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  • Are There Skincare Benefits From Manuka Honey?

    March 16, 2022 3 min read

    Are There Skincare Benefits From Manuka Honey? - PURITI

    The skincare industry is popular now more than ever, and pure Manuka honey is a key ingredient featured in so many products.  Moving toward natural alternatives to medicated skincare is also growing worldwide. Although heading towards a more natural and sustainable approach to living is important, we also want to make sure we’re using the best ingredients for our skin.

    This article will explore how 100% pure New Zealand Manuka honey is used within the skincare community and how many have suggested that beneficial changes may be experienced. 

    Why Is Manuka Honey Used In Skincare Products? 

    Honey in its purest form has historically been an ingredient that has been suggested to give relief from several conditions. Manuka honey, however, has grown in popularity within skincare due to the perceived benefits that have been reported. 

    Monofloral Manuka honey has been measured to contain large amounts of the bioactive organic compound, methylglyoxal (MGO). 

    Our article,‘What’s The Buzz With Manuka Honey?’, goes further in-depth regarding the components and unique ingredients within this national treasure. 

    Although it should be noted that there is still a debate amongst the scientific community as to the efficacy of the antibacterial properties, the reports of Manuka honey doing wonders is still extensive. Some of the biggest names in natural skincare feature high-grade Manuka honey in their products and social media influencers like Kourtney Kardashian also swear by it. 


    What Are Some Of The Products That Contain Monofloral Manuka Honey?

    Pure monofloral Manuka honey is most easily used as a DIY facial mask at home. Applying this liquid gold to your face has been suggested to decrease the presence of blemishes and soothe acne-prone skin. 

    Other products that have been reported to feature Manuka honey include: 

    • Moisturisers 
    • Lip Balms 
    • Eye Creams
    • Body Butter
    • Sugar Scrubs and more

    Does Manuka Honey Really Help With The Health Of The Skin? 

    There have been countless reports both from the public and scientific community that speaks to the perceived benefits of Manuka honey. One of the notable benefits of applying Manuka honey topically is that there have been suggestions that the honey can add a barrier of moisture to the skin.

    Recent reports have even suggested that Manuka honey increases and better maintains the production of collagen within the skin. Collagen is an integral protein within the skin that assists with elasticity and maintaining a youthful glow. Subsequently, fans of natural skincare will love using pure Manuka honey as not only are there several suggested uses for this product - it also has an incredible creamy taste that goes along with it.

    Should I Only Look For Monofloral UMF™ Manuka Honey Within Skincare? 

    Manuka honey fans are typically aware that there are two main varieties of Manuka honey - multifloral and monofloral. Multifloral indicates that the Manuka honey contains the nectar of more than just the Manuka flower whereas monofloral is primarily Manuka. 

    A monofloral UMF™ Manuka honey is going to contain a higher concentration of the unique ingredients that have been suggested to give perceived benefits to users. Specifically methylglyoxal (MGO), this ingredient has been reported to have antibacterial properties. Although a monofloral variety will contain more of the unique ingredients, multifloral honey in a general sense has been reported to bring some benefits of their own. 

    PURITI Can Provide You With 100% Pure New Zealand Mānuka Honey


    At PURITI, we provide multi-purposeful UMF™-certified Mānuka honey that exceeds all necessary requirements to guarantee purity and potency. EachMānuka honey product that we sell exceeds the minimum required leptosperin and MGO concentrations set by UMF™HA. As a result, consumers can buy from PURITI with confidence knowing that we are only selling 100% genuine New Zealand Mānuka honey.

    PURITI also includes 11 separate anti-counterfeit measures within our packaging - we provide absolute quality assurance to our customers. As a sacred product of New Zealand, we want to ensure customers receive the best level of quality that PURITI can offer.  

    If you’re looking to buy high-quality, genuine New Zealand Mānuka honey online, the great selection of items at PURITI will be the perfect place to browse an extensive range of premium products. 

    Buy our  Mānuka honey online for all your wellness needs.

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