paraffin hands

paraffin hands $10

A warm Paraffin Wax Treatment is a wonderful way to hydrate your hands! Paraffin wax is a white or colorless soft, solid wax. It’s made from saturated hydrocarbons. It’s often used in skin-softening salon and spa treatments on the hands, cuticles, and feet because it’s colorless, tasteless, and odorless. It can also be used to provide pain relief to sore joints and muscles.

 

Cosmetic benefits

Cosmetically, paraffin wax is often applied to the hands and feet. The wax is a natural emollient, helping make skin supple and soft. When applied to the skin, it adds moisture and continues to boost the moisture levels of the skin after the treatment is complete. It can also help open pores and remove dead skin cells. That may help make the skin look fresher and feel smoother.

Therapeutic benefits

Paraffin wax may be used to help relieve pain in the hands of people with:

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Other Joint Mobility Issues

 

It acts like a form of heat therapy and can help increase blood flow, relax muscles, and decrease joint stiffness. Paraffin wax can also minimize muscle spasms and inflammation as well as treat sprains. You should not use paraffin wax if you have:

  • Poor Blood Circulation
  • Numbness in Your Hands or Feet
  • Diabetes
  • Any Rashes or Open Sores

 

If you have a chemical sensitivity, you may develop minor swelling or breakouts from the wax treatment. That’s because paraffin comes from petroleum products.

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Illuminations Self Care Center Leominster Ma
Illuminations Self Care Center Leominster Ma

Massage & Wellness Center |  301 6th Street, Leominster MA

Phone

978-227-5134

 

Address

301 6th St. leominster, ma 01453

 

hours

monday & tuesday: Appointment only

wednesday - friday: 8:00am - 8:00pm

Saturday: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Sunday: closed

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