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Sunday, 9 October 2022

Natural ways to soothe your skin post waxing

Natural Tips to soothe your skin post waxing

Aloe vera and calendula oil



The soothing and cooling properties of aloe vera make it a nice natural moisturizer. In a bowl, add few freshly extracted aloe vera gel and keep aside. To this, add a some drops of calendula oil and mix better. This oil has antioxidant properties that can aid reduce pain and swelling. Clean your hands and apply a liberal layer of this gel over the affected areas post waxing. Let it dry and then wash with tepid water. Apply a moisturizing lotion. 


Cool compress

 


Bring a bag of frozen peas or ice and wrap in a soft towel. Massage the affected areas with this for a some minutes. Repeat at least 2 or 3 times till the pain and swelling decrease . The cool compress helps the healing process.


Cucumber



Cucumber aids soothe red and inflamed skin, thanks to its antioxidant and cooling properties. Cut a cucumber into thin slices and freeze for 1 hour. Rub these slices directly over the affected areas for a some minutes. You can even blend the cucumber into a paste and apply directly over the waxed part.


Witch hazel



Witch hazel acts as a natural astringent, and can therefore aid soothe inflamed and dry skin post waxing. The tannin present in the oil further aid reduce redness of skin. Soak a cotton pad in a bowl filled with 3 tablespoons of witch hazel and apply on the affected area.


Apply apple cider vinegar

 


Apple cider vinegar can work wonders on inflamed skin, decreasing pain or redness. Mix 1 cup of raw apple cider vinegar in a bucket of warm water. Utilize this mix to bathe. Besides, you can even apply the healing solution over the affected areas utilizing a soft cotton towel or cotton pads.


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