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Q: What is the "bloom" of an egg?

A:

The bloom, cuticle, or cuticula is a natural protective covering of an that helps keep bacteria from invading the porous shell.

What is the 'bloom' of an egg?

It also helps to regulate the loss of moisture from the egg. It is a thin coating and will be removed if you wash the egg.



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