Honey

the Ultimate Super Natural Skin Care

Honey ~ Super Skin Care

I am such a big advocate for what we believe to be the ultimate, natural, all around healing potion.

Thanks to Cleopatra’s luxurious baths, this sweet treat has become a favorite with one and all not to be missed in your beauty regime.

Besides Cleopatra, there were other beauties from the past, who swear by this bee's treat being an indispensable ingredient in beauty treatments.

Pollution, dirt, and other chemical agents in the air make the skin lose its ability to retain water, making it look dry, wrinkled and aged.

The natural hydrating and antioxidant properties trap and seal the moisture, rejuvenate your skin and cleanse your complexion leaving it soft and supple.

This sweet delight, in its purest form is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin.

Beauticians we've spoken with suggest using it abundantly, to garner a more radiant complexion and in turn a more radiant you!

Many skin care products like baths, shower gels, face creams, skin lotions, moisturizers, body scrubs and even baby products contain this pure ingredient, albeit in minimal amounts.

Here are a couple of ways that you can treat yourself to some simple, yet natural skin care remedies in your own home;

** 1/4 c. added to your bath will keep your skin soft and supple.

** Dry skin = 1 tsp. vegetable oil each and 1/4 tsp. of lemon juice.

Pat it on dry areas of your skin, leave for 10 minutes and rinse with water.

** Make a moisturizing mask with 1 tsp. of this bee's treat, 1 egg yolk, 1/2 tsp. almond oil and 1 tsp. yogurt.

Apply on your face, neck and other parts of your body.

Leave for 15 minutes and rinse off with water.

Your skin will feel moisturized and polished with tightened pores.

** For silky smooth skin, mix 1/4 c. with 3 tsp. of rosewater.

Apply to your face and neck, avoiding sensitive areas around the eyes.

Massage well, rinse with lukewarm water and enjoy the sensation.

** Open the pores on your face by placing a cloth dipped in warm water.

Smear some on your face for 20-30 minutes.

Rinse, first with warm water and then cold water to close the pores.

** Indulge your skin with the paste of 1 tsp. of a Bee's treat, 1 egg white, 1 tsp. glycerin and flour.

Smooth it over your face, throat, leaving it on for 10 minutes and then washing it off with warm water.

Your skin will feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

** 4 Tbs. of whole milk powder and 2 Tbs. bee's product makes an excellent baby bath.

Your baby (young & old) will love ya for it!

We'd like you to exercise all precautions while following instructions on the recipes from this page.

Avoid using if you're allergic to any of the ingredients.

Now if you're curious as to how to add more honey into your diet, may we suggest the following recipe;

Honey-Soy Broiled Salmon

A sweet, tangy and salty mixture of soy sauce, rice vinegar and honey does double-duty as marinade and sauce.

Toasted sesame seeds provide a nutty and attractive accent.

Make it a meal: Serve with brown rice and sautéed red peppers and zucchini slices.

Makes 4 servings

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

1 scallion, minced

2 Tbs. reduced-sodium soy sauce

1 Tbs. rice vinegar

1 Tbs. honey

1 tsp. minced fresh ginger

1 lb. center-cut salmon fillet, skinned (see Tip) and cut into 4 portions

1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds (see Tip)

Preparation;

1. Whisk scallion, soy sauce, vinegar, honey and ginger in a medium bowl until the honey is dissolved.

Place salmon in a sealable plastic bag, add 3 tablespoons of the sauce and refrigerate; let marinate for 15 minutes.

Reserve the remaining sauce.

2. Preheat broiler.

Line a small baking pan with foil and coat with cooking spray.

3. Transfer the salmon to the pan, skinned-side down. (Discard the marinade.)

Broil the salmon 4 to 6 inches from the heat source until cooked through, 6 to 10 minutes.

Drizzle with the reserved sauce and garnish with sesame seeds.

Nutrition:

Per serving:

234 Calories;

13 g. Fat (3 g. Sat., 5 g. Mono);

67 mg. Cholesterol;

6 g. Carbohydrate;

23 g. Protein;

0 g. Fiber;

335 mg. Sodium;

444 mg. Potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Selenium (60% daily value), excellent source of omega-3s.

Tips: How to skin a salmon fillet: Place skin-side down.

Starting at the tail end, slip a long knife between the fish flesh and the skin, holding down firmly with your other hand.

Gently push the blade along at a 30° angle, separating the fillet from the skin without cutting through either.

To toast sesame seeds, heat a small dry skillet over low heat. Add seeds and stir constantly, until golden and fragrant, about 2 minutes.

Transfer to a small bowl and let cool.

We hope you enjoy!

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