Moisturizing & antiseptic
Honey is a natural, fragrant, sweet liquid that is produced by bees. Honey production begins when bees pollinate flowers. They collect nectar and store it in their honey stomach (which is not the normal stomach). Back in the hive, they hand over the nectar to other worker bees who chew it for about half an hour. He is passed from bee to bee until he slowly turns into honey. Then it is stored in the honeycomb. When the honey is done, the bees seal it with a thin layer of wax.
What does honey do to the skin?
Already Cleopatra used her face daily with honey over 2000 years ago! Already back then, people knew about the nourishing properties of this unique ingredient. Honey is the only untreated and non-dried food that does not spoil. The secret behind it is its unique chemical structure. A high sugar content and low water content is unpopular with bacteria. So we can use it perfectly in our products instead of synthetic preservatives.
Honey works on the skin clarifying. It opens the pores and makes it so easy to release blockages. Honey is especially good for dry skin as it is also described as a moisturizer that attracts and traps moisture. Using honey in our products is particularly beneficial for dry skin areas (such as elbows or knees), as it has a very moisturizing and antibacterial effect, and helps to cleanse the skin thoroughly but gently.
However, you do not find honey in our lip balms, which has a very simple reason. Honey (as well as other sugary ingredients) are not in our care for the lips that are not rinsed off. In the course of the day we unconsciously lick our lips constantly and the ingredients get into the saliva. Honey in the lip care then leads to a lasting sugary environment that attacks the dental health - even small amounts do this. Therefore, despite the great properties that honey can bring, we completely forego it in our lip care.
OUR TIP: apply pure honey to your lips from time to time, let it work for a few minutes and then lick it off!