Written by Sumona Bose
K-beauty has given us many skin-loving, effective ingredients that work so well for targeted issues. While you may already know about some of the popular staples like rice extracts for radiance and snail mucin for plumpness, there are some that haven’t gotten as much attention. But that does not mean that they are any less effective. Which brings us to one unlikely hero that can help fight acne scars like a pro… propolis!
If you have ever used honey for your skin, you know how beneficial this natural humectant can be for acne-prone skin. Another product from the bee-world, propolis, is made from beeswax and tree sap. It is antimicrobial and antibacterial in nature and has long been used to treat skin infections and heal wounds. Infused with the bioactive compound balsam making it a rich antioxidant agent.
* THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT CURE OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.