If you want wax that doesn't give you those red bumps after waxing, homemade wax maybe a better option. Before deciding on this option, get it professionally done to observe and perfect your waxing technique. The ingredients in a homemade recipe has an antiseptic, giving the same effect as the alcohol used during professional waxing. If you are allergic to the harsh products in professional waxing, the natural ingredients will be a relief to your skin. Creating your own wax saves cash and skin irritation.
Things You'll Need
- Glass cup
Measure 2 cups of brown sugar, 1 cup of water and 1 cup lemon juice. The lemon juice acts as the antiseptic, preventing any bumps after using the mixture.
Mix the ingredients together to a paste consistency. Place all the ingredients in a pot on medium to low heat.
Stir the mixture constantly until the sugar melts. Observe that the mixtures becomes a brown liquid that is uniform in consistency. The thicker the mixture, the better.
Let the mixture cool and thicken. To test if the mixture is ready use for waxing, place it in a cup of water. If it dissolves into the water, it is not ready for use; if it sinks to the bottom of the cup and does not dissolve, it is ready.