None of Your Beeswax

Here in the soap studio lately, I've been experimenting with honeycomb from the hives at Monticello's gardens. If you get a chance to visit Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home in Charlottesville, VA, stop by their gift shop and find Pleasant View Soaps products created using their herbs and flowers...and soon, beeswax. Keep reading if you want to know about the process of including beeswax in soap! I was sent a sizable amount of raw honeycomb to render into wax. It was my first attempt at doing so, but it worked out just fine. This is what the fresh jumbled honeycomb off the hives looks like before processing: Bundled up tightly in cheesecloth (or a clean threadbare dishtowel, haha), the hon

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