The benefits of honey - also known as “nectar of the gods” – have transcended time. Used by the Maoris in New Zealand, Manuka Honey has unique therapeutic and nutritional properties that make it a powerful ally to heal a broad variety of ills. Recently, this ultra-nourishing ingredient has made its entry into the beauty world thanks to its moisturizing and repairing qualities. Manuka Honey, especially good for mature and dry skin, is now infused in the formulas of more and more skin care products. Here is everything you need to know about the benefits of Manuka Honey and how to incorporate it into your own skin care routine.
Aging and Dry Skin
With age, the body's levels of hydration and nutrients decrease. Consequently, the skin develops deficiencies in certain essential substances, such as lipids and sebum which reduces its capacity to retain water. When the skin gets dry and dehydrated, signs of aging become more visible and sensations of tightness occur. Without a good anti-aging skin care routine, the discomfort may continue and wrinkles may deepen.
The Repairing Benefits of Manuka Honey
This type of honey containing high levels of natural elements is considered as one of the most powerful because of its antibacterial, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory actions. Manuka Honey, thanks to its specific active component called Methylglyoxal, acts as a natural buffer against the growth of bacteria in the body and on the skin. Its composition rich in emollients, vitamins and minerals improves the skin moisture level, makes it more supple and strengthens the functions of the skin barrier. All these properties make Manuka Honey a key ingredient in the skin care routine for mature and very dry skin.
How to Use Manuka Honey for skin?
This rich nectar is found in the formula of some skincare products aimed at repairing, protecting and moisturizing the skin. The Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition range with Manuka Honey offers you a total anti-aging skincare regimen for mature and very dry skin: day cream, eye gel, night cream and multi-purpose balm. Here is how each product will benefit your skin:
Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition Day Cream:This day cream with Manuka Honey deeply nourishes the skin while improving its elasticity, firmness and comfort.
Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition Eye Gel: This ultra-gentle eye gel with Manuka Honey and nurturing oils is infused with calcium and antioxidants. It intensely nourishes the eye contour area, cushions and visibly reduces under-eye puffiness.
Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition Night Cream: This night cream with nurturing oils and Manuka Honey extract helps very dry skin retain moisture for up to 48 hours. It penetrates the skin’s surface layer to leave an intense feeling of comfort.
Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition Multi-Purpose Balm: This rich balm for targeted use provides soothing moisture and deep sensations of comfort to very dry areas like the face, neck, chest, and hands.
With so many virtues for mature and very dry skin, why would you go without Manuka Honey?
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