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Waxing vs. Shaving vs. Laser

There are lots of different options in hair removal, but they’re not all created equal. At waxup, we’re proud to offer you the best, most cost-effective solution to getting smooth, fresh skin every time! It’s important to know the differences between each method of hair removal: waxing, shaving, and laser. While shaving seems quicker, it sometimes leaves razor bumps and irritation. Especially in sensitive areas, shaving is known to cause itchiness. That can become very uncomfortable. There’s also the risk of nicking your skin and giving yourself a scar.  Waxing is much gentler on the skin and leaves no stubble. You just have to remember the difference between hard wax and soft wax: don’t apply soft wax to the same...

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Stay Hydrated for Better Waxing Results

You can add another item to water’s long list of benefits: better waxing results! It’s a no-brainer that staying hydrated does wonders for your body and mind, but many are surprised to learn that it improves their waxing experience, too. When you’re not getting enough water, your skin tightens and makes it harder to wax effectively. Not only does dehydration interfere with results, it can actually cause more pain! Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink, because you’re already dehydrated by then. Keeping a reusable water bottle with you throughout the day can help you stay hydrated. Especially in the days leading up to your home waxing session, drink water regularly and limit alcohol intake. Alcohol can dehydrate you and...

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How to Take Care of Skin Before and After Waxing

Waxing can make you feel comfortable, beautiful, and ready to take on anything! To ensure the best possible experience, it’s important to take care of your skin before and after waxing. A few days before your waxing session, make sure you’re drinking enough water. It’s good to always be hydrated, but it’s extra-helpful for waxing. Thank us later. Getting your eight glasses a day helps your skin stay plump and relaxed. When waxing with waxup, you’ll help the wax adhere to the skin better. This means you’ll get more of the hair the first time and you’ll experience less pain during and afterwards. Right before you wax, make sure your skin is clean. Apply our Marigold Pre-Wax Lotion with a...

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The Benefits of At-Home Waxing

You don’t have to go anywhere to get summer-ready skin! With waxup’s home wax kits, you can get smooth, radiant skin without leaving the house. Professional results from home are only a click away with waxup.  No more making appointments to wait at packed salons. At-home waxing is a safe and simple way to stay fresh and feeling good. Why put your skin through itchy stubble and nicks that might turn into scars? The best way to get the look you want and keep it is with our home wax kits. You’ll find the finest ingredients in our products. From preparing your skin, to fuss-free waxing, to soothing aftercare, waxup has you covered! Hard wax tends to work better for...

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Hard Wax vs Soft Wax

You’re tired of razor bumps and shaving. We hear you. Waxing is a great affordable alternative to have smooth skin all the time. You don’t have to go to a high-end salon to get lasting results. You can purchase self waxing kits that get you professional results right at home.   Now that you’ve decided to try waxing at home, the next question is: hard wax or soft wax? Both kinds of wax have their own advantages, which is why you can find both in waxup’s range of products. Let’s get into the differences so you can pick what’s right for you.   Hard wax melts at a high temperature and it’s thick when you spread it on your skin....

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