We constantly receive questions about which approach is best for removing unwanted hair on the body and face.
Both the use of wax as shaving unwanted hair removed but the way they do is different. The wax and similar products to shave or remove hair from the root hair pulling. When shaving the hair is cut and the root is intact.
It is better shaving or waxing
It is a matter of personal preference. It is generally preferable because waxing takes hair out again, when it comes out is not thicker and fuller and ultimately irritates the skin less.
What hurts the most
Shaving does not hurt unless you cut the skin. The wax is a bit painful. It is most painful during menstruation and the week before and in sensitive areas as the area of mustache, eyebrows, armpits, thighs and bikini. It is better to shave after menstruation to feel less pain.
The thicker and more abundant the hair pain is there, but varies from person to person. But there is intense pain and only takes seconds.
Care after using wax
The skin remains irritated for a few hours and it is best to wait two days before exfoliate waxed areas. After two days it is advisable to exfoliate because it prevents ingrown hairs.
There are oils and creams to soothe the skin, if you can not get to use cold chamomile tea compresses or just cold water. To avoid further irritation to spend no strip wax once on each area.
Shaving causes hair thicker
Only the short term. It looks thicker because hair grows in cycles while some start dating others are falling, but when all the hairs are cut at the same time win. This makes for some time the hair is more abundant but eventually returns to the cycle and is normal. This does not happen with the wax.
The results of the wax
The results of the wax last several weeks, shaving several hours. Shaving is easy and inexpensive, the wax is more elaborate, and whether the most expensive room. It is advisable to never shave your face.
One of the drawbacks of waxing is to wait until the hair a little big for this to be waxed again and hold the hair in the meantime. The shaving is immediate gratification.
If the skin is sensitive you have to use sensitive skin wax or sugaring (hair removal with sugar).
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