Hair and skin products!!!
One great way to make money with beeswax and honey is to make homemade hair and skin, products. These products are great for natural hair. (This by the way is a booming industry) These are great for your hair and skin, (in particular black hair and skin). You can put these into mason jars and sale them from home. You don’t need a lot of beekeeping product to do this so this can be done along with other things as well. There are plenty of recipes on YouTube that you can experiment with until you find something that you like. Here is a recipe to try at home. Have fun and make money!
Whipped Shea Butter Cream/Lotion
Shea Butter – 1 Cup
Coconut oil – 4 tbsp.
Beeswax – 2 Tbsp.
Honey – 1 Tsp
Sweet almond oil – 1 Tsp
Castor oil – Tsp
Jojoba oil – Tsp
Beeswax – 1Tsp
Rosemary oil – 8 Drops
Peppermint oil – 4 drops
Mix all ingredients in a bowl “with a mixer” for 15-20 mins or until fluffy. Apply to freshly washed hair before drying. Enjoy!
Break down of the ingredients
It possesses anti-inflammatory qualities and gets absorbed into the skin without leaving a greasy residue or clogging the pores. It is rich in vitamins A and E, so it soothes dryness, repairs breakage and mends split ends. It is extremely effective in providing relief from a dry scalp, dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis. It is considered a natural conditioner for the hair, thanks to its moisturizing and healing properties.
- Coconut oil
Coconut oil is high in vitamin E and other nutrients, and your hair can absorb them all. It is one of the few oils that can actually penetrate the hair shaft The oil helps to remove dead skin cells from your scalp. The result will be hair that is thicker, shinier, healthier and has stronger roots. It also has amazing antimicrobial powers so it will make your hair and scalp healthier and prevent dandruff, itchy scalp and infections.
- Sweet almond
Sweet almond oil contains a high concentration of proteins and vitamins A, B and E, all of which help add shine to dull, dry hair. Additionally, fatty acids omega 9, 6 and 3 help to reflect damaging UV rays and protect hair from the sun, deterring the dullness that comes from dryness. Sweet almond oil’s natural moisture-sealing properties help to replenish hair and also fight against split ends by holding moisture in hair for longer periods of time.
- Castor oil
The oil is reach in vitamin E, amino acids, and omega-6 fatty acids which are great nutrients for your hair. Castor oil is a thick viscous oil and so it’s used not only to promote shine, but also it gives a thicker appearance to your hair strands. The oil is a good choice for scalp massaging because it has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. When you use it regularly to massage your scalp, not only are you stimulating growth, but you’re also cleaning your scalp.
- Jojoba oil
It has anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is the nearest to sebum which is nature’s natural oil attached to each strand of our hair. Jojoba therefore trick nature to think that it has produced enough sebum especially for black hair as our hair is naturally dry. Because it is very similar to your natural hair oils, jojoba oil can be used to balance oil production at the scalp, aiding over producing glands that cause oily hair and also treats hair problems such as dandruff, dry and damaged hair. It has a very protective quality and helps it to hold moisture perfect for adding to damaged ends.
- Rosemary Oil (Natural preservative & scent)
Thinning hair tends to hold in more dirt and toxins; rosemary essential oil is great for cleansing and it also contains loads of vitamin B, iron and calcium. It has been used for thousands of years as a remedy for thinning and brittle hair, plus it has been scientifically proven to prevent premature graying.
- Peppermint Oil (Promote Hair Growth)
Stimulates the hair follicle by increasing blood circulation and oxygen supply. Hair follicles and roots are able to grow at their full potential when there is a large supply of oxygen. The aroma also boosts your mood and energy.
CEO of Venom Honey Co.