There are several ways to clean beeswax. If you have access to a solar wax melter then that makes the process a bit easier, but we don't have one. I use a somewhat different method that works quite well and has since we started cleaning our own beeswax in 2011. And the beautiful part is that anyone with raw, dirty beeswax can do this from home without any special equipment.
We use beeswax in all of our lip balms and body balms so cleaning the beeswax makes it usable for our products (no stray bee legs or dirtiness from the hive).
So, how do you go from this (beeswax cappings):
Before I explain the steps involved, here are a few key tips to remember:
Okay, now that I’ve said those things, let’s move on to cleaning the wax.
Or, you could purchase your beeswax or beeswax products from us!