Waxing is a popular method in removing unwanted hair and you can easily do it at home. Most people prefer this method for it brings long lasting effect than all the other temporary method available. People whose budget cannot afford laser hair removal turn to waxing instead. There are two kinds of wax that is the hot wax and cold wax. Whether you want to use hot or cold wax, homemade wax is the best wax for hair removal that is easy and cheap to make.
Honey and Sugar Wax
To make honey and sugar wax you will need seven oz. of sugar and honey and half of a lemon juice. Caramelize the sugar by heating it on the pan. Stir the sugar with a wooden spoon until it turns golden and then stir in the honey and lemon juice. Continue stirring the mixture. Once it is thoroughly mix, pour it into a cotton towel and slowly knead the mixture. The wax is now ready to use, spread the mixture to the area where you want to get rid of the unwanted hair and place a cotton strip over the wax. Press it down firmly to secure the hold and then pull of the strip in opposite direction of the hair growth.
Cold waxing would be a nice option if you don’t want hot waxing. For cold sugar waxing you will need one cup sugar and one-half cup lemon juice. Put the lemon juice in the saucepan and heat it over medium heat. Stir the lemon juice and wait till it becomes frothy white before you add the sugar. Continue stirring and wait till the sugar melts and mix thoroughly with the lemon juice. Once the mixture is thick and has a golden color then remove it in heat. Pour it in a piece of wax paper and allow it to cool. When it is cool, take a small piece of wax. Knead it till it turns light gold in color and then apply the wax direct to your skin with your fingers. Once it has stick to the skin, grab the end of the wax and pull it against the direction of the hair growth.
To make a hot sugar wax you need two cups sugar, one-fourth cup water and one-fourth cup lemon juice. Add the entire ingredient in the saucepan and heat it. Stir the mixture until the sugar melted. Once the mixture is thick brown liquid, remove it and allow it to cool a bit. Apply the wax to your skin using a wooden stick. Place a cotton strip over the wax and press firmly. After that pull the strip quickly against the direction of the hair growth.