Miele Vita - honey for health and beauty
 Honey cosmetic purposes began to be used in the Stone Age. It is known that the ancient Egyptians used honey to prolong youth and beauty. As cosmetic honey is a natural remedy has not lost its popularity in our time.

The chemical composition of honey
It is composed of glucose, fructose and sucrose, dextrin, water, proteins, non-protein nitrogen substances, enzymes, organic acids, minerals, vitamins. Composition honey obtained from the nectar of different types, i.e. honey from different plants is not the same, depending on its origin, maturity and the season.

Acacia honey   - One of the best varieties of honey. In liquid form, the honey is transparent. Acacia honey contains 35, 98% glucose (sugar wine) and 40, 35% fructose (fruit sugar) and a lot of vitamin A.

Buckwheat honey   darker in color - from dark yellow to reddish to dark brown, different kind of flavor and the specific taste. In buckwheat honey is much more protein and iron than light honeys.

Linden honey   It belongs to one of the best grades. Svezheotkachanny white honey very fragrant, usually transparent, color - light yellow go green. Linden honey contains 36, 05 and 39% glucose, 27% levulose.

Sweet Clover Honey   - Refers to the number of excellent first-class honeys and has high taste qualities. Sweet Clover Honey contains 36, 78 and 39% glucose, 59% fructose.

Masks for skin

Honey easily penetrates into the smallest pores of the skin, nourishes it and regulates the water balance that keeps the skin fresh, and prevents premature wrinkles.

Recipes for Dry Skin

-   Take 1 egg yolk, 2 tablespoons rice flour, 1 tablespoon of cabbage juice, 1 teaspoon of honey and 3 - 4 drops of lemon juice. All mix thoroughly and apply on face. Mask wash off after 15 - 20 minutes with cool water.

-   A tablespoon of honey diluted in 2 cups of warm water and then wipe with a solution of a night person.

-   A mixture of honey and olive oil, taken in equal proportions. Dipped in this mixture gauze, with pre-cut holes for the eyes and lips. Napkin applied to the face for 20-30 minutes. Then, wipe the face of a decoction of chamomile.

-   Take 2 tablespoons of oatmeal, 1 tablespoon liquid honey, 30 ml of warm milk, 1 tablespoon of olive oil and 3 drops of lemon juice. Mix well and apply on face. Mask wash after 15 - 20 minutes of cool water.

-   Take 2 teaspoons of olive oil, the yolk of one egg and one teaspoon of liquid honey. All grind, mix well and apply on face. After 15 - 20 minutes mask rinse with cool water.

-   Heat on a steam bath 2 tablespoons of honey to warm in a water bath, then add 1 tablespoon of curd and apply on face. After 20 minutes, wash off the mask with warm water.

-   To prepare the peeling for dry skin, mix 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply the mixture on your face for 5 - 10 minutes in the care of dry and normal skin.

-   2 heads baked onions carefully rub, mix with 2 tablespoons of honey, and the resulting mixture was put on clean face for 15 - 20 minutes, then remove it with a damp cloth.

Recipes for Oily Skin

-   Beat 1 egg white, add the 1 teaspoon of honey, milk, lemon juice. Add to the mix oatmeal to obtain a slurry state of sour cream. The resulting mask put on face for 20 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

-   2 tablespoons of honey, mix with 1 tablespoon of very strong tea, and 2 tablespoons of oatmeal, add a little water until the desired consistency, slightly heat the resulting mass for a couple. Warm mass, apply a thick layer, cover the face with a paper towel on top of a towel and hold for 20 minutes. Rinse first with warm, then cool water.

-   Take 1 cup freshly squeezed cucumber juice, dilute it 1 teaspoon of honey and use it to wipe the skin after washing with acne. After 30 - 40 minutes should wash the face with cool water.

-   Mix 2 egg whites with nevzbityh 30 g of honey and 1/2 hours. L. peach (almond) butter until smooth, then add 2 tbsp. l. crushed into powder oatmeal. The mask cleanses, moisturizes and nourishes oily skin. To impose it on 15 - 20 minutes, remove the first warm, then cool compress.

-   Rub 2 tablespoons of cottage cheese with 1 teaspoon of liquid honey, add 1 egg. All thoroughly blender. Mask imposed on 15 - 20 minutes. Remove it with warm water, then rinse with cold water.

Recipes for Hair

-   The washed hair roots rub honey and leave for 30 - 60 minutes, then rinse with warm water honey. The procedure helps to significantly strengthen the hair.

-   Take 1 tablespoon grated onion, castor oil, honey, 1 egg yolk and mix well. The resulting mixture is rubbed into the scalp, then wrap it with a towel and after 1 - 2 hours to wash shampoo. The procedure was used as needed.

-   Pour boiling water 30 g of dry powdered chamomile, let stand for 15 minutes. Cool, filter and add to the broth 1 tablespoon of honey. Hair wash, gently wipe with a towel and drench prepared solution, and after half an hour - an hour rinse with warm water. For dry hair similar procedure is applied 1 time in 10 - 12 days, while fat - 1 time 6 - 7 days.

Caution   Honey - a biologically active product, so it is useful for cosmetic purposes is not for everyone. Contraindications to the use is allergic to honey, vasodilation of the face, asthma, diabetes and heart failure.

To be continued…
Author: Inna Sedykh