Why It’s So Important to Moisturize After Waxing
After waxing, skin oil can be depleted. So how do you hydrate skin to restore the protective barrier that has been removed. Depending on how sensitive your skin is and how they react to waxing, you can apply a gel, lotion, or creams for skin replenishment.
How to Moisturize Face and Body
For the face, you’ll want to keep moisturizing applications extremely mild. You needn’t worry whether you need to use a moisturizer vs. lotion, but make sure your choice is proven for post-waxing. In general, if it works for the face, it should be gentle enough for the body.
For irritated skin, you may treat the area with a moisturizing salve that’s also a healing ointment.
Look for those that protect the skin and are advertised as a minor wound and burn ointment with a sting-free formula that provides soothing relief to minor scrapes. Pure aloe vera gel may help.
Be careful to never apply a post-waxing product or home remedy to broken skin. If you are tempted to try various natural facial moisturizer products for post-waxing, be sure to test them on your skin first.