What Are The Differences Between Peeper Keeper and Eye Serum?

We’ve had a lot of questions about our Eye Formulas, including the differences between our Peeper Keeper Products and our Eye Serum Products. First of all, let’s talk about the Original Formula of Peeper Keeper Peeper Keeper original formula is a VERY rich product that doesn’t contain any specific anti-aging peptides or ingredients that would…

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Understanding & Identifying Types of Rosacea Part 1

In Honor of Rosacea Awareness Month In an effort to educate the public on the impact of this chronic skin disorder, the National Rosacea Society (NRS) has deemed the month of April Rosacea Awareness Month.  As estimated by the NRS, over 16 million Americans to have rosacea, and that most do not know it.  In…

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Microneedling (Dermal Needling) for Ultimate Skin Rejuvenation

To avoid presenting information from skewed sources aimed towards selling their needling device, this article is largely based on the research and findings expressed in, “The Concise Guide to Dermal Needling,” written by, Dr. Lance Setterfield M.D.  Recognizing Setterfield’s widely respected reputation as a needling expert and pioneer, it seemed appropriate to consult his work…

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Niacinamide (Vitamin B3): Skin Care Superstar

B is for Battle Niacinamide, the active component of niacin (Vitamin B3), has been gaining popularity among skin care professionals in the most recent years.  This year in particular will be nothing short of successful in furthering the ingredient’s rise to stardom, as clinical trials and research studies continue to prove the vitamin’s versatility for…

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An Interview with Esthetician Julie Bilyeu (Part 2 of 2)

What are some of the most common skin issues you have noticed in your clients?  Climate fluctuations are responsible for more skin concerns then many of us realize.  While I treat clients with different skin types and concerns across the board, the shifting of climates, like moving to a new place or the changing of seasons, is a general issue uniting all…

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An Interview with Esthetician Julie Bilyeu (Part 1 of 2)

What prompted you to become an esthetician?  What kind of training and past work experience do you have in the field? I started working in the beauty industry as a receptionist back in 2000 at a spa here in St. Louis. While working the front desk, I sat back and watched the estheticians form relationships…

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Hydrating Vs Moisturizing Skin Care

Many see “hydration” and “moisture” as interchangeable words that describe the same thing, believing a skin hydrator is the same as a moisturizer. It is a common misconception, and an easy mistake to make.  In reality, however, these are two very different types of products specifically formulated to serve a different purpose for the skin. …

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Bee Naturals Stocking Stuffers

Although Christmas is a time of joyous celebration, preparation for such a holiday can start to feel overwhelming.  Particularly when it comes to finding those perfect gifts.  And just when we start to feel like there is nothing left to check off our lists, we see the limp row of stockings hanging over the fireplace. …

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Preservatives & Natural Skin Care

The time has come to discuss a topic that has built up quite the reputation over the past few years.  Having worked retail for a variety of natural skin care companies, I would argue that the most frequently ask questions by customers are those concerning the use of preservatives.  And it’s not hard to see…

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Benefits of Peptides in Skin Care

Peptides are found in many effective anti-aging skin care products.  While there is no singular, miracle ingredient that will give you those instant, youthful results we all wish for, peptides are an extremely important ingredient to look for in your wrinkle fighting creams, serums, and under eye products. What are Peptides? Peptides are formed by…

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Rating the Safety of Cosmetic Ingredients: EWG Reliable Resource?

Nine times out of ten, the average customer that strolls into a natural cosmetics store is an ingredient detective.  They care about what ingredients have been used and have acquired some sort of general knowledge on what should and should not be included in product formulations.  Thirsty for knowledge, this particular clientele often wonders what…

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Acne and Blemish Daily Essentials

The Battle Against Blemishes, Oil and Acne, Part 2 of 2

In Part 1 of this article, we discussed the frustrations felt by those plagued with acne. Unfortunately, acne is an unforgiving issue that does not discriminate when it comes to your age. Recognizing that blemishes can threaten our skin at any stage of life, Bee Naturals has created a line of products to arm you…

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The Importance of Regular Facials

Unfortunately, getting a facial is commonly seen as something you do only when you want to treat yourself, or as a luxury service whose benefits are reserved for only the rich and famous who can afford it. Lets face it; they can be a bit pricey. But take a moment to consider where your money…

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What is Green Chemistry?

Green Chemistry calls for the design of products and processes that decrease, or completely eliminate, the use and generation of substances that are harmful to human health and the environment. The United States Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, applies Green Chemistry to “…the life-cycle of a product, including its design, manufacture, and use” [1]. For…

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Peeper Keeper Eye Balm: Understanding the Ingredients

Bee Naturals customers often boast of the Peeper’s Keeper Eye Balm’s protective and moisturizing qualities, as well as its ability to minimize the appearance of fine lines. While the product is formulated to address concerns in the eye area, many have found it to benefit chapped lips and cuticles. To uncover the secrets behind this…

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Eye Balms and Eye Creams: What’s the Difference?

Ever wondered why you need a separate product just for under your eyes? The skin under our eyes is different than the skin on any other part of our bodies. It is extremely delicate, being ten times thinner than any other area of the body. This thin skin gets even thinner over time as we…

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Bee Naturals’ Natural Insect Repellent Ingredients

Mythbusters: What’s Actually in Your Insect Repellent? Bugs are the most notorious party crashers of your Fourth of July celebration. No matter how exclusive the party, they are sure to show up and bring along all their friends.  In preparation to party with these unwanted guests, friends and family shower themselves in a fog of…

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Are You A Purist

Natural Skin Care for the Purist: Products You Can Trust In a society that throws around the term “all-natural” like it’s going out of style, you have to wonder: what’s really natural? What can you trust as a consumer to be pure; that is, a product that contains only what it says it does, and…

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Legislation Concerning Your Skin Care Products

Last week a bill was introduced to the United States Senate, one that stands to negatively impact small business owners around the nation. If passed, the bill will require owners of small and mid-sized cosmetic companies to take on some costly new expenses—such as annual fees and registration fees required to file ingredient reports with…

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Legislation to End Cosmetics Testing on Animals

Support Legislation to End Cosmetics Testing on Animals Animals in the U.S. are still enduring painful and often deadly experiments to test cosmetics like lipstick, deodorant and cologne. The Humane Cosmetics Act (H.R. 2858), sponsored by U.S. Reps. Martha McSally (R-AZ), Don Beyer (D-VA), Joe Heck (R-NV) and Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), will make this a…

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Handmade Cosmetic Alliance

“Supporting Over 300,000 Handmade Cosmetic Microbusinesses and the Communities They Serve.” The Handmade Cosmetic Alliance is an alliance of artisans, business owners, cosmetic and soap makers from across the country that are passionate about preserving the freedom for small businesses to produce and sell handmade soap & cosmetics in the USA.

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We are giving away $250 In Gift Certificates

From now until July 31st, you have a chance to Pin To Win. Pin our products and photos to your Pinterest Page and you can win. Last week we picked the winners for our Summer Scrub N Glow contest. This month it could be you! We have raised the stakes this time with $250 Worth of…

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The Skin You’re In

I start my day the same way every morning I look forward to it. I wake up, wash my face with Bee Naturals Cleansing Oil it feels amazing removes my makeup gently and I’m a makeup artist I have to remove a lot of makeup. It’s citrus smell and the gentle cleansing glide over my skin.…

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The Battle Against Blemishes, Oil and Acne, Part 1 of 2

Did you know that acne affects between 40-50 million people in the US, alone?  Just what defines acne?  For our purposes, I’m using the term acne in a broad, general sense, as there are many different types of acne.  see:  http://archderm.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=479093 Though much more prevalent in adolescents, this unsightly and distressing skin disorder can follow…

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The Skin You’re In – Morning Skin Routine

My goal is to share with you how you can be the best version of yourself at any age. We are not about anti-aging we are about pro aging. Look the best you can whatever age you are. It’s unrealistic to think you look 20 when your 50 but you can still look like a…

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Pro-Aging, The New ‘Aging Gracefully’

Let’s face it fellow ‘baby-boomers’, aging is a reality we must endure and ‘aging gracefully’ is passé, rather annoys me and I frankly don’t have a clue as to how to go about it.  Then, we’re all bombarded with thousand of images and ads about as many ‘anti-aging’ products. Well, my philosophy as an 58 year old…

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Ever Wonder Why The Name Bee Naturals?

Back in the early days, some 23 years ago, when the company was young and we had only a small handful of products I started thinking, hmmm, how can I find a name for our company that will reflect who we are and what we do.  Well, since nearly all of our products contain honey,…

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Earth Day 2015

Earth Day, April 22, 2015 – Show your support for Earth Day! Earth Day is a perfect opportunity for me to pause, reflect and plan how Bee Naturals can be good stewards of our earth and the environment.  We’ve been recycling and/or re-purposing 95% of all the materials and supplies we use at the company for years,…

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Bee Naturals – About Our All Natural Ingredients

Bee Naturals All Natural Ingredients – What does that mean? I’ve been imploring our customers to read labels for years – to learn about what’s healthy, not so healthy and everything in between so that they can make educated choices about what products to use and those to avoid.  Fortunately, today’s consumer is much more savvy…

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Announcing the BeeNaturals.com Web Site Redesign

We are pleased to announce an All-New BeeNaturals.com. We have been working on this project for some time now and are VERY HAPPY with the new design. Some of the new features you will love: Easy to search catalog! Just type in your search terms in the top right hand search box. Facebook comments and…

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