Wax warmers have gained massive popularity the world over. This may be attributed to the increased use of wax as a way of removing unwanted hair from various areas of the body, and also to add pleasing fragrances to one’s home. There are two main types of wax warmers – those that provide home fragrance, and those that help with hair removal. You’ll find them everywhere from salons, homes, spas etc. These two main types of wax warmers can then be broken into different subsets. Read on as we discuss below.
Electric Wax Warmers
Electric wax warmers are the most basic wax warmers, and are most commonly used. They come in various unique, beautiful sizes and shapes and are basically used to melt wax, with the obvious help of electricity. Most electric wax warmers are used for home decoration as they are not liable for hair removal purposes.
With electric wax warmers, customers need to be careful as to how to place the wax, since the liquid may be able to seep into the electrical components and eventually damage them. Therefore, with these, customers would need to maintain and clean their wax warmers everyday for longevity.
Scented Wax Warmers
Scented wax warmers are basically where scented candles are placed on top of a home décor piece with a candle lighting at the base. This allows the room to be beautified with a unique design piece, while providing a pleasant smell across the room. One of the main and probably the only usage of a scented wax warmer is for its fragrance and it can be used in various places like homes, parties or even restaurants. Other than for its pleasant smell, it can also be used to cover up or mask any foul kind of foul smell. Scented wax warmers don’t require the usage of electricity, rather, it only requires a lighted candle and few scented waxes to melt. They are very convenient products, since it doesn’t consume electricity and can be placed anywhere across the room.
Electric Scented Wax Warmers
Electric scented wax warmers, as suggested by the name, uses electricity to melt the wax, unlike the traditional way. With this wax warmer, candles are no longer required, instead, electricity is. This reduces its mobility, however, it will last longer and doesn’t require replacing candles again and again. On top of that, some electric scented wax warmers have an adjustable heat setting, therefore, providing more options for each individual to tweak the settings to their own satisfaction. With these too, you need to be careful and clean the parts to remove excess dirts and waxes.
Professional Wax Warmers
Professional wax warmers are what we see mainly in salons – wax warmers which are used for various body purposes. These wax warmers can even be used at home and come in various types. There are single wax warmers, which have only 1 independent warming well, double wax warmers with 2 independent warming wells and quad wax warmers with four independent warming wells. There are other kinds of wax warmers too for spa equipment like the paraffin wax warmers. There are many popular brands that produce these types of wax warmers and they may come in a rectangular shape or an oval type of shape. These wax warmers are one of the most essential equipment in a spa or a salon and the various types, provide options for customers. They usually have the capacity of heating standards of up to 14 – 17 ounces of wax cans and have various temperature settings, which is an advantage for customers. Customers require such professional wax warmers, because of their longevity and the fact that they provide various options, in terms of temperature adjustments and the independent wax warming wells.
Paraffin Wax Warmers
Parraffin wax warmers are specifically designed for only one kind of wax and that is paraffin wax. Paraffin wax has several advantages for both skin and health. Paraffin wax warmers are common in spas and nail salons, mainly for manicures and pedicures. Paraffin wax is capable of softening hard-surface types of skins and can increase the skin’s elasticity. Additionally, it can relieve people of problems like arthritis or other problems related to joints and muscles by increasing blood flow and relieving joint stiffness. There are some paraffin wax warmers, which are sturdy in appearance and some that are sleek. They are mainly used for the hands and the feet, hardly used for any hair removal.
Quad Wax Warmers
Qua wax warmers are the kind of warmers with 4 independent wax warming wells. They are big in size, unlike the single and double wax warmer, and they utilize space and provide efficiency. With 4 independent wax warming wells, quad wax warmers are very versatile, since you can place 4 different kinds of waxes in each of the wells. Along with that, quad wax warmers provide several temperature settings for each individual well. It is, however, not very portable and is highly recommended only for spa and salon purposes, since it may be costly for the home (the several wax cans and maintenance). Regardless, they are usually designed to fit all brands of wax cans and is able to maintain an even temperature throughout the day.
Wax warmers such as these serve various purposes. They all have their key features, pros and cons. If you are considering getting any one these, it is wise that you first of all understand all that the wax warmer in question has to offer. You should always choose a wax warmer that best meets your needs and is within your budget.