Here's some hive mentality we can all get on board with. "I have long been fascinated with honey's magical restorative properties," says Kim Snyder, Los Angeles-based celebrity nutritionist and author of The Beauty Detox Diet. "Honey has wonderful natural antiseptic, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties, making it valuable for treating burns and skin conditions, among many other things." No wonder honey has been a star ingredient in traditional Ayurvedic medicine, and the Romans even used it to heal wounds. Today, scientific studies have found that honey can combat around 60 species of bacteria, some species of fungi, and even viruses. Translation: Bye, bye acne.
Aside from its mind-blowing, multifaceted benefits, honey is one of the simplest ingredients you can plug into your beauty routine at home. Here, five sweet tricks that give you clear, glowing skin and gorgeous hair.