An ancient method, one of the few temporary methods still commonly performed professionally.
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Hot wax is applied to the skin, and a strip of cloth or paper is pressed into the preparation. The strip is then quickly pulled away, taking hairs with it.
Can be done at home
Hairs can break off at or below surface
Can be messy
Consistency is difficult to get correct
One must be careful to avoid infecting skin
$25-$75 for home use kits; $20-$200 for professional waxing (based on areas treated)
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Folica sells home waxing kits (not an endorsement of Folica)
This method has been around for thousands of years, but in modern times, waxing has become more popular than sugaring.
Many states require a cosmetologist or aesthetician’s license to do hair removal like waxing.