Now that temperatures are starting to cool, Katherine has been cranking up her soft wax production. Shipping in the heat of summer is like shipping a stinky liquid – not fun.
Katherine has just listed a large batch of soft wax on etsy.com – click here for more details and to order. She’ll be sealing these jars with tape, just in case they end up in a hot USPS truck.
Also, we have changed her production process to remove all water from the system. Before, she was cooking the wax with a water bath surrounding the chamber. That’s a great way to do it, but a small bit of water gets introduced into the wax through condensation, which can rust the bottom of the tins and make some of the product unusable.
As of this batch, we’ve switched to a temperature-controlled cooker that does not require water, but it still keeps the wax at a safe temperature to avoid scorching. For the next batch, we plan to switch to plastic containers with a screw top, which will eliminate any chance of rust and will keep the contents safer during shipping.
Thanks for all your support – Katherine loves the title of Wax Princess (not really).
You can order a tin here.
— Christopher Schwarz