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#1 of 3 Old 11-06-2007, 02:01 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I love washing with honey, but the price of raw honey here in Japan is astounding (like, $30 a jar). So my question is, is it OK to wash with non-raw honey? Does it get the job done? What benefits are we missing out on? TIA!

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I do (wash with non raw honey0 and it works well for me. On another note my honey has crystallized a bit and it acts as an exfolliator sp?.
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We just make sure it's 100% honey, and not some sort of corn-syrup or fake-honey substitute. I get mine from the farmer's market. It's local honey, not entirely sure if it's raw, but I know that it's pure honey and not colored sugar syrup. In the states, some of the products labeled honey have other sweeteners mixed in with natural honey too.
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