Tips For When You’re WFH AKA Waxing From Home
So just before the quarantine happened you had a wax appointment and then, rescheduled. Lesson? Once this is all over you will never do that again!
For those of us who wax a very certain particular part of our bodies, we know the struggle of maintaining baby smooth skin.
And now, our partners do too!
Of course, there’s nothing wrong with growing out your hair and letting it be free, no matter where your sprouts are located. BUT if you’re like me, you might not feel quite so comfortable and are likely desperately wishing you hadn’t taken your easy access to wax salons for granted. So, how to deal?
We scoured Instagram and Youtube for the best at-home wax kits and tips for Brazilians. Check them out below!
Get a good exfoliator.
According to P&G’s site Reward me, exfoliating helps soften body hair and opens up hair follicles. Doing this before a wax will make the process easier and less painful.
Plan for the pain.
People don’t cringe at the sight of Steve Carrel getting a wax in “The 40-Year-Old Virgin” for nothing. Waxing HURTS. But the process can be made a bit more pleasant if you take a painkiller like Alieve half an hour before waxing and if you apply a numbing cream to the area you want to wax. And don’t be silly by trying to wax during or a few days before your period!
Don’t let yourself sweat.
Make sure you keep the area dry and clean during removal. Do so by avoiding creams and moisturizers and instead apply baby powder. Powder will make the removal process all the more easy once your done and have strings of wax left over.
Sweetly Bare Sugaring Hair Removal Kit
One of the top reviewed sugaring kits on Etsy.
“At home sugaring success! I would have never done this at home if it wasn’t for Covid. Now, I don’t think I’ll ever need to pay a salon again! This is a quality product!” – Etsy review.
BrownSugarShop Body Sugaring Paste
“This news my first time sugaring ever (I’ve brevet waxes either) all things considered I think it went well. I definitely think next time I’m going to leave the sugar I’m not using in the fridge to help it stay stiffer longer when I use a new piece.” – Etsy reviewer.
And there you have it. Now, let’s not fool ourselves, waxing on your own will likely be way less pleasant and much more difficult than it is at a salon, but it is possible! Hang in there, Sis.
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