• Beeswax

    20 Fascinating Facts about Beeswax

    Beeswax is produced by honeybees to construct cells in which they raise their brood and store honey and pollen. It has been used for a variety of applications for thousands of years. I’m sure you’ve seen many images of honeycomb throughout the years, but have you ever stopped to think about how complex and fascinating beeswax really is? Beeswax plays a very important role in the honeybee colony, but it’s also been used by humans for thousands of years, in many different applications. Read through the beeswax facts listed below to gain a new appreciation for beeswax. Young worker bees (between 12 and 20 days old) are the main producers…

  • Beeswax,  DIY

    Health and Beauty Benefits of Beeswax

    When you think of beekeeping you may think about harvesting honey, but there are other resources that can be collected from beehives too.  Beeswax is a wax made by bees which is then formed into cells. Bees use the cells to store honey and pollen, but did you know there are also beeswax uses for skin and hair?  Beeswax has long been used by people for it’s natural health and beauty benefits. This article will discuss beeswax uses for skin, beeswax benefits for lips, how to use beeswax for hair, and the benefits of eating beeswax.   What is Beeswax? Worker bees produce beeswax from special glands on their bodies.  Brand…