– Basic Tricks
If you want to protect yourself from redness after waxing, in a few tablespoons of water dissolve crushed Aspirin.
Before waxing, apply powder and take a painkiller, and avoid sunbathing one day after waxing because you can get rash – experts say.
If you have decided on waxing the bikini area, use hot wax because is more effective, but there are cold wax strips. The best ones are those with honey for sensitive skin.
For better results, the hairs should be at least half a centimeter long. Apply powder on the skin to avoid wax sticking.
Apply the wax in the direction of hair growth, and the layer shouldn’t be wider than one or longer than five centimeters. Pull the strip in the opposite direction of the hair growth and then after waxing is best to apply baby oil.
In addition, chamomile tea has favorable and soothing effect. Cool it slightly and soak a cotton ball in it and apply it on the skin. Rinse with lukewarm water.
The skin is most sensitive before the period
Avoid waxing one week before menstruation. Studies have shown that women in that period are more sensitive to pain. If you have sensitive skin, alert your beauty therapist to apply wax on smaller skin areas. If you wax at home follow the same procedure.
“Brazilian” waxing increases the risk of infections
A research published in the journal British Medical Journal showed that Brazilian waxing or removing all the hair around the genitals, increases the risk of infectious diseases.
“Waxing removes the upper layer of the skin, which serves as a defense system against bacteria” – says Dr. Darren McKeown, and adds that if you notice changes on your skin, you should immediately visit a doctor.
Solution against skin redness
If you want to protect yourself from redness after waxing, in a few tablespoons of water dissolve crushed Aspirin. Mix well. In this solution soak a cotton ball and gently apply it on the skin. Leave on for a few minutes, and then rinse with cold water.
With the pressure of the hand, relieve pain
After you pull the wax strips, with the hand press that part of the skin, which will reduce the pain. To prevent ingrown hairs, one day before waxing make peeling.
Also, you can have a hot bath so your hairs will become soft and pores will open. Thus hairs will come out easily and you will feel less pain.