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How to do a Back Wax?

Self Shaving Your Back / February 19, 2015

Among the different body parts that men like to get waxed, the back tops the list. Sometimes it is for professional purposes, and at others it is a matter of personal wish! Whatever be your reason, when you are thinking of waxing the hair on your back, it is better if you have a clear idea about it.

The first dilemma you need to come out of is, which one is better…

Shaving or Waxing

The question is not as grave as you might think it to be. Waxing is higher-up to shaving and there are several reasons to support it. Waxing removes the hair from its root, so that the effect lasts for a longer period of time. Moreover, where shaving involves the chances of cuts or bleeding with the slightest carelessness, waxing is free from all these problems, leaving you with a smooth and flawless skin.

Now if you find the point of waxing your back agreeable, another point of concern arises. Understandably, you cannot wax your back all by yourself. So, can you rely on your friends and family for this job or do you need to seek the help of a professional?

Why do you need to seek a professional?

Yes, waxing your back at home will be less costly, but having your back waxed with the help of a professional is recommended because:

  • The professional will know how to remove the hair from the roots and at the same time, lessen the pain/discomfort that your skin might suffer.
  • A professional will remove the hair from the roots and not just break it off. This will enable you to stay clean for a longer period of time.
  • As you avail the professional services, there will be lesser chances of skin irritation/redness and ingrown hair.
  • After the waxing, a professional will give you a soothing massage which will reduce the pain of waxing to a large extent.

So, as you look for professional help,

Tips and Precautions

  • Before you get your back waxed, tell the Aesthetician…well, almost everything. If you are taking any acne medications, using any skin prescription products on your back, or if you scrub your back with a strong exfoliating product containing white willow bark, salicylic acid or glycolic acid.
  • Just before and after you go for the waxing service, it will be ideal to avoid direct sunlight or tanning booths.
  • Keep a bump fighter handy.

Source: www.waxing.org