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Why You Should Buy Beeswax

If you're thinking about buying beeswax, we can't blame you. It's a great product! Beeswax is made by bees and is used to make honeycombs. It's also a natural emulsifier, which means it helps keep water and oil mixed. Beeswax has long been used in cosmetics and personal care products—it's even used in lipsticks! Beeswax also has antibacterial properties that help prevent acne breakouts.


Here are some reasons to buy beeswax:


Making Candles

You can buy a premade candle for ten dollars, but you could also spend ten dollars making your own. We won't sugarcoat it: purchasing a candle rather than making one is the easier option. But the benefit of DIY is that you can decide on the exact ingredients and fragrance for your candle.


Lotion Bars

Many people consider beeswax to be the most excellent moisturiser available. A solid soap-like bar from oils, shea butter, and beeswax moisturise dry skin. It contains natural anti-wrinkle effects and helps soothe skin.


Create Your Own Beeswax Wrap

Reality check: Using plastics is a major environmental problem. However, there is a more sustainable option than plastic wrap when preserving the freshness of your food. For this purpose, a beeswax wrap made of cotton, beeswax, and a few other all-natural components, including jojoba oil and tree resin, can be reused and composted after use.


DIY Antiperspirant

Some opt to make their deodorant because they find it more effective. Beeswax is included in the formula as a moisture-blocking component. This means you can keep your clothes looking good and free of sweat stains without resorting to potentially dangerous chemical treatments.


Give Shine To That Furniture

Is the upholstery on your dining room chairs starting to wear out? Refresh them by giving them a coat of homemade, all-natural furniture polish. There are only two components required, plus some hard work. And here's how: Melt one part of beeswax with three portions of olive or coconut oil in a double boiler. Once it has cooled and hardened, massage it gently into your wood furniture using a clean cloth. To make furniture look brand new again, wipe it off with a damp towel and repeat the polishing process until no residue remains.


Create Your Lip Balm

You can use the same handful of essential components to create dozens of different DIY cosmetics. In this do-it-yourself lip balm, we'll use the same base ingredients as in the lotion bars, plus a few more for flavouring and colouring. Having those few simple materials on hand will allow you to produce lip balm for pennies for each tube instead of the $2-$3 you'd pay in a store.


Make Crayons

If you want to spend quality time together as a family, have the kids help you with this activity. Melt some beeswax and some soap flakes together in a double boiler. When the wax is melted, pour it into the moulds and swirl in a few drops of food colouring to make various colours. The crayons need a couple of hours to set before being used.


Waterproof Shoes

Do you have a pair of canvas shoes that you plan to wear this season and the one that follows? No worries. To begin, remove any filth that may be on the shoes by cleaning them. The next step is to apply some melted beeswax to the shoes by rubbing it on with a cloth and then melting it with a blow dryer. Use the towel to remove any excess wax, and then take a moment to enjoy your handiwork.


Baby Supplies

Diaper rash is common among infants. Using solely all-natural skin care products will give extra caution required to the delicate skin of a baby. Beeswax is a fantastic binder for diaper rash cream because it acts as a barrier to keep the other healthy components on the skin where they can do the best in healing the rash.


Remedies for Dry, Chapped Skin

You may find practically every treatment for a minor health problem in the presence of nature—Beeswax, coconut oil, and magnesium form an effective salve for healing damaged heels. Beeswax is a fantastic treatment if you've had dry, cracked hands from gardening or other outdoor activities. Moreover, it protects against further harm, which is a huge bonus. To hasten the healing process, try adding some herbs from the garden.


Treatment for Common Colds and Flu

In the case of illness, you can opt for natural treatments from beeswax. When a cough or stuffy nose hits, a homemade, all-natural vapour rub can provide comfort without resorting to petroleum jelly.


When you're sick, you may have to blow your nose a lot, which can irritate the delicate skin surrounding your nose. Create a healing, nourishing balm at home with herb-infused oil, beeswax, and shea butter.


Prevent Rusting

Applying beeswax coating to your tools, such as your garden fork and shovel, will prevent them from rusting and shield them from the effects of the environment. You should only take a bar of wax and apply it on the metal parts; then, you should use a clean cloth to buff off any extra wax left behind.


Unstuck Zippers

When the weather begins to fall, it is time to pull out your winter coat from the back of the closet. The only problem is that the zipper has become very difficult to use after several months of inactivity. A simple solution to this problem is to take a little piece of beeswax and massage it along the teeth of the zipper.



Beeswax is an affordable, versatile ingredient you want to keep in your beauty cabinet. Since ancient times, it has served several purposes, such as the first plastic, a lubricant, and waterproofing agent, a medium for encaustic painting, a polish for wood and leather, an element in cosmetics, and a substance for casting metals and glass. The list would go on.


It is highly beneficial for unlocking the skin's natural radiance and acts as an emollient, which helps in the prevention of wrinkles and fine lines on the skin. Beeswax has a shelf life of one year and must be kept in a cool, dry place away from sunlight, heat, and moisture. Once you get the beeswax, remember to read an article to learn how to use beeswax on your own at home with simple, easy-to-follow steps.


We hope this blog gives you a solid picture of what it is, how it's made, and how you can use it in your routine.

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  1. Melt one part of beeswax with three portions of olive or coconut oil in a double boiler.


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