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The Evolution of Paraffin Treatments

By: Elizabeth Myron
Posted: May 30, 2008, from the June 2008 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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Hand or body SPF 30 sunscreen

It is recommended all lotions, creams, oils and exfoliators used are water-soluble.

Cost: $40–50+, depending on length of treatment

Length of application: 30–45 minutes; can also be used as an add-on service

Step 1: Soak. Submerge hands into a warm tub of water infused with a few drops of an essential oil mixture. A range of mixtures can be offered including: rose, jasmine, lemon and bergamot as a soothing tonic; mandarin to promote healing and repair dry skin; or a blend of neroli, myrrh and sandalwood to treat anxiety. Float a few rose petals or slices of orange and lemon in the water for added aesthetic pleasure.