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Replacement Wax For A Paraffin Spa

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I have a paraffin spa for treating hands. The wax seems to have something in addition to paraffin which makes to wax softer and strips off easier. Anyone know what this is and how much to use per pound of paraffin?

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February 22, 20050 found this helpful

The extra ingredient is mineral oil. Very cheap at the drugstore. You can add about 1/4 to 1 cup to your paraffin spa, depending on the size of the tank, and the amount you like. I add more in winter to moisturize extra dry skin.

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By Lisa (Guest Post)
February 16, 20060 found this helpful

Who ever posted this is brilliant. I figured it was some kind of oil but all the other websights just said to use paraffin. I can't find the replacement anymore and my Paraffin spa is my lifeline in winter.

Yea!!!

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By IMAQT1962 (Guest Post)
February 17, 20060 found this helpful

ANYONE KNOW WHERE I CAN BUY MORE REPLACEMENT PARAFFIN FOR MINE ?

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By Dee (Guest Post)
November 29, 20070 found this helpful

I make my Paraffin
4LB Wax
1 Cup mineral oil wintergreen (olive oil works)
Melt wax
Stir in mineral oil

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By jeri (Guest Post)
June 9, 20080 found this helpful

My husband insisted it was just straight paraffin. I felt oil in it.

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I see I am not alone on this. Is there any proof otherwise for this ingredient of oil? Thanks

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By Kitty (Guest Post)
September 13, 20080 found this helpful

You can still buy the replacement wax for your units at any Sally Beauty supple. A lot cheaper to make your own though. I am a cosmotologist and will tell you, girls, just make your own. Use any oil that makes your skin happy baby oil with the lavender scent is a nice touch. k.d.

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January 27, 20170 found this helpful

I tried making my own and the way is really flaky and seems to melt at a much higher temperature. What am I doing wrong.

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