Being a good source of antioxidants, honey protects your skin from cell damage due to free radicals. Free radicals accelerate the aging process and may contribute to wrinkles, fine lines, crow’s-feet and even sagging skin. It also keeps the skin well hydrated. As honey is a natural antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agent, it can reduce acne symptoms and prevent infection. It can soothe the skin, reduce inflammation and protect damaged skin from becoming infected.