Raw organic honey can help heal acne scars. It is a natural, safe and effective treatment for acne scars. A study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology found that applying raw honey to the skin every day for four weeks helped reduce acne scarring by 35 percent on average.
A 2013 study in Italy found that raw organic honey slowed down the formation of skin wrinkles. Raw organic honey is hygroscopic, meaning it absorbs excess skin moisture. The vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and polyphenols present in raw organic honey promote the production of collagen, which tightens the skin.