Steps To Do Hands And Legs Waxing At Home

Steps To Do Hands And Legs Waxing At Home

capturejhWaxing:

This is a word often used by females of all ages. Men and women tend to keep hands and legs free of hair alike.. Waxing helps to get rid of hairs grown on the hands and legs, and also helps females to flaunt short dresses like miniskirts, bikinis etc.

Waxing is a temporary kind of hair removal technique. The hairs can be removed from a particular body part using hot or cold wax. Hairs may grow back within a week or take around eight weeks to grow, depending on the age of the person, body type etc. Various body parts like the chest, pubic area, back, and abdomen can be waxed. Many people have the habit of waxing their eyebrows too.

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Eye lashes and eye lids are the only parts in the body which cannot be waxed, since the skin around these are very sensitive and waxing there might lead to irreparable damage to them. Before we learn how to wax, it is important that we first understand about different types of wax available and which you will be more comfortable doing at home.

Types Of Waxing:

There are mainly 2 kinds of waxing procedure that can be used to remove unwanted hairs. They are strip waxing, strip less waxing or hot waxing.

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Strip Waxing:

salon-brazilian-waxingAs the name suggests, strip waxing is done by using a paper strip or a cloth. Initially a thin layer of wax has to be spread on the places to be waxed. Then the cloth or strip is pressed firmly on the skin, there by ripping the hair growth on the skin. This kind of waxing removes the hair along with the wax applied on the skin.

Strip less or Hot Waxing:

veet-spa-wax-home-waxing-system-no-strips-hot-wax-review-blog-blogger-boots-exclusive-how-to-use-step-by-step-uk-london-beauty-lifestyle-flutter-and-sparkle-8This kind of waxing is done by using hard wax. Hard wax is applied on the skin without using any kind of cloth or strip. Hard wax is allowed to cool and it is then removed using cotton pads or balls soaked in water. People who have sensitive skin and who are easily prone to allergies and rashes, can opt for this kind of waxing.

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Tips to be followed before waxing:

Certain tips have to be followed before going in for waxing of the hands and legs.

  1. Significant hair growth should be there if waxing has to be done on a particular area. Waxing done on places where hair growth is not found may rip off the skin at that particular place and lead to wounds and injuries.
  2. No lotions, deodorants, anti per- spirants should be applied on the skin before waxing is done. Applying such things will lead to allergy and also due to the astringent content in deodorants and per- spirants; the skin may have allergic reactions.
  3. People who are undergoing treatment for certain kinds of diseases or who are taking medicines for a particular kind of illness must and should undergo a test patch before getting the full waxing done.
  4.  Sun bathing or visiting the beaches should be totally avoided up to 48 hours after waxing is done, since the area where waxing is done will be very sensitive and sun bathing  may lead to sun burn, which is harmful to the skin.
  5.  Shaving should be discontinued, once waxing is started to remove hairs.

Waxing At Home Step By Step:

1.Waxing Kits:

Buying wax or waxing kits, which suits the skin type of the person is very much important while doing waxing at home. People who have sensitive skin have to be all the more careful and buy the right kind of product, since the wrong kind of product may lead to severe skin allergies.

2.Thorough Cleansing:

Cleaning the hands and legs thoroughly using a medicated soap is another thing which has to be followed before starting with waxing at home. Doing so clears the skin of all dust and grime and preps the skin for waxing session.

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3.Time Consuming:

331-lgWaxing process takes a lot of time, and this has to be done in a relaxed state of mind. Waxing must be totally avoided when there is paucity of time, since doing waxing at rush hour times may not give the desirable results.

4.Heating Wax:

7_waxmeltWax has to be heated to a minimum of 30 seconds and not more than that. Also the consistency of the wax should be a bit thicker than the sugar syrup.

5.Mentally Prepared:

A male or a female has to be mentally prepared for the waxing session, since some amount of pain is for sure and to endure this pain, lots of mental grit and determination is definitely necessary.

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6.First Aid Kit:

A first aid kit with all the necessary items like cotton, plasters, scissors and mild pain killers has to be kept handy before starting with the waxing session at home.

7.Talcum Powder:

A coat of talcum powder has to be applied on the skin for easy removal of the wax strips or cloth. Doing so will help the hairs to stick easily to the pads or the cloth and it will not hurt the skin beneath.

8.Spread Wax Evenly:

leg-waxingThe wax which is prepared has to be spread evenly using a wooden stick. Making sure that lumps are not formed while applying the wax and also air bubbles are not formed is of utmost importance. Thick coats of wax should not be applied, since applying so will make the removal of wax cumbersome procedure.

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9.Sticking:

Sticking the cloth or the strip firmly in the direction of hair growth too is very much important and  must be done correctly. Not pressing the cloth or strip firmly may not pull the hairs correctly and the waxing session may not be up to the mark.

10.Removing the cloth or strip:

can-use-replace-hair-removal-strips-waxing-kit_76e75a8807385dd4After few minutes, make sure to remove the strip or the cloth in the opposite direction of hair growth. This has to be done quickly and in one go, since the wax which is applied on other parts of hands and legs tends to dry out fast.

11.Put a wet cloth:

Make sure that a wet cloth is put on the area where hairs are removed using waxing. Cloth must be dipped in cold water, since cold water soothes the skin of irritation relives the skin of burning sensation after waxing is done.

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12.Tweezing:

Once the entire cloth or pad is removed from the skin, ensure that no hairs are left out and the area is totally waxed. If tiny hairs are found, tweezers are to be used to remove those thin, fine and tiny hairs, giving the skin a still more silky feeling.

13.Rinsing:

Rinsing the skin with cold water is of utmost. Importance once the waxing session is done with. Cold water soothes the skin of any irritation and also helps in removing the residue contents of the wax. Also cold water helps in improved blood circulation.

14.Baby Oil or Petroleum Jelly:

Vaseline or baby oil has to be applied thoroughly on the skin if any residue of wax is found even after washing or rinsing the skin thoroughly with cold water. Cotton balls can be dipped in oil and used for this purpose.

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15.Applying Moisturizer:

landscape_nrm_1420647267-144562607Applying a moisturizing lotion is of utmost importance since moisturizers soothe the skin and also lends a silky and smooth feeling to the skin. Moisturizers have to be made of natural soothing ingredients like Shea butter, cream of milk etc.      

Attempts to remove eye brow hairs or wax eye brow hairs must be strictly avoided at home and this should be done at parlors under the guidance of an able beautician. 

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