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Saturday, 16 February 2013

Honey versus anti-winkle cream


Dermatocare started as skin care blog concentrated around Dermatology; however with research we realised that there is lot more than allopathy when it come to skin care. One such proof is this blog. Our research about honey coincidentally clashed with analysis of reputed anti-wrinkle cream; to our surprise honey scored higher. The details are tabulated below:

Benefit
Honey
Anti-wrinkle cream
Moisturizer
Yes
Glycerine and water
Vitamins
Six (riboflavin, niacin, pantathonic acid, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin C)
Four (tocopherol, niacin, vitamin C, pantathonic acid)
Anti-oxidants
Multiple (Chrysin, pinobanksin, catalase, pinocembrin)
One (green tea)
Minerals
Zinc, selenium
None
Amino acids
18-20 amino acids mostly Proline
None
Organic acids
Many especially Gluconic acid
None
Anti-septic
anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-viral properties
None
Preservative
Natural
Synthetic

                           

  • How does honey benefits skin?
  • Which type of honey is best for skin?
  • How can I use raw honey on my skin?
  • Which skin types can use honey on face?

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Disclaimer- The content of this page is meant for information pupose only and not not meant for medical use.As everybody skin behaves differently so the author is not responsible for any damage or losses or side effects arising from the use or following the information provided on this page. Also certain topics in this page are still controversial so the author is sharing her views based on her experience and knowledge. Any wrong content or discrepancies in thought are invited for discussions and if needed can be corrected based on the facts. The results expected with skin care products are not universally applicable as each individuals skin behaves differently. The author is not responsible for any adverse event that arises out of following my opinion, however such negative and positive feedback will help me improve. Kindly seek dermatologist advice for skin care, acne, redness, irritation, dark patches or any other skin problem. Kindly note for medico-legal reasons I have not listed prescribed skin care products which are specially formulated according to skin types and are cost effective too. Also, the author has no monetary association with above listed brands, there are thousands of skin care products in the market I have chosen few of them to start with. Kindly note all the photographs in this blog are taken from Google images.

 
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Dr Surbhi, MD (Skin)