Pure beeswax is one of the many bee products. The bees use it to store their honey in. Beeswax can be used by people in a variety of home-made cosmetics. You can make hand creams, lotions, lip balm, hair products and many other natural, cost-effective cosmetics. It has soothing and emollient properties and when used on the skin it keeps it moisturised. Beeswax has been used as an antiseptic, and studies show that in the past it was used to treat wounds.