THE WAXOPOLITAN

The Complete Guide to Starpil Wax Warmers

Starpil’s professional wax warmers are the most superior wax machines available on the market today. They are the most trusted wax warmers in America and Europe for their quality and durability. Our wax warmers are also used by some of the most decorated specialists in the wax waxing industry including Kelley Baker, Liz Lugo, and Cara Edwards.

 

If you recently purchased one of our warmers or are thinking about doing so, we know that you may have some questions about how to use them and maintain them in the most pristine condition possible. Take this article as a guide to help you get to know wax warmers better. After reading this article, browse our professional wax warmer collection and get ready to make the switch. We have a wax warmer just for you.

 

Wax Warmer Types

Starpil offers three types of wax warmers. We offer hard wax warmers and soft wax warmers. Soft wax warmers also include our famous roll-on wax warmers. Let’s explore these types.

 

Hard Wax Warmers 

At Starpil, we know our customers’ unique needs. Our hard wax pots are available in 4oz, 1lb, 5lb, and 10lb variations to scale your business to its full potential. 

For instance, the 4oz Hard Wax Facial Warmer is perfect for eyebrow, nose hair, sideburns and upper lip waxing. The 1lb Hard Wax Warmer is perfect for 1-5 body waxing services. The Starpil 5lb and 10lb wax warmers are best if you serve clients all day every day.

 

Soft Wax Warmers 

Our soft wax warmers are conceived and designed for use with soft wax cans or Starpil Roll-On Wax Cartridges. Our single and dual soft wax warmers can hold 400ml and 500ml (14oz and 17oz) cans of soft wax. This facilitates waxing services large and small. 

 

Use our 17oz Soft Wax Can Warmer for multiple facial and body waxing services. The double and triple Starpil Roll-On Wax Warmers are a perfect fit for solo waxers to high-volume waxing salons and spas.

 

The Choice is Yours! Whether you’re looking for a compact facial wax warmer, a large wax warmer, or a  roll-on wax warmer, count on us to have the wax machine that will take your business to the next level. Let’s explore the lineup of our wax pots and wax melters in more detail.

 

Wax Warmer Lineup

Our premium wax warmer collection spans from our Facial Wax Warmer that holds 125g/4oz of wax to our most heavy-duty unit, the Pro X-Large Wax Warmer that can hold a maximum of 10 lbs. of wax in its inner reservoir. Our best-selling model is the 5lb Large Professional Wax Warmer, every professional’s dream warmer. This unit continually regulates the wax inside producing a perfect honey-like consistency for each and every strip, resulting in a comfortable waxing experience for both you and your client.

 

Unlike most other wax warmers, Starpil warmers have adjustable heat dials with specific temperatures ranging from 45-105 degrees Celsius.

 

Facial Wax Warmer

With its simple-to-use instructions and compact size that holds 4 oz of wax at a time, this warmer is ideal for smaller areas such as facial and eyebrow waxing.

 

Starter Warmers

Our Starter Warmers are great for estheticians that use both soft and hard wax. Available in both a 400/500ml and 800ml size, these wax warmers have an additional rapid heating feature that cuts the time it takes to melt hard wax beads and tablets in half!

 

400/500ml Wax Warmer: This starter wax warmer is great for waxing small to medium areas of the body. It can hold up to 400ml/14oz of loose wax and has a new rapid heat feature with 1-10 heat setting. It can be used to heat bulk hard wax tablets and beads or Starpil 500ml soft wax cans.

 

800 ml/27oz Wax Warmer: The 800ml/27oz Starter Tall Wax Warmer is great for waxing larger areas of the body. It has an aluminum hull and a new rapid heat feature with 1-10 heat setting. Can be used to heat 27oz of bulk hard wax tablets and beads or Starpil 800ml soft wax cans.

 

Professional Soft Wax Warmer 500ml

Our Professional Wax Warmer is classic in style and can hold 500 ml of wax. It is perfect for wax specialists that want a durable, yet easy to use wax warmer.

 

Standard Professional Wax Warmer 1lb

Work like a pro with our heavy-duty metal construction standard wax warmer. Great for melting hard wax and soft wax, this heavy-duty warmer is made entirely out of metal. It also has a rapid heat feature and comes with a removable wax tin. 

 

5lb. Large Professional Wax Warmer

No introduction necessary, this is our best-selling wax warmer! Dubbed the 'Esthie Bestie', the 5lb. Professional Large Wax Warmer is every wax specialist’s dream wax pot!

 

Dual Professional Wax Warmer

Our Dual Professional Wax Warmer has two removable aluminum pots and lids that can each hold 1 pound of wax on each side. It also comes with removable tins for conveniently switching out different compositions and formulas of wax blends without having to clean the warmer! Double the capacity for your convenience. Also comes with a rapid heat feature. 

 

500 ml. Dual Professional Soft Wax Warmer

For use with our 400 ml. & 500 ml. soft wax cans, this premium can wax warmer is a must-have if you regularly use soft wax for your sessions.

 

10 lb. Pro X-Large Wax Warmer

Our most heavy-duty unit is for the ultimate waxer. This warmer is for melting crazy amounts of hard wax at a time- 30 lbs. to be exact! If you run through your wax like its candy, this is the wax warmer for you.

 

Roll-On Warmer

Ideal appliance for use with our roll-on wax cartridges. Great starter unit for students or for personal use.

 

Cordless Single Roll-On Wax Warmer

The cordless Single Roll-On Wax Warmer is for those that don’t want to get held back by anything while at work; including a cord. This beautifully designed warmer is a great starter unit for students or personal use. The green light indicates the wax is ready and the red light indicates that the unit is turned on.

 

Cordless Pro Double Roll-On Wax Warmer

This product is ideal for use with our roll-on wax cartridges. It heats up to 2 cartridges at the same time and it comes in handy when you have back appointments booked. With this model, you will always have a roll cartridge ready for your clients.

 

Cordless Triple Pro Roll-On Wax Warmer

The ultimate roll-on wax warmer! This triple roll-on model heats up to 3 cartridges at the same time! If you’re booked all day long, this is the warmer for you.

 

Using Your Wax Warmer

All Starpil wax warmers are designed with a professional esthetician in mind. They are easy to use. Here are the general operating tips and more precise recommendations for each wax warmer type.

 

Using Hard Warmers

Here are the basic steps in using Starpil’s hard wax warmers and pots:

 

  1. Plugin and turn on your Starpil Hard Wax Warmer.
  2. Place wax beads or tablets into your wax warmer, then put on the lid.
  3. Set the temperature of the warmer to 90°C until wax is fully melted. Stir occasionally.
  4. Lower the temperature to 75°C and let wax cool.
  5. Once the green indicator light is off, the warmer has stabilized, and the wax should have a thick, honey-like texture.
  6. Mix wax and test strip on your wrist before commencing service on the client.
  7. Prep client's skin using Starpil Pre-Wax Care Gel. Let the area dry completely.
  8. Apply wax and let the wax cool for a couple of seconds, or until the strip is semi-hardened.
  9. Hold the skin taut, and peel it off firmly by pulling it back in the opposite
  10. direction of application.
  11. Finish by applying Starpil Post-Wax Care Lotion on your client for optimum results. 
  12. Turn off your wax warmer and tidy up your station.

 

Using Soft Can Warmers

Here are the basic steps in using Starpil’s soft wax warmers and pots:

  1. Plugin and turn on your Soft Wax Can Warmer.
  2. Place the wax can into your warmer, then put on the warmer lid.
  3. Each side has an individual heating unit. To melt your wax, set the temperature to 90°C until wax is fully melted. Stir occasionally. 
  4. Lower the temperature of your wax warmer to 70-75°C and let wax cool.
  5. Once the green indicator light is off, the warmer has stabilized, and the wax should have a thick, honey-like texture.
  6. Then, lower the temperature again to just above halfway and let wax cool.
  7. Once the green indicator light is off, the warmer has stabilized, and the wax should have a honey-like texture.
  8. Mix wax and test strip on your wrist before commencing service on the client.
  9. Prep client's skin using Starpil Pre-Wax Care Gel. Let the area dry completely.
  10. Apply wax and let the wax cool for a couple of seconds, or until the strip is semi-hardened.
  11. Hold the skin taut, and firmly peel it off by pulling it back in the opposite direction of application.
  12. Finish by applying Starpil Post-Wax Care Lotion on your client for optimum results.
  13. Turn off your wax warmer and tidy up your workstation.

 

Using Roll-on Wax Warmers

Roll-on wax warmers are slightly different, but still very easy to handle:

 

  1. Plugin and turn on your Roll-On Wax Warmer.
  2. Insert a Starpil Roll-On Wax Cartridge.
  3. Heat wax cartridge in your Starpil Roll-On Wax Warmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Check that the wax has melted to liquid form in the roll-on warmer.
  5. Remove seal on the roll-on cartridge and then roll on to a removal strip to loosen the roller head and test wax temperature.
  6. Prep client's skin using Starpil Pre-Wax Care Gel. Let the area dry completely.
  7. Apply a thin layer over skin in the direction of hair growth.
  8. Place hair removal wax strip on the surface and pull against the direction of hair growth.
  9. Finish by applying Starpil Post-Wax Care Lotion on your client for optimum results. 
  10. Turn off your wax warmer and tidy up your workstation.

 

Safety

Wax warmers are electric devices. You need to take all the necessary safety precautions in working with wax warmers. Here are the basics to follow.

 

  • Don’t immerse your wax warmer in water.
  • Always unplug your wax warmer from the power supply when not in use.
  • Keep your wax warmer on a stable surface at all times. 
  • Ensure the voltage for the electrical source and the wax warmer are compatible (110-120 volts, US). 
  • Never touch the wax warmer when it’s on.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
  • Keep your wax warmer out of direct sunlight and ultraviolet radiation.
  • Remember to unplug the wax warmer before removing wax cans or aluminum tins from the device.

 

We hope your new wax warmer will be a good addition to your business. 


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