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Easiest At Home Wax Kit 🐳

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Mallory
Waxing my legs is something I’ve loved to do myself since I graduated esthetics school. I’ve always hated shaving and the “strawberry leg” effect it can leave behind. I wanted to thank Flamingo for sending me their Women’s Body Wax Kit and Women’s Face Wax Kit. The flamingo - BODY WAX KIT
retails for $9.99 and can be found at Target. The body kit includes 24 strips and 6 post wax clothes. I used to be the biggest fan of using hard wax in the past but this may have made me a converter. The way Flamingo packaged the strips made them mess free, easy to use, and effective. I’ve used soft wax in the past and I’ve never gotten a clean pull until this. Flamingo includes instructions within the packaging to not only explain the product, tell you how to apply it (I recommend an esthetician YouTube as well if you’ve never been trained on how to use soft wax as you can rip the skin if you’re not careful), and aftercare. When I used these I prepped my leg with a pre wax cleanser I already had. Then all you need to do is slowly pull apart the strip (one strip when pulled apart gives you two uses) and set one aside. Then you need to look at the direction of your hair growth. You’re going to want to apply the strip carefully at one end in the direction of the growth and smooth it down. Next, the fun part. 😉 You take the strip and pull in the opposite direction of the hair growth. From personal experience I’ve found a quick, swift, and as close to the leg as possible pull yields the most effective and least painful results. I also want to take the time to tell you with soft wax you only have one go. Please never go over the same patch with a strip twice. I also noticed that if I missed a little patch of hair in between placing strips I could carefully take the end of one strip and apply just a tiny bit of it to clean up the area gently. I was able to wax both my calves with 6 full strips so one pack of the body waxing kit will last me two full waxing sessions. Something I wish Flamingo included in the kit was a soothing aloe packet. I had aloe and lotion at home but it would be nice in the future if it was included in the pack. I would completely purchase this in the future and would recommend to anyone looking the wax there legs at home. I just encourage everyone to do research and learn how to wax properly before you use the kit.
Jun. 5, 2020
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PrettyCareThank you for this review! Home waxing can be tricky but I’m excited to try this now 💙
Jul. 1, 2020·1 like
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MalloryYou’re welcome! 🖤 if you try it let me know how it goes!
Jul. 1, 2020
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flamingo - BODY WAX KIT PRODUCT An at-home body waxing kit which is meant to make waxing a much more convenient, affordable experience. Texture: this is a soft wax (see the second picture for an example of the face strips, which are similar, but WAY worse), so the easiest way to use it is to apply the strip directly to the area, take a deep breath, and pull! OPINION I loved the idea of these when I first purchased them, and after using them, I was so disappointed. Firstly, I find that they don’t actually remove that much hair (maybe 20-20% of the hair in the Target area). I bought about 4 packs of these before I decided to give up on them. Given that these are a soft wax, you’re not supposed to apply more than once (because it attached to skin as well as the hair, unlike hard wax), so I don’t see how this would work unless you have a total of 10 hairs. I personally used this on my legs, underarms, arms and it wasn’t effective on any of these areas, despite the variety of textures. This product is pretty affordable, and it does make at-home waxing much more accessible, but I would not recommend it unless you have veeeeerrrry little hair. I give this 2/5 stars.
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cavi.ga
I’d rather get coal than flamingo - BODY WAX KIT When I heard about Flamingo I was excited to see a women’s shave brand also including wax in their lineup. I prefer wax over shaving, although I rely on a combo purely out of convenience. Unfortunately, these gave an all-around awful experience. I’ve used a lot of different waxes in a lot of different forms, and this was far and away the worst; it was both painful *and* ineffective! Each pull would only remove about 15% of the hair it covered. It left my legs red and angry and the individual follicles were inflamed for a week afterward. I followed all of Flamingo’s directions and tried on a few separate occasions to try to get them to work, but it was just an all-around fail. I used it on both fine and coarse hair, at different lengths, in different directions, etc. I’ve had great experiences with Flamingo’s customer service and love their lotion and shaving cream, but the waxes are a major miss. I’ve spoken to many people with similar experiences so hopefully they consider reformulating in the future!
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