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Beeswax Wraps – The Sustainable Answer to Plastic Wrap

by Texas Homesteader ~

Y’all know I shun plastic like a banshee, right? I haven’t accepted a plastic shopping bag from the store in years, much preferring my pretty shopping basket anyway.

And I refuse to buy overly-packaged items too. I’ve learned that recycling isn’t the answer to our landfill problems – PRE-Cycling is!

But what is precycling? Well that’s shunning trash from coming into your home in the first place.

But today I’m talking about cling film. You know the stuff, it’s always sticking to itself and hardly ever sticking to the item you’re trying to wrap. Use it once & throw it away. 

But whaddyagonnado??  Well, I’ve started using beeswax wraps!

Beeswax Wraps are the sustainable answer to plastic cling film. I use beeswax harvested directly from the comb in our beehives. #TexasHomesteader


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How To Purify Natural Beeswax From The Hive

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Natural beeswax is useful in so many ways. But the beeswax in the hive needs to be cleaned to filter out hive trash. But how?

I want to make sure not an ounce of that precious beeswax is wasted. I’ll use it for salves, Beeswax Candles and more. But first the raw beeswax from the hive needs to be purified.

I can easily purify our beeswax and pour the melted wax into cute molds. I use it for homemade soap, lip balm & beeswax wraps. #TexasHomesteader

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Just 3 Ingredients to MYO Natural Beeswax Lip Balm!


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This natural lip balm is made in minutes using beeswax to soothe & protect your lips. It really couldn’t be easier – only 3 ingredients! There are easy ways to tint it with color as well. Check it out, y’all.

Beeswax Lip Balm. She uses beeswax to make a natural lip balm in minutes. It really couldn't be easier - only 3 ingredients! Check it out, y'all. #TexasHomesteader

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