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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.

Visitors comments

Where are all the educated people at? Comments By: Common Sense Girl on 2008-03-28
I got the BIGGEST LAUGH from this! Thank You Ladies!lol
I agree the recipe was confusing on the instructions, but please..sorry had to take a break, I've laughed so hard, I've got tears coming down my face!:) Common Sense can go a LONG way. If it's to hot to touch, HELLO! Hence she mentions to let cool. I took this as you have the choice of how warm or cool you want to use this. It's YOUR judgment. :) After reading some of these comments, I can now see this could be a problem for some. :) lol
This was great! I may never try this, but it was worth every second being online, just running onto this! Thanks, I really did need a laugh for the day! Sorry I don't mean to come across so rude.:)

how long Comments By: Jayne on 2008-05-17
how long is this solution supposed to take before it hardens?

thank you

It hardens up after mixing lemon juice :O Comments By: Esha on 2008-06-10
It hardens up after adding the lemon juice :O I wasnt able to apply it onl :O It was rock solid :O and I tried heating it again and it got burned :-|
idk Comments By: ashley on 2008-06-18
i dont know how this works it doesnt really do anything how long is it supposed to stay on? and what do you use to take it off? im very confused???
alsoo confused Comments By: hairy on 2008-06-21
I can't get my mixture to even harden in least, what am i doing wrong? Its just a sticky liquid.
is the lemon useful??? Comments By: Luce on 2008-06-24
do i really need the lemon what is it really for?
socks? Comments By: kara on 2008-07-05
are all socks made of cotton? som1 said u should use a sock for waxing but it has to be cotton. how do i know if it is cotton?
white wax Comments By: vishnu on 2008-07-30
how we can make white wax.give me some idea.
w/e Comments By: nora on 2008-08-03
u could use anything that is 100% cotton like ur underwear or a sock... it doesn't really matter... as long as it is cotton
how Comments By: danielle on 2008-08-07
how to u take it off, plezz?xxxxx

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