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In addition to the export of honey, Australia is a large exporter of beeswax. It can be used as a base in many products including lipstick, hand creams and beauty creams. Beeswax is also used for furniture polish and candles. The beeswax which caps each honeycomb is removed before the frame is spun to release the honey. The honey is then strained to remove any beeswax. Beeswax is a remarkable wax because it does not melt readily. For example, it can stand temperatures up to 60oc.


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