What is the origin of Beeswax?
Beeswax comes from the honeycomb of the bee. The series of hexagonal shapes that the bee lives in is melted after extracting the honey. This creates the beeswax that is used in lip gloss, furniture polish and other products.
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Answer . a man had a jar of beeswax and someone wanted to know what it was so he said none of your beeswax. Answer . There is an absurd story, much repeated on the inte…rnet, that 18th-century ladies used to fill in the pockmarks on their faces (this was when smallpox was a common and disfiguring disease)with beeswax, which would melt if the lady sat too near the fire. If someone else warned her about this, she would retort "mind your OWN beeswax!" I mention this story only to say that there isn't a shred of truth in it. Though beeswax was often (and still is) a component of cosmetics of all kinds, it was not used as a pockmark filler in this way. And, as Smokey correctly says, the saying is of 1920s origin, a childish garbling of "mind your own business". VSD While it might seem harshly rude to say "mind your own business," changing the last word to "beeswax" softens the blow, and makes a jovial point of the same sentiment. http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/42/messages/1153.html Keep from meddling, pay attention to one's own affairs, as in If she would only mind her own business, there would be a lot fewer family quarrels. Already described as a wise course by the ancients (Seneca had it as Semper meum negotium ago, "I always mind my own business"), this precept has been repeated in English since about 1600. In the 1930s, a slang version rendered the saying as "Mind your own beeswax". It is meant to soften the force of the retort. Folk etymology has it that this idiom was used in the colonial period when women would sit by the fireplace making wax candles together, though there are many other theories. http://www.answers.com/topic/mind-your-own-business
with neatsfoot oil and beeswax and tallow mixture
Beeswax is the sticky, wax-like liquid that bees use it to make their honeycombs, which is where they make honey.
Beeswax is gathered from the hive by harvesting the sections ofhoneycomb where the queen bee lays her eggs. Then it is melted downand poured into molds that look like bricks. …After it cools andsolidifies it is ready to use for other things like candles and lipbalms.
It's simply a polite way of saying, "mind your own business". The latter sounds ungracious and even rude, while substituting beeswax for business softens the comment. --…- There is an absurd story, much repeated on the internet, that 18th-century ladies used to fill in the pockmarks on their faces (this was when smallpox was a common and disfiguring disease)with beeswax, which would melt if the lady sat too near the fire. If someone else warned her about this, she would retort "mind your OWN beeswax!" This story is only mentioned to say that there isn't a shred of truth in it. Though beeswax was often (and still is) a component of cosmetics of all kinds, it was not used as a pockmark filler in this way. The beeswax saying is of 1920s origin, a garbling of "mind your own business." While it might seem harshly rude to say "mind your own business," changing the last word to "beeswax" softens the blow, and makes a jovial point of the same sentiment. ---
No, beeswax is extruded from wax glands on the underside of the abdomen of worker bees as thin plates of wax. These are manipulated by the bees' manidbles to shape them and pu…t them where the bee wants them.
Peanut Butter. it works really well and doesn't harm hair.But use the peanut butter that doesn't have any nuts in it.
Beeswax can now be used for a multitude of purposes. Beeswax is used in soap making, candle making, making cosmetics, lip balms, water proofing leather and wood as in boat bui…lding :) :) chay
At a health store or art store the might have bee wax they use it in crafts
Beeswax is produced by glands on the underside of a bee's abdomen. The glands produce liquid wax which sets into little flakes of solid wax about the size of a pinhead on cont…act with the air. The composition of beeswax is complex and contains in the order of 300 components including hydrocarbons, straight-chain monohydric alcohols, acids, hydroxy acids, and oils. Its composition can vary according to the variety of bee, the time of year, the weather, and a number of other factors.
Beeswax can be used for a number of thing's, for example, it could be for hair which is used for dread locks.
you can use beeswax in handmade body butters,lip balm,hand cream,lotions and soaps it works great i make lip balm and soaps all the time with them you can get it in blocks our… in pellets
It means "Mind your own business."
The slang term "beeswax" is used instead of "business" - so: "Mind your own business".