How To Apply Hard Wax

Here are the general steps for applying hard wax:

  1. Clean the skin: Before applying hard wax, make sure the skin is clean and dry. Use a gentle cleanser to remove any oils, lotions, or other products from the skin.
  2. Heat the wax: Heat the hard wax in a wax warmer until it reaches a smooth, spreadable consistency. Be sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions for heating the wax, as overheating can cause the wax to burn or become too hot for the skin.
  3. Prepare the applicator: Once the wax is heated, use a wooden spatula or other applicator to scoop up the wax and spread it evenly over the area to be waxed. Be sure to apply the wax in the direction of hair growth for best results.
  4. Allow the wax to cool: Let the wax cool and harden for a few seconds or until it is no longer tacky to the touch. The exact cooling time will depend on the type of wax being used.
  5. Remove the wax: Once the wax has cooled and hardened, use your fingers to lift up the edge of the wax and then pull it off quickly in the opposite direction of hair growth. Be sure to hold the skin taut with one hand while pulling the wax off with the other hand to minimize discomfort.
  6. Repeat as needed: Continue applying and removing the wax until all desired areas have been waxed. Be sure to take breaks if needed and to apply a soothing lotion or oil to the skin afterward to reduce redness and irritation.

It’s important to note that hard wax should not be applied to broken or irritated skin, and it may not be suitable for all skin types. If you have sensitive skin or are prone to allergies, it’s recommended to test the wax on a small area of skin first to make sure there is no adverse reaction.

Back to blog