1. The origin
Manuka honey is native to New Zealand, and produced by bees that pollinate the flower Leptospermum scoparium, also known as the Manuka Bush.
2. Indigenous use
Originally used by the Maori people of New Zealand, Manuka honey is renowned for its health benefits.
3. The unique factor
A measurement standard has been established called the Unique Manuka Factor (UMF). If a honey has a rating that is above 10 UMF, it is considered potent and can be marketed as Active Manuka honey.
4. Nutritional facts
This specialized variety of honey contains high levels of amino acids, copper, magnesium, calcium, potassium, zinc, iron, B vitamins, and a number of antioxidants.
5. Skincare benefits
With a diverse range of minerals and vitamins, Manuka honey is very good for protecting the skin from oxidative stress and signs of aging.
Manuka honey is sweet and delicious, with more color and intensity of the distinctive taste at higher UMF numbers. Manuka honey grows in flavor and darkens over time.
7. A key ingredient
Manuka honey is one of the key ingredients in Sublime Lips, our luscious, lip-enhancing treatment.
Manuka honey softens and conditions the lips, while hyaluronic acid and tripeptide-1 restore hydration, smooth and fill fine lines, and leave lips looking fuller and more defined.