Candle Wax Fetish
This is a form of sensual play involving warm or hot wax usually dripped from candles or ladled onto a person's naked skin. Wax play may be combined with other forms of BDSM and sexual activity.
Many web sites state the advice that, color additives make candles burn hotter, actual experiments some research has claimed that, this is usually not the case, but if your intention is to not burn the partner that the wax is being dripped on, then we suggest Increasing the distance the wax falls by 1 meter, this drops the temperature by about 5 degrees Fahrenheit (3 C) at the risk of splatter.
If ordinary candles are too hot, a special wax blend with a high concentration of mineral oil can be heated to lower temperatures in a crock pot or double boiler.
It might also be worth warning that, Beeswax candles burn about 10 degrees Fahrenheit (6 C) hotter than equivalent paraffin candles.
We're sure we need to put some safety advice on here, either for some peoples benefit, or for some legal reason:-
- There is significant difference between individuals' tolerance for heat, which can vary depending on exactly where the wax is applied.
- Wax can splatter into the eyes.
- Wax that is too hot can cause serious burns.
- Wax may be difficult to remove, particularly from areas with hair. A flea comb or a sharp knife may be necessary for wax removal; use of a knife for this purpose requires special skills, though a plastic card can work as well.
- Applying mineral oil or lotion before play can make wax removal easier.
- Wax may pool and concentrate heat.
- Some people may be allergic to perfumes and dyes that can be found in candles.
- Whatever is above a burning candle can get very hot, even at distances that may be surprising. Candles may break and set fire to objects underneath or nearby.
- Wax is difficult to wash out of clothes and bed linens.
- People with certain diseases, skin conditions, or taking certain medications may require additional precautions.
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