How does ear candling work?

The patient simply lies on their side and relaxes as a lit Hopi candle is placed in their ear. When lit, the ear candles have a slight sucking action often referred to as the chimney principle, drawing any impurities to the surface where they can be gently removed. The rising air inside the ear sets up a vibration which gently massages the eardrum. This can help to regulate the pressures involved inside the ear. The flow of air within the ear candle creates a circulation of concentrated vapour. This is soothing, calming and protects the irritated areas. Most impurities or deposits are carried away through the candle “chimney”, although some of them can be found in the lower section of the candle after removal from the ear, or some wax could even work its way up to the surface 24-48 hours after.

All of our Therapists are fully trained to provide you with the safest and most efficient service. There is a lot of controversy in regards to candles doing what they say they can. we have found here at the Beauty Parlour, this works for some people and some it may not have the same effect, it will depend on the individual.

what I can assure you is whether you do or don’t have any ailments to work on, this is still a relaxing treatment and will have you feeling chilled and stress free. We incorporate a head massage into our treatments to help you receive the best results from the candle therapy.

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