Are you trying to save money but struggling when deciding what items you should be cutting from your budget? The first item most women shove out the door is money spent on primping as I call it. How do I know?
The BlogHer conference is this weekend. Time for my annual eyebrow wax and pedicure. You know the saying that women dress for each other?
Sugar waxing is one of those things I always swore I would never try. I chalk it up to one too many botched eyebrow waxes as a teen. So I looked fear in the face, gathered up the ingredients and gave it a whirl.
It's nice to pamper yourself sometimes with a trip to the waxing salon, but sometimes you just can't wait for an appointment. If you want to skip the salon and try waxing on your own, this article will show you a simple recipe to make hair removal wax on your own. To make hair removal wax at home, start by adding 1 cup of granulated sugar to a saucepan.
A tutorial on homemade wax for legs. This sugar wax recipe is a natural, inexpensive way to remove leg hair without all the costly, harmful ingredients. I think keeping up with the hair on your legs is one of the hardest parts of being a woman.
Summer is here and that may mean a little more grooming before heading to the beach. But the idea of hot wax treatment is painful. And razor burn is embarrassing and stings!
If you're tired of plucking unwanted facial hair or if your skin has had enough of messy and painful commercial waxes, opt for a gentle lemon facial wax that you can make in your kitchen. Your skin will be smooth and hairless, and as an added benefit, lemon facial wax cleans your pores and provide gentle, natural moisturizers that leave your face feeling renewed and soft. Place the saucepan on low heat and then add 2 cups of white sugar.
Sugaring is a lesser known but ever growing in popularity method of hair removal. Sugaring is similar to waxing, but uses a sugaring paste or wax that is all natural and is more gentle on the skin. Sugaring predates modern day waxes because it is so simple to make. The ancient Persian recipe of heating sugar and water to make a candy like syrup was easy to make in a part of the world where sugar was abundant and hair removal was as much of an art form as routine.
If you buy something through a link on this page, we may earn a small commission. How this works. Waxing is a popular hair removal choice, but depending on how frequently you choose to wax, the costs can add up quickly once you factor in the procedure, tip, and aftercare.