Beeswax is obtained from melted honeycombs from which honey has been drained out. The wax may be in different colors and it is this beeswax which is used in the manufacture of beeswax pellets. There are various categories of beeswax pellets available and are determined by the manufacturer, color and even the type of honeycombs from where the wax was drained from among other factors.
Types/categories of beeswax pellets
Beeswax pellets – White
They are made from 100% beeswax which is pure, natural and filtered. They belong to the cosmetic grade and easy to work work around with as they come in the following forms:
The pellets are purely 100% white in color and they are not scented which makes them applicable in many areas. These pellets can be used in the manufacture of;
- Lip balms
- Craft items
- Creams for the face and hands among other uses.
This is because the pellets can easily be moulded into what you desire upon melting. There are various types of white pellets that are available hence there may be different classes of beeswax pellets (levels of whiteness) under this category.
Beeswax pellets – Yellow
These pellets are manufactured from 100% pure, natural yellow beeswax and the pellets can be found in any of the following forms:
- Pearls among other forms which may vary depending on the manufacturer.
The pellets are not scented and they belong to the cosmetic grade which makes them very useful when it comes to making products for your home and to be used on your skin. The pellets, after melting are easy to mold and they can be used in a number of ways, including but not limited to the following:
- Manufacture of lip balms
- Manufacture of hand and facial products
- Soap manufacture
- Lotions among other products.
There are other categories of yellow beeswax pellets that are available and they only differ depending on the intensity of the yellow color.