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Honey is an ingredient that nearly everyone is familiar with due to how commonplace it is in everyday lives, particularly as a deliciously sweet and flavorful food item. It is a substance produced by bees in partnership with the plants and flowers they harvest from, which means that the types of honeys out there can be very much as diverse as the types of flowers out there to boot! Honey usually isn’t formed from one specific type of plant or flower, but is often a combination of what is available within the bee’s reach.
Beyond food, honey possesses a number of qualities and properties that make it attractive as a skincare ingredient. It was rumored that even Cleopatra of Ancient Egypt used to apply a mixture of honey and milk to her face to maintain her supposedly legendary beauty!