Wax the right way for rash-free skin

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 18:16

New Delhi: Removing body hair is anything but pleasant. For some women it is about pain, while others also face rashes or marks post-waxing.

Charoo Chawla Anand, director, Blliis by Ravissant spa and salon, shares tips for rash-free waxing:

* Take a hot wax heater and heat the wax till it melts.

* Apply talcum powder on the body part which needs to be waxed.

* Use a spatula to apply warm wax on that area.

* Place wax strip on it.

* Pull the wax strip in the opposite direction of hair growth.

* To minimise discomfort, use hand pressure on the waxed area after the strip has been removed.

* Once you are through with waxing, clean with water and apply astringent.

* Then apply lotion to moisturise skin.

Do`s and Don’ts of waxing:

Do`s

• Do exfoliation before waxing.

• Esure an expert does your waxing according to the direction of hair growth.

• Take a bath with warm water before waxing.

Don`ts

• Do not apply any lotion on body before waxing.

• Do not take bath with hot water after waxing.

• Do not spray deodorant before waxing.

• Do not do exfoliation after waxing.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 18:16

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