Grooming is an important part of any woman’s life. The painstaking part of grooming is hair removal. Especially, the body hair is one of the most rigid and painful things to be removed. Many women use different techniques of hair removal in their daily lives. Some bank on shaving while other opt more permanent hair removal options likes laser hair removal treatments. But the most commonly used salon or at home hair removal technique that many women vouch for is waxing. It is very effective at removing body hair. It not only gives skin a smooth finish but also helps the longevity of removal.
These days’ salons offer an array of wax varieties. It can be very common for anyone to differentiate between them. Let’s look at the different types of popular waxes available in the market for hair removal.
Soft wax is also called strip waxing. This wax is more suitable for the larger areas of the body such as arms and legs. A Thin layer of this wax (warmed) is spread on the skin.
Soft wax helps to pull out even the tiny and fine hair follicles. However, this body wax should not be used multiple times in one session on a certain area.
- This Soft wax is applied by using either a roller or a wooden stick directly on the skin.
- A strip of cloth is put over it and to pull off the hair.
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Hard wax is normally applied to smaller and sensitive areas such as upper lip, underarms and bikini area.
Hard waxes are bound to the hair follicles and not to skin. The best part is this wax pains less than soft wax. It can be applied on to skin multiple times without any damage.
- Even this wax such as soft wax is applied directly to the skin after warming it.
- After it cools down and hardens
- Then the wax is pulled off in the opposite direction of the hair growth.
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Fruit wax has fruit extracts such as berries and plum. Hence, fruit wax contains antioxidants and vitamins which are great for the skin, especially for sensitive skin. Fruit body wax is very similar to hard wax.
Unlike Soft waxes, Fruit waxes are very gentle on the skin. As a result, they don’t leave any marks on the skin.
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Chocolate wax is rich in antioxidants as chocolate is the primary ingredient of the wax. Other ingredients of chocolate wax are glycerin, oils like soybean and almond. These oils prevent inflammation in the skin, which is why it great for the skin that is prone to redness.
This wax has gained popularity and is available at salons. This is more expensive when compared to other types of waxes. But this pain-free wax is worth every buck.
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These were few beauty tips regarding hair removing waxes. So, did you already decide on which wax to opt for at your next salon session.