Gisou 101: Honey Infused Beauty Balm
You know when you’re young and your mom (aunt, grandma, friend) has a magical product in her handbag that she carries everywhere and uses to treat everything? That was probably a beauty balm.
Beauty balm can be incorporated into every skincare routine - to care for any areas that need extra moisture, nutrition, and protection from the elements.
Let’s explore exactly what our Honey Infused Beauty Balm is, what it does, and all the ways you can incorporate it into your self-care routine.
What is Honey Infused Beauty Balm?
Many traditional beauty balms are petroleum-based, giving them a solid texture that melts when in contact with the skin. However, it is very difficult for the skin to absorb petroleum-based ingredients, meaning these products only provide an occlusive barrier on the skin, and do not nourish the deeper skin layers. Not to mention the fact that this ingredient can be potentially harmful if it has not been properly refined.
A 99% natural, fast-absorbing oil-balm blend
Our Honey Infused Beauty Balm has a new and improved take on this. It is a never-before-seen oil-based balm that melts like honey and absorbs like an oil. Meaning we have skipped out on any nasty chemical ingredients and provided the skin with a more effective, natural, and fast-absorbing product. In fact, our Beauty Balm is supercharged with 99% natural ingredients.
Inspired by decadent melting honey and our Mirsalehi Bee Garden, this skincare hero is packed with a botanical-rich active blend, a highly-concentrated proprietary Mirsalehi Bee Garden Oil Blend, and our signature Mirsalehi Honey. This is a non-sticky powerhouse combo that instantly transforms and enhances skin, revealing a softer, smoother, more supple complexion.
Honey Infused Beauty Balm benefits:
Nourishes | Soothes | Protects | Smoothes | Hydrates
Tackles the following skin concerns:
What do I use the Honey Infused Beauty Balm for?
At Gisou we believe that healthy skin is beautiful skin. The Honey Infused Beauty Balm works to promote healing and soothe dry, chapped skin. It can be used to treat many issues, including dry cuticles, windburn, rough knees or elbows, and much more.
It is also the perfect product to protect the skin from the elements by providing a protective barrier between your skin and harsh conditions. It also protects the skin from further damage by helping to heal and strengthen the skin barrier.
Not only is this the perfect treatment product, but you can also use it to enhance your complexion. For example, it can be dabbed onto your cheekbones, brow bone, or bridge of your nose to add a natural glow. You can even use it to brush up your eyebrows or tame flyaways. It is the perfect multi-tasking product for an effortless “clean-girl” look.
How does the Honey Infused Beauty Balm work?
Due to the high concentrations of botanical oils and natural ingredients, the Honey Infused Beauty Balm is rich in antioxidants, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals that protect the skin from free radicals and helps to repair existing damage.
Naturally occurring essential fatty acids in botanical oils also strengthen the moisture barrier and promote skin health. Our Beauty Balm also contains brightening and smoothing ingredients like turmeric and beeswax for a more even-toned complexion.
With regular use on the face or body, our Beauty Balm will leave the skin feeling softer, smoother, and more intensely hydrated. Chapped and dry areas of the skin will be soothed and protected from redness and irritation.
And finally, the Honey Infused Beauty Balm can replace several steps in your beauty routine. Streamlining your routine with a natural product that’s free of fillers and made from sustainable ingredients, is better for you and the planet.
Honey Infused Beauty Balm Key Ingredients
Our Honey Infused Beauty Balm is enriched with 99% naturally-derived ingredients and clinically proven naturally-derived actives for your healthiest, dewiest skin ever.
Unlike conventional petroleum-based balms, ours is rich, soft (not sticky) to the touch, and will immediately melt like honey and absorb like oil for efficacious results, thanks to sustainably sourced botanicals.
MIRSALEHI HONEY - NOURISHING
Rich in vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, Honey is a potent antioxidant and renowned natural remedy which helps heal, nourish and prevent moisture loss.
MIRSALEHI BEE GARDEN OIL BLEND - MOISTURIZING
Inspired by the rich botanicals in the Mirsalehi Bee Garden, our proprietary Oil Blend is an antioxidant powerhouse rich in all three essential fatty acids - Omega 3, 6 & 9 - to deeply nourish, and strengthen the skin’s surface and provide long-lasting moisture.
PROPOLIS EXTRACT - PROTECTING
Rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids, Propolis Extract fights free radicals to soothe and protect skin from damage caused by oxidative stress.
OLIVE GLYCERIDES - HYDRATING
With a fatty acid content similar to skin, Olive Glycerides are easily absorbed to instantly hydrate, strengthen and protect the skin barrier, ensuring long-lasting hydration.
POSTBIOTIC NATURAL COMPLEX - STRENGTHENING
Made up of Bacillus Ferment, a natural postbiotic, Jojoba Oil and Oat Oil, this complex has been cultivated to support a healthy skin microbiome system by encouraging the growth of protective skin bacteria, regulating sebum production and strengthening the skin barrier to keep moisture in.
TURMERIC EXTRACT - BRIGHTENING
A plant-derived active high in antioxidant activity, Turmeric Extract enhances radiance for a brighter, more even-toned complexion.
BEESWAX - SMOOTHING
A natural humectant, Beeswax attracts and binds water to the skin to instantly hydrate, soften and smooth while leaving behind a naturally healthy shine.
How to use the Honey Infused Beauty Balm
The Honey Infused Beauty Balm is a true multitasker. Read below for some of our favorite ways to use it! (Top tip: apply it to damp skin after washing to enhance absorption).
1. Daily moisturizer for the face:
Our Beauty balm can be applied over your daily moisturizer to treat extra dry patches on the face. Simply warm the desired amount between your fingers before massaging into the skin in the morning before SPF and makeup or in the evening before bed.
Apply a thin layer on clean skin as a deeply hydrating and calming overnight mask. Cleanse in the morning to reveal a soft, hydrated complexion.
2. Nail & cuticle treatment:
Our Beauty Balm is intensely nourishing, so it can rescue dry, peeling nails and cuticles. Warm a tiny amount of beauty balm between your fingertips and massage it into your nails and cuticles as a hydrating treatment.
3. Skin savior & protectant:
The Honey Infused Beauty Beauty balm is ideal for soothing parched winter skin, from dry elbows and cracked hands or feet to a windburned nose. Just a tiny amount will comfort dry, irritated skin and return it to its natural radiance.
As an added bonus, beauty balm can work as a skin protectant, preventing sensitive areas from becoming dry or irritated due to the wind and cold. Simply apply a layer of the Beauty Balm to your exposed areas before heading out the door.
If you’re looking for an alternative to powder-based highlighters, our beauty balm is just what you need! Use it over your makeup to provide a natural, healthy glow by simply tapping a tiny amount to the temples, cheekbones, brow bone, cupid’s bow, and bridge of the nose.
5. Flyways & frizz:
Beauty balm can be your hair’s new best friend, too! A tiny amount can be used to tame flyaways or split ends. You can even swipe it onto your brows for extra hold before brushing them into place, voila, the perfect clean girl glow!
Deep skin hydration routines
Apply your favorite body milk or lotion first and allow it to absorb. You can then follow up with the Honey Infused Beauty Balm allowing the rich blend of oils to lock in the moisture and add extra nourishment.
You can also use the Honey Infused Body Oil first to instantly hydrate, nourish and smooth your skin. For an extra boost of moisture, layer your Honey Infused Beauty Balm on top of the oil once it has fully absorbed, to target any small body part that needs extra nourishment and attention, as it’s formulated to heal and soothe problem skin.
Give our Honey Infused Beauty Balm a go, to discover the endless uses to maintain your natural, honey-infused glow.