Honey is a sweet fluid produced by honey bees from the nectar of flowers. The edible, sticky substance draws moisture into the skin and also works as a natural antiseptic, making it ideal for all skin types.

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Secret Ingredient: Honey

September 1, 2008

Cleopatra of Egypt regularly took honey and milk baths to maintain her youthful appearance.

Honey-Dos for Hands and Feet

April 1, 2001

Cleopatra was onto something with her milk and honey baths. According to the National Honey Board, honey has antioxidant properties that protect and rejuvenate the skin, while its hydrogen peroxide properties aid in cleansing.

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