There are times in every woman’s life that stand out. That day her high school crush asks her to prom, the first date with that special person, her quinceanera, her wedding, etc… it’s different for us all. However, the one thing that is true for all of us, is that in these picture perfect moments, we want to look our absolute best. Vicki Mejia and the National Honey Board know this too, so they have joined forces to bring you some delicious “recipes” to prep your skin with minimal hassle and even better- minimal damage to your wallet.
Mejia knew that your skin absorbed 60% of what you put on it (you hear that ladies- SIXTY percent!), so she wanted to create something natural and basic. Something better for your skin vs. a lot of rough chemicals that it faces daily anyway. With her easy do-it-yourself recipes, you can skip the trip to the store and whip up your own glow mask or scrub at home, and since the recipes are all natural they’ll do wonders on any skin type, regardless of age.
The National Honey Board and Vicky Mejía want to encourage you to get the skin you want in time for your Big Day, which is why www.mielpura.org will be dedicating its homepage to its fans and followers by hosting the “Con la Miel, Serás Inolvidable en tu Gran Día” contest. The first 10 fans to put their best face forward and submit a picture of themselves using any of Vicky’s honey-based beauty treatments will win a very sweet prize: a branded photo album, spa robe and “Bee Prepared Kit,” with everything from hair pins to stain remover so you can enjoy your event worry-free. And of course, honey! All you have to do to enter is visit www.mielpura.org and submit your picture for a chance to win. Remember to follow the Miel Pura Facebook page for contest updates.
Here are a few great recipes for your skin from Vicky. Enjoy, and if you try it, please let me know how it turns out for you!
Soothing Honey-Based Cleanser- You can easily eliminate impurities with the help of this homemade cleanser.
Makes one application
1 tablespoon honey
1 egg white
1 teaspoon powdered milk
In a small bowl mix honey and powdered milk. Next, lightly whisk the egg white in a separate small bowl. Add egg white to honey and powdered milk combination and mix. Apply cleanser onto face and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Moisturizing Honey Treatment - Ideal for recovering the freshness of the skin, leaving it soft and luminous.
Makes one application
1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon oatmeal
1 teaspoon plain yogurt
In a small bowl mash banana and mix in honey, yogurt and oatmeal. Mix until thoroughly combined. Apply on clean face, avoiding the skin around the eyes. Leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse with warm water.
Disclosure: I attended an event for the National HoneyBoard as a member of the media. All opinions are 100% my own.