Recipes to Nourish Your Skin and Hair Using Hawaiian Farm Honey
Because Fire Mountain Farm Hawaiian Honey is raw and unfiltered it retains all the natural properties of honey in the comb. It has never been heat treated, spun or filtered. It may have small amounts of bees wax, pollen, and propolis in its composition. These components may aid in our Hawaiian Farm Honeyâ€™s enriching and hydrating properties.
Hawaiian Farm Honey â€“Macadamia nut cleansing scrub
Combine 1 tablespoon Hawaiian Farm Honey with 2 tablespoons finely ground macadamia nuts and Â½ teaspoon lemon juice. Put on face, rubbing gently, then remove with warm water.
Hawaiian Farm Honey Firming Face Mask
Whip together 1 egg white, 1 tablespoon Hawaiian Farm Honey, 1 teaspoon glycerin (available at drug and beauty supply stores) and approximately Â¼ cup flour or corn starch to form a paste. Apply to face and throat. Allow to penetrate for10 minutes then remove with warm water. (Louis XVâ€™s infamous last mistress, Madame du Barry, applied honey to her face as a beauty mask, lying down to allow the honey to work its wonders on her skin).
Hawaiian Farm Honey Soothing Lotion
Mix 1 teaspoon Hawaiian Farm Honey with 1 teaspoon vegetable or macadamia nut oil and Â¼ teaspoon lemon juice. Rub into your body wherever it feels dry. Allow to penetrate for 10 minutes. Remove with warm water.
Hawaiian Farm Honey as a skin softener in the bath
While filling your tub with warm water, pour in Â¼ cup Hawaiian Farm Honey to create a skin softening agent in which to soak.
Hawaiian Farm Honey Hair Shine
Mix together 1 teaspoon of Hawaiian Farm Honey and 4 cups of warm water. For blondes, add a squeeze of lemon juice. Pour mixture through hair after washing. Leave mixture in hair and dry as usual.
Other Historical Beauty Secrets using honey:
A mixture of honey and ground orange seeds was used by Chinese women to maintain blemish free skin.
Egyptâ€™s famous Cleopatra regularly took baths of milk and honey to keep her youthful look.
Englandâ€™s Queen Anne is reputed to have added a honey/oil solution to her long and lustrous hair and Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough, was thought to use a special honey water recipe on her beautiful hair.