Propolis cream: the power of honey for skin care (including against eczema)

Propolis cream

What is propolis and what does propolis do for your skin? You can read more about this in this blog at-single ingredient and the power of honey. To suffer from perioral dermatitis? Propolis and eczema is a good combination! Not only because we think so, but also because of the many positive propolis eczema experiences. But that's not the only thing you can use honey for in skin care.

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What is propolis?

You've probably heard that it's healthy, but what exactly is propolis? Propolis is a miracle cure as a unique natural product of the honey bee. It is a brown sticky substance that looks a bit like glue. Bees get this from resin and buds of trees. They then add their own active ingredients from saliva and wax. It is then used for their own health and to seal cracks in nests. And that is super smart, since propolis is, among other things, a strong one operation has against bacteria, viruses and fungi.

Is propolis the same as honey?

Some people think that propolis is the same as honey, but this is not true. Although they are both natural products made by bees, propolis and honey differ in composition, function and application. Honey is a natural sweetener with anti-inflammatory properties, while propolis is mainly used for its antibacterial and antiviral properties. Bees make honey from the nectar of flowers, while propolis is produced from plant resins.

Even though propolis and honey are not the same, both natural products are excellent as powerful ingredients natural face care.

What does propolis do for your skin?

Propolis is perfect for skin treatment due to its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. It is used for wound healing, treating skin problems and as protection. Propolis ointment is also said to be beneficial in treating skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis and acne, according to several studies.

Honey is moisturizing, naturally antibacterial and full of antioxidants. This also makes it an ideal ingredient in skin care. Just like with propolis, it is important that a high-quality, pure substance is used. In the case of honey, it is essential that it is raw honey. We use in our natural facial cleanser honey milk - Hikiän honey. This honey is Demeter certified biodynamic honey and is tested annually. The honey is 100% free of pesticides, herbicides and GMOs. This is rare in honey production and indicates how pure the product is.

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Why propolis cream?

Propolis cream is a very suitable product for eczema. More about that later. But that's not the only advantage. This natural ingredient has super power in several different ways, making it an absolute must-have for products dry skin and against skin rashes. Propolis cream can be used for the face, hands, feet or body. Due to its anti-inflammatory effect, it even fits into a... acne treatment at home.

The benefits of Flow propolis cream with probiotics

Our propolis cream: Propolis & Probiotics Rescue is enriched with carefully selected organic ingredients. Our propolis cream also contains anti-inflammatory antimicrobial essential oils (including organic Tea Tree and Lavender), skin-strengthening probiotics and skin-protecting, moisturizing organic oils (including Hemp Seed Oil and Arctic Berry). These help restore vitality and leave the skin feeling smooth and soft!

Our Propolis cream (Propolis & Probiotics Rescue Cream) is a perfect remedy for irritated skin:

  • Enriched with beneficial organic ingredients.
  • Reduces itching, skin irritation and inflammation.
  • Strengthens the barrier function and makes the skin less susceptible to external factors.
  • Suitable for daily use, especially suitable for the extremely dry skin, eczema or atopic skin. Also for acne and psoriasis.
  • Rich in vitamins and provides antioxidant protection.
  • Lasts a long time, 60 to 80 times (60 ml).
  • Organic, plastic-free and climate-neutral produced.

Propolis and eczema

Eczema is an annoying skin condition in which the skin is often red and flaky. Eczema is also often accompanied by itching.

Propolis cream is a good one natural remedy for eczema due to the calming and disinfectant effect. Propolis soothes the eczema skin and has proven effective for various types, such as atopic eczema, seborrheic eczema, contact eczema and fungal eczema. Moreover, propolis does not provoke allergic reactions. This is a common (partial) cause of eczema, especially eczema clown eczema.

Propolis eczema experiences differ from person to person. For some, it partially relieves the symptoms and in some cases the eczema is completely resolved. You can generally see improvement within a month.

The benefits of propolis cream for eczema

Propolis cream fits perfectly in one natural treatment of perioral dermatitis. The doctor often prescribes a strong medication for eczema complaints. This is usually hormone ointment, or corticosteroids. The problem with corticosteroid ointment is that it can cause unpleasant side effects. The skin barrier, which is so important for protection against eczema, is completely damaged. As a result, your skin can withstand less and less.

Here you can read more about the side effects of eczema hormone ointment, which can sometimes even be disastrous. The big advantage of propolis cream in combination with a natural treatment against eczema is that it keeps this protective layer intact!

How do you use propolis cream for eczema?

You can use propolis cream on any area of ​​your skin that needs intensive but gentle care. Make sure your skin is clean and first cleanse it with a natural cleanser or a soothing one face spray.

In affected or inflamed skin, such as eczema or psoriasis, the natural protective layer is damaged. When you apply a water-based product, it may feel slightly burning. You can prevent this by using an oil-based product, such as organic argan oil or shea butter. Once the skin is in better condition, the burning sensation will quickly decrease.

Note: In some cases, the symptoms of eczema become slightly worse at the beginning of treatment with propolis cream. It is also good to check in advance whether you suffer from an allergy to propolis. This happens to some people. The best way to test this is to apply a little propolis cream to your forearm. After a few hours, see if you see any reaction, such as itching or redness.

Questions about propolis against eczema or treatment of the atopic skin? Feel free to contact our beauty experts, we are happy to help you!

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