Contraindications of depilatory creams



Contraindications of depilatory wax

  • Hot wax can not be used with people suffering from varicose veins or circulatory problems. It is more convenient to use warm or cold wax.

  • Do not apply hot wax in areas where it could affect other organs, such as near the eyes.

  • It should not be applied on the skin with acne or dermatitis.

  • The area should be cleaned properly with an antiseptic to avoid possible infections.

  • It is advisable to wait 24 hours before applying deodorants, makeup, etc.

  • You should also wait the same period of time for bathing, showering or sunbathing, to allow time for the skin to recover.

  • It is better to use wide and soft clothing, try to avoid the fiber.

Risks or possible consequences of depilatory wax

  • There is a risk of burning the skin.

  • It may produce itching and irritation.

  • It may produce allergy

  • There is a risk of developing internal hair, one of the causes that usually produce cysts.

  • It can dry the skin.

  • It sticks firmly and causes a lot of pain.

Note: Some types of wax that do not contain beeswax, such as sugar wax, can minimize many of the above risks

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

19 March, 2019

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