Friday, October 16, 2009
Honey and skin care.
Honey has been used in skin care for many centuries. Cleopatra is well known for her milk and honey baths to keep her skin young and youthful. Honey has many wonderful skin benefits. It is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-irritant and chalk full of beneficial antioxidants.
It's a natural humectant which attracts and retains water - a major factor to assist the skin's ability to stay hydrated. The antioxidant properties in Honey make it great for protecting the skin from skin-damaging UV rays and free radicals, aiding in skin rejuvenation. This also makes honey a great addition to anti-aging products.