What is included in a paraffin pedicure?
The feet are dipped in a bath of warm paraffin wax, often several times, to create a thick layer of wax. Some salons may also brush the wax on the feet. 3. **Wax Drying**: After the paraffin is applied, the feet are wrapped in plastic, or sometimes insulated with towels or special mitts, to lock in the heat.
Is paraffin treatment worth it?
It can leave your hands feeling softer, and the heat from the wax can help to loosen any tight muscles in your hands. The added moisture can help to hydrate your skin.
Are paraffin wax treatments sanitary?
Yes, Therabath paraffin treatments are sanitary even when multiple people dip in the same bath. Here is why: 1. WR Medical Electronics has sold paraffin units and refill paraffin since 1962 and paraffin therapy has been used in hospitals and clinics for over 90 years.
Is paraffin wax manicure safe?
It's completely natural and has a low melting point, which means it can be easily applied to the skin at a temperature low enough not to cause burns or blisters. However, if you have very sensitive skin, paraffin wax may cause heat rash.
What is paraffin used for in nail salons?
A paraffin wax pedicure is a type of pedicure treatment that uses warm paraffin wax to soften dry skin, soothe sore muscles and joints, and boost circulation in the feet. It offers several health and beauty benefits beyond a regular pedicure.