Honey Bee Beautiful

Our story



Based in the beautiful Welsh countryside, we are an artisan brand committed to creating natural products and sustaining our local honey bee population.

Our founder, Catherine Clark, was inspired to keep bees by her father, soon realising the key role bees play in our ecosystem and the amazing power of ‘raw’ honey which has been used since ancient Greek times to heal the skin.

Catherine gave up a career in law to pursue her love of beekeeping and to create hand-made products using the natural products from the hive.

Whilst her bees are busy gathering nectar and pollen from a Woodland Trust apiary site near Usk, Catherine is busy making premium quality products which soften and heal the skin.

Our natural skincare range has the added power to relax, uplift, and soothe the senses thanks to its pure essential oils.

At HBB, we only use ‘Raw Welsh Honey'. 'Raw' honey is not heated to high temperatures or micro filtered, thereby retaining all of it's natural vitamins, enzymes and pollens to help nourish and heal the skin.

We also only use 'Beeswax Cappings'. The cappings are the wax made and used by the bees to seal the honey comb containing honey stores. It’s the purest form of beeswax with no possible chemical residue which might be present in other beeswax where the bees have needed treatment for disease.

Propolis is used by bees to sterilise their hives. It’s made from buds and sap of trees and is a potent antiseptic and natural anti-inflammatory. It also contains minerals like magnesium and zinc which help skin regenerate.

Both honey and beeswax attract moisture and lock it in and the beeswax acts as a natural breathable barrier protecting the skin from damaging environmental factors such as sunlight, pollution, harsh weather and moisture loss.

We use absolutely no chemicals, parabens, petroleum based products, lanolin, SLS or synthetic ingredients in our products.

As a result of the above, our range is particularly good for for sensitive, dry and problem skins like eczema and psoriasis.

Honey Bee Beautiful is soon to feature on the internationally successful BBC2 series, Escape to the Country, where you can see Catherine beekeeping and making natural products from the hive.

Our values

We don’t and will never use chemicals in any of our products, only natural, simple ingredients. Our products are all free of parabens, lanolin, palm oil, SLS, petro chemicals, and mineral oil.
We love, love, love bees and all things ‘nature’!
We make our products from scratch so you can be assured that no animals are ever harmed or used in testing.
As an artisan brand our relationship with you is very important. We value your opinions and input and will always listen and respond - so please talk to us.
We use honey and beeswax from our own bees and from other Welsh beekeepers which helps to support the continued survival of British bees.
All of our products are made from scratch and hand poured in small batches – no machines are used in the making of our artisan creations!

The full range is assessed to ensure our products’ safety on your delicate skin as approved by our membership of the Guild of Soap & Toiletry Makers which provides information on guidelines about craft soap and toiletries.

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You’ll also have the chance to claim your free gift with any orders placed on your birthday!

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Honey Bee Beautiful
Catherine Clarke
Usk Usk Monmouthshire NP20 NXU Wales
phone: 01633 8430 fax:

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