Waxing is a very common treatment for getting rid of unwanted body hair. It creates a nice, clean, smooth look to your skin. Smooth skin may only stay that way for a week until the ingrown hairs start to surface.
Most places that offer waxing treatment, the good ones anyways, will offer great advice to treat your skin after waxing. Not only that, they offer some excellent products that can help the cause. But unfortunately lots of people just view this as sales pitch trying to sell expensive products. Sometimes this is the case, but if you’re more educated on the subject, you can spend the money on the things that actually work. How to take care of your skin after waxing? Here are a few tips on post waxing care:-
- Getting rid of dead, dry skin is a must to prevent ingrown hairs. It’s important to exfoliate the waxed area a few times a week to get rid of that dead skin. You want an exfoliator that’s grainy, but not too much that it will cause irritation. If you over exfoliate the area you may wind up causing redness and irritation, which may wind up causing ingrown hairs anyways.
- it’s important to keep that area properly moisturized. Keep the area well moisturized by applying lotion to the treated area. You’ll want to choose creams that are antiseptic in nature, ones that contain aloe vera, tea tree oil or distilled witch hazel. Try to stay away from any lotions that contain perfume, which may wind up irritating the skin.
- Soaking in a bath containing Dead Sea salt or epsom salt is a great way to prevent infection. Anti bacterial shower gels are also a great option. You may want to know that this may sting if done during the first 24 hours after treatment. However, after that, doing this several times per week can be extremely beneficial.
A few other things you may want to avoid are tanning, extreme heat exposure, or swimming in the first 24-48 hours after treatment. Also, sweating can cause the pores to get clogged, so try to avoid rigorous activity in the first 24 hours after treatment. You may also want to wear loose clothing during the first 24 hours to avoid any kind of rubbing or chaffing.
If you follow these tips you will greatly increase your chances of staying bump free. These are great tips for post mens chest waxing, ladies leg waxing or any other type of waxing over large areas. You may also want to think of getting rid of the hair permanently. Laser hair removal is an excellent way to get rid of unwanted hair for good.