You will need
- - wax strips;
- - chlorhexidine, or "synthesis";
- - the balm or cream after waxing;
- - body butter or any vegetable oil.
Prepare for the procedure beforehand. Select the time – best night or day when you don't need to go anywhere. For a good result, hair length must be at least 0.5 cm.
Take a hot shower. The hot water will soften the upper layers of the skin, open pores. Removing hairs from skin steaming much easier.
Treat foot scrub. Try to be more gentle exfoliator.
Prepare the wax strips. Folded in half, RUB the strip between your hands for 30-40 seconds to melt the wax. If it happens in winter, then the strip can be heated by putting on the heating battery and leaving for 10-15 seconds. If desired, for heating, Hairdryer, directing the jet of hot air on the strip with the wax.
Unfold the strip and apply it on the skin of the area that needs treatment. Edge of the strip to leave free in order to then strip it easy to remove. Carefully, lightly pressing down, smooth out the surface of the strips of leather, moving in the direction of hair growth.
Hold the skin, as if lightly pulling it at the site where located strip. Thereby you reduce the pain and will make hair removal more efficient. Other hand sure sharp movement of the tear strip from the skin, moving in the direction against the hair growth. Treat thus all in need of depilation of the body surface.
Remove wax residue from the skin with any oil for the body. If body butter is not at hand, olive or even sunflower.
Wipe the skin undergoing the procedure of hair removal, chlorhexidine or "Miramistin". It is required to reduce irritation also to the smallest of wounds left on the skin after the procedure, have not gotten infected.
Brush the treated areas with a special balm or cream after epilation. Well, if it will be composed of tea tree oil, known for its healing, soothing and antibacterial properties.
Fold in half and remove the wax strips. They can be used again after 2-3 weeks when the hair grows back.
Try at least a few hours after waxing do not wear jeans, trousers, tights or stockings. Give the skin time to recover after the procedure, but don't aggravate her even more clothes.
To reduce pain during the procedure, use a special pain creams for hair removal. The most popular is the cream "EMLA". If the cream was not, you can wipe the skin with ice or treated with peppermint oil and then wipe dry. If the pain threshold is very low, a half-hour before the procedure is to take the pill analgesic.
Advice 2: How to use wax for hair removal
Waxing is considered to be one of the most effective methods of hair removal. Although this procedure is quite painful, the result is worth it: after waxing, you can forget about unwanted vegetation at least 2-3 weeks. Another advantage of hair removal using wax is that it can be done at home. And if you do it regularly, after some time the hair will become thin and unobtrusive and will be less.
You will need
- - spatula for applying the wax.
- - talc or powder;
- paper or fabric for hair removal;
- - lotion or body milk.
Wash and wipe dry with a towel areas of the body where you intend to wax. The skin should be clean and dry and not treated with any cosmetic products.
Heat the wax. You can use the water bath. Put the wax in a small metal container and place it on the bottom of the pan with water so that the container of wax floated in the water in the pan, otherwise the wax can pour out. Then put the saucepan on medium heat and wait until wax begins to melt. Heat the wax for hair removal using a microwave oven. The exposure time of the wax in this case is 30-60 seconds.
Check the temperature of heated wax. This must be done to avoid burns. With a spatula scoop a small amount of wax and gently apply it on the hand. If the leather can withstand the temperature, you can start waxing.
Degrease the skin, sprinkled it with talc or a special cream for depilation. Then with a spatula a thin layer (0.5–1 mm), apply wax onto the skin in direction of hair growth. Ensure that the wax strips were a little narrower and 3-5 cm shorter than the strips of paper or fabric for hair removal. Put on waxed area of the skin a cloth or paper strip and flatten it, holding tightly to the skin in the direction from the middle to the edges. One edge of the strip for easy grip should be left unglued.
When the wax hardens, sharp jerk, remove the strip, be sure in the direction against the hair growth. If you failed to remove all the hair at once, repeat the procedure, but no more than three times for the same area. When processing of sensitive areas of the skin use less wax – this will make the procedure less painful and will help to avoid irritation.
In the same way treat new areas of the skin. When removing strips of tissue paper or pull them in the direction parallel to the surface of the skin, not perpendicular: first, it is less painful and secondly, so you can remove the maximum amount of hair in one application. To speed up the process of depilation, the wax can be applied to several parcels that are not in contact with each other.
Remove wax residues from the skin. To do this, simply wipe the treated area of the skin by any means for body care (cosmetic milk or lotion), applied on a cotton swab. You can also use a special oil to remove wax after waxing.
For days after the waxing, don't visit the sauna, steam room or Solarium.
Immediately after waxing, you can handle the skin with a lotion that slows hair growth. It not only prolong the effect of the procedure, but will also help prevent ingrown hairs.