Naturally fragrant beeswax burns cleaner and longer than petroleum-based waxes. Beeswax Yellow Beads are great for using to make candles as well as lip balms.
There's no smoking since there is no petroleum burning in the candles. Made from 100% pure refined beeswax, this slow burning wax can be used pure or added to paraffin wax to increase burning time, 146°F melting point.
The color is subject to natural variations ranging from light yellow to yellow depending on the batch. Customers can get either color depending on the availability. Color may also appear lighter over time due to a number of factors, including exposure to light, heat, or the presence of efflorescence, which occurs naturally in beeswax when minor components migrate to the surface to create a hazy appearance.
Caution: Overheating this product will impact its delicate fragrance. Please melt at as low a heat as possible while stirring gently, and use as soon as it is melted.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.
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Rating: After using this beeswax several times, I have decided to revise my previous review. I do not think that this beeswax deserves more than three stars, even though it has a lovely texture and I love the convenience of the pearls. The scent has proven to be completely overpowering, and I guess I didn't get a really good whiff of it when I first smelled it because it smells almost like plastic. Overall, the smell is fair-- but it is way too strong and gives me a headache after handling the product for too long! I used this beeswax in a cream recipe I made up. The proportions were as follows: 170g shea butter, 85g coconut oil, 35g beeswax, 12g carrier oil (I used equal portions of soybean and rice bran oils), a couple of pinches of arrowroot powder, and a LOT of grapefruit essential oil. The ointment came out very nicely, but even with all the grapefruit oil, it still smelled very strongly of the beeswax. Bottom line: unless you want every product you make to smell of plastic-laced honey, do not use this product.
By:Chana, New York, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Feb-2014
Rating: Best. Beeswax. Ever. They smell very strong, but in a good way--- they smell natural, honey-ish, and sweet. Delicious. And they'll be so easy to use!! They're roughly the size and shape of split green peas.
By:Chana, New York, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Feb-2014
Rating: This was my first time to use beeswax beads, and it's so much easier than cutting little chunks from a brick. What I didn't like so much about this beeswax was the scent and the color. It wasn't bad, really, just not what I was expecting. The wax I had been using previously was much lighter in color, not so yellow, and didn't have as strong of a smell. This stuff doesn't exactly smell unpleasant to me, but it is hard to cover up. My solution has been to combine beeswax with candelilla wax in my recipes, which I am beginning to think results in a nicer product anyway!
By:Andrea, Katy, Texas Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Mar-2011
Rating: Brilliant color! Easy to use and just all around AMAZING! Excellent quality. THANK YOU!
By:Megan, Chesterfield, Missouri Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 28-Nov-2011
Rating: Wonderful! Couldn't live without them in my business and can't beat this price. I will never grate bees wax again! Absolutely worth it. They smell wonderful, melt perfectly.
By:Bonnie, Ottawa, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Very good quality beeswax, works great with my salves and lip balms.
By:Garrett, Cedar City, Utah Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Apr-2010
Rating: Great product. The beads really save me a lot of time. Easy to measure, great quality.
By:Charlotte, Mills River, North Carolina
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 04-Dec-2010
Rating: Very Happy with the beeswax; works perfectly, great quality!
By:Leeann, Grand Valley, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This wax is great! The beads save me a ton of time when I am making large batches of my salves.
By:Crystal, Blackie, Alberta Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A Great must have in lip balms ,lotion bars,soaps!
By:Kristie, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 18-Nov-2009
Rating: The product was wonderful and the price was as well.
I like to use this product for my cocobutter massage bars.
By:Shirleen, Penetanguishene, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Great product! The beads make for easy melting, and is of superb quality. I use it for my lip balms and it's great!
By:Kim, Hamilton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: The format makes it really user friendly for measurement. Perfect for making balms in any quantity.
By:Stephanie, Burlington, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Nice quality Beeswax. Does not have the honey scent I expected - more of an earthy and warm type scent.
By:Karen, Spring Hill, Florida Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 04-Dec-2007
Rating: My first time using beeswax. Love that they come in flat 'beads'. Very easy to measure out. Smells of honey which is so lovely.
Will definitely order again!
By:Amanda, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: It is very diffiuclt to find beeswax pellets elsewhere! This makes creating creams extra easy because measuring the beads is so easy.
Terrific ingredient in a really usable form
By:Heather, Ottawa, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I just love this product. Prior to discovering the joy of bee's wax beads, I was grating bars of bee's wax by hand for my lipbalms, solid perfumes and salves -- a looong and very boring process, I assure you!! The beads are actually on the flattish side, ie. not round like a marble. They melt very easily and smell wonderful. You won't be disappointed with this product. Great value for the money!
By:Margaret, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Beeswax beads are very useful in my soapmaking. Its use is so simple that it is worth the price. The smell is soft and comforting. This is a wonderful product. New Direction's beeswax is of high quality and it shows, smells and will be confirmed in your experimentings.
By:Louise, Montreal, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
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