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7 Reasons Why Honey Should Be Part Of Your Hair Care Regimen

Honey is surprisingly good for your hair and scalp health
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In addition to adding a sweet complexity to your meals, honey has tons of amazing benefits for your body — most especially to your skin and hair. Since it's an emollient, you'll find that there are lots of honey-infused skin and hair care products designed give you a healthier glow.

Even alone, the stuff is like pure gold — you can even use it as a natural shampoo and conditioner. It contains a lot of nutrients that can promote hair growth, seal in moisture, reduce breakage, and much more. Suffice it to say, it's definitely an amazing addition to your hair care routine. Curious to learn more? Here are some of the best hair care benefits of honey.

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Honey benefit no. 1: It stimulates hair growth
Experiencing some hair loss issues? Honey might actually help: It can promote the growth of the epithelial (skin) cells on your scalp, which in turn boosts the follicles and ducts that are necessary for hair growth.

Try: Urban Hydration Honey Health & Repair Deep Conditioner, $10.99

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Honey benefit no. 2: It helps condition your hair
Since it's rich in vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants, honey has amazing moisturizing properties that will help keep your mane soft and conditioned. It's also a natural humectant, which means that it can take moisture from the air and seal it in your hair.

Try: Oyin Handmade Honey Hemp, $13.89

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Honey benefit no. 3: It strengthens your hair strands
Honey works overtime when it comes to conditioning the hair and keeping it hydrated. And healthy hair will stay strong — so, say goodbye to breakage. The 0.5 percent protein content in the honey further strengthens your locks.

Try: Garnier Whole Blends Repairing Shampoo Honey Treasures, $3.99

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Honey benefit no. 4: It helps clean your hair
In addition to adding volume to your hair, honey also helps keep your scalp clean. After all, it's not just the pores on your face that get clogged by dirt — your hair follicles also do the same. That's why honey's cleansing powers are great for keeping your scalp (and therefore your mane) clean and healthy.

Try: Lush Fairly Traded Honey, $13.95

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