Where To Rub Your Honey.

Via Meghan Currie
on Feb 15, 2012
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Since honey is anti-bacterial and a humectant, it can actually be used to wash your face, with great results.


Why honey is so good:

1) It’s antiseptic. Honey contains potassium, and it is the only natural food that will not spoil.

2) It is a humectant, which means it will attract moisture and help retain it.

3) It’s an anti-irritant.

4) It’s anti-bacterial

5) It contains alpha hydroxy acids

This video is so sweetly informative. Beekeeping is cool.

Cocoa health benefits for skin:

High antioxidant content
The level of antioxidant compounds in cocoa is higher than that of green tea, black tea or red wine, according to a study conducted by the Department of Food Science and Technology, Seoul National University.

High antioxidant chocolate facial benefits include cell repair and cell damage prevention. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and prevent them from damaging cells.

Increased blood flow
Consumption of high-flavanol cocoa can help improve the appearance of skin by improving the function of blood vessels, increasing blood flow, increasing hydration, decreasing skin roughness, and helping to increase defense against UV damage.

See: Medical News Today

Topically, this increased hydration calms and soothes skin, infusing it with:

Vitamin Content
Dark chocolate contains Vitamins A, B12, B-complex, D and E, great for absorption of calcium, tissue growth, and releasing energy.

Mineral Content
Chocolate contains copper, iron, manganese, magnesium and zinc for the promotion of cell growth, the repair of tissue and the absorption of nutrients. Cocoa is also a rich source of sulfur, also known as the beauty mineral, necessary for healthy skin.


Rub your honey everywhere.


About Meghan Currie

I love handstands, motorcycles, smells, safety pins, bicycles, music, moss, languages, books, trees, beets, mud, dancing, diagrams, sewing, teaching, surprises, shaking, yard sales, anatomy, India, instruments, sleeping outside, wisdom, nonsense, sprouts, spoons, seeds, cats, insects, fears, rocks, giving, essential oils, foods that vibrate, photos, Ocean, laughing, naps, spinach, crying, sewing machine parts, singing, Love, wrinkles, long walks, good talks, all creatures, trees, apples, raspberries, learning, breathing....being...


14 Responses to “Where To Rub Your Honey.”

  1. Love this Meghan!! I do use honey on my skin. Makes a great scrub w/ some epsom salts, coconut oil & essential oils…rub it…well…almost everywhere! 🙂

  2. meghan C says:

    yay!…almost anywhere…external use only.. gheehehhe love!

  3. JoshMPlant says:

    MMMMM. I have olive oil soap, but, perhaps, I can make a honey salt scrub. It will be a delicious shower!

  4. melisa says:

    you are absolutely crazy girl!

  5. Ben_Ralston says:

    Love it. The first video is hilarious.

    "Oh yeah, rub my jowls" 🙂

  6. Sandy says:

    Loved your video! Do more!

  7. TiZ says:

    Delicious, Meghan. Thank you.

  8. Mich says:

    That was fantastic!

  9. Jana says:

    You are hilarious!! Love this! I'm sitting in Starbucks almost peeing my pants laughing with you!! People think I'm weird. I love it! I love you!

  10. Tania says:

    Ridiculously funny and cute!

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  12. Dax says:

    That was pure hilarity. I’m not sure if the humor was pure genius, or if the honey “PSA” was so bad that it was just that funny. Loved it. 🙂