Annie Sloan Black Wax is the perfect partner for Chalk Paint®. Soft Wax is used for protection and durability and to give a beautiful aged or vintage finish to painted furniture, cabinets, and walls. You can easily apply Black Wax with a brush or cloth and for the best results use on top of Clear Wax. Black wax has the consistency of soft margarine and has very little odor. Annie Sloan Soft Waxes combines the best of synthetic and natural ingredients, including beeswax, natural resin, synthetic waxes, and mineral waxes. Soft Wax is water-repellent, too.