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This is a super easy cleanser to get started with if you are just beginning your organic maker journey. I particularly love this one if your skin is sensitive or irritated as the calendula is very gentle and healing, while the honey gives skin a glow. Calendula soothes skin while honey softens as it gently cleanses. Don’t worry that you’ll feel honey stickiness from this formula; the honey rinses beautifully with warm water.
Using Honey for skin is always a good idea. Mixed with natural ingredients, found in your kitchen, makes for effective and inexpensive beauty treatment. Applying honey regularly on your skin can give you results beyond your imagination and can go a long way in giving you healthy, younger looking and glowing skin.
Calendula has nourishing benefits that help to plump the surface of your skin to give you tighter, more supple skin. In the long term, both the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties help to protect your skin's collagen and elastin supply. Calendula has healing properties, which helps to relieve dryness, flaking and etching.
- 1 cup filtered water, boiling
- 2 teaspoons calendula flowers
- 1 tablespoon raw honey
- Combine the boiling water and calendula flowers in a small bowl and steep for 15 minutes.
- Strain off herbs and transfer the infusion into a small, clean bottle. Add the honey and shake gently to mix (and shake before each use). To use, place a small amount in your palm and massage onto damp skin using small, circular motions.
- Rinse with warm water.
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Not a Maker?
If making isn't your thing, but you like the sound of the ingredients that I have mentioned the check out these ready made products.
Wishful Honey Balm Moisturiser
From the Wishful brand by Huda, come this Honey Balm. A Luxurious jelly like moisturiser. This is described as being a luxurious, unique formula that really goes above and beyond to hydrate, brighten, reduce the appearance of pores, and bring that glow. With honey as a core ingredient, it is simply glow giving.
Revolution Honey & Oatmeal, Nourish & Glow Mask
This gorge mask is formulated with honey, oatmeal (also a firm favourite ingredient) sweet Almond Oil to replenish skin, Hyaluronic Acid to hydrate and Vitamin E to help promote radiant looking skin. Nourishing your skin and achieving an ultra-glow has never been so easy. It is very good for sensitive or irritated skin.
Antipodes Manuka Honey Skin Brightening Light Day Cream
This moisturiser contains world-famous manuka honey with natural antibacterial properties that help address any skin blemishes, while mamaku black fern provides a gentle lifting effect. Revolutionary Vinanza® antioxidants and kiwi work with peony flower for the ultimate skin-bright finish.
Disclaimer: This information and content does not replace that advice of a dermatologist or medical advice. Please seek medical advice if you suspect that you have a dermal condition.
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