Hot waxing has been in trends for a long period of time. Although nowadays we can find numerous waxing products available in sale, the reality is that hot wax was the first one to be used. And some people still consider that hot wax is the best waxing product that can be used both at home and in beauty salons. Hot wax is a type of wax that has to be heated until being melted, before usage. However, hot wax does not have to be really hot when applied on the skin. Still, the higher temperature of hot wax is known to be able to make waxing a more efficient process.
Hot wax has to be applied on skin in the same direction of the hair growth with the use of a spatula. As the hot wax becomes warm, you can place it on the skin and wait for it to completely cool. Strips will be placed over the surface you plan on waxing after applying the hot wax. The hair has to be pulled off in the opposite direction of the hair growth with a fast movement, to increase the efficiency of the whole process. As hot wax cools, it hardness and so it can be easily removed from the skin. If the area you just waxed remains sensitive and red for a couple of hours, do not worry, as this is actually normal and it will most likely pass in less than one day. Still, hot waxing has a major advantage. Unlike cold wax, hot wax will leave no types of sticky residues on the skin, meaning that the whole process can be very clean and simple. Hot waxing can also be an option to remove shorter hairs, unlike cold one which will never be efficient in such cases.
Anyway, you should keep in mind the fact that like all types of products, hot wax has its disadvantages. Some of the most common disadvantages associated with the use of hot waxing include the difficulty to wax larger areas of the body at once and the risk of ingrown hairs to be formed. Hot waxing may also take a longer period of time, as you will have to wait for the wax to cool down until being able to apply it on the skin and then to wait until it dries, to be able to remove it. Still, hot waxing is considered to be the most efficient temporary waxing method that can be used today and this is the main reason why numerous people ignore these advantages or reduce their importance and still opt for hot waxing.
Commonly, hot wax is used to remove hair from arms, legs and also back. Hot wax can be used with the best effects for sensitive areas of the skin too, including bikini area and face. To make sure that so sensitive parts of your body are not going to be harmed by waxing, you should apply an after waxing lotion to calm your skin. Then, you can be quite sure that your skin will look fresh and smooth. Actually, skin irritation can easily be avoided when you keep under consideration some basic waxing tips. Taking proper care of your body and skin is a must for your own beauty.
Well, no matter the waxing products used and the type of wax, waxing is known to be the most effective method to get rid of unwanted body hair. Since waxing strips come in a variety of dimensions, they can be used for all parts of the body, including eyebrows area, bikini area and naturally, legs. After waxing, skin will remain smooth and soft and the best thing about it is that it is going to last for weeks this way. Just make sure that before applying the wax on your skin it is perfectly cleaned and dried. Do not overheat the wax and in case it is too hot, wait enough time for it to cool. Waxing is efficient, inexpensive and fast, so there is no reason why you should not try it.