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Honey: a treat for your skin

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Pour it on your food, stir it into your milk, dip your fruits in it, apply it to your face or hair, or simply pour a teaspoon down your throat. Whichever way you have it, rest assured, it's a treat for your health, skin and body.
Honey contains small amounts of a wide array of vitamins and minerals, including niacin, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium and zinc.
Along with its multiple vitamin content, honey is a humectant, which means it attracts and retains moisture. Honey also acts as an anti-irritant, making it suitable for sensitive skin and baby care products–and it contains a variety of flavonoids and phenolic acids which act as antioxidants, scavenging and eliminating free radicals.
Honey has been used in beauty care for ages, and if you have ever tried honey in a formula for your skin or hair, you know why. There is simply no sweeter way to bring a smooth glow to your skin and hair than with glorious golden honey.
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