Beeswax is a natural wax produced by female worker honey bees and has many varied uses besides epicurean. It can be used in personal care products, cosmetics, body care lotions and salves. It is rich in vitamin A, has emollient properties and won’t clog pores. It can be used to treat skin conditions such as eczema and contains strong antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, making it effective in treating acne.
It is a natural moisturizer and can be used in lip balm, lip gloss, hand creams, salves and moisturizers. In cosmetics, it can be used in eye shadow, blush and eye liner. It can also be used in moustache wax and hair pomades. Beeswax can also be melted down and used to produce candles.