Beeswax

Beeswax

Certified Organic Beeswax Can Provide a Margin of Comfort

If you’re concerned about the possibility of pesticide residues in the beeswax you use (and you should be!), certified organic beeswax can provide a margin of comfort. There are many sources of ‘organic’ beeswax. And I’m sure that most retailers that sell ‘organic’ beeswax are selling a product that was produced conscientiously and with the […]

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Melting Beeswax

I have some beeswax from when I had bees years ago. I am now interested in cleaning and using this for making a lotion. I read somewhere to use only a stainless steel pot or double boiler- is this right? I do not have a stainless steel double boiler but do have one of some […]

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Pure Beeswax Candles are the BEST Candles

Pure beeswax candles are the best candles you can buy – in my opinion, anyway! They’re the best-scented candles, and they emit the best light – a cheery, steady, sunny glow, free from the constant flickering of other types of candles. And beeswax candles smell great whether they’re lit or not. That’s because of the […]

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Organic Beeswax – What You Should Know

Sigh. I wish I didn’t have to write a page about organic beeswax for my website. I really do. But we have to face the facts about the world we live in, don’t we? Hiding our heads in the sand ostrich-style won’t do us any good. So here goes… Yes, just as you might feel […]

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Making Homemade Soap with Beeswax

Have you considered making homemade soap with beeswax? If you’ve looked at a package of soap lately and read the ingredients in soap, you just might be inspired to make your own soap… What’s in Soap? Pick up a package of soap and read the ingredients. You’ll likely find that it contains chemicals such as pentasodium pentatate, […]

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Beeswax Wood Finish and Furniture Polish: Always Been the Best…

Once – and not so terribly long ago – just about ALL wood finish products were made with beeswax. But mass-produced products made without beeswax (largely to save money) gradually eased beeswax wood finish products to the back of the shelf. In recent years, though, beeswax-based products have been making a comeback. And for some […]

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Beeswax Sheets are Great for Making Candles and Honeycomb

Have you heard of beeswax sheets? If you’re not a beekeeper, you may not even be aware that there is such a thing. But if you’re interested in making homemade candles, you’ll want to read on. Sheets of beeswax are manufactured by melting the wax, filtering out impurities, and rolling the wax through a press. The […]

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Beeswax Pellets are Convenient and Easy

Beeswax pellets (also known as beeswax beads and beeswax pastilles) are probably the most convenient and easy form of beeswax to use. Want to whip up some age-defying, homemade face cream? Want to keep your lips luscious with some homemade lip balm? Planning on making some exquisite-smelling homemade soap? Perhaps you want to give beeswax candle […]

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Want to Make Your Own Homemade Beeswax Lip Balm? It’s Easy!

Beeswax lip balm has been around for a loooooong time. That’s because beeswax is among the most important of lip balm ingredients. Even some of the most popular brands such as ChapStick and Blistex still use beeswax as one of their lip balm ingredients in at least some of their products. Why is Beeswax Lip Balm the […]

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Beeswax Candle Making Can be Both Easy and Fun!

Beeswax candle making? There’s nothing to it! Beeswax makes the very best candles, and there’s a very easy way to make beeswax candles. And making candles from beeswax is a great project for kids. You can even buy kits that supply everything you need to make beautiful, handmade beeswax candles. What’s So Great About Beeswax Candles? Throughout […]