Antioxidant, Skin-Soothing, Vitamin, Moisturizer


Substance produced by bees from the nectar of flowering plants. Composed primarily of the sugars fructose and glucose and consumed as food, honey also has applications when it comes to skincare. This is due to its amino acid, peptide, antioxidant, antibacterial composition. The primary research on honey and skin has to do with its multi-faceted role in soothing various concerns. Dark honeys have a stronger antioxidant effect than light honeys. Regular honey is also known as clarified honey or purified honey. HoneyŠ—Ès primary use in skincare products is related to its potent antioxidant properties; however, itŠ—Ès role in helping wounds heal has been shown to have some benefits in comparison to traditional medicines and procedures. Honey forms a barrier on skin that can help soothe and protect. Manuka is a type of honey that shows up in many skincare products. Often hyped as a special kind of honey, itŠ—Ès produced in New Zealand from bees that pollinate the countryŠ—Ès native Manuka shrub. Manuka honey is similar to Š—“regularŠ—