(Marc Wuchner/Corbis ) Honey itself is a wonderfully indulgent moisturiser that leaves skin soft and glowing.
Honey's Healing Properties Backed Up by Serious Research
FEBRUARY 04, 2013Leah Hardy, Daily Mail
From serums to body creams, the market is awash with products promising everything from hydration to reductions in scarring. So-called 'miracle' ingredients crop up all the time, but honey's healing properties are backed up by serious research. Studies show it helps acne, eczema and psoriasis, and aids the treatment of deep wounds. Consultant dermatologist Dr Sunil Chopra says it works by stimulating skin cell renewal - which tends to reduce with age - and prompts the production of collagen. 'This is not a marketing thing,' he says. 'We are serious scientists doing research for peer-reviewed journals.'Read more: Daily Mail