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Hair removal. Make your own hair removal wax
To make your own hair removal wax (like Nads) you need:
- 1/2 lemon
- 1/2 cup honey
- 1/2 cup sugar
In a microwavable bowl, put all of the ingredients on high for 3-4 minutes. You can put it on the stove too, but there's a chance of burning it.
When it cools down, use it like hot (or cold) wax! You will find all the hair
you want to remove comes off.
The following was sent in by Caroline W
How to prepare recipe and directions for waxing
Squeeze juice from 1/2 lemon into a bowl, add 1/2 cup white sugar and 1/2 cup
honey. Mix well then microwave for 3 minutes.
DO NOT place directly on skin, wait until you are able to touch with your
fingers without burning them.
Apply with a flat surfaced item like a tongue depressor or Popsicle stick. When
applying, apply in a thin layer about 6 inches long and 2 inches wide following
the growth of your hair (downwards).
Apply a strip of cotton material leaving about 1 inch at the bottom so that you
have something to grab onto. Cotton strip means something like old jeans. I cut
and use old jeans and find that is the best. Cut the legs off of jeans, then cut
that into strips of about 8 inches long and 4 inches wide. The inside part of
the jeans seems to absorb the wax better, so place on your waxed area with
inside of jean material on that. Smooth or rub the material onto the wax firmly
so there is good contact. Pinch or grab hold of bottom of cloth and pull/rip
upwards and quickly in an upwards motion.
Always apply wax in the direction of the hair growth, and always remove strip in
the opposite direction and at a 45 degree angle.