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Last Updated Sunday April 23 2017 03:26 PM IST

Weekend beauty tips: Easy hair removal method with DIY homemade wax | In pix

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Waxing

Waxing is the most popular form of hair removal method. But are you tired of spending a lot of money at salons? Does it consume a lot of time? Well, Onmanorama has the perfect antidote to your problems – prepare your own hot wax mixture at home. Okay, don’t freak out; we’ll tell you how.

Things you require: Sugar, lemon juice, honey, cotton or linen cloth piece

How to prepare wax at home

» Place sugar, lemon juice and water inside a saucepan and bring the mixture to boil. Stir slowly until the mixture turns highly viscous. Add a few drops of honey and let the mixture cool for some time

Exfoliating

» Cleanse or exfoliate your arms and legs before proceeding to wax

Talc

» Wipe dry and apply baby powder on the skin

Waxing

» Take a wooden spatula and spread a little wax mixture on your arms/legs

hair removing tips

» Cover the area with a clean piece of cotton or linen cloth

» Pull the wax strip in backward direction to pull out hair from the roots

Waxing

Pros of waxing

» Efficient as it pulls out hair from its root

» Regrowth of hair is slower

» Hair regrowth may lessen as pulling out hair continuously from the roots can cause thinning of hair

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Cons of waxing

» In case you have a very sensitive skin, it is better to visit a salon or seek the help of an expert before you proceed to wax your skin

» Waxing is costlier than shaving

» Always remember to keep your skin moisturized and hydrated after waxing

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