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If you have your head in the skincare game, you’ve likely heard of vitamin C and honey as skin care agents, whether used separately or individually. Vitamin C is touted as one of the best ingredients on the market for pro-ageing support — and the key to maintaining a smooth, even, and glowy complexion. Vitamin C has many health benefits for the skin including:
- promoting collagen production and protecting against sun damage.
- provides hydration
- can brighten your skin
- can reduce redness
- can reduce hyperpigmentation
- can reduce the appearance of under-eye circles
- promotes collagen production
- may help prevent sagging
- may soothe sunburns
- may help wound healing.
Honey, on the other hand, is another great product that has taken over the spotlight in natural skincare. With its healing properties and the ability to soften, brighten, nourish, and clarify the skin.
We all know that honey is a delicious sweetener produced by bees and stored in their hives. But, what you may not know is that honey contains a powerhouse of nutrients, enzymes, and beneficial compounds that make it useful for hundreds of therapeutic and cosmetic applications.
If you’ve never thought of including honey in your skincare regimen, you are in for a surprise. Let’s explore why honey is good for the skin, here are six honey skin benefits you may not know about:
- Honey reduces the signs of premature ageing.
Honey deeply moisturizes and hydrates the skin.
Honey lightens scars and hyperpigmentation.
Honey relieves sunburn.
Honey is an effective pore cleanser and gentle exfoliator.
Honey fights acne and breakouts.
HOW TO MAKE THE BEST OF THESE TWO POTENTIAL PRODUCTS
Now that you know the benefits of Vitamin C and Honey, it is important you also know how to use them in your skincare routine.
Vitamin C can be found in lots of skin care products that can provide your skin with promising results. Our Vitamin C Anti-Aging Serum resists ageing and free radicals with the goodness of Vitamin C, L-Ascorbic Acid, high potency plant-based Hyaluronic Acid along with rich Bioflavonoids, combine to create the ultimate treatment.
This formulation is designed to resist environmental factors and aggressors that diminish the appearance of your skin. For more options, you can also try out our Deep Cleansing Face Scrub, this product Gently buffs away impurities and dead surface cells toning, smoothing and purifying facial skin revealing a healthier complexion. Vitamins C and E provide protection from harsh environmental aggressors leaving skin looking and feeling healthy all year round.
Honey is gentle enough to be applied directly on the skin. Pure honey can be mixed with brown sugar to make honey scrub at home, this formula is great for exfoliating the skin. A good Scrub alternative is our Mint Sugar Body Scrub, a natural exfoliator that gently removes pore-clogging dead skin cells, oils and daily makeup residue, letting the body breathe free for a natural and healthy look. It gets rid of dull skin and keeps lines and wrinkles in check, leaving the skin glowing.
Our all-time favourite method to combine vitamin c and honey at a go is the ORÍKÌ ‘Sweet as Honey Body Treatment.’ This orange peel scrub, rich in vitamin C is ideal to buff away dry, dehydrated skin, while a natural moisturizing honey wrap, which is applied after, leaves the skin feeling young, supple and nourished. The treatment ends with a generous application of moisturizing orange honey cream. The nourishment that comes from this combination is simply surreal! Book an appointment with us to have a first-hand experience of this powerful combination.