The use of honey as a remedy dates back centuries. Honey contains natural sugars, like fructose and glucose, and essential vitamins and minerals. And, good news for us beauty lovers: The sweet stuff also works wonders for your skin and hair. It's rich in antioxidants and has antimicrobial properties, making it a great anti-aging agent and moisturizer — cue Kanye's "Bound 2."
If you're not keen on the idea of slathering the raw, sticky substance onto your bare face (although, in its defense, we've done that and can attest to its magical qualities), there's a subtler way to incorporate the sweetener into your routine. Many skin-care, body, and makeup brands have infused it into their products, allowing you to reap the benefits without having to worry about a swarm of bees trailing you to work in the morning.
So, in honor of National Honey Month (which is September, in case you aren't following the calendar of obscure honorary months as closely as we are), we've rounded up the queen bees of liquid-gold-infused beauty products.
Click through to see all the must-haves we've been buzzing about.
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