Wise Words from Annie! What is the best product to use to seal cabinetry that has been painted with Chalk Paint®? Annie Sloan responded, “although lacquer seems like it will protect and you can scrub it clean, once it breaks, that’s it! Whereas wax can be cleaned and rewaxed if necessary and lasts many, many years!”
The highest end craftsman made cabinetry have a hand rubbed wax finish. Trust the wax!