Paraffin wax treatments were developed in the 1950’s and peaked in the 1960’s, but its been recorded that paraffin has been used in holistic medicine since the Roman Empire. Paraffin treatments remove pollutants from your skin, reduce wrinkles, improve circulation, and soothe sore muscles and joints.
There are a lot of benefits to this relaxing treatment. Paraffin wax is warm when it is applied and retains heat for longer periods of time. The heat allows the pores in the skin to open up, which in return will release toxins and dead skin cells. This heat also helps ease pain and stiffness in your muscles and joints because the heat increases blood flow within the area it is applied and worked in. Continue reading “Long Time Beauty Secret, Paraffin Wax”