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Royal Jelly Face Lift Formula

Royal Jelly Face Lift Formula

I once bought active royal bee jelly for a skincare formula I was making, and
decided to feel what it felt like on my face, so I massaged a small amount into
my skin.

In a few minutes I noticed my skin tightening. I decided to go look in the mirror, and low and behold I looked like I had just had a face lift! While putting royal jelly on straight is too tightening to wear comfortably for very long, I formulated a royal jelly face lift cream that feels good and gives the look of a face lift too! Here is the formula:

The Royal Jelly Facelift Cream
This easy skin cream only takes 25 minutes to make! Use “active” royal jelly available in health food stores.

2 1/2 ounces blended oils (see “What are the Best Oils for Your Skin,” below)
1 1/2 ounces coconut oil or cocoa butter
1/2 ounce beeswax
4 ounces distilled or purified water
2-3 teaspoon active royal jelly
30 drops grapefruit seed extract (available in health food stores)
Essential oils of choice (optional)

Weigh the coconut oil and beeswax on a scale. Combine the oils and beeswax in a double boiler, and melt over a low heat, stirring occasionally. This step takes about 10 to 15 minutes. Remove the melted oils and beeswax from the stove and add the water. Mix with an electric mixer until creamy and thick. Stir in the grapefruit seed extract and essential oils (if using). Store in glass jars with screw-on tops. Makes 8 ounces of cream.

Note: This cream should last for 4 months or so, but if you see mold growing, discard. When you make kitchen cosmetics, cleanliness is really important so bacteria doesn’t grow. Purified or distilled water is used in this recipe because bacteria has been filtered out.
Preparation Time: 25 minutes

What are the Best Oils for Your Skin?
The only way to find the best oils for your skin is to go to a health food store and buy a variety and see how they feel. Your skin will “tell” you when you have found the best ones for you. Join with some friends for this experiment, and share the cost.

Here are some suggested oils to try: almond oil; apricot kernel oil (great for sensitive and older skin); avocado oil (one of the most moisturizing oils and good for older skin); cocoa butter (protective and water repellent); grapeseed oil (a dry oil, good so the cream isn’t too greasy); jojoba (actually a liquid wax and good to use so the cream isn’t too greasy); peanut oil (good for all skin types); sesame oil (natural sunscreen); Shea butter (natural sunscreen); and wheat germ oil (high in vitamins and minerals).

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By Annie B. Bond

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2:28PM PST on Dec 29, 2014

My face is beginning to look like my mother's, so I'll give this a try. Was heading toward some of those 'old lady' regimens!

7:28PM PDT on Sep 22, 2014

Could you provide a link or brand name for your royal jelly? Thankyou

7:28PM PDT on Sep 22, 2014

Could you provide a link or brand name for your royal jelly? Thankyou

6:36AM PDT on Jul 19, 2013

Great Article... I use Royal Jelly on my face, Pure Royal Jelly from the Queen. The Texture is somewhat grainual and alittle sticky, but after rubbing it into my skin, I apply a little bit of water and rub it in also, if my skin feels dry I usually apply a simple night cream with it, then my make up. It is the Best Toner I feel God has made for my Skin. However I use every Bee Product I can. Pollen to help me with Allergies, as long as Local. I am a Bee Lover and Beelieve in all they make is good for us...I also have M.S. and used Bee Venmon Therapy, and today I am still walking without a Cane, and was Diagnosed in 1994

5:43AM PDT on Mar 21, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

10:49PM PST on Mar 5, 2012

Thank you.

7:04AM PST on Feb 25, 2012

Great article, thanks for sharing!

6:42PM PST on Feb 2, 2012

I tried this, can't see when to add the Royal Jelly, & used avacado oil, bit it separated from the cream mixture. Any advice?

9:40AM PDT on May 3, 2011

Now when you say fresh active royal jelly you mean that goopy stuff not the dry stuff?

My thyroid is causing me issues so my skin is soooo dry and I am trying ANYTHING on it. I just made my own mix (royal jelly+Castor Oil+Olive Oil+Coconut Oil) and little brown flaky stuff came off, which must have been the royal jelly (I do exfoliate). Maybe I need to blend it together better?

After rubbing off the flaky stuff, my skin felt amazing albeit a tincy wincy bit tacky/sticky but amazingly soft.

I will try your recipe too!


4:42AM PST on Feb 21, 2011

Thanks for the article.

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