Bright sunny days, humid nights and long afternoons spent by the pool, summer is almost here. We’re finally starting to think about summer fashion and with this, comes bare legs. Short shorts, frilly skirts and flowy dresses call for perfectly groomed and smooth, hair free legs. For those of you that don’t want to spend every morning shaving your legs, waxing might be a great alternative. Not only is it quick and easy, it removes unwanted hair for up to 6 weeks. If you’re anything like me, I’ve always stayed away from waxing because of the awful side effects awards; unwanted bumps, irritation, chemical burns and dry tight skin are only a few of my concerns.
Skin Envy by Profactor is a brand new line of hair removal products that are made with all natural ingredients and have your skin in mind. Carefully selected natural sugar and beeswax is a great alternative to chemicals as it has no awful smell and doesn’t need excessive heat that can further damage your skin. Lidocain provides instant relief of minor skin irritation, quince seed extract is an excellent moisturizer that helps preserve skins natural moisture balance and vitamin E helps protect, repair and prevent premature aging of the skin. Along with argan oil that acts as a moisturizer and hydrating toner to give a shiny, smooth look to the skin and tamanu extract that helps heal damaged skin, these are only a few of the special ingredients that make Skin Envy truly unique and beneficial to the skin.
Skin Envy Hair Removal for Face and Bikini is conveniently designed to get smoother, hair free skin in 3 easy steps. It comes in a box that holds a total of 16 strips, the wax is transparent with the perfect amount of plastic on both the top and bottom, making it easy to grip when waxing. Start by warming up the strips, by rubbing them between the palms of your hands for 15 seconds. Then carefully place the strip onto the designated area in the direction of your natural hair growth and press firmly on the strip. Remove the strip by quickly pulling back in the opposite direction of hair growth and repeat if necessary. Each strip can be reused several times or until they lose their grip. Just remember for optimal results, hair should be at least 2mm in length and skin should be dry and free of lotion. Included in the box is 3 packs of Skin Envy Finishing Wipes to help gently cleanse your skin of any excess wax, but if you run out of wipes, baby oil works just as well. It retails for $7.99.
Since skin can still get irritated, no matter what form of wax you’re working with, it’s a great idea to apply Skin Envy Soothing Cream afterwards. This will help to soothe and nourish your skin after hair removal and relieves any redness, bumps and irritation you may experience. It contains quince seed extract and vitamin E to help protect, repair and moisturize the skin in this lightweight, unscented formula. It retails for $8.99 for 42g.