What is beeswax?
Beeswax is a natural substance generated and secreted by honeybees that use it to develop their honeycombs. Beeswax is comprised largely of fatty acids, hydrocarbons, and esters. The wax is hard and breakable when cold but soft and pliable when heated or exposed to human body temperature, which is why it’s perfect to use beeswax in lip balm.
What are the benefits of beeswax?
Beeswax in lip balm hydrates, conditions, soothes, and calms the skin. It exfoliates, repairs damage, promotes the skin’s regeneration. Without clogging the pores and preventing the skin from being able to breathe, it creates a hydrating, long-lasting protective barrier against environmental pollutants. Used in hair, beeswax nourishes, conditions, and softens the strands while and promoting the hair’s luster.
What is beeswax used for?
Beeswax is a natural skin protectant that soothes and hydrates, which makes it ideal for dry and chapped skin. It can be used on acne-prone skin as its regenerative quality and anti-inflammatory property work in conjunction to help decrease the irritation, redness, and inflammation. Beeswax also helps to improve skin texture and diminish signs of ageing with its exfoliating and reparative properties combined with its vitamin content.
How is beeswax used?
Beeswax can be found in lip products, lotions, creams, exfoliators and hair products. It carries antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties that are essential in fighting chapped skin and bacterial infections.
How does beeswax in lipbalm work?
As a natural humectant, beeswax attracts water molecules in the air, helping to keep skin hydrated over time. When applied to the skin, beeswax forms a protective barrier that helps protect it from environmental assaults, while also holding in moisture and reducing dryness. As a good source of vitamin A, beeswax helps exfoliation and can rejuvenate your look.