WHAT IS MASKNE?
Maskne—acne from wearing protective facial masks is a real thing. Even if you are way beyond the pimple phase it isn’t uncommon to discover breakouts from masks. Layer on the stress of the pandemic and you get a recipe for redness, bumps, dullness, oiliness and other skin issues.
WHAT CAUSES MASKNE?
• Sweat, Natural Skin Oil, Dirt, Makeup.
While our protective masks are keeping us safe, they really aren’t doing our skin any favors. Dirt, makeup, sweat, and your natural skin oil can get trapped and create a very active nasty cocktail that may clog your pores. The result: red, irritated skin. Gross.
You don’t need to run to the dermatologist or invest in pricey products with ingredients you can’t pronounce. There’s a natural solution and it includes Honey.
Yup, you read that right. Honey not only helps with acne because of its anti-inflammatory properties—but also reduces scarring from blemishes. Honey is one of the most versatile substances used in our daily lives and has been instrumental to treat and protect our skin for years. Honey’s anti-inflammatory properties also aid in psoriasis and numerous other skin problems.
Raw Honey has been a valuable ingredient in skin care for centuries (hey, even Cleopatra used it). Beyond its superpower to reduce inflammation, Honey helps balance the bacteria in your skin, resulting in a brighter complexion. The natural properties in Honey help accelerate your skin's healing process and fight off skin infections. Consider it a natural exfoliator; applying it to your face will help remove any dead cells leaving healthy, new skin.
Honey is packed with antioxidants and anti-microbial properties, both of which protect, restore and prevent skin damage. The natural properties of Honey make it non-irritating, beneficial to those with sensitive skin. Applying Honey to your skin has shown to improve blood circulation leaving your face more radiant and healthier.
The secret of Honey is Bee Propolis which has been linked to having antifungal and even cancer fighting capabilities. While Honey is known in the skin care world for it's nutritive and healing properties, Bee Propolis is touted for its antiseptic and restorative capabilities. Hey Honey was the first to create skin care harnessing this powerful combination.
Where do I start?
Katerina Yoffe-Larden and her husband, Nisso Larden, founders of Hey Honey, handpick some of their favorite Honey products:
Trick & Treat CC² Cream - Active Moisturizing Cream with Honey & Propolis
"I specifically made this product for myself. I actually had a CC cream I already loved, so I just made it better. Recently my schedule has been packed between my family and work so I love being able to put this on, knowing with full confidence that it will last all day long." - Katerina
Good Morning - Honey Silk Facial Serum
"Good Morning is my favorite product. It is perfect for those crazy busy mornings when you have no time for yourself. Plus, Good Morning Honey Silk Facial Serum is an amazing, amazing makeup primer. If I only have time to do one thing for my skin it is always to apply Good Morning." - Katerina
Look Into My Eyes - Retinol & Propolis Eye Mask
"I love this product because it is so multi-tasking. I love that this is a mask that you can leave on or use it as just an eye cream. The best part is that Look Into My Eyes has immediate results!" - Katerina
24Seven - Honey Day & Night Moisturizing Cream
"Another product I use almost every day. I like to use 24Seven after shaving because it calms the skin and you can feel it working. I like that you can use this product all over your face, neck, eyes, wherever you need it." - Nisso
911 Pro Gel - Instant Relief with Propolis
"This product is special to me because I can use it for anything and on anyone. Anytime the kids get scrapes or cuts, on bug bites, or on bee stings. I’m in charge of our Bee Hive, so this has been really helpful lately." - Nisso
Good Night - Royal Honey Facial Replenisher with Coenzyme Q10
"I use this product almost every day. It’s so easy and simple." - Nisso