Manuka honey is widely known for its excellent antioxidant, anti bacterial, healing as well as nourishing skin properties which make it an excellent ingredient used in many skin care products today, including manuka honey facial cleansers.
Below, I will be reviewing three body lotions with manuka honey with the third one being used as a therapeutic lotion for dry scaly skin. So, let’s see the features of each one of these lotions.
Manuka Honey Moisture Rich Body Lotion
This is an efficient moisturizing body lotion which contains manuka honey as top in the list of its ingredients. It also contains sweet almond oil which deeply hydrates and nourishes the skin.
Manuka Honey Moisture Rich Body Lotion has a light creamy texture and absorbs very well.
It moisturizes effectively, making skin feel soft and smooth. Apart from pure Manuka Honey and sweet almond oil, its other ingredients are: water, glycerin stearate, vetyl alcohol, glycerin, stearic acid (natural), phenoxyethanol, ethylhexyl glycerine, perfume, triethanol amine, iodopropylnol, butyl carbamate, color C119140 and C1155985.
All users agree that this is a very nice moisturizing natural body lotion and in the only thing that their views differentiate has to do with the smell.
While lots of them love its natural fragrance, there are also some that think it has an overwhelming essence which they don’t find so pleasant. Still, the scent fades away shortly after application.
Some people use it as a hand cream and also for dry chapped skin with good results.
While few people have reported that they have been very satisfied as to the effects of this product in eczema cases, I wouldn’t be sure to suggest it for eczema since it contains phenoxyethanol a preservative which is controversial among skin experts as to its safety, especially in problematic skin issues. If phenoxyethanol percentage in a product is up to 1%, then it is considered as safe.
Manuka Honey and New Zealand Wild Flowers Wild Ferns Body Lotion
Apart from Active Manuka Honey this body lotion contains extracts of New Zealand wild flowers such as Pohutukawa, Harakeke, Kowhai and Puriri.
Manuka Honey and New Zealand Wild Flowers Wild Ferns Body Lotion is free of parabens and mineral oil and has not been tested on animals.
While Manuka honey itself gives a nourishing and moisturizing effect, the flower extracts used in this formula have astringent and antiseptic qualities and they are also good for healing and softening purposes.
Aloe Vera’s soothing properties and sweet almond oil’s moisturizing effect also add to the final product.
Apart from Manuka Honey and flower extracts other ingredients are: Aqua (Water), Cetearyl Alcohol, Behentrimonium Mehtosulfate, Dicapryl Carbonate, Aloe Vera Extract, Sweet Almond Oil, Lanolin, Potassium Sorbate, Lecithin, Tocopherol Acetate, Ascoryl Palmitate, Hydrogenated Palm Glycerides Citrate, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum.
This is a light fragranced body lotion which will leave your skin silky smooth and hydrated.
Manuka Therapeutic Body Lotion
This is the therapeutic version of a manuka honey body lotion which treats dry, irritated skin and inflamed skin as well as relieves redness, itchiness, scaliness and the negative effects of excessive sun exposure.
Manuka Therapeutic Body Lotion contains Organic Active Manuka Honey 15+ as well as Manuka Essential Oil. It is free of parabens, petrolatum, mineral oil and alcohol. Some other oils, butters and plant extracts that are included in this lotion are Nilotica Shea Butter, Red Raspberry Oil, Borage and Calendula.
All these ingredients work together to calm, sooth as well as moisturize skin under those conditions which I have previously mentioned.
In conclusion, whether you are looking for a moisturizing manuka honey body lotion or a more therapeutic version of it, the above options can give you an idea of some of the best reviewed body lotions containing manuka honey.