Glazing Agent. Beeswax is a tough wax? formed from a mixture of several compounds secreted by honeybees, in the form of thin scales from glands, on the ventral surface of the abdomen and used in building the combs in which the young are raised and honey and pollen are stored. Its color varies from yellowish-white to brownish depending on purity. It has a high melting point, near 60Ã‚Â°C. Beeswax is used commercially to make fine candles, in polishing materials, as a component of modelling waxes, and in a variety of other products.