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Wax strips and Dermaplaning ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ

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Melissa
Hello everyone. โฃ In this post, Iโ€™d like to share more about two of my favorite facial hair removal methods: waxing & dermaplaning. โฃ โฃ ๐Œ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐จ๐ฉ ๐Ÿ๐š๐œ๐ข๐š๐ฅ ๐ฐ๐š๐ฑ ๐ค๐ข๐ญ: Nads Body Wax Strips | 24 strips, 4 calming wipesโฃ A staple product in my hair removal regime. I particularly like to purchase the โ€œbodyโ€ wax with the bigger patches. I find they work more effectively, they stick to facial hair better than those labeled โ€œfaceโ€ wax strips -- plus you get more for your money. โฃ โฃ I like to cut the strips into smaller sizes to use on my upper lip, chin, as well as my eyebrows. I dab baby powder on the areas before applying the strips. It makes the wax stick to the hair so much better and it makes it less painful. I then rub the strip on the skin for about 15 seconds and remove. None has worked as efficiently as Nads for me. It also still remains very effective even if left in a humid environment. Itโ€™s very affordable and a great value product. My previous box lasted me two years ๐Ÿคฏ โฃ โฃ ๐…๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐›๐ข๐ ๐ ๐ž๐ซ ๐š๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฌ ๐จ๐ง ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐š๐œ๐ž, ๐ˆ ๐ฅ๐ข๐ค๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐๐จ ๐ƒ๐„๐‘๐Œ๐€๐๐‹๐€๐๐ˆ๐๐†.โฃ Dermaplaning is a form of exfoliation, a procedure that involves a sharp tool, a scalpel, to scrape off the top layer of the skin, remove dead skin cells from the surface, and also get rid of fine vellus hair known as peach fuzz.โฃ โฃ *disclaimer: If youโ€™re someone whoโ€™s not comfortable holding a very sharp tool though, please refrain!โฃ *If you're on prescription strength retinoid, stop using your cream at least two days (or a week) before and after doing dermaplaning. Apply hydrating and repairing skincare only. โฃ โฃ ๐Œ๐ฒ ๐ญ๐จ๐จ๐ฅ: Dynarex #10 Disposable Scalpelโฃ โฃ I do dermaplaning once a month. First, I wash my face with a gentle cleanser and let it completely dry. Keep in mind that doing the procedure on dry skin can be so irritating to some people -- in this case, you can apply facial oil before starting. I usually start scraping from my forehead going down my face. You have to be very light handed but also make sure you remove the surface layer of dead skin cells. They will come off like white little particles -- almost powdery. The overall procedure takes me around 30 minutes. I then follow up with a hydrating face mask like the Hada Labo Gokojyun or on some days, just a gentle gel moisturizer like Procure Rosacare. โฃ โฃ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ:โฃ ~ Use only gentle face mask or moisturizer after procedure. โฃ ~ Do not use the scalpel in areas with active pimples or lesions. โฃ ~ Avoid touching, washing, putting other products on the face for at least 24hrsโฃ ~ Have a healing/antibiotic ointment at hand, just in case...๐Ÿ™Š โฃ โฃ Overall, I find it a very beneficial procedure for me. I deal with a lot of peach fuzz/dead skin cells so exfoliating doing this makes active ingredients absorb better, even making makeup application so much easier and flawless.
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raee0519Great tips and myths for that matter! Loved! Thank you!
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