Paraffin Treatments: The Benefits

We are excited to announce that we are now offering paraffin treatments at the Nail Spa at FAC.  Some people get paraffin treatments simply because they feel amazing.  Others use paraffin for therapeutic purposes.  A paraffin treatment uses warm oil-based wax to provide pain relief to hands, feet and sore joints and muscles. This treatment has skin-softening benefits as well. The benefit of the paraffin treatment soothes chronic joint pain and relaxes stiff muscles, and improves blood flow to the treated area.. It increases range of motion for people with arthritis, bursitis and other chronic conditions that cause pain and stiffness. Paraffin treatments also smooth and soften dry, chapped, rough and scaly skin. It can be helpful for chronic skin disorders such as eczema and psoriasis.

Paraffin can also be beneficial for rehabilitation of sports injuries and other physical trauma. At the Nail Spa at FAC you can have the treatment performed as an additional service to your manicure and/or pedicure.  Paraffin treatment is a form of deep heat therapy. Liquified paraffin wax is very efficient at absorbing and retaining heat. When you dip your hand or foot, for example, into the paraffin bath, heat transfers from the wax into the affected area as the wax solidifies. The heat increases circulation and relieves pain and stiffness. To aid in skin softening, paraffin increases blood supply to the skin, while also opening pores and trapping moisture from underlying layers of skin.
As with all of our services at the Nail Spa at FAC the wax is always used individually with no cross contamination.  Give it a try today!  Call 425-0668 if you would like to schedule an appointment.