Waxelene All Natural Petroleum Jelly Alternative Review

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Waxelene All Natural Petroleum Jelly Alternative Review

Waxelene All Natural Petroleum Jelly Alternative Review

Product Review

For this product review I tried Waxelene, a beeswax-based natural skin care product. I purchased the 2 OZ jar of Waxelene from Whole Foods Market for $6.99.

A Natural Alternative to

Waxelene is the all natural alternative to petroleum jelly. Regular petroleum jelly is composed of petrolatum, a semisolid mixture of hydrocarbons obtained from petroleum. [1. Petrolatum, Skin Deep http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/ingredient/704786/PETROLATUM/]

Waxelene All Natural Ingredients

  • Organic Soy Oil;
  • Beeswax;
  • Natural Vitamin E Oil;
  • Organic Rosemary Oil.

Waxelene is composed of all natural ingredients an has a score of 0, indicating low hazard, in EWG’s Skin Deep Cosmetics Database.

Packaging

Waxelene comes in a reuseble and recyclable glass jar with a metal lid. I purchased a jar containing 2oz (57g) of product. The jar has a cute paper label with a bumble bee design.

Promises

Waxelene can be used for skin protection and moisturizing, chafing prevention, make-up, and many other household needs.

Waxelene also promises that it is a no-petroleum product, non-GMO, does not test on animals, and is biodegradable.

Observations

Waxelene has a sweet honey smell, from the beeswax. It is a pale yellow color in the jar. To remove the wax from the jar it helps to move your finger in a circular motion, to warm the wax up. Once applied, Waxelene is clear.

Effectiveness

Since Waxelene is an all-in-one type product, I tried a variety of uses. First I used it as a lip balm, which it works particularly well for, with its sweet beeswax scent. It left my lips moisturized and silky smooth.

Next, I tried it as a face moisturizer. I would not use regular petroleum jelly on my face, but since this is a natural wax, I decided to give it a try. Normally my skin is oily. However, it is winter time and I just returned from a cold climate and my skin has been dry and peeling. I bought Waxelene as an intense moisturizer. The wax helped with my dry skin, but left a shiny glow. I would not recommend using this on your face if you do not like to have a shiny face.

I also tried Waxelene on my cuticles, where it absorbed in nicely. I wiped the excess off my fingertips with a tissue, so I would not have greasy fingers.

Finally, I tried Waxelene on my chapped nose, which is how I normally use petroleum jelly. It works great for moisturizing and soothing dried chapped skin.

Rating (5 / 5)

Waxelene earns its first star for containing 100% all natural ingredients.

It earns another star for eco-friendly packaging. The cute little glass jar is both reusable and recyclable.

It earns a third star for being effective as lip gloss or a moisturizer on chapped skin.

Waxelene is also a good value for your money. It is more expensive than petroleum jelly, but much cheaper than many moisturizers.

The final star is awarded for being a pleasure to use. I like the silky feel on my lips as a lip balm and the sweet beeswax smell for any use.

Where to Buy Waxelene

You can help support Natural Beauty Lifestyle by purchasing through one of my affiliate links. There will be no extra cost to you, and I will earn a small commission. Thank you for your support.

Waxelene is available from Whole Foods Market or online from Amazon.

Have you tried Waxelene? Do you prefer it to Vaseline?

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