Frequently Asked Questions + Tips
WHAT IS BEESWAX WRAP?
Beeutiful beeswax food wraps are handmade with great care and 100% natural ingredients in Sydney. Beeswax wraps are a perfect alternative to single-use traditional cling-wrap. It’s a great way to brighten up your kitchen while being mindful of the environment. Beeswax wraps are natural, reusable and compostable.
HOW TO USE YOUR BEESWAX WRAPS
Using your Beeutiful Eco-Food Wrap is easy! Simply fold over your food or container, and the warmth of your hands will seal the food wrap in place.
Beeutiful Beeswax Food Wraps are not designed to be used in the microwave or to wrap to cover hot foods. All the food to cool prior to wrapping.
HOW TO WASH YOUR REUSABLE FOOD WRAP
Your biodegradable reusable food wrap can be washed in cold water with mild detergent, then lay flat or drape to dry. Remove dried-on food prior to washing by soaking in cold water. Avoid the temptation to pick off dried-on food, as it may take some of the wax barriers with it. Dark foods and liquids may permanently discolour your wrap, like beets, pomegranate, or red wine, so keep this in mind when selecting your fabric colours. Wax will last an average of 12 months, less with heavy use. You can tell your wrap is at the end of its life cycle when it no longer seals with the warmth of your hands.
HOW TO STORE YOUR REUSABLE FOOD WRAP
After washing and air-drying, it is best to store your food wraps in a drawer or shelf where they can lay flat. This will help to preserve the integrity of the wax. If you fold, you will end up with creases that will wear faster than the rest of the wrap.
WHY SHOULD I CHANGE TO BEESWAX WRAP?
Beeswax wraps have TON of great benefits, its healthy living and safe alternative to plastic wraps. It also includes the following: It’s natural, eco-friendly and non-toxic It has antibacterial properties to that help keep things clean It’s thought to have anti-fungal properties that prevent the growth of yeasts and other fungi It keeps unwanted moisture out to keep food fresh It looks divine
WHAT IS MY BEESWAX WRAP MADE OF?
Our beeswax food wrap is handmade in Sydney. Our beeswax food wraps are made from 100% cotton material, Australian Beeswax, Organic Coconut oil, jojoba oil and Pine Tree Resin.
This combination of ingredients creates a malleable food wrap that can be reused The beeswax and jojoba oil have antibacterial qualities that help to keep your food fresh, plus they’re reusable so you can use them again and again.
HOW TO USE YOUR FOOD WRAP?
Simply use the warmth of your hands, around a piece of food or over a bowl. The wraps will become malleable. Beeswax wraps are ideal for cheese, cut vegetable, fruits, snacks and anything you used to wrap in plastic.
HOW TO CLEAN YOUR BEESWAX WRAP?
In COLD water the beeswax coating will be stiff, providing a stable surface to clean. Wash Air dry, or blot carefully with a tea towel, then store.
WHERE CAN I STORE THEM?
You should store them away from heat and direct sunlight
HOW DO I CARE FOR MY BEESWAX WRAP?
You can store them flat in the draw.
HOW LONG WILL MY BEESWAX WRAP LAST?
Beeutiful Beeswax wrap can last anywhere from six months up to a year depending on care and use. For wraps that are used heavily expect less. By taking good care of your wrap will extend its life.
DOES BEESWAX WRAP HAVE A SCENT?
Yes. as its a natural product beeswax wraps do have a mild scent of beeswax. The scent will reduce with time and use. There is no need to worry about the smell transferring to your food, as it doesn’t happen!
WHAT CAN I USE MY BEESWAX WRAPS FOR?
You can use Beeutiful Beeswax to cover bowls and foods. The list goes on, with a little creative thinking the possibilities are endless.
CAN I USE MY BEESWAX WRAP IN THE MICROWAVE?
CAN I USE MY BEESWAX WRAP IN THE FREEZER?
Yes, you can. Just wrap your food item as normal to create a tight seal and pop in the freezer or fridge. It works well to keep cookie dough and other freezer foods.
In the freezer/fridge, the wraps become stiff and hold its new shape. Unwrap slowly, or allow to adjust to room temperature before unfolding, as frozen was can form cracks.
WHAT THINGS TO AVOID?
- Do not use hot water or strong chemical dishwashing liquid
- Do not submerge or soak your wrap
- Avoid acid fruits Is not suitable for dishwashing, microwave oven, direct hear or high temperature
- Keep away from all source of heat and open flame
- Beeutiful beeswax wrap are not suitable for wrapping fresh meat, chicken or fish, however these items can be stored in a bowl with Beeutiful over the top.
WHAT YOU CAN DO TO YOUR WRAPS SO IT LAST LONGER?
You can refresh your wraps from
WHAT SIZE IS BEST FOR MY NEEDS?
We offer several sizes of Beeutiful Beeswax wrap. If this a new product to you, we recommend starting with our three pack, which includes one each of our small (17x17cm), medium (25x25cm) and large (32x32cm). Experiment with these in your kitchen to determine which size is most useful for you. Check out our shop, and treat yourself today!
Small: 17cm x 17xm
Wrap half avocado, the end of a cucumber, carrot sticks, a small bowl or other snack items.
Medium: 25 x 25cm
Cover a bowl, half a sandwich, cheese, baked good or half a broccoli
Large: 32 x 32 cm
Cover a large bowl, sandwich, celery
X-Large: 40 x 45cm
Great for wrapping bread. This wrap is also good for covering dough this rising, an extra-large bowl or casserole dish.
HOW LONG DO YOU TAKE TO SHIP PRODUCTS?
In most cases, products will be shipped within 48 hours of purchase as the product is handmade.
WHERE DOES BEEUTIFUL SHIP TO?
We ship worldwide!
Worldwide orders will generally take 10-25 business days for delivery depending on location. International Customers are responsible for all customs and/or duties. We will not be responsible for lost or damaged parcels. Please contact us to purchase additional insurance if you are concerned about loss or damages. To order, please send us an email [email protected]
Thank you for choosing Beeutiful! If you have any further questions or special shipping instructions, please contact us.