Honey is actually remarkable! Primarily known as a humectant, honey offers so much more for your skin.
Honey's unique chemical composition also makes it an effective antimicrobial agent and is used to treat minor burns and scrapes, and for aiding the treatment of sore throats and other bacterial infections for centuries.
Honey prevents the growth of certain bacteria and absorbs moisture from the air.
Humectants are used in cosmetic products to help moisturize and smooth the skin. Honey does that naturally.
By destroying free radicals, antioxidants on the skin honey will help protect the skin from sun damage and help it look younger longer.
Because of its antioxidant and humectant properties, honey soap is great for dry or damaged skin.
Because of its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, raw honey helps kill bacteria that may cause acne and will help skin heal faster.
I use locally sourced honey (central Florida) in all of my Oatmeal, Honey soaps. You can find them here