Waxing is a classic method of removing unsightly hair, and is a perfect and accessible solution for all women who want soft skin.
The post-epilation treatment ensures the maintenance of healthy skin and reduces the risk of folliculitis. First of all, it is important to know that waxing guarantees a fine skin for about three weeks.
Created generally on the basis of resin and natural beeswax, it favors much less hair development under the skin.
Compared to other hair removal meds, in the case of waxing you must expect the hair to be long enough for a new hair removal, even if many products “promise” the removal of the shortest hairs.
If you are constantly waxing with wax, the hair will grow smaller and thinner, because it is ripped from the root.
There are 2 types of wax, namely disposable and reusable.
Recommended, from the point of view of hygiene is the waxing with disposable wax. So you are sure that there is no risk of transmission of bacteria or possible diseases because there are no previous users from which to appear. Any salon where one works professionally, there will be only disposable wax.
The hair must be at least half a centimeter long
If you have decided that the waxing method is the one that suits you, then you must consider that before going to the salon you must allow the hair to grow up to at least 5 mm for the limb area and 2 mm for the area pubis. The effect will last about two weeks and the length of the hair will not exceed 0.5 mm.
Waxing makes the hair thicker and more resistant – FALSE!
Many times we hear this but most likely the people who launched this rumor used to use the razor blade. Waxing removes the hair from the root and the result has nothing to be other than a softer hair, and the thicker the hair removal sessions, the harder the hair will grow.
Irritated and reddened skin? It depends on the type of skin
Some people with sensitive skin may experience a slight redness of the epilated area and possibly irritation in the first days. But these are normal reactions and will disappear within a few hours or at the latest the next day. However, to speed up the skin healing process it is advisable to avoid the sauna, hot baths or tanning salons and to exfoliate the epilated area regularly, to prevent the growth of hair growing under the skin which can lead to irritation and skin. unsightly.
Will my wax change my skin color? Not at all!
Many women are afraid that the hair removal process will cause skin depigmentation but this is completely false. It is recommended, however, that after waxing, if exposed to the sun, massage the area with sunscreen to prevent both irritation and a possible change in skin tone.
Instead of worrying that the wax might change your skin color, you should be more careful when going to tanning salons, whose dangers are numerous and not to be overlooked. Besides the fact that it can cause blemishes on the surface of the skin, the solarium can increase the risk of developing melanoma, an aggressive form of skin cancer, which causes more than one million victims annually by up to 75%.
Avoid analgesics before epilation – just a myth!
There are rumors that analgesics should be avoided before waxing because they can cause allergic reactions. But things are exactly the opposite: the use of painkillers is even indicated because the ingredients in them can minimize the discomfort during the epilating session and the pain will be much easier to bear. What you should really avoid are caffeine-based products, such as coffee, soft drinks or energizers, which can sensitize nerves in the epidermis and make epilation a procedure similar to medieval torture.
Before deciding on the method of getting rid of unwanted hair, it is advisable to visit a dermatologist for a routine checkup because there are contraindications: people suffering from diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease or liver disease. the skin (eczema, psoriasis) are more prone to skin infections.
Important after waxing:
- It does not expose you to the sun
You may find that now, freshly shaved, you are ready to wear your favorite bikini pair, but your skin is sensitive in that area and is likely to be affected by UV rays. This can result in permanent sun damage or hyperpigmentation!
- The pool doesn’t go
- Don’t exfoliate in that area
Waxing removes, besides the hairs, the first layer of skin, composed of dead cells, so any type of scrubbing can permanently destroy your skin. But after a few days, it is important to remove the dead cells with a serum of exfoliation to prevent the growth of the strands in the skin.
- Avoid sauna
Steam opens the pores, which causes the hair to surface. Makes you think, wrongly, that you haven’t been properly shaved. In addition, bacteria like hot and humid places, so you better avoid a day, two, sauna.
- Avoid giving yourself self-tanning
… for the simple reason that your skin may be severely irritated by the chemicals contained in the self-tanning agent. In addition, there is a good chance that you will tan evenly in that area.
- Avoid cosmetics that contain artificial ingredients
We refer to perfumes, body lotions, soaps or other cosmetics that use artificial flavors and dyes.