Honey is nature's ultimate beauty product. Throughout the centuries, beautiful women have used honey as part of their skin and hair care treatments. Cleopatra was famous for her milk and honey baths, and Poppea, the wife of Roman Emperor Nero, used a honey and milk lotion on her face to keep her looking youthful.
The acids in honey have been known to help one’s skin look youthful. Numerous studies have proven its effectiveness in fighting infection, promoting new skin growth, and even lessening scarring. It is used in many hospitals to treat burns. Honey derives its antibacterial effects from natural hydrogen peroxide, produced by an enzyme naturally present in honey.
Honey never spoils due to its very high potassium content, which makes it difficult for bacteria to survive. Honey hydrates, moisturizes, soothes, softens, and gives soap a lovely tan color and a sweet scent, Honey, one of the best-known humectants, traps, and seals in moisture leaving skin soft and supple.
In hair care, honey revitalizes hair and acts as a natural sealant, holding moisture and shine in the hair. It may even help ease inflammatory scalp conditions.
True Source Certified Honey is a voluntary program established to combat the problem of illegally shipped honey. This system permits honey to be tracked from the consumer back through the supply chain to the country of origin and the beekeeper that harvested the honey from the beehive.