6 Things You Didn't Know About How Honey Benefits Your Skin & Hair

Natasha Patel , 13 Apr 2018

Everyone knows that when it comes to taking care of your skin and hair, a lot of effort, product research and time goes into it. And while most of us use honey as a healthy sugar substitute, we rarely ever think of this kitchen staple as an essential beauty ingredient. Almost all natural ingredients are filled with antioxidants and antimicrobial properties but when it comes to honey, it exhibits some amazing ‘bee‘nefits for your skin and hair.

1. It’s a natural humectant

Because of it’s raw property, honey attracts and retains moisture. So you’re assured soft, smooth skin and hair.

2. It prevents split ends

The nutrients that honey has gives dull hair more shine.

3. It strengthen the hair follicles

The rich enzymes really help improve your scalp’s health making your hair follicles stronger.

4. It’s nature’s most well-know and loved repairing product

Using the nectar made by bees, honey is one of the most natural products out there.

5. It’s packed with enzymes

The vitamins and minerals that honey has keep your pores clean of dirt and oil.

6. It dates back to centuries

Evidence of honey can date back to cave paintings found about 8000 years ago. The Romans used honey to heal wounds after battle because of it’s high antibacterial and antifungal properties.

Here are a couple of beauty products that include honey:

The Body Shop Almond Milk & Honey Soothing & Restoring Body Butter
Kiehl's Pure Vitality Skin Renewing Cream
Burt's Bees Honey Lip Balm
Gisou Honey Infused Hair Oil
Laura Mercier Creme Brûlée Honey Bath
Mario Badescu Almond & Honey Face Scrub
NUXE Reve de Miel Lip Balm

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