Hair Removal - Waxing
best results with back hair removal follow
showering and making the hair wet prior to waxing. Hair absorbs
the water making it soft and less likely to adhere well to the wax.
Tough hair is easier to pull off.
sure to test a small area of skin first to make sure there is no
acute sensitivity or allergic reaction to chest hair removal with
should be at least 1/8 inch long. If it isn't wait until it reaches
sure to wash the skin thoroughly and dry it well beforehand to remove
any lotions or oils which may prevent the wax from adhering closely
to the skin.
the wax carefully so as not to overheat and thus burn the skin when
applying. Test on a small area first. The consistency should be
soft rather than runny.
pain and discomfort is a main concern use a pain reducing gel or
cream available from pharmacists. These solutions should be applied
30 to 60 minutes before waxing so the skin is numbed beforehand.
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a thin layer of wax in the direction of the hair growth and peel
back with a rapid movement close to the skin. Do not pull up or
out, rather pull back.
the skin with a warm moist towel afterwards to remove excess wax.
wearing tight clothing over freshly waxed areas to minimize the
risk of irritation and ingrown hairs.
24-48 hours exfoliate the skin (with a Loofa sponge for example)
to prevent the dead skin from accumulating and causing hair to become
ingrown after chest hair removal.
Brazilian Body Hard Wax achieves the desired results when using
waxing for back hair removal.
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Hair Removal - Sugaring
sugar paste is warmed and then applied thinly to the skin in the
direction of the hair growth. Reusable cotton strips are then pressed
firmly onto the paste and then sharply pulled back thus removing
the hair with the paste.
remove the hair by the root it must be at least 1/4 inch or 6 mm
long. Longer hair should be trimmed to this length.
must be clean and dry before starting. Remove all creams and oils,
towel dry and then apply talcum powder to ensure the skin is completely
the sugaring paste in the direction of the hair growth.
pressing the cotton strip on top of the paste, leave a small section
at the end free so it will be easy to hold when pulling back.
using a spatula to apply the paste use the edge not the flat side.
This will help ensure a very thin layer is applied.
the strip back sharply against the direction of the hair growth.
Do not lift the strip up or out away from the skin.
the skin firmly with one hand while you pull the strip back sharply
with the other hand.
heating the paste, either by microwave or oven, be absolutely sure
the paste is just warm to the touch not hot. Otherwise burns to
the skin may result from sugaring back hair removal.
using hot water to warm the paste container, be sure not to allow
water into the paste. Sugar paste is water soluble and will be spoiled
if the container is not sealed properly and water gets in.
Hair Removal - Laser Treatment
hair removal by laser treatment can take between 1 to 3
hours depending on the size of the area to be treated. At least
2 or 3 treatments are necessary.
absolute requirement is that the hair must be darker than the surrounding
skin. White skin with dark hair responds best.
with dark, coarse hair are the easiest to treat as dark hair contains
melanin, a dark pigment which attracts the laser light so more laser
energy is absorbed.
sessions are needed. Light colored hair is more difficult to treat
and blonde and red hair are very difficult to treat requiring multiple
sessions with varied results.
for pain with laser back hair removal, this varies from person to
person depending on their sensitivity. Some have described the sensation
to a slight sting on the skin. Others say it feels like a pinch
on the skin.
cost of laser back hair removal can vary according
to geographic area. Use your local yellow pages and telephone a
few laser clinics to get comparisons.
Conclusion: Shaving, waxing, sugaring are all very economical
methods for getting rid of unwanted hair on the back. Of course,
there is a downside. They need repeating fairly regularly, depending
on your rate of hair growth.
why many choose to swallow hard, and just pay the money for laser
hair removal. It is expensive but not as much as electrolysis which
treats every hair individually. On an area the size of the back
the cost can be considerable.
treatment is therefore a good compromise as it is the only other
permanent back hair removal method.
Chest Hair Removal