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#1 of 4 Old 11-03-2007, 10:46 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I wash my face with honey and keep some in my shower stall. Now (not surprisingly) there's mold in the container. Can I still use this on my face? I don't want to get sme funky skin eating disease because I used honey wiht mold. Ideas?????
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Can you scoop out most of the mold? If you heat honey to 170F for 5 minutes or 140F for 25 mins it'll kill microorganisms off if you want to be sure. I doubt the mold in there is that dangerous just to have on your skin, but still icky.
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Didn't think about that! Thanks! I can heat the honey and run the container thru the dw!!
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Honey shouldn't mold, but perhaps you got some shower water in it or you stuck your fingers in the jar. That's a perfect way to introduce bacteria.
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