Waxing is the process by which the unwanted hair from the human body is removed. It gives a smooth and beautiful body. This works for 4-5 weeks. Bumps are the most common side effects after waxing. It is a type of red patches or irritates skin. It lasts maximum for 3 days in the human body. It can be small and painless, but sometimes it comes with much pain. But it is really not difficult to manage a bump. Here are some homemade remedies in order to prevent the bumps after washing.
Quick home treatment for bumps after waxing
Clean and dry waxed skin
After waxing it becomes very much necessary to clean and dry the waxed areas. It is suggested cleaning with a cleanser after waxing. It will help not to improve rashes or bumps. After cleaning, you can use a talcum powder to give some coolness to the waxed area of your body. Better to avoid soap or harsh scrub on waxing area, because it will burn the skin and is painful.
Moisturizer to protect from heat burns
Moisture can easily dissolve into your skin and protect your skin from heat burns and bumps. It protects you from sunlight, dust. Apply a small amount of moisturizing cream or lotion on the affected bumps. Allow it to dissolve into the skin. This helps to heal the swollen skin after waxing.
Wearing loose clothes
This is the first treatment one should do after waxing. In case of bumps, one should wear loose and comfortable clothes. It will help the skin to be well ventilated. The skin will burn and painful if we wear tight clothes and sticks in the area of waxing that causes pain. It will reduce the pain and let the bumps dry out faster. One must avoid tight clothes at least for two days after waxing.
Ice cubes for soothing effect
The ice cube is the best available solution for bumps. Take some ice cubes and apply some on an area of bumps. Massage the waxing area with ice cubes for a few minutes to get relief from pain. It gives you the cooling effect and reduces the pain of bumps. You can repeat this process till you get relief. It also makes your skin soft and smooth.
Aloe vera gel to moisturize skin
Aloe vera gel is rich in anti-inflammatory property. So as soon as you completed waxing, apply aloe vera gel to the area. Aloe vera gel helps to moisturize the skin and give the skin to hydrate. Application of this gel on bumps will give you a sooner result. This makes your skin burn free. Aloe vera gel is used on fire burns as it works better and gives better results.
Cover it to protect from pollution
Take a clean cotton cloth. Cover the bump or waxed skin with the cotton cloth. Outdoor exposure of dirt may cause infections. So, it’s better to protect your skin from external dirt and pollution. Covering bumps with a cloth is the easiest and the best process to stop production and resolves soon.
Grape seed oil to control bumps
Apply grape seed oil on the skin. It will give you fast relief from pain and protects your skin from bumps. The message of grape seed oil on bumps will reduce the pain of bumps and make the skin smooth. It contains rich vitamins which will keep your skin hydrated. It easily dissolves into the skin and makes your skin smooth and soft that helps to control bumps.
Lemon juice to clear bumps
Lemon contains acid and vitamin-C which helps bumps to dry up faster. It is a very effective method which can remove rashes on your skin without any harm or pain to skin. Try fresh lime juice on the affected area in order to get rid of bumps. Lemon juice is sour, but it results fast. It gives quick results to dry bumps.
Wax lotion to prevent bumps
Wax lotion is best to reduce pain and skin discomforts. But before purchasing check that the lotion consists of any of the mineral oil present in it. Apply them slowly on bumps and gives quick results. It helps to close your skin pores and downs the skin problems.
Tea tree oil for bumps after waxing
Bumps are one type of pimple and tea tree oil is a best ever solution for this. It contains antibacterial properties which can be very helpful in bump removal. Take a cotton ball and dip it into some tea tree oil and apply smoothly on bumps. It will prevent the skin from infection and make the skin less sensitive.
Topical ointment application to reduce skin irritation
Topical creams contain hydrocortisone which is very helpful in removing any skin irritation, rashes and bumps. It also provides instant relief from the pain of bumps. This is applied twice a day on the bumpy skin in order to get full cured from the irritation. Apply the cream twice a day generously on the bumps to alleviate any irritation or itching sensation on the skin.
Aspirin mask for faster relief from bumps
Aspirin is a chemical to be treated and results fast. Take two aspirin pills and dissolve them in a few drops of water. Make it a smooth paste and apply this paste on your bumped skin. Leave it for a few minutes and then rinse off thoroughly. It will help to reduce redness and burning of skin due to bumps.
Dead sea salt for waxed skin
Dead Sea salt is a wonderful remedy for the bumps. It prevents infection and bumps to come out by fighting with bacteria. Take a portion of this salt with water and use it on the waxed are in order to get rid of infection, redness and bumps. Salt acts as a scrub and helps to get relieve from bumps.
Natural Hazel to get rid of bumps
Hazel is a natural way of getting rid of bumps. It fights with the bacteria and protects the skin from infection. Immediately after waxing, take a cotton ball and dip it into hazel. Apply this on skin by rubbing it on the waxed area. The natural hazel treatment gives a complete solution to the bumps as it works better and protects your skin.
Natural herbal treatment for bumps with turmeric
Turmeric consists of anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Take a teaspoon of turmeric with a glass of warm milk. Mix them well. Add one teaspoon of honey into it. Prepare it into a fine paste. Apply this paste on bumps and leave it until, it gets dry. Wash with cold water. Repeat use makes you good results. It will prevent your body from bacterial and bumps. Turmeric is good for all most all sorts of skin problems.
Caring your body immediately with a moisturizer after waxing will prevent the case of getting bumped as a side effect of waxing.
How to prevent bumps after waxing
Check for skin infections
If you are having a skin rash on irritated skin, then it is better to avoid wax or shave at the place. Check that your skin is inflamed or broken out with bumps. Sometimes waxing leads to irritate skin and can cause scarring or serious skin infections.
Exfoliate your skin
It is recommended to exfoliate your skin after waxing. This helps to remove dirt, dead skin, and oils. Thus, the skin is vulnerable and can damage as and when the hair is removed. The dirt or oil on the skin causes irritated skin. Use a soft washed cloth and mild shower gel. Even, you can use the product that doesn’t harsh on the skin.
Maintain soft skin for waxing
This is very important to maintain proper skin care for waxing. If you don’t find time to exfoliate your skin, then take a warm shower or bath that helps to open up the pores, and soften skin. This allows the hair to come out easily and make it more pliable.
Take necessary precautions before waxing and don’t wax over an area more than once. Don’t tug your skin too much while pulling out your hair. Use a wax, especially that is sensitive and can use cream based products. Learn how to wax in a proper way and avoid waxing in a wrong way that damages your skin.
Moisturize your skin
You should make sure that the area is completely clean and dry after waxing. So, it is better to apply a layer of baby powder, coconut oil, or some other soothing products that best suits for your skin type to avoid pain.
Avoid soaps and scrubs after waxing
Wash your skin gently and softly after waxing. One should not use harsh soap or scrub on the skin after waxing. This makes your skin itching and pain.
Wear cotton loose clothes
The best way to cover waxed skin is with cotton loose clothes. The tight clothes make you feel discomfit and causes pain, irritation on the waxed skin. You should protect your skin from dirt and pollution that leads to skin infections easily.