Your Hand Skincare Routine Just Got Upgraded

February 04, 2021

Soft, moisturized hands after a paraffin wax treatment.

Written by: Maja K.

Our hands are the part of the body that are constantly exposed to outside conditions and influences of the environment and weather. No matter if it's summer or winter, whether you are inside or outside, everything we touch we do it with our hands. And today, when we need to keep them clean more than ever, the skin and their condition can show some signs of improper care.

Dry, cracked skin on hands.

Wintertime is especially harsh for the hands. The top of the hands is covered with thinner skin compared to the rest of the body, which makes them more prone to cracking and peeling. This condition is a common situation for those who are not wearing gloves, spend a lot of time in the open, and have their hands unprotected. The cracking and the peeling come because of a lack of hydration and moisture. Moreover, you do not have to stay outside to see that your hands are dry and cracked. Water and different cleaning solutions can also affect the condition and the good look of skin, and sometimes, regular hand creams just might not be enough.

That's why we at New Road Beauty have taken a step further into providing our customers with the best possible hand care. We are happy and excited to present to you the best at-home solution that will leave you with soft, glowing, and healthy skin of your hands - all Paraffin Wax Essentials . 

 

New Road Beauty Paraffin Wax Warmer

Our Paraffin Wax and Deluxe Bath Warmer are the solutions to all problems involving dry, peeling, and cracked hands. We have created our items for a quick and very powerful treatment for getting back the good look of hands. Here is everything you need to know about the our paraffin wax and accessories, how and why to use them, and what to expect. We guarantee you will be in awe just from the first use.

What is Paraffin Wax?

If you haven't heard about paraffin wax, now is the right time to get to know this special and magical composition that has many different benefits for the skin. Paraffin wax is a wax-like solid that comes as a mixture of saturated hydrocarbons that are created by distillation from petroleum. As you might know, paraffin is commonly used in candles, sealing, and waterproofing compounds, but the latest researches have put paraffin as a very beneficial piece for the skincare, cosmetics, and beauty industry. 

Paraffin comes in many different forms. It is a type of mineral oil that is often found in face creams and body lotions. Its use in beauty products extends as a less expensive way to make the skin smoother, softer, and more moisturized.

Peeling paraffin wax off hands for soft skin. 

Why is paraffin wax excellent for the hands?

There are many powerful and know benefits of using paraffin wax for hand treatment. 

The most common and well-known use of paraffin in the beauty industry is at spas and salons for soothing and softening the skin. It is applied on the hands and feet, and sometimes on the wrists and ankles. Since it has a low melting point, it lastly melts into a liquid at a temperature that is not too hot to immerse onto the skin. At this point, it is applied on the hands, or in our case, the hands are dipped into the liquid paraffin wax which results will deeply moisture as well as nourish the nails and cuticles.

These are the most common benefits of using  paraffin wax:

Moisture Relief

Paraffin wax is used in paraffin spa treatments because it acts as an emollient, which helps lock the moisture into the cells of the skin. Once the paraffin is rubbed, peeled, or removed, the rough surface of the skin and the dry cuticles becomes soft and moisturized. The paraffin wax is also a great soothing pre-treatment for a manicure, but with our paraffin wax accessories, it can easily be done at home, too. 

Heat Therapy

Paraffin wax is solid when it is left at room temperature; however, it melts at a temperature from 116 to 147 degrees Farenheit. The heat from the wax helps in temporarily soothing aching joints and increases circulation, which makes the hands look more youthful, which is why it is a regular part of paraffin spa treatments. The heat has a relaxing effect, and calms and relieves stress in the same way a warm bath does. Plus, adding your favorite essential oils like eucalyptus or peppermint to our unscented wax can customize your paraffin experience.

New Road Beauty paraffin wax mitts/gloves used for heat therapy to lock in heat from wax.

Why choose New Road Beauty Paraffin Wax and Accessories?

As mentioned above, paraffin wax is very important and beneficial for the skin on the hands. Putting those benefits to work, we have created paraffin wax that come in 6 different scent options: mango, peach, pineapple, vanilla, wintergreen, and unscented. The idea behind each paraffin wax scent is not only to do its main purpose but to also deliver a bit of aromatherapy and scented enjoyment.

Aside from the scented waxes, which can come in packages of 3 or 6 same-scented or combo-scented paraffin waxes, we also now offer our new bath warmer. The warmer is the appliance that heats the wax and at the same time, acts as a place where you can dip your hands or your feet for the paraffin treatment. For a complete paraffin wax spa treatment, you can also try it with  with our gloves and booties that come in two different colors: pink and blue. 

Our treatment accessories are made of high-quality terry-cloth that is very comfortable, durable, and feature an elastic opening to fit any size. They are specifically designed to wear after performing a paraffin wax treatment to lock in heat from the wax to penetrate further into the skin for heat therapy use. After using these gloves and booties, you will instantly see the difference in the feel and the look of your skin. 

 

Soft, smooth skin on feet after doing a paraffin wax treatment.

Our paraffin wax and accessories are an excellent choice for those who are looking to make their manicure and pedicure routine more permanent and regular. It is easy and safe to use. Not only does the kit and the wax provide an excellent look and feel on the skin of the hands and the feet, but it also smells good, which improves the overall mood, and contributes to relaxation and stress relief. You can also use our wax on your wrists, ankles and elbows that suffer from excessive drying and peeling of the skin. The whole package will easily become an irreplaceable investment in your weekly routine. Use throughout the entire season - because your hands and feet need constant care and nourishment.  

Also, don't your hands and feet feel the harsh impact of the weather and environment! Using paraffin wax regularly will create a new at-home spa feeling, and believes us when we say that you will not experience something more satisfying and enjoyable than dipping your hands and feet in fabulously scented paraffin wax!





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