Beezing: Europe Edition

By Molly Charney As 34 Briarcliff seniors and their five chaperones boarded the flight from Paris to New York, they had one goal: stay awake.  Everyone was encouraged to keep their eyes open and minds occupied in order to break the jet lag as they returned home.  Thankfully, a couple of the seniors brought along their Burt’s Bees.  Several Burt’s Bees chapsticks were passed around … Continue reading Beezing: Europe Edition

Beezing: Come Join the Hive

By Izzie Alley

Senior Megan O'Donnell demonstrates her beezing technique
Senior Megan O’Donnell demonstrates her beezing technique

Burt’s Bees isn’t just used to relieve chapped lips in the winter. The term “beezing” was coined when people started to apply Burt’s Bees chapstick to their eyelids. The result is a tingling sensation that feels like no other. The minty ingredients have an effect on the eyes that is relaxing and calming. Others report beezing to help them concentrate and give them a little sense of euphoria. For an extra intense experience some place cold objects, like hands or ice, on afterwards for a real shock. Continue reading “Beezing: Come Join the Hive”