This fine museum quality wax is based on an old family recipe. It is made from beeswax with a little carnauba wax and is then lightly tinted to a rich brown, perfect for creating an authentically aged finish on a piece of painted furniture. It is easy to apply, provides a durable finish with a beautiful luster and has almost no odor. How to use this product: Use a clean cotton cloth or brush to apply wax in a thin layer, working into recesses of carved details or surface imperfections. Wipe away excess. Allow it to dry for 3-5 minutes. Buff to a shine with a clean lint-free cotton cloth. This product may be applied directly over dry milk paint or clear wax. Clean brush with soap and warm water. Really brings out the character of the piece. Visit missmustardseedmilkpaint.com for tutorials and more info.