Waxing is the method of removing hair from the root with a semi permanent result .After 4-6 weeks from the previous removal new hair will re-grow. In short waxing is the temporary method of removing hair from our body .
HISTORY OF WAXING
Waxing originated in Egypt in 1150 BC it was reported that the bodies of women in Rameses Harem were smooth & hairless. It is possible that body waxing was practiced earlier in Egypt dating back to 3000 BC. Most areas of concern were legs & underarms.
METHODS OF HAIR REMOVAL
Epilation means removal of hair Including the part below the skin.
Examples:- waxing, epilation devices, lasers, threading, IPL etc.
Depilation means removal of hair from the surface of skin.
Examples:- depilatory creams, shaving etc.
TYPES OF WAXES
Hydrosoluble wax is the normal wax which is made of sugar or honey and it is water soluble.
Liposoluble wax is oil soluble and are made up of natural resin extracts and vegetables oil. They are colophony free. Colo phony is resin obtained from plant.It is well recognised as a skin sensitizer and makes the wax more sticky. This wax is good for sensitive skin.
BASIC THINGS REQUIRED
1.WAX HEATER (WITH TEMPERATURE REGULATER)
3.DISPOSABLE WOODEN SPATULA
4.PRE AND POST LOTIONS
6.DISPOSABLE DRAPE FOR CLIENT
1.Clean the area to be epilated with pre wax lotion.
2.Keep the skin dry and analyse the direction of the hair.
3.Check the working temperature of wax on the inner wrist before applying.
4.Hold the skin tight and apply a thin layer of wax to the direction of hair growth.
5.Stick the wax strip and press ﬁrmly.
6.Hold the skin tightly and remove the wax strip with a ﬁrm action against the direction of hair growth.
7.Apply post lotion and clean the area.
1.Improved skin texture. In addition to removing excess, unwanted hair, waxing also removes the top layer of dry, dead skin cells.
2.Waxing will make your skin feel smoother longer without feeling itchy, because of slower hair regrowth.
3.It gives skin a gentle exfoliation.
4.Your hair will grow back progressively ﬁner and sparser.
2.Open cut and bruises.