Beeswax is a nutrient-rich ingredient highly valued for its humectant, protective, and nourishing properties. Not only does it bind water to the skin to help moisturize skin, but it also acts as a barrier that shields skin from dehydration and harsh weather conditions.
+ Is Beeswax good for skin?
Beeswax has a multitude of benefits for skin - it acts as a humectant meaning it attracts water, creating a protective layer on skin to keep it hydrated. Beeswax also has natural exfoliating properties, sloughing away dead skin cells for a brighter complexion.
+ Does Beeswax clog pores and cause acne?
Even though Beeswax is an occlusive, it does not clog pores or cause acne. On the contrary, it has strong antibacterial properties which help with keeping skin clear and acne free.
+ Is Beeswax good for lips?
Beeswax has protective and occlusive properties, reducing trans-epidermal water loss from lips making it a perfect base ingredient for lip balms. Our nourishing Lip Balm and Lip Wax contain Beeswax for ultimate lip hydration.
+ How to use Beeswax?
You can incorporate Mario Badescu products that contain Beeswax into your skincare routine - from day and night moisturizers, eye creams, lip balms and even body lotion - there is something for everyone.
+ Can Beeswax cause an allergic reaction?
Beeswax is generally safe and does not cause allergic reactions. Although rare, some people are allergic to beeswax. Like with any product, always patch test products containing Beeswax to see if they are right for you.
+ Does Beeswax have natural SPF?
Beeswax does not provide UVA/UVB protection to the skin but it can be found in some sunscreen formulations for its occlusive and waterproof properties. During the day, use a physical or a chemical sunscreen with UVA/UVB broad spectrum protection from harmful sun rays, our Oil Free Moisturizer SPF 30 and Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 are both excellent choices.