What are Veet Face Cold Wax Strips Sensitive Skin?
Get unbeatable smoothness with Veet Face Cold Wax Strips. Made with Veet’s best gel wax formula that is formulated with almond oil and vitamin E for sensitive skin and gives you the confidence to achieve great first time results, even for first-time waxers! If you’re looking for an effective and easy way to remove unwanted facial hair, try Veet Face Wax Strips.
Face Waxing Tips
Waxing can be one of the fastest ways to remove unwanted facial hair and salon-quality results can be achieved at home. Here are some tips to help you get the most out of your facial wax
Allow hair growth before waxing
Let your hair grow until it is at least ¼ of an inch before you decide to wax it, to lessen pain and make waxing more effective.
Cleanse your face
Gently cleanse your face before waxing to loosen dead cells and lift hair up from the skin.
Keep away from cosmetics
Avoid applying make-up or cream to your face before waxing, as these products will interfere with the application of wax or get inside hair follicles which can lead to infection.
Wash your hands
Clean hands reduce the risk of rashes, irritation and infection.
Don’t wax more than twice
Don’t wax over the same area more than twice.
Soothe your skin
Waxing can be quite harsh on your skin. Apply an after-wax lotion or gel that contains aloe vera.
How does Veet for Face work?
Veet for face provides up to 28 days of smoothness, as it removes hairs from the root on your upper lip, cheeks and chin. It combines their Easy-Gelwax™formula which grips hair as short as 1.5mm with their EasyGrip™ tabs that make the strips easy to remove, for great first time results, even for those who are inexperienced with wax strips. With repeated use, Veet Wax Strips give you fewer, finer and softer hairs growing back- no irritating stubble! The wax is formulated with almond oil and vitamin E to care for sensitive skin.
How to use Veet Face Wax
Soft skin can be achieved in just 4 easy steps:
- Separate the two double strips following the pre-cut line, take one and carefully peel the strips apart using the outwards rounded tabs- no need to rub the strips between the hands to separate them!
- Hair grows down and to the left and right, so ensure to wax in different directions. With the curved tab pointing in the direction your hair grows, place a strip on the area you wish to wax and rub repeatedly in the direction your hair grows.
- Hold your skin taut. Grasp the tab and pull the strip back on itself as quickly as you can, against the direction the hair grows. Pull the strip back in one swift motion, close to the skin rather than away from it.
- After waxing, clean away any wax left on the skin with the Perfect Finish wipes.
- Read and follow all precautions and directions before use
- Retain outer pack and leaflet for other precautions
- This product is suitable for use on the female facial areas: eyebrows, upper lip, cheeks and chin
- Always leave 72 hours between hair removal sessions
- It is recommended to wait 24 hours before using any other perfumed product, using artificial tanning equipment, swimming or sunbathing
- Ensure your skin is dry, non-irritated and free of creams, oils or deodorant
- Do not wax over the same area more than once
How to limit the pain of waxing
Due to the nature of waxing, there is some pain involved in this hair removal process, however, there are steps you can take to limit this pain:
Never wax during your period
This is the time of the month when your pain threshold is lower than normal, which can heighten discomfort during waxing.
Pull the wax strip in the opposite direction to hair growth as it will minimise the pain when you pull the wax strip off.
Scrubbing off dead skin cells the night before waxing exfoliates the hair follicles and can reduce pain when waxing.
Let it grow
Let the hair grow slightly, as waxing small, prickly hairs can make waxing painful.
When NOT to use this product
Do NOT use this product if you are allergic to any of the ingredients (see ingredients tab for full list). Check with your doctor before using if you are on any medication which can affect the skin or if you suffer from any skin related disorder. Waxing is not suitable for the elderly, diabetics or people taking oral retinoids.
This product is not suitable for use on:
- The rest of the face
- Genital areas
- Any other body parts
Do NOT use on:
- Cold sores
- Varicose veins
- Spotty, broken, irritated or sunburnt skin
- Skin that has had an adverse reaction to waxes in the past
Always test your skin reaction before every use by applying and removing the product to a small part of the area you wish to treat, following the directions for use. If after 24 hours, there is no adverse reaction, continue use.
If you experience any smarting/tingling during use, remove the product immediately using the back of a used strip, Perfect Finish wipe or baby oil and then rinse thoroughly with cold water. If a burning sensation persists, seek medical advice.
Make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk
If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
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Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
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Wax Strips: Hydrogenated Styrene/Methyl Styrene/Indene Copolymer, Paraffinum Liquidum, Silica, Polyethylene, Parfum, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hexyl Cinnamal, Linalool, Prunus Amydalus Dulcis Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, CI 77891, CI 77007
Wipes: Paraffinum Liquidum, Hexyldecyl Stearate, Parfum, Tocopheryl Acetate, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil, Limonene, Cedrus Atlantica Bark Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil
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