This furniture wax is perfect for creating an authentically aged finish on a piece of painted furniture. 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 other painted surfaces such as Chalk Paints, Latex Paints for an increased luster and protection. Clean brush with soap and warm water.