Honey, this cosmetic staple

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 ”. Regardless, if the Egyptians bequeathed to humanity traces of their ritualized and honorary use of honey, we know it to be 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

It hydrates and nourishes the skin. Honey often contains a good content of natural floral waters , which makes it very hydrating. It is also very rich in fructose . This is what gives the skin the ability to retain water molecules and maintain its natural hydration over the long term. Honey is obviously very pleasant on the skin: it covers and nourishes the skin . It gives this "puffer jacket" effect which makes it the ultimate "cocooning" ingredient. This hydration coupled with nutrition restores suppleness and softness to the skin.

Honey is a prodigious soothing

This potted gold that is honey has long been used to soothe inflammation and 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 itching of the scalp (honey also repairs dry and / or damaged hair) and also works very well on irritations of the scalp. skin like eczema.

Honey is a fantastic Healer

Honey is very rich in nutrients (whether in vitamins, minerals or trace elements). These greatly promote healing . This is why honey is known to be an excellent scar reducer.

Honey is a fabulous cleanser

Honey has detoxifying properties . It contains an enzyme that synthesizes hydrogen peroxide (an anti-bacterial substance) and its pH is acidic: it therefore attenuates the development of many microorganisms, it is ideal for purifying problem skin. It also contains natural enzymes that cleanse and detoxify the skin and its pores. So it certainly cleans, but it gently cleans . It is precisely thanks to this softness that honey adapts perfectly to sensitive skin and that it is an essential ally for fragile skin .

The quality of honey

The 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 bees have foraged, it is of great importance to ensure 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.

Le Miracle du Miel Exertier

The Exertier hives are at full Savoyard altitude . The honey present in our care is produced where the bee is always sovereign and never threatened. It is a high mountain honey with exceptional properties.The pollen diversity that bees enjoy gives it its richness in amino acids, its content of trace elements and its high rate of fructose. This honey is a real grace for the skin: it stimulates the production of collagen and activates tissue repair. Its concentration of glucose oxidase allows it to restore and maintain cellular respiration in the skin. Finally, honey is an ally for all skin types and it perfectly sublimates our skincare products from the Le Miracle du Miel range .

Being beegan

At Exertier, concern for the environment is at the heart of creation. When the Miracle du Miel line 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".


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