Ultra Bee has a brand-new look!

It’s been a great year for us at Ultra Bee. Our company has grown tremendously, and we have employed seven new people this year, making our team a total of 12 people! Not bad for a small family-owned business, right? With growth, comes inevitable change, which is why we have decided to rebrand. The change […]

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How to get rid of scars naturally

Almost everyone has a scar they would rather not see. I’ve got a few from the chicken pox I had when I was 11, one from where I had to get stitches, a couple of red marks as reminders of all the pimples I have picked and let’s not forget the stretchmarks from gaining and […]

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Testimonial Tuesday: How propolis healed my hand

On the 28th of September, I received several extremely graphic images from my boss, of a very injured hand. I stared at the images in horror for several minutes before finally mustering up the courage to ask what happened and who the hand belonged to. That was when I was put in contact with Quintas, […]

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8 Skin Cancer Facts you need to know this Summer

Your desire to remain healthy and avoid costly medical bills is probably enough motivation to develop healthy habits. In order to prevent illness, you exercise, adopt a healthy diet and practice good hygiene.Eluding skin cancer is no exception- you wear sunscreen, seek shade and wear protective gear to avoid developing this nasty disease. However, even […]

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4 Different Types of Pigmentation & How to Treat it (Naturally)

Types of pigmentation Melanin refers to the brown pigment that produces the various shades and colours of human skin. Coloration or pigmentation is determined by the amount of melanin in the skin. Without melanin, the skin would be pale with shades of pink caused by blood flow through the skin. Fair-skinned people produce very little melanin, […]

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15 of the most shocking cosmetic ingredients

There are dozens of shocking cosmetic ingredients that may be hidden in your beauty products. From animal fat and crushed beetles to fish scales and whale vomit, you are guaranteed to have smothered one of these cosmetic ingredients all over your face, hair and body at least once in your life. Take a closer look at […]

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Diabetes on skin

10 Warning signs of diabetes that appear on your skin

What is diabetes? Diabetes is a metabolic condition in which the body does not properly regulate the sugar in the blood. When you eat carbohydrates, your body breaks them down into sugars, including glucose. Glucose is moved by the bloodstream to the cells, where it is used for energy. Insulin, which is secreted by the […]

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anti-ageing skin tips

The 30 best anti-ageing tips of 2017

As you become more mature, your body will completely change. Hormones fluctuate, skin develops wrinkles and sags, hair becomes brittle and dull and bodies develop unsightly veins and age spots. While one cannot stop the ageing process, there are certainly age-old tips and tricks to help slow down the process and restore your skin and […]

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All about acne: Causes, Types & Treatment

What is acne? Acne (pronounced ak-nee), is one of the most common skin problems worldwide, affecting 3 in every 4 people. It is a chronic, inflammatory disease which results in unsightly whiteheads, black heads, pimples, cysts and nodules. Although it is not dangerous, it may cause red scarring and in extreme cases, even pitting. Who […]

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Baby eczema: Everything you need to know

What is eczema? Dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema is a skin condition which is usually developed during early childhood. So what is baby eczema? It is a chronic skin condition characterised by symptoms such as red, itchy, cracked and dry skin. The skin may become so dry and cracked that it can cause bleeding. […]

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