Waxing positive characteristic feature is that hair is removed completely from the root, which is from below the surface of the skin. But you need to use good waxing supplies to get positive results.
Thus, it takes longer for it to grow back. Moreover, if the procedure is repeated regularly with all waxing supplies, the quantity of hair is considerably and permanently reduced on the given area. The advantages of waxing are plain to see. It is inexpensive, fast and efficient for removing unwanted hair from both large and small areas. The level of discomfort is minimal, whereas the result is truly impressive.
What is more, it can be done at home without any special assistance, you just need to have the necessary waxing supplies. In some states, however, a cosmetologist's or aesthetician's license is required to carry out such a hair removal procedure. Some choose to have wax administered properly in salons. Mention must be made of several disadvantages of waxing. Firstly, it can be rather messy. Secondly, there is a risk of skin infection and burning. Thirdly, hairs can break off at or below the surface. And lastly, correct consistency is hard to obtain.
The results of waxing are apparently more lasting than those of shaving, which only cut the hairs at the skin level, or hair removal cream application, dissolving the hair below the skin level. Waxing is the first choice to treat the bikini line, but it is not recommended to perform the waxing procedure on this area at home, even having the essential waxing supplies.
Home waxing kits might be of use for removing hair from your legs, saving the more delicate areas for the specialist. It might be useful to attend a beauty salon first and once you have become accustomed to the technique, you can rely on yourself to perform the waxing procedure. All in all, there are two types of waxing techniques: cold waxing and hot waxing.
The former is the most frequently done at home, as the tube of cold wax, essential for that, can be bought at any drug store. Just following the directions you ensure the success of the procedure. The latter, which is hot waxing, is normally performed by professional at the salons. The essence of hot waxing lies in the following steps: wax is warmed until it is completely melted, after hot wax is applied to the treated area with a small wooden spatula, a strip of muslin or cotton cloth or paper is pressed against it. Then the professional aesthetician allows the wax to cool.
After that the strip is quickly pulled away in the opposite direction of the hair growth together with the hairs. The whole waxing procedure sounds rather painful, but the unpleasant feeling is not lasting.
It only takes seconds to get it done and over with and then you can take delight of the wonderful result. When the cotton strip is removed, it is best to apply hand pressure to the treated area to minimize the discomfort.
In a course of a few hours right after the waxing procedure, the treated area will be red and sensitive. Any hair bearing area, such as legs, moustache, chin, eyebrows and bikini line, can be treated in such a way with satisfactory results.