At Hot Water Bottle Shop, we do not only care about stylish and effective warming products but also about the safety of our customers. As a result, we have produced a short video (which appears on to demonstrate best practice when it comes to using a microwave body warmer safely. The video guides you in six easy-to-follow steps:

It is important to understand that all products are different and you must read the instructions supplied with your product as they are likely to vary.

Step 1

It is important to check that the neck warmer is safe to use. Check that there are no tears or damage as the contents of the warmer can get especially hot and even fall out. Also check that there are no foreign objects in or on the warmer as they may not be safe to place in the microwave. It is important that you do not immerse the warmer in water or attempt to heat it whilst it is wet

Step 2

Once you are happy that the neck warmer is safe to use, it is time to check the microwave. Make sure that it is clean and free from grease or anything that could cause burning.

Step 3

Place your microwave warmer in the middle of the microwave and ensure that it can rotate freely. If it cannot rotate freely simply fold it.

Step 4

Now follow heating instructions carefully and never overheat as this may cause serious burns or injuries. You may also be required to add some water in a cup. This is to prevent the seeds inside your warmer from charring.

Step 5

Once the microwave has finished, let the warmer stand for 30 seconds before use. Make sure to touch it gently after the 30 seconds has elapsed to make sure that you are comfortable in picking it up.

Step 6

It’s now time to sit back and relax.