I am pretty sure most of the girls can relate with me when I say that waxing can be pretty irksome for most of us. How we have to plan our days around the frequent salon visits. Since it is not always possible to drop by at the parlours to get a hair-free body, we mostly skip the visits until the time it is absolutely necessary and some occasion pops up.
Well, we cannot deny that we have to take out time to visit a salon or call up our waxing ladies to get those buttery smooth legs and arms and even the whole body. So, if you do plan to get it done, it is mandatory for you to make the right choice. You need to weigh your options and read up to see which option is the best.
Not all skin types react in a similar manner to the waxes, some people have dry skin, and others have sensitive or normal skin. As there are multiple types of waxes available in the markets, you can figure out your skin type and see if it works for you best. However, there is usually a battle between the two popular waxes, i.e., Rica wax and normal wax. Women keep second-guessing their options because they feel waxing often causes irritation, redness, and rashes on the skin. Even then, it is the most preferred form of hair removal because shaving, threading, or epilating makes the hair grow back faster and often thicker.
Normal wax is a mixture of lemon, sugar, and water. It often has certain chemicals in it too, which makes it harmful for women with sensitive skin. The normal wax has been there for ages and used by millions across the globe because it is readily available and can be made at home too. Moreover, it is slightly on the cheaper side, which makes it a go-to wax for many women.
Even though normal wax is a convenient option, yet it has some cons to it.
Rica is an Italian cosmetic company that provides high-quality cosmetic products. Rica’s wax is a lipid-soluble natural wax. Now you must be wondering what is lipid-soluble, right? It is made of natural resources like resin extracts and vegetable oils and has an oil base with glyceryl rosinate (a sticky substance) which makes waxing pain-free and convenient.
Rica wax does not have any chemicals in it; therefore, it is the best option for sensitive skin. It isn’t sticky as it doesn’t contain honey and sugar.
However, Rica wax is much more expensive than other waxes, so you need to check with your budget before booking an appointment.
Before you decide which wax is best for your skin, ask the beautician at the salon to do a patch test for you. This way you can see which wax reacts on your skin and which doesn’t. It is better to be cautious because normally, the normal wax causes extreme redness and an allergic reaction. It can add to your dermatologist’s expenses.
If you see that your skin does not react, you can save up some moolah and go for a normal wax. You can go for Rica wax on special occasions to get gleaming skin.
However, for sensitive parts like underarms, under legs and the face (never go for normal wax on the face; never) you should select Rica. It will not cause any bumps, redness, rashes, and acne.
Also, one more important tip is to always exfoliate three to four days before you go for a waxing session. This removes the dead cells on your skin and gives the best result after waxing.
If you have any allergies, you better inform your salon lady before getting waxed. They need to know how to cater to your skin and do what is best for you.
Now that you have learned enough about both the waxes, you can make the best choice for yourself.