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Say Au Revoir to Unwanted Hair with the Help of Hot and Cold Waxes

Written by Intercosmetics
Friday, August 15, 2014 — 0 Comments

One of the most effective ways to get rid of a great amount of hair in an instant is waxing. There are cold and hot waxes available. Both actually works the same and they are generally made from similar ingredients. Hot waxing involves the application of a thin coating of heated wax over the skin in the course of the hair growth. The hair is set deeply in the wax while it cools off and becomes hard .The hardened wax is then drawn out immediately in the opposite course of the hair growth. Pulling strips that are pre-coated with wax are used in the cold wax method. A strip is placed over the skin in the course of hair growth, and then pulled immediately in the opposite direction.

Waxing is not a permanent way to remove hair at the root. For about twenty to sixty days, the new hairs do not develop. There are several areas in your body that can be waxed like, legs, eyebrows, arms, armpits, back, bikini area, face and feet. Waxing is also not for the ladies only. In our modern world, lots of men undergo waxing treatments. Male swimmers, bodybuilders and other athletes have certain parts of their bodies waxed for cosmetic reasons.

An even combination of fats or natural oils, a resin that is specially made to make the wax stick into the skin and beeswax or paraffin are the primary ingredients of most waxes. Vitamin E and other supplements are also added to some waxes. In the event that you are planing to have your hair removed through undergoing a waxing treatment, you must first know which technique to use, hot or cold waxing.

The Pros and Cons of Waxing

Waxing does not only remove hair from the root but, it also takes out a layer of dead skin thus, leaving the skin not only smooth but also glowing for a long period of time. If you undergo waxing treatments in a regular basis over a sustained period of time, the skin may lose its elasticity and the it can easily get wrinkled. In the event that waxing is not done in the right way, the skin may experience some side effects that are short-term. Redness, irritation, skin burns, darkening, skin rash and petty subcutaneous bleeding are some of the side effects. Applying a cold compress, ice pack or a soothing solution like a topical hydrocortisone right after waxing is the number one intervention for these side effects.

There are several beauty suppliers in Toronto that offer quality waxing products. Check the internet or the yellow pages and contact them for more details.

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