Waxing is a reliable and easy method of removing body hair temporarily. Waxing helps to get rid of the unwanted hair for 4 to 6 weeks. Waxing can be done at home or in the parlor. It is generally of two types – cold waxing and hot waxing. In cold waxing the wax is directly applied on the skin and then is removed using paper or cloth strips. In hot waxing the wax is heated till it melts, it is applied and removed using paper or cloth strips before it gets cold.
Both the type of waxing method is beneficial for the skin. Waxing has many benefits over other temporary hair removal methods. Waxing is cheaper and easier solution to unwanted hair. Waxing is a little time consuming but is an efficient method. In this article, we shall discuss a few benefits of waxing for the skin.
Skin texture – The skin becomes smooth and even after waxing. This is one of the best benefits of waxing for the skin. Waxing removes dry and dead skin cells along with the unwanted hair. This is not possible in other hair removal techniques like hair removal creams or shaving. There are a few waxes available which consist of aloe or butter for moisturizing purpose. Waxing thus improves the skin texture and makes it more beautiful.
No irritations or allergies – Waxing rarely causes any skin irritation or allergy. On the contrary hair removal creams can prove allergic to many people. Waxing uses plane wax, there are minimal chemicals involved in the process. Therefore, waxing has the benefit of irritation free hair removal. In fact, the red rashes that sometimes appear on the skin after waxing can also be avoided by doing the procedure properly.
No cuts or bruises – Waxing does not involve any substance that can cause a cut or a bruise. This can happen when you shave your hair. Thus, waxing is free from injuries or cuts. Waxing has the benefit of being a non injury causing solution for removal of hair from skin.
Stubble free skin – Waxing removes hair completely from the skin. The smallest of the hair can be removed by waxing. In other hair removal methods like shaving, some hair is left unattended to, which forms rough stubble on your skin. Therefore, waxing has the benefit of removing all the hair thoroughly, keeping the skin soft.
Slow hair re growth – The best benefit of waxing is that the hair re growth is very slow. The hair is pulled out from the skin which results in slowing down the hair growth process. The hair does not grow atleast for 3 to 4 weeks.