Beeswax, Cera alba, is produced by the (female) worker honeybees. The bees mold the wax into six-sided cells which are filled with honey and then capped with more wax. When honey is harvested, the top layer of wax that covers the cells, called the cappings, must be removed.
Our unrefined beeswax, which may contain some honey and propolis varies in color from a light yellow through brown and retains the sweet smell of honey. Beeswax forms a lovely, light barrier on your skin that prevents loss of moisture and helps seal in moisturizing oils and butters, without clogging pores.
In hair care, Beeswax adds moisture, hydration, and softness to hair and can add shine and glossiness to dull hair.
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