Produced by honeybees, beeswax is a prized ingredient in cosmetics and haircare: discover the many properties of this natural, organic substance.

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About Beeswax

Used by bees to build the walls of their honeycomb, beeswax is a natural protector with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergenic properties. It hydrates and conditions, helping to soften skin and reduce the signs of aging while, in haircare, it improves resistance to breakage and brushing.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • Put simply, beeswax is a natural wax produced by honeybees. In Latin, it’s known as ‘cera alba’. Bees secrete this wax to build the honeycombs in which honey is stored. Beeswax is made of fatty compounds which give it interesting properties and also has incredible haircare and skincare benefits, too.
  • Beeswax helps protect hair from external aggressions. It is also a good moisturizer that helps lock in moisture, making it a great ingredient for dry hair. These properties could also make beeswax good for curly hair. In short, beeswax is a brilliant ingredient for helping to address the needs of fragile, broken hair.
  • The beeswax benefits for skin include its emollient ability to create a protective film that helps reduce water loss. And as a fatty ingredient, it is often asked if beeswax is good for oily skin. Beeswax is not described as an ingredient that should cause breakouts to occur, so it can be formulated in products for dry skin types as well as oily. Check on the packaging the formula is non-comedogenic in case of doubt.

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