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Babo Bear picks

As you may or may not know, September is National Honey Month.  And since bears love honey, Makeup Museum intern Babo Bear is here to round up some honey-infused/bee-related products to help you celebrate during these last few September days.  In addition to LUSH's Fair Trade Honey shampoo and Marc Jacobs Honey fragrance shown in the picture above, here are some more recommendations.


  1. Rodial Bee Venom Eye Cream
  2. Skinfood Honey Pot lip balm
  3. Nuxe Rêve de Miel lip balm
  4. Tokyo Milk Honey and the Moon perfume
  5. Fresh Ultimate Nourishing Honey Mask
  6. Paul & Joe Lip Treatment Balm (coming in October)
  7. Vecua Honey Luster Lip Gloss
  8. Guerlain Abeille Royale Daily Repair Serum
  9. LUSH Honey I Washed the Kids soap
  10. Ardency Inn Modster Manuka Honey Enriched Pigments
  11. Perlier Honey Anti-Age Body Balm
  12. Burt's Bees Beeswax Lip Balm
  13. Michael Aram Bumblebee Candle
  14. The Body Shop Honeymania Body Butter
  15. Farmacy Honey and Ginger Lip Bloom

Babo Bear also researched vintage bee items to get him buzzzzzzzzing - I'm so proud of the little fella!  Some ads:

Germaine Monteil ad, 1958
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Du Barry ad, 1958
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Revlon ad 1961(image from

Some compacts:

Vintage Dorset compact(image from

Vintage Yardley bee compact(image from

He also came across an ad for the Yardley compact above.

Yardley ad, 1951
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Finally, Cosmetics and Skin has a great little read on the use of royal jelly in cosmetics.

Since Babo Bear did such a good job with today's post I am off to get him a honey latte as a treat.  Please feel free share your favorite honey products in the comments.  :)

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