Are you looking for a Spa treatment that has both therapeutic and cosmetic benefits? A paraffin wax treatment is one such treatment that moisturizes the skin and also provides relief from pain. Another advantage is that this luxurious treatment can be done in the comfort of your own home.
What is Paraffin Wax?
Paraffin wax is obtained from refined mineral crude oil and is odorless and colourless. It is non-toxic and does not cause any adverse reaction when it comes in contact with the skin. Since paraffin wax has a very low melting point it does not cause blisters or burns when it comes in contact with the skin.
Cosmetic Benefits of Paraffin Wax Treatment
When the wax is applied to the skin it adds moisture and also helps to retail the oils produced in the body. Paraffin wax also opens the pores and removes the dead skin cells. A wax bath heals dry, cracked skin, rejuvenates the appearance of the skin, and makes the hands and feet feel silky and smooth. Wax treatment is generally given to hands, feet, elbows, and face.
The best Spa and Massage Center in Dubai offer the best manicures and pedicures which include treatment with paraffin wax which will leave your hands and feet soft and moisturized.
Therapeutic Uses of Paraffin Wax
1. Due to its high heat retention capability, paraffin wax is used in thermotherapy treatments to conduct heat into deeper layers of skin and muscle to soothe pains, sprains, ease muscle stiffness. Paraffin wax therapy also reduces pain caused by fibromyalgia, arthritis. Thermotherapy also improves blood flow and relieves inflammation
2. Paraffin wax application helps muscles relax, become more flexible, and achieve a greater range of motion.
Is Paraffin Wax Safe?
Paraffin wax is completely safe and beneficial for the skin and body. Since it is entirely natural and has low melting points, Paraffin wax, waxing salon in dubai is a great option to treat skin ailments and physical injuries, and pain without any invasive procedures. However, paraffin wax treatment should be avoided by people having diabetes, poor blood circulation, those with rashes or open sores.
Many Spa in Sharjah offer paraffin wax baths as part of their manicure and pedicure treatment. You can get treatment at home too. A paraffin wax unit can be purchased or rented. These devices melt the paraffin wax at a medicated temperature and keep it at a steady temperature throughout the therapy time.
Always test the paraffin’s temperature to make sure it is appropriate. Once the paraffin is ready follow these steps
a. Wash your hands with soap and dry them
b. Apply non-oily hydrating cream on the hands. This allows the wax to be removed easily after the treatment
c. Dip your hand into the wax. Your fingertips go in first, keep the fingers separated and immerse your hands up to the wrist into the wax.
d. Remove your hand after it has been coated with wax and let the paraffin dry for a few seconds
e. Repeat the dipping process 6-8 times to form a kind of a ‘paraffin glove’
f. Immediately cover your hand with a plastic bag and wrap it with a hand towel.
g. Wait for 10-15 minutes and remove the wax, towel, and plastic bag.
h. Return the wax to the paraffin unit for reuse.
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