Honey in Skin & Hair Care – Ingredient Spotlight

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Honey is one of the most interesting ingredients in hair and skincare. The fact that honey is produced by bees, and can survive centuries in Egyptian tombs and still be edible (although I wouldn’t try it) is incredibly amazing, but what really makes honey such an interesting ingredient is how beneficial it is for hair […]

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Honey Recipes For your Home Spa

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Honey is great for the skin.  It can be used directly on the skin as a mask or added with other ingredients.  The following recipes are designed to be mixed and used immediately.  Honey will only suspend ingredients for a short period of time.  We have retail ready honey spa products at Essential Wholesale for those wishing to create a product line from honey. 


There are plenty of reasons to add honey to your beauty regimine for all skin types.  Honey is a well known antibacterial and antifungal agent.  It is rich in vitamins, minerals, and amino acids.  Honey also contains powerful antioxidants which fight free radicals.  Honey is a humectant, which means it binds moisture to the skin.

Honey Exfoliating Masque
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp poppy seeds
Mix together thoroughly and gently exfoliate in upward circular motion, leave on as masque for up to 20 minutes, rinse thoroughly.

Honey Masque for Dry Skin
1 tbsp honey
1 tsp olive oil
1 egg yolk

Mix together thoroughly, gently apply in upward circular motion, leave on as masque for up to 20 minutes, rinse thoroughly.

Honey Facial
1 tbsp warmed honey

Open facial pores with warm steamy wet towel, apply warm honey, leave on for up to 20 minutes and rinse thoroughly.

Honey Body Scrub
1 tbsp honey
2 tsp olive oil
2 tbsp fine salt

Mix together thoroughly and exfoliate body from the heart towards the outer limbs.

Essential Wholesale retail ready honey products: Cremed Honey Body Polish, Honey Body Polish, Wild Oats and Honey Masque, Wild Oat and Honey Facial CleanserWild Oats & Honey Lotion, Milk & Honey Lotion and Natural Honey Lotion.