Beauty and the Bees

The latest honey-infused products are the answer to winter skin and haircare woes.

The soothing benefits of honey are irrefutable. You've probably used it in tea to treat a sore throat, for example. But recently, the beauty industry is capitalizing on the ingredient's antioxidants and enzymes. Applied topically, the sweetener can hydrate any part of the body because it’s a natural humectant, meaning it extracts moisture from the air. While that is particularly useful during winter’s harsh climes, it can also exfoliate, purify, and treat signs of aging. But since slathering it on in the raw could get awfully sticky, many brands are scouring the globe for the finest varieties to include in their shampoos, masks, lotions, and lip balms. Here, seven products to try.