I am a student so I can't afford to continuously go to salons for hair removal, especially when I can do it at home. I tried soft wax a while ago, I remember it being messy and didn't really commit to it so I suppose that is still an option. However, I've just bought a wax heater and some Mylee wax beads and I don't know what I'm doing wrong but I aboslutely cannot get rid of all of the hair. I have washed, exfoliated and prepped the skin, I have tried applying oil and baby powder before hand, I've tried applying thick strips and thin strips, I've tried the wax at different consistensies and no matter what I do, I am always left with hair behind.
A couple of nights ago I was super determined to keep trying, so I sat on the floor for around 3 hours trying to wax my legs. I only did the shin of one leg in that time, and still was only able to get some hairs (mainly the longer ones). This means I just have to shave after anyway which irritates my skin, and I end up using half a bag of 500g wax beads for one portion of my leg!!
I'm pretty confident I'm doing something wrong so I'm hoping someone here can help me. I really need to get into the routine of a more permanent, beneficial hair removal routine as my skin is so irritated by shaving, so you can imagine what its like with hair removal cream.
Any advice welcome!
Hi I know its annoying when hair is left behind after a wax but its not a good idea to shave the small hairs off. The thing is hair grows in different cycles so you should let the stray hairs grow untill they are long enough to wax. This process may take a couple of weeks but you will achieve smooth legs after that. As for the irritation I use aloe vera gel its not expensive to buy from shops like home bargains. I hope this helps.
I don’t know if this would irritate your skin but you could try epilating? It pulls the hairs out pretty well but you would have to buy an epilator which would be expensive at first, but it’s only a one time buy so cheaper in the long run