When it comes to hair growth, it can be tempting to just shave it all off in this summer heat, but before you give in, here are some tips that Waxing Co. So that the next time you get your wax, your skin will be smooth, soft, and will thank you greatly.
No to shaving!
Avoid shaving and those leave-on hair removal lotions because these will give you ingrown hairs! If you’re also used to waxing, shaving these areas will damage the skin’s texture… it’s best to just let your hair grow so that once it’s clear to get a wax, the wax will easily grip the hairs leaving you with smooth and hair-free skin.
Don’t DIY your ingrown hairs
We know… IT’S TEMPTING to just grab those tweezers and yank off those pesky ingrown hairs but please, as with pimples, don’t touch them because they will cause infections and they usually leave scars; instead, exfoliate which brings us to the next tip.
It can irritate your skin and leave it dry and itchy. It is a temporary solution as compared to waxing. However, it can also result in ingrown hair. That is, your hair will grow under the skin’s surface and leave a dark mark on the outside. Shaving may also lead to darker-looking and thicker hair growth. The hair becomes hard and your skin becomes rough and patchy.
Removes hair from the roots, which will give you hair-free skin for weeks. It also leaves your skin soft. Unlike shaving, this lasts longer. It’s a natural way to remove unwanted hair, as wax is herbal.
Exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate
Your waxing technician has probably told you in every one of your sessions to exfoliate your skin and this could not be said enough. While you’re growing your hair, remember to exfoliate weekly because this helps to remove dead skin, making your skin softer and this also stimulates circulation.
There’s always a first time for everything and we can tell you that waxing sure does get easier when you’ve done it a couple of times.