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How To Clean A Wax Warmer

The practice of waxing goes beyond the act of applying wax and removing it from the surface of a client’s body. Being a professional waxer also means knowing the value...

The practice of waxing goes beyond the act of applying wax and removing it from the surface of a client’s body. Being a professional waxer also means knowing the value of your tools and knowing how to keep those tools sanitary and in their best possible conditions. As such, our goal for today is going to be discussing not only how a wax warmer should be cleaned, but why cleaning your warmer regularly is so important.

Why is it important to properly clean and sanitize your wax warmer?

Wax warmers are the housing unit for melted wax that’s applied to various areas of the body for hundreds, if not thousands of different people. Even if the wax is not shared and there is no cross contamination between clients, the idea of a warmer that isn't regularly cleaned can absolutely leave you feeling some type of way. Let’s take a few moments to understand why cleaning a wax warmer is so important for any practicing esthetician.

Sanitation is incredibly important as an esthetician

Regardless of what tools or utensils you’re using, when it comes to waxing, sanitation should be one of your top priorities. When high sanitation standards are not kept, the reputation of your salon and practice can fall under scrutiny. Additionally, clients are spending their hard earned money and entrusting the health of their body and their skin to you. When your tools are not adequately cleaned, their wellbeing is compromised.

The high-quality copper that makes up enso wax pots ensure better sanitary standards, but cleaning is still a necessity.

Your wax warmer will last longer

Not only does cleaning your tools regularly keep you and your customers safe, it also helps your equipment last longer. With all of the purchases and supplies being ordered on a regular basis, it makes sense that you would want items such as your wax warmer to last for years. Cleaning and disinfecting the equipment regularly gives your tools the best chance they have at providing quality results for years to come.

Clean spaces make a great first impression to clients

Most of the time you’ll never know when to expect new clients at your salon. When new customers make an appearance, first impressions can make or break the likelihood of them returning for more of your services. For the best possible outcome, try to keep your work space not only looking clean and tidy, but aesthetically pleasing as well.

The step by step process of cleaning a wax warmer

Hopefully the above information has solidified the importance of cleaning your wax warmer and other frequently used tools in your studio. With this understanding, it;s time to go over how to properly clean a wax warmer so that you can rest easy knowing you’ve done everything in your power to provide the best possible experiences for your clients.

1. Melt the remaining wax in the warmer

Begin by melting down your remaining wax to start wiping out the internal warmer. If you have wax you want to keep, our pro tip is sticking a wooden stick in the wax at ideal temperature of honey, and then turning the warmer off. This will allow the wax stick to act as an anchor for you to pull your wax out and place it on a paper towel while you clean. Once all the wax has completely melted, turn off and unplug your warmer.

2. Remove the wax using safety precautions

News Flash: Both the wax and the wax warmer will be H.O.T! we recommend if your wax warmer is too warm to wear heat resistant gloves.. Be mindful of how you handle the pot, as well as where you place it.  

3. Use a sponge to clean the inside and outside of the warmer

All the melted wax should still be warm and in liquid form. Adding an oil based product to this step will help aid in the removal of the wax. Act quickly and carefully by applying a sponge or paper towel in the pot to absorb any residual wax left at the bottom of the pot. Avoid using cotton rounds as the fibers can break off and intermingle with the tacky wax, creating an even bigger mess. 

4. Complete your cleanse of the warmer with sanitizing wipes

To finish, use a sanitary wipe to disinfect your wax warmer. Not only will your pot look nice and clean, you can breathe easy knowing that any harmful bacteria has also been dealt with. 

5. Specific cleaning tips for your Enso warmer

Your Enso Duo is simple to care for, in line with most other units on the market. However, because we use high quality copper in our design for its heat conductivity and anti-microbial properties, we do recommend some special care instructions for all of the copper elements of the unit. Hand wash the copper pot insert using warm water and a mild soap. Dry the pot insert thoroughly with a soft cloth to prevent water spots. Avoid using abrasive cleaners or scrubbing brushes that may scratch the surface. To maintain the shine, polish the copper pot insert occasionally using a copper polish or a homemade mixture of lemon juice and salt. Store the pot insert in a dry and non-humid environment to prevent tarnishing. If tarnish develops, remove it using a commercial copper cleaner or a mixture of vinegar and salt.

PLEASE NOTE: Always completely dry and air dry your pots before inserting them back into the unit.

The future of wax warmers is here with enso

Your equipment is a direct reflection of your studio and the quality of services you offer. Don’t just settle, invest in the tools that will help you work faster, easier. Our self-stirring pot and copper inserts revolutionize how you think about your wax warmer.

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