Gee, your face tastes terrific! August 18 2011


I know we've covered some great 'fridge items that work well for the skin. Today we taWk: HONEY. Why honey, Hon? You might notice that during the summer your face goes all kinds of bonkers and gets all cranky/zitty/icky? There are many reasons like heat, humidity, and also some sunscreens. Yes, we all try to reach for the good stuff like Skinceuticals but let's face it: when you've been at the beach sweating for hours and the only thing around is the waterproof thick goopy goop in the bright green tube, ya go for it. It IS after all, better to deal with a clogged pore than a bad burn.

Honey works as a natural antiseptic, killing of fungus {there's a fungus among us, sorry! Couldn't resist} and bacteria. It also holds hydration which is essential to keep skin clear and bright. Honey also encourages cell renewal and gentle exfoliation. Hey, if it was good enough for Cleopatra...