourishes the epidermis . He gives this "down jacket" effect which makes it the ultimate “cocooning” ingredient. This hydration coupled with nutrition restores flexibility and sweetness to the skin.
Honey is a prodigious soothingThis potted gold that is honey has long been used for soothe inflammation and the wounds . It is also used in certain forms in medicine. But, even in our daily life, we can arm ourselves with this essential of the toiletry bag. With honey you can, for example, soothe the itching of the scalp (honey also repairs dry and damaged hair) and also works very well on irritations of the skin like eczema.
Honey is a fantastic HealerHoney is very rich in nutrients (whether in vitamins, minerals or trace elements). These favor greatly healing . This is why honey is known to be an excellent scar reducer.
Honey is a fabulous cleanserHoney has detoxifying properties . It contains an enzyme which synthesizes hydrogen peroxide (an anti-bacterial substance) and its pH is acid: it therefore attenuates the development of many micro-organisms, it is the ideal purifying skin for problematic skin. There are also natural enzymes that clean up and detoxify the skin and its pores. So it certainly cleans, but it gently cleanses . It is precisely thanks to this sweetness that honey adapts perfectly to sensitive skins and that it constitutes an essential ally of weakened skin .
The quality of honeyThe place where honey is harvested is an essential factor in determining its quality. Insofar as honey benefits from the consequences characteristic of the environment in which the bees have foraged, it is of great importance to ensure the good conditions for producing honey . Soil nutrients will have an impact on the quality of the flowers that the bees collect. Thus, it is the entire environment of the hives that defines the final quality of the honey. the Le Miracle du Miel range .
At Exertier, concern for the environment is at the heart of creation. When the range Honey miracle was created, it was obvious for Julie to get involved in the protection of bees. Our mountain mountain honey is cultivated by artisan beekeepers committed to the protection of bees. We are committed to leaving honey for the bees for the wintering in order to ensure their well-being. We obviously do not kill the queens of our bee swarms. During the production of our honey, we never use neonicotinoid, this insecticide nicknamed the "bee killer".