Risks of waxing for Hair Removal


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It is true that not all women have the same amount and quality of body hair, so there are those who resort to methods of shaving, creams, waxing hair removal. Each method have some risk whether you practice at home or salon beauty. The important thing is to watch what are the ways to care for the skin and more sensitive body parts (such as genital area, anal, face, etc.) not to suffer consequences such as burns, stains, illness or injury.

Risks of waxing Hair Removal in the tail and dug

The most common types of hair removal are shaving, pulsed light, laser hair removal cream, sugar, strip and wax.
This last is the most used (after shaving) for several years and has the advantage that acts pulling hairs from the root. These causes much more time later regenerated hair and reappear in the skin. In some cases up to 6 weeks is calculated (everything always depends on each person and their genetic condition).
After several hair removal in one area, the hair becomes weaker and less dense, but problems may begin to appear.

Famous specialists in the area of Gynecology and Aesthetics directed to what is happening with the hair.
There is weakening of the hair because it is damaging the stem cell, adjacent to the hair bulb unit responsible for originating new hairs. Anyway you always have to emphasize that in many patients this style of hair, can cause irritation, ingrown hairs, folliculitis, or inflammation and a marked darkening (armpit, mustache, genitals) of the area.

In some cases the hair becomes painful and uncomfortable fashion (but the results are well worth it) and so many women turn to salons for someone else to make the hair more effectively and quickly.
In this sense, the genito-anal area, is where women choose to remove the hair 100% and is also the most delicate part of the body that may be affected.

As always, there are risks that the Doctor explains to consider:

Care for those attending beauty salons waxing

  • Infections are the biggest risk women who wax with wax in a salon.
  • This may include bacterial, viral or sexually transmitted diseases such as human papilloma virus (HPV) and herpes simplex virus (HSV).
  • If you use disposable underwear for the procedure, it must be discarded after each patient.
  • Metal spatulas and the instruments used for the handling of the wax must be sterilized after each patient.
  • Should not dip the applicator in the same pot of wax that was used for the previous patient.
  • Heating units of the wax should be kept to not less than 37 degree Celsius. But to destroy the HPV virus and Herpes Simplex will need at least 50 degree Celsius.

Women with the following medical conditions should avoid waxing:

  • Thin skin
  • vulvar varicosities
  • poor circulation
  • poorly controlled diabetes
  • Genital warts
  • Active Herpes Simplex
  • active skin infections
  • immunosuppressed patients, medicated with isotretinoin and corticosteroids.

After giving these guidelines, the question about whether to opt for hair removal in that area also arises.

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