If you choose to get a bikini wax, by now you probably have an idea of what to expect during the process. Thank God we live in a time when we can swap waxing horror stories with our friends so we all know what we're getting ourselves into. But what about what happens after? While most of us know how to prep, no one really talks about how to ease any lingering pain or extend the life of your freshly waxed bikini line.
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Bumps After Waxing: 11 Home, Natural, OTC Remedies and More
From using too much product to aftercare products that cause an eye-watering sting, most women have one or more hairy experience of intimate hair removal. Not exfoliating before a wax is the cardinal sin of hair removal, right? While it can help to reduce ingrown hairs, exfoliating just before a wax will make the skin more likely to become red and inflamed. Try exfoliating one or two days before you layer on the hot wax. A gentle rub with a washcloth will do just fine.
Bumps on the Skin After Waxing
When hair is forcefully removed, like with waxing, it causes stress to the surrounding skin. Many people develop mild bumps and inflammation afterward. Although this usually clears up in a few days, treatment can speed healing and prevent future bumps. Read on to learn more about why these bumps form, tips for quick relief, what to do immediately after waxing and between waxes, and more.
To add to this pain, bumps and pimples show up on your skin after the waxing session. Mostly, these bumps are small and painless, but when they turn into something painfully nasty, it can be a tough situation to deal with. We bring to you DIY remedies using ingredients from your pantry to get rid of these bumps.