Paraffin wax treatment is one of a popular service offered by beauty salon. This treatment is use for moisturize and soften your hands and feet. It is also helpful for various physical conditions like joint pain, sports-related injuries or muscular pain. The warm wax helps to improve circulation and soothes aching muscles or joints.
Paraffin wax is a soft white colour wax in which paraffin oil component add, and it easily melts on lower temperature, which does not cause skin burn.
By this method, Paraffin wax melts on a low heat temperature (about 125 degree) with mineral oil then hands or feet dip in the wax for 2-3 minutes, after appear a layer on hands or feet, remove them from pot and let it dry. Continue dip hands or feet to form a thick layer for 5 to 7 times, then cover hands with a plastic bag and wrap them with towel. After 15-20 minutes remove hands from plastic and peel away or rubbed the wax. Massage with lotion to moisturize.
Be careful when doing it yourself at home. Make sure that wax is not too hot and you can bear it on your skin.