9 Tips Making Waxing Less Painful

There are certain beauty rituals that you wish you could do without. Waxing is one of them. It wouldn’t be so much of a concern if only it were less painful. But that’s just the reality of looking and feeling good.

That said, there are a few tips and tricks that you can try so that you look forward to your next appointment—

  1. Take an over-the-counter pain reliever half an hour before your appointment.
  2. Before heading to your appointment, use an exfoliating scrub to remove the layer of dead skin that is likely trapping your hair—to make it easier to remove.
  3. Let your hair grow to about a quarter of an inch before waxing.
  4. Don’t be afraid to ask your aesthetician for a cold compress after your session if your skin is feeling extra sensitive.
  5. Do not apply fragrance or alcohol at least 24 hours after your waxing session.
  6. Lie down while your having your eyebrows waxed to avoid getting wax on your eye (which is common when you insist on sitting upright)
  7. Steer clear of tight clothing for 24 hours—which basically means steering clear from working out as well.
  8. Avoid direct sun exposure as well.
  9. Never wax before or during your period when your skin is most sensitive.

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