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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



 
help Comments By: vijay on 2009-08-11
Kyaa Yarr Tum be naa? soo i just make dee wax put thee on my Leg? but yaar i Do not undersstnd I is not form ingland,somvun please help ?
 
No need for strips Comments By: sooth n soft legs on 2009-08-21
all my arabic frends at cos make and use it all the time. ive had it done to me with no prob and no strips!! when the wax is warm aand pliable spred the wax dowm and pull quickly in opp direction of hair when the piece of wax doesnt spread easily anymor u need to use anothr piece. Hair grows back more fine and evntully not at all.
 
No need for strips Comments By: sooth n soft legs on 2009-08-21
all my arabic frends at cos make and use it all the time. ive had it done to me with no prob and no strips!! when the wax is warm aand pliable "pull"wax till white then spred the wax dowm and pull quickly in opp direction of hair when the piece of wax doesnt spread easily anymor u need to use anothr piece. Hair grows back more fine and evntully not at all.
 
The Movie Caramel Comments By: Anon on 2009-09-18
You can see how it works for them in that movie. :) They don't use strips at all.
 
Lemon juice: Comments By: LabRat on 2009-10-11
The acid in the lemon juice keeps it from getting hard, like rock candy. If your stuff if too hard, add a bit more lemon juice next go, and keep playing with it until you find good proportions.
 
How much? Comments By: Hope on 2009-10-19
all it says is 1/2 for everything!!! HOW MUCH!!! 1/2 a cup a tea spoon???? any one know?!?!?!?
 
hilarious Comments By: gemma on 2009-10-22
oh please, I seriously doubt the person with the baby really meant it. Many of the questions are so ridiculous and I think that was her point....
 
Anything else Comments By: Hcp on 2009-11-15
Can u use something apart from cotton strips?
 
honeywax Comments By: annie... on 2009-11-29
can i use calamansi instead of lemon?
 
waxing for permanent hair removal Comments By: honey on 2009-12-22
yes! doing this frequently helps to reduce the growth of hair
 



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