Parissa's Wax Warmer is easy to use, simply plug-in and turn on. Do not leave the wax unattended while warming. Warming will take 10-30 minutes depending on the wax being used and the temperature. When the wax is liquid and a honey consistency, it is ready to use. Leave the wax pot on the warmer while you are waxing, it will not get too hot. It is designed to keep wax at the perfect temperature.