Honey has been used in beauty and skin treatment for thousands of years. Cleopatra was well aware of honey's unique abilities to moisturize her skin and keep her hair healthy and shiny. Even today's celebrity facialist, Kate Somerville, recommends honey to treat chapped lips.
Why does honey work?
First of all, honey is a humectant which means it attracts and retains moisture. It also has natural antimicrobial properties, plus it acts as an anti-irritant.
You can treat yourself to a spa treatment with these easy do-it-yourself Beauty Recipes that will relax you while hydrating your skin or enhancing your hair.