Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Depilatory Wax FAQs

What is Depilatory Wax?
Depilatory wax is used for removing body hair. It can be applied in various ways, such as heating to create a looser consistency that hardens upon cooling, then removed to take the hair with it. Common areas for application include the face, underarms, arms, legs, chest, and bikini line.
Can depilatory wax be used on sensitive skin?

Yes, Poth Hille’s depilatory wax is formulated with skin-friendly ingredients, making it suitable for sensitive areas of the body.

What types of depilatory wax are available?
Poth Hille offers a variety of depilatory waxes, including:

  • Warm Wax (PHC 8179)
  • Lavender Cream Wax (PHC 8641)
  • Luxury Cream Wax (PHC 8364)
  • Pink Cream Wax (PHC 8488)
  • Tea Tree Cream Wax (PHC 8555)
  • Cherry Red Shimmer Wax (PHC 8654)
What are the benefits of using depilatory wax?
Depilatory wax provides a strong grip on hair without irritating the skin, resulting in a smooth finish. It leads to slower hair regrowth and reduces hair visibility over time. Poth Hille’s waxes are tested for suitability on sensitive skin and come in various colours and scents​.
Why choose Poth Hille for depilatory wax?

Poth Hille has over 40 years of experience supplying high-quality depilatory wax. They offer expert advice, excellent customer service, and competitive pricing​​.

What is Paraffin Wax used for?

Paraffin wax is versatile and used in candle making, cosmetics, polishes, electrical insulators, and waterproof coatings. It is also used in food coatings, casting, and leather care products.

What grades of Paraffin Wax does Poth Hille sell?
Poth Hille offers six grades of paraffin wax:

  • Low Melt Point Paraffin Wax (PHC 4021)
  • Paraffin Wax (PHC 5254)
  • Paraffin Wax (PHC 5457)
  • Paraffin Wax (PHC 5860)
  • Paraffin Wax (PHC 6062)
  • Paraffin Wax (PHC 6568)

These grades vary in melting points and are available in slab or pellet form​​.

Is Paraffin Wax the right choice for me?

Paraffin wax is reliable, versatile, and has a proven track record. It’s preferred for its excellent burn qualities, vibrant color options, and high fragrance capacity​​.

Why choose Poth Hille for Paraffin Wax?

Poth Hille offers extensive experience, competitive prices, and high-quality paraffin wax. They ensure cost-effectiveness without compromising on quality​.

Can I buy wax in bulk from Poth Hille?

Yes, Poth Hille offers bulk purchasing options for various waxes, including depilatory and paraffin waxes. Buying in bulk can result in significant savings​.

Does Poth Hille offer customised wax solutions?
Yes, Poth Hille provides custom wax formulations and private label services, including personalized blends and packaging tailored to individual needs​ .
What other types of waxes does Poth Hille offer?
Poth Hille offers a wide range of waxes, including:

  • Beeswax
  • Organic Beeswax
  • Candelilla Wax
  • Carnauba Wax
  • Ozokerite & Ceresine Wax
  • Microcrystalline Wax
  • Montan Wax
  • Natural Jelly
  • NatureWax®
  • Natural Wax Substitutes
  • Rapeseed Wax
  • Refined Sumac Wax
  • Rice Bran Wax
  • Soy Wax
  • Sunflower Wax
  • Surfboard Wax
  • Tissue Embedding Wax
  • Vegan Wax​
How can I get in touch with Poth Hille for more information?
Contact Poth Hille via their contact form, email at or phone at +44 (0)1708 526 828.

OEM Service FAQs

What is OEM service?
OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) service involves creating products manufactured by one company and sold under another company’s brand. Poth Hille offers comprehensive OEM services for histology wax and other wax products​.
What does Poth Hille's OEM service include?

Poth Hille’s OEM service includes:

  • Material planning and concept design
  • Manufacturing, filling, and packing
  • Testing and delivery
  • Custom bag and label design
  • Various packaging options (e.g., 1Kg, 2Kg, 2.5Kg, 5Kg bags, and 10Kg, 25Kg cartons)​.
How can OEM services benefit my business?

Using Poth Hille’s OEM services helps streamline production, ensure product consistency, and enhance brand identity. The service is tailored to meet specific client needs, allowing businesses to focus on marketing and distribution while having high-quality products​.

Why should I choose Poth Hille for OEM services?

Poth Hille has over 50 years of experience in manufacturing and supplying wax products. Their OEM services are comprehensive and include everything from design and production to packaging and delivery. The company’s commitment to quality and customer service ensures high standards and customer satisfaction​.

Want to talk to us? Get in touch!

Poth Hille & Co Ltd
Unit 18 Easter Industrial Park,
Ferry Lane South,
RM13 9BP,

Tel: +44 (0)1708 526 828
Fax: +44(0)1708 525 695

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