Vitamin E: The Vitamin of Youth

While there is no fountain of youth, a simple ingredient can help preserve youthfulness by blocking some of the harmful environmental agents. Tocopherol, better known as Vitamin E, is the most potent antioxidant nutrient that helps to block free radicals and therefore slowing the skin’s aging process. What are free radicals? Free radicals are atoms…

Liquid Gold: The Lowdown on Honey

This sticky sweet game changer is a pretty amazing substance. Known mainly for its historic role as nature’s most pure and delicious sweetener; Honey is more than just the delicious sugary fluid that you put in your tea. Honey can also be attributed to having numerous nutritional and health benefits. Because of this, Honey also…

Do You Know All the Great Things About Propolis?

The meaning  of the name PROPOLIS: pro- before + polis city. You may be wondering – What exactly is Propolis? While bees are mostly known for their Honey production, they also make another very important substance – Propolis. Commonly known as “bee glue,” Propolis is a type of resin that bees collect on their legs…

Jojoba Oil: What Is It and Why Should We Use It?

There are hundreds of products out there for everything from acne to dry scalp to cradle cap. However, a lot of these products are made with man-made materials that could be quite harsh to our bodies. It is so important to use natural ingredients that haven’t been modified. However, not all products claiming to be…

The Rise of Propolis

So we’ve talked about honey, but there is another important ingredient that everyone needs to know about – Propolis. Propolis is a sticky, resinous substance made by bees that is used all over the world, specifically European and Asian countries, and is found in small quantities of honey. Like honey, this somewhat lesser known product…

Oh, Honey! A Brief History On Honey Purposes

Honey, honey, honey. If you think you don’t like honey, then you must be mistaken. It is not just a sticky food item like most people believe….it actually has purposes for anything from food to furniture varnish, and from beauty products to fermentables (honey mead). Honey has been around further than we are able to…

I Peel Good! What About You?

You’re busy taking the kids to school, practices, and play dates. You may be working full time and your boss is always expecting the most from you. Whatever it is, you can never find to time to get to the spa for a facial, but your skin is begging you to take proper care of…

Propolis: The Ancient Healer

How it helps heal wounds and fight bacteria? Did you know that honey isn’t the only thing that bees make? Bees also produce a compound called propolis from the sap on needle-leaved trees or evergreens. When they combine the sap with their own discharges and beeswax, they create a sticky, greenish-brown product that is used…

Hey Honey, Can Coenzyme Q10 Help Your Skin?

Coenzyme Q10 (Co Q10) is a relative newcomer to the skin care industry. Yet, its value for general health and nutrition is rather well known and well researched. This great article from our friends at SmartSkinCare.com will tell you all you need to know about this great Skin Care ingredient : CoQ10 has at least two important roles in…

9 Super Sweet Facts About Honey for Skincare

Hey Honey, just came across this wonderful post from Dana Oliver on the huffingtonpost sharing great 9 Super Sweet Facts About Honey and how you can use them on your Honey beauty ritual. Hair mask: During the summer months, our strands take a brutal beating with exposure to harmful UV rays, chlorine, salt water and humidity. A honey-based…

Yes, I Finally Took It Off!

Say Hello to Hey Honey! Take It Off! Exfoliating Honey Peel Off Mask Ok, I confess… I have a bit of a honey addiction. I can literally put it on (or in) almost anything: in tea, on sandwiches, drizzled over ice cream and in cake recipes. Then, there are also things like honey-baked ham, honey roasted peanuts, honey…

Propolis is Ideal For Use in Acne Treatments

People have trusted the antiseptic and healing properties of propolis for centuries. Propolis –“nature’s best kept secret from the beehive”– is a resin-like substance collected by honeybees from the leaf buds and barks of conifer and poplar trees and used as caulk to seal gaps and holes in hives. The use of propolis on wounds…