garlic honey face mask A recent study says the effectiveness of honey as an antimicrobial agent, which prevents the growth of bacteria. According to Janice Cox, author of Natural Beauty at Home, honey antimicrobial properties make it useful in the treatment of mild acne. Unlike the products of other acne treatments, the content of moisture in the honey does not make the skin dry.
Recent research also developed a process using honey to create alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs). AHAs are essential ingredients are present in every skin cream and moisturizer because of its function as exfoliation. This exfoliating treatment with a useful way to enhance the repair of skin cells and rejuvenate the skin. However, it also can cause skin irritation, so by adding the natural moisturizing of honey makes AHAs finished product more perfect.