Of course my loyal readers won’t be fooled into trying to slice that hunk of pseudo-cheddar to add to their platter of Christmas nibbles – well, maybe you would since I know there’s probably more than one practical joker out there – because you know that’s actually rendered beeswax just waiting to be put to good use.
Those good uses for beeswax include all sorts of things including furniture wax, hand salve, and candles. Unfortunately, I proved a couple years ago that I have absolutely no talent for candle making – having the patience to get that wick to stay straight is just not in my skill set.
Of all the experiments I’ve tried, my favorite use for the wax I’ve stolen from my bees is lip balm. All hail the lip balm!! Continue reading