Paraffin Therapy for Hands and Nails

Kym Douglas helps hands and nails stay moisturized with a DIY paraffin treatment.


  • Slow cooker with liner
  • 4 lbs paraffin wax
  • 1 ⅓ c mineral oil
  • A candy thermometer
  • Peppermint essential oil
  • Plastic wrap


1. Add the paraffin wax to your slow cooker and let melt.

2. Add the mineral oil.

3. Add a couple drops of the essential oil of your choice.

4. Temperature should not exceed 125 degrees.

5. Dip hands/nails.

6. Wrap hands in plastic wrap for 20 minutes and peel off wax

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