Waxing may seem like one-formula-fits-all kind of situation, but there are actually a few different types of waxes that each tackle different kinds of jobs. The biggest difference comes between hard and soft waxes.
“The type of wax really depends on what area you are waxing,” says Holly Green, owner of Norabloom Botanicals & Beauty Lounge in Ithaca, New York via email. “Hard wax is usually recommended for the face, bikini and underarm areas. Soft wax on the other hand, is recommend for much larger areas of body such as the legs and arms.”
As summer grows gradually closer, you may already have short shorts and bikinis on your mind. And for some people, that also means thinking about the best ways to wax, shave, or otherwise get rid of the hair all over your newly exposed skin.
Now listen: A good razor and shaving cream can definitely get the job done right, but sometimes, waxing proves to be a much better hair removal method. Not only does waxing remove larger amounts of hair with more speed than shaving, but it also guarantees noticeably longer periods of smoothness.
And sure, waxing at home is totally convenient, but it won’t get you same results you normally see at the salon. So, if you're looking for a completely hygienic and safe means of hair removal, seeking out professional assistance is probably the best way to go. READ MORE