Results for: Beeswax

How do you tell beeswax from paraffin?

If the label on the candle doesn't say, it's probably paraffin. Most candles are made with paraffin because it's cheaper, it's stronger and absorbs scents and colors better. I (MORE)

What is beeswax made of?

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 (MORE)

How do you get Beeswax from a beehive?

Beeswax is gathered from the hive by harvesting the sections of  honeycomb where the queen bee lays her eggs. Then it is melted down  and poured into molds that look like br (MORE)

Is beeswax honey?

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 (MORE)

What is beeswax and bees?

Bees are insects with a stinger at the end. If you get stung, that stinger is left in you and the bee that stung you dies. Bees make honeycombs. They secrete beeswax to crea (MORE)