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How can I prevent pimples come out after I wax?
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How can I prevent pimples come out after I wax?

I have noticed that after I wax my legs, pimples start to come out. How can I prevent that because when I look at my legs it filled with bumps. They are not with puss but I can see that in them is hair because it starts growing out. Should I put ice on after I wax so the pores close. Please Help. Thank you.
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Hello,
When you are waxing, apply wax in the direction of hair growth and wax should be tolerably hot. Then try to wax the hair out in a single strip as multiple strips may injure the skin more. After waxing apply ice(wrapped in a towel) and some calamine lotion on the skin which helps in soothing. You can also take some over the counter anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen after waxing.

However, the best method of painless hair removal is by laser treatment. I would advise you to consult a dermatologist/cosmetologist and discuss this option with him.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.




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