Nowadays, almost every woman goes to a hair clinic to get
hair removed with wax. Usually, wax is used on arms, legs,
back and bikini line. Many kinds of waxes exist: for example
cold wax or hot wax. Thanks to the invention of cold wax,
it has become much easier for women do it at home. You can
now find strips with wax on them. It is simple to use and
it goes fast and do not need any heating so no skin burns
The procedure starts with baby/talcum powder being spread
over the area where you want to remove hair. Spreading powder
prevents the hot wax from sticking to the skin and protects
sensitive ones. Then, the hot wax is spread over the area
from which hair is to be removed. The wax is allowed to dry
a little, then one edge of the wax strip is pulled up and
it has to be quickly pull off, usually it is done in the direction
opposite of hair growth.
Then the procedure progresses to systematically removing
the hair from thetargeted area. This procedure removes the
wax, hair, and any dead skin cells lying on the skin surface.
The person who is doing your waxing will then finish with
tweezers to remove any hair which did not go off with the
The hair is pulled out at the root and the treatment normally
provides several weeks of hair-free skin before the hair starts
to grow back again.
Waxing has positive and negative points:
• Can cover larger areas quite fast like arms, legs,
• Can provide several weeks of no hair which is longer
• Can be done at home, specially with strips
• Some sensitive body parts should not be waxed like.
eyes, nose, ears.
• Some body parts should be waxed only by professionals
like genitals or sensitive areas
• Can be painful ( depends on the area treated)
• Can be messy if not well done.
• Can irritate skin immediately after waxing and leave