Honey is a natural humectant, which means it absorbs moisture from the air. Humectants are great for the skin, as they can help the skin retain moisture. Honey also contains antioxidants and natural sugars which can increase the lather of the soap.
Antimicrobial – prevents the growth of certain bacteria
Humectant or Hygroscopic – absorbs moisture from the air. Humectants are used in cosmetic products to help moisturize and smooth the skin. Honey does that naturally.
Antioxidant – by destroying free radicals, antioxidants on the skin will help protect the skin from sun damage and help it look younger longer.
Dry or Damaged Skin – because of its antioxidant and humectant properties, honey soap is great for dry or damaged skin.
Acne – because of its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, raw honey helps kill bacteria that may cause acne and will help skin heal faster.
Soap Benefits: Honey adds to the lather, giving you a nice bubbly bar.