Hair removal at home: recipes for shugaring
The fight against unwanted hairs makes some women go to extremes, which are often harmful to health. So the best is laser hair removal and elos, which is carried out using a special apparatus. But this procedure is not safe either. It is better to choose methods performed at home from natural ingredients.
Hair removal at home – the best recipes
One of the common procedures is hair removal with warm honey. Pasta with honey, sugar and lemon juice is prepared for her. You need to mix 1 glass of honey, sugar and 2 tbsp. l. juice. It can be replaced with diluted citric acid. Put all the ingredients in a saucepan and cook in a water bath for 5-7 minutes. Stir and avoid the formation of lumps. Cool until the honey is warm and apply no more than 1.5 cm thick.
After the places smeared with paste, cover with strips of natural fabric, press well and pull sharply. You can prepare the honey mixture for several procedures, and melt the portion in the microwave before use. The honey procedure is in great demand among women whose skin is prone to irritation.
You can also make your own caramel paste. To prepare, mix 1 stack. cane sugar and juice from two lemons. You need to cook until the mass becomes brown and viscous, but not sticky to your hands. This hair removal is effective for both legs and armpits. Caramel paste is used both hot and cold. But for hot you need strips, and cold caramel is used by applying to the body with your hands. Wash it off easily with warm water.
Remove hairs and gelatin, diluting it according to the instructions. But wait until it hardens for a long time, so it’s better to buy a ready-made mixture and warm it up a little to the desired consistency.
How to relieve skin pain at home
Still, no hair removal is painless, no matter how advertising assures us. Each master has his own secrets of skin anesthesia, but improvised means will help reduce pain at home.
First of all, please the skin with a hot shower and wipe the treatment areas dry. Pain can be reduced with medication. Lidocaine in ampoules or spray is well suited. Massage with patting and pinching.
Effective pain relief by freezing. Wet a towel and place in the freezer, before the procedure, wrap the desired places with a cold towel. Also use special cosmetics such as Carmolis and Emla.
Features of epilation of the intimate zone
Deep bikini requires special attention. If the epilation will be carried out by any device, then the skin needs to be steamed out, and if the wax is to be cooled. So it is necessary to shave the hair along the growth line. If an epilator is used, then against growth. The method with the help of sugar is applied against growth, and removed according to growth. Wax is distributed according to growth, and removed – against. In intimate places, it is undesirable to do epilation 3 days before and after menstruation.
After the procedure, be sure to use a natural antiseptic. Apply olive oil, infusion of calendula, chamomile or St. John’s wort to the skin. Women’s reviews say that Brazilian and enzyme hair removal is great for a bikini line.
Waxing at home
This method is perhaps the most popular. It is used both in salons and at home. A very good video lesson of wax depilation at home is presented in the program “Everything will be kind.” To do this procedure with your own hands, you need to purchase a special wax. It is sold in jars and cartridges.
The safest procedure is warm wax. Melt the wax with a wax melter to the desired temperature and apply a thin layer to the skin, then cover with epilation strips. After a few seconds, tear off the strip parallel to the skin. Wax application area is extensive. It is used both for upper lip hair removal and for bikini. For the face, it is better to use cold wax, and for the legs – hot. Remove residues easily by rubbing in regular oil. Waxing at home will be less painful if you put ice over the areas.
Sugar hair removal or shugaring (recipe and video)
You can cook pasta for shugaring more than once. Sugaring is also suitable for a man to remove his mustache. For her, you need 1 kg of sugar, 7 tbsp. l. lemon juice and 8 tbsp. l. water. With lemon, you can overdo it a little, it will not hurt. Place everything in a saucepan and simmer for 30 minutes under the lid, stirring. Then pour into a plastic container to cool. Epilation can be done after 3 hours, during which time the sugar will cool down. Knead a piece of mass with your hands and apply against hair growth, pluck sharply. It does not require special strips. If you cook the mixture with a margin, then you can store it for only 3 months. Before a new procedure, the paste is melted in a bath.
How to cook pasta for shugaring there are a lot of recipes. You can watch similar tutorials for free on YouTube.
How to do shugaring at home video
A master class on shugaring was conducted by more than one cosmetologist, but it’s more difficult to figure out how to do it at home.
Hair removal with an epilator
If you cannot deal with the hairs with the above methods, then use an epilator. It will not get rid of hair forever, but it is still possible to enjoy smooth skin for 2-3 weeks. Usually all epilators work against hair growth, they come with sets with nozzles for each zone. The manufacturer in the instructions leaves a photo with their purposes and it is very important not to confuse, since one nozzle is designed for long hair and the other for short hair. In any case, steam the skin and hair follicle. After the procedure, apply creams to slow down hair growth.
During the preparation of the material, the consultation was carried out by:Olga Kirilova (beautician). Specialist with higher medical education and extensive experience. Helped hundreds of patients cope with various skin problems. Conducts without hardware procedures and hardware. Proficient in laser and phototherapy techniques.