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WATERBLOCKER™ SKIN CREAM FAQS

What is Waterblocker™ Skin Cream?

It is an old-time, handmade, multi-purpose, natural skin cream.

What is in Waterblocker™ Skin Cream?

Waterblocker™ Skin Cream is natural and free of harmful chemicals. The key ingredient is pure, natural beeswax. Also

food grade mineral oil, distilled water and a natural mineral, Borax. There are no chemical preservatives or stabilizers and

no fragrance added.

BEESWAX: Beeswax is produced by a gland in the honeybee. Beeswax has many useful properties - 1) It is

WATERPROOF and can be used to effectively shield just about anything (including skin) from the damaging effects of

exposure to water and any chemicals which may be dissolved in water (soap). This useful trait extends to most cleansers

such as alcohol based waterless cleansers, household cleaners, grease, paint, etc. 2) Natural ANTIBIOTICS are included

in beeswax. Honeybees keep their hive sterile and free of disease by producing natural antibiotics and including them in

every other product they make. Honey, beeswax, propolis (said to be the most highly antibiotic substance occurring

naturally in nature) and royal jelly are all very effective antibiotics. The presence of these natural antibiotics in beeswax

enable our creams to heal damaged skin quickly. 3) ANTIHISTAMINE: a substance used to counteract histamines which

are produced by most creatures when exposed to allergens and poisons. Histamines cause itching in the skin and runny

nose in the sinuses and itchy eyes. Bees produce antihistamines and include them in honey and beeswax. Our beeswax

creams relieve itchy skin instantly, stop the pain of burns (sun, curling iron, etc.), scrapes and cuts, poison ivy and oak and

even the extreme pain of shingles. 4) MOISTURE RETENTION - Beeswax keeps the moisture in things as well as

keeping external moisture out. Beeswax furniture polish has been used for centuries to keep the moisture in wood cells,

preventing them from cracking. There would be no "antiques" without beeswax. The same benefit occurs in skin. Our

beeswax creams keep the natural moisture and oil in your skin even when exposed to dozens of washes and hours of

exposure to paper, cardboard, or dirt.

MINERAL OIL: Food grade mineral oil has been used for at least a century as a simple laxative. We use it in our

creams as an emollient to thin the beeswax which is much too hard to use as a cream by itself. The principal advantage of

mineral oil is that it does not need a preservative like other more "natural" oils. Most oils go rancid in a very short time

without the presence of chemical preservatives (which are usually man made and very bad for us). Mineral oil is refined

from crude oil - which most of us have an evil image of thanks to the green movement. However, let’s not forget our study

of minerals in Middle School - crude oil is simply decomposed plant matter. It is about as natural as anything else one

would call natural. There are reports that mineral oil prevents the absorption of vitamin e. While that may be true, you

must quantify the facts - how MUCH mineral oil does it take to prevent the loss of major quantities of vitamin e? We

all remember the ads where Mom slathers her baby in baby oil (mineral oil). I expect that the studies used huge exposure

rates like that to make their determinations. On the other hand, a pencil eraser size of our beeswax cream will cover both

hands - and last all day. What is worse - the tiny amount of mineral oil the hands are exposed to - or the dozens of

sanitary washes they experience each day? It is good to be cautious about the things we put in our bodies, but we need to

be practical as well.

BORAX: This is a natural mineral mined in the Southwestern deserts. It is used primarily as a natural binder to

combine water with other molecules (hence its long time use in detergents). It is used in our beeswax creams to make

water and wax combine to create a cream. Borax has some medicinal uses as an antiseptic and has been used for many

years as an (extremely gentle) eye wash. This adds to the antiseptic/antibiotic nature of our beeswax creams. Man made

binders are used in most cosmetics. These binders are not natural and are responsible (along with added scents) for most

reactions people must creams and lotions. Borax is much gentler but is shunned by the industry because it does not

work as well to keep the ingredients used in most cosmetics from separating. They want something that will keep the

ingredients together while their products sit in un-airconditioned warehouses (sometimes for years) waiting to be sold and

distributed. Borax works very well in the case of beeswax creams and is the best natural binder for its ingredients. Some

doctors say borax can cause a strong burning reaction in an open wound. Our experience is that our creams sooth the pain

of most wounds. After sampling and selling to many thousands of people we have had fewer than 20 people complain of

any type of reaction. Again, one needs the quantitative facts - how much borax does it take to cause a reaction and what

percentage of the population will experience this reaction. There is only a tiny amount of borax in a four oz jar of our

beeswax skin cream. This tiny amount is all that is needed to bind the ingredients and is much too small to cause any

reaction in most of the population. Again, the benefits of borax far outweigh the drawbacks.

DISTILLED WATER: This is what makes our beeswax cream a "cream". Creams and lotions must have water, else

they are pastes and balms (we make the best beeswax lip balm). The water enables the cream to absorb quickly and

completely into the skin where the beeswax can then do its thing. To make my point clear - Any 4th grader can read

the ingredient list on any Honey Guy Product and understand what is in it. Pick out any cream on a store shelf and I

doubt a high school graduate could explain what the ingredients are.

What is Waterblocker™ Skin Cream for?

It has many purposes, which are detailed below under Uses for Waterblocker™. If you read them all quickly, you will

conclude that this is snake oil. Nothing can do THAT much stuff! But remember that the honeybee is a miraculous insect

and all the products of the hive are miracles in themselves. Combine them into a cream and you SHOULD expect great

things! The three main categories are 1) Skin conditioner and moisturizer, 2) Skin protector, and 3) Anti-itch, burn and sting

cream.

What are its physical characteristics?

Creamy smooth, highly absorbent, long lasting (one application lasts most users around 8 hours - a workday!), water

proof, non-greasy. The molecular binding agent, Borax, which holds the water, beeswax and oil together is completely

natural and very mild (will not bind or remove one's natural oils). The food grade mineral oil and water carries the

beeswax into the skin completely with no residue left on the surface after a few minutes. It will not transfer to fabric or

other objects you may handle, and the beeswax will not wash away in soap and water or waterless cleansers either! It

continues to do its job all day even if exposed to agents that would remove other creams. If you do need to remove it, only

citrus based cleansers will cut beeswax.

Who is it for?

Waterblocker™ is literally for everybody. Men, women, youngsters, babies, and yes, even Fido. Anyone who has a

problem with dry skin, is exposed to skin irritants (water, dirt, grease, chemicals, paper), or has itching skin - regardless of

the cause and those with skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. People who are sensitive and cannot wear other

creams can usually wear Waterblocker™.

Some of our users are: Babies, Nurses, Artisans, Doctors, Dentists, Teachers, Bank Tellers, Beauticians, Orthodontists,

Postal Workers, Day Care Workers, Welders, Plumbers, Painters, Cowboys, Pressmen, Electricians, Carpenters,

Mechanics, Gardeners, Bricklayers, Blacksmiths, Landscapers, Cabinet Makers, Leather Craftsmen, Computer Users,

Snow and water Skiers, Swimmers, Chefs, Police, Farmers, Firemen, UPS Drivers, Secretaries, Veterinarians,

Homemakers, Dog Groomers, Restaurant Workers, and the list goes on…

Why do other manufacturers use chemicals and what happens to Waterblocker™ without them?

Chemicals are included in most creams to make them look as good as the day they were made - even if they set on a

warehouse shelf for a year OR MORE and undergo extreme temperatures. In other words, the chemicals are there to save

the manufacturer money. Chemicals seldom have anything to do with helping your skin and are often detrimental,

especially to those with sensitive skin. Waterblocker™ Skin Cream has no such chemicals. It is made by hand as was done

by the Early American settlers and others (dating back to ancient Egypt) using natural ingredients - beeswax being the

chief active ingredient. Mineral oil is also an active ingredient (moisturizer) and with water serves as a carrier to take the

beeswax into the skin. Our ancestors did not have mineral oil, so they used animal fat. We want to do things the old way

as much as possible, but we figured most folks would prefer mineral oil over animal fat. Waterblocker™ needs no

preservative, as it does not deteriorate. Without chemical stabilizers or strong binders, the water can separate out just a

little, especially when exposed to high temperatures or when a jar is left on its side. But this condition is easily remedied

simply by stirring the water back in. We consider this to be a small inconvenience to avoid being exposed to the harsh

chemicals used to prevent separation! In fact, if one forgets to close the container and Waterblocker™ dries out, a little

water and a few seconds in the microwave with restore it to its original wonderful, silky smooth condition.

Aren't mineral oil and Borax harmful chemicals?

Anything can be harmful - especially in large quantities. We use only a tiny amount of mineral oil and Borax. We use

food grade mineral oil which is not harmful when ingested. Also, because Waterblocker™ Beeswax based skin cream is

waterproof, it does not need to be replaced even when washing many times each day. Therefore, the amount of cream

used in a day by most people is about the size of an eraser on the end of a pencil. How much mineral oil can that be??

The reason we us food grade mineral oil is that it does not require a preservative. Almost all-natural oils will go rancid in

a few days or weeks without the presence of a (chemical) preservative. What is the use of incorporating a natural oil,

when you must then use a dangerous preservative with it? Food Grade Mineral oil presents the best over-all solution for

an effective, safe skin cream. The natural mineral Borax is the binder that holds oil, beeswax, and water together. Without

Borax, the mixture is a gooey mess. WITH Borax, the mixture is creamy smooth AND has the medicinal benefits of Borax

detailed above. Most skin creams use man-made binders that are MUCH more harmful than the natural mineral Borax.

Honey Guy uses Borax and food grade mineral oil because they are the BEST choices, we can use to present a safe,

effective, and economical solution to dry skin problems and itch, burn and sting. NO one else makes a product as pure

as Waterblocker™ Skin Cream and that works for SO MANY different skin problems.

What are some Uses for Waterblocker™?

WE MAKE NO CLAIMS THAT OUR PRODUCT IS FOR ANY PARTICULAR MEDICINAL USE. (Required disclaimer)

Waterblocker™ moisturizes and softens rough, dry skin including hands, cuticles, feet, elbows, even the face

- put make up over it. Waterblocker™ protects skin from irritants such as water, grease, paint, chemicals, dust, and dirt.

It seals skin and prevents natural oil and moisture in the skin from being leached out by frequent washing, contact with

paper, fabric, cardboard, water, wind, etc. And, in most cases, it Stops Itch in Its Tracks - regardless of the cause -

mosquitoes, poison ivy, oak, and sumac. In fact, if you know you will be exposed to these plants, put Waterblocker™ on

ahead of time - it will prevent the oils from the plant leaves from entering your skin. Stops the sting and burn of bee

stings, scorpion stings, fire ants, wasps, etc. Sooths sunburn, even minor skin burns from the stove, and chemical burns.

Waterblocker™ enables minor burns and wounds to heal quickly without scabbing or scarring by keeping the skin soft and

moist. A wound is never dry enough to make a scab which causes the scarring. It is even an excellent deodorant!

Applied to the under arms in the morning, it lasts all day, and you will never experience skin rash as with other deodorants!

Great for foot odor and other, more personal odors. Remember - beeswax has antibiotics which prevent the growth of

bacteria (and yeast). These are the causes of odor and itch under arms on feet and elsewhere. People suffering from

eczema and psoriasis find that Waterblocker™ relieves the itch, removes the red or white scaly skin, lengthens the time

between break-outs and makes the condition much more tolerable. Animal owners and Veterinarians have used

Waterblocker™ to relieve the dryness and itch in animals as well. Skin rashes in dogs caused by allergic reactions to

grasses are quickly relieved, and the animal can't lick it off - it is waterproof. Vets use it on sutures to stop itch and thus

deter the animal from gnawing at the sutures. Mothers use it on Baby's bottom for diaper rash. The beeswax protects the

rash from urine so it can heal, and it also can prevent rashes from recurring by shielding the skin from urine. Moms also

report using Waterblocker™ on baby's chin to stop chafing from drooling when they are teething. There is nothing in it

harmful to child or animal even if a little happens to get into the mouth. Also, folks who have thin, fragile skin use both

Waterblocker™ and Beeswax Bandage to protect and heal their sensitive skin. Those who bruise easily use

Waterblocker™ and/or Beeswax Bandage to remove the dark discoloration of bruises. People who must undergo regular

injections can use either cream to prevent bruising around the injection site. Those confined to a bed find Waterblocker is

excellent for treating and preventing bed sores. There are literally thousands of uses for this versatile cream.

Using Waterblocker™ Around the Eyes

Waterblocker™ contains no man-made antibacterial chemicals which are approved to prevent eye infections. We

recommend that, if you put your fingers in your jar, do not apply it directly around the eyes. Bacteria from your fingers

can potentially cause eye infections. If you want to use Waterblocker™ around the eyes, be sure to keep some in a

separate, sterile container and use a sterile applicator to apply to the eye area.

How is Waterblocker™ packaged?

We package Waterblocker™ in 4-ounce, 8-ounce and 16-ounce white plastic cosmetic jars. We also have a 1/2-ounce snap

open pocket / purse size. Additionally, because so many health care professionals use Waterblocker™, we package it in

sanitary 4-ounce TUBES. Tubes are less susceptible to contamination and therefore, better for a medical office

environment. Tubes can exhibit more water separation than jars due to air pockets which develop within the tube and

allow water to be pulled by gravity into the pocket.

How much does Waterblocker™ cost?

Even though Waterblocker™ is high quality, hand-made and hand-packed, is completely natural, and is useful for so many

things - it is quite inexpensive! And we guarantee our product unconditionally. If the unused portion of the jar is returned

for any reason, we will refund the retail price of the jar AND the cost of postage - even if you bought it from one of our

many Retailers.

HOW CAN I ORDER WATERBLOCKER™?

We encourage purchasing from your local Retailer. Visit our web site WWW.THEHONEYGUY.COM and click on

"Retail Outlets" We list all the Retailers on our website so you can see who is close to you. If there are no outlets near

you, then you may purchase directly from the website or mail your order to Honey Guy Products, Inc., 11127 CR 3116, Winona, Tx 75792.

View and print Retail order Form You may call in your order to our toll-free number 1-800-863-1438. Or 903-570-6868.

If we are not in, your call will be returned quickly! You may call The Honey Guy directly anytime during normal hours (8am-7pm Central Standard time daily).

You may also fax your order to the above toll-free number or email it to us at HoneyGuy@Hughes.net.