What is wax strips

Wax strips – a new word in home hair removal. They represent a small piece of paper on which a thin layer of the wax. Two parts usually cut with each other that allows you to easily and quickly heat up the active ingredient just using the friction between your palms. Further, the strip must be separated and pasted on the selected hair area of the body.

The most popular brands of wax strips are Caramel, Veet, Cliven, Byly, Oriflame, etc. Each pack contains 8 to 16 wax strips (the number varies depending on the brand). Includes oil-impregnated wipes (removes wax residue from the body) and instructions.

Wax strips differ in their purpose. There are separate oils for the feet, hands, separately - for the armpits, face. Some firms also offer strips for the bikini area. Regardless of application, all strips must be used.

How to use wax strips

In the area that needs hair removal, hair should be medium length (3-4 mm). Very short processes of the wax to grab can't. Before the procedure, experts recommend to prepare the area depilation: to make peeling and steam. These actions will allow you to remove hair and will make the procedure less painful.

Next, thoroughly dry the skin and apply some talc/baby powder in a thin layer. Heat molded strips in his hands. Disconnect the material for waxing and stick to the selected area. Please note: glue should be in the direction of hair growth. Smooth the strip, carefully propadu her hand: she should be good to capture every hair.

The skin below the pasted strips a little pull and lock. Grasp the lower edge of the wax sheet very rapidly and pull it up. Remember: the sharper is the movement, the less pain you will experience. If you have a lot of hairs, completely repeat the procedure. Unit simply remove with tweezers. Remaining on the skin the wax wipe off cosmetic wipes, available in the set. If they are not, or they ran out, use a cloth dipped in vegetable/olive oil.

What the girl says about wax strips

Reviews about wax strips vary widely. Some girls were quite unhappy with this method of hair removal, the other he came to taste. Not to be disappointed, you should pay attention to positive and negative opinions.

The main points causing dissatisfaction among most of the girls: duration of treatment and poor hair removal. Wax, as evidenced by numerous reviews, often remains in the area of hair removal instead of to get rid of vegetation. To avoid this situation, girls are recommended to heat the strips in your hands, with iron, battery, hair dryer and other heating appliances.

Many girls also faced the problem of severe irritation of the skin. From the reviews, it follows that the procedure is absolutely not suitable for sensitive skin and skin inflammations/wounds. Also the wax strips will not be effective if you have dense vegetation: removal will take a very long time, and the result will be sad, and be cleansed no more than 60% of the skin surface).

The most positive feedback about wax hair removal strips face. This procedure seemed to the girls is not very painful and effective. Hair is removed quickly, well and for a long time. As for the other parts of the body wax strips perfect for those who have vegetation is sparse and soft.