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Five Top Tips for Plastic Free Beauty

When it comes to our beauty and skincare routines, we all wish we could do more to make them a little less harmful. From makeup bags of plastic bottles to bathroom cupboards of nasty chemicals, it can be hard trying to find the right eco-friendly products for your skin. This month at Honey Bee Beautiful, we’re celebrating Plastic-Free July This means that we’ll be making a conscious effort to reduce the amount of plastic in our households, our business and our beauty regimes - finding greener alternatives for our most used products. But we know that it’s not always easy to simply swap out your essentials for natural replacements, and it can sometimes come with a hefty price to pay when...

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The Best Father's Day Gift Guide From Honey Bee Beautiful

As Father’s Day is just around the corner, it’s time for all us to start thinking about the men in our lives. With so much confusion and chaos around at the moment, there’s no better occasion to treat and pamper those we love, and show them just how much they mean to us this June. As many of us won’t have seen a hairdresser or beautician in weeks, it's more important than ever to start stocking up on those Barber Bee Gift Sets! Hands and Nails More and more of us have taken to our gardens recently, and have spent our lockdown days elbow deep in flower beds, trying to prep for the long summer months. So why not treat...

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The Causes of Aging Skin and How To Prevent Them

As we get older, many of us will start to notice just how much our skin changes over the years. We develop lines, blemishes, dry patches, age spots and our skin starts to drop south! Our complexion changes through each new stage of life, and it can be confusing knowing just how to treat or prevent these new markers of our age. Whilst unfortunately, we’re yet to find a cure for old age, there are some ways to help keep your skin looking younger and healthier for longer - without invasive treatments and high intensity skincare routines! First, get to know just what’s happening beneath the surface of your skin. One of the most obvious changes your skin will face...

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How To Create A Bee-Friendly Garden This Spring

  Spring is finally here, and although it might have appeared under the strangest of circumstances, it’s great to hear that so many of us are taking the chance to get out into the garden. From prepping our flower beds to pruning and preening our herb gardens, there’s a lot to maintain and prepare before those long summer months arrive. One of the most popular questions we get asked is how to encourage more bees to visit our gardens, and, we are more than happy to share our tips and advice this week. Whilst we do understand that it might not be possible to follow all of these tips in the current climate, we hope our advice can help you...

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The cause of Dry Hair and what you can do about it......

As spring starts to arrive, we all want to head outside and start breathing in that fresh air and sunshine. But, for those of us who struggle with dry, wispy or problematic hair, the warmer seasons bring nothing but frustrating battles with our hairbrushes and the urge to wear a sunhat 24/7. So what causes hair to dry out? There are two basic reasons for dry hair.  Either your scalp doesn’t produce or retain enough natural oil (sebum) to moisturise your hair at the root/scalp or, the condition or structure of your hair is causing moisture to escape, which leads to dry hair.   A strand of hair is made up three main segments. At the center is the core, which...

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