Natural Beautification: Body Wax

June 11, 2009 by MF Raguett  
Published in Skin

With all the commercial waxes out there it’s hard to believe there is actually a natural way to get rid of unwanted hair. In fact the recipe is so simple and easy it a wonder I hadn’t known about it sooner.

Like many women out there I am one of those who needs to wax, I have thick eyebrows and well other unsightly areas that need waxing. I was so glad when I discovered this home remedy for facial wax; And this recipe can be used all over your body. This recipe also has some great benefits, like the sugar in the recipe helps to clean out pores and using this recipe frequently will help thin your hairs and reduce re-growth. So now here is the recipe,

You will need: 

  • Juice from a ½ of a Lemon
  • 1 cup of white sugar
  • ¼ cup of honey
  • Cornstarch for dusting skin
  • Clean strips of cotton cloth
  • Popsicle stick or other wooded stick to spread

Combine lemon juice, sugar and honey in a clean glass bowl. Microwave for 2 minutes stopping and stirring every 20-30 seconds. Let cool till warm enough to spread on skin. Dust area to be waxed with cornstarch. Spread mixture where needed and immediately apply a strip of cotton cloth. Briskly stroke the strip several times, rip off quickly against the direction of hair growth.

Quick tips….

You may need to reheat mixture while in use to keep warm-

Never boil or over heat-

Ask someone to help if you are trying to shape your eye brows this can be tedious-  

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