Boots Smooth Care 40 Re-usable Wax Strips
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Our easy to use wax strips remove hair as short as 4mm resulting in silky smooth skin for up to 4 weeks. They remove hair right at the root and re-growth feels finer and softer. Formulated with rose-berry and vitamin E to leave your skin feeling soft and smooth. Our moisturising finishing wipes contain wheatgerm oil to remove wax residue and soothe your skin.
How to use
Please follow the instructions carefully and note any precautions.
1. Skin must be dry and free from all skincare products, make-up preparations or perspiration before treatment. Dusting the skin lightly with talcum powder before treatment can reduce the chance of the strips sticking to the skin and aid hair removal.
2. Soften the wax between the palms of your hands for approximately 30 seconds.
DEPENDING ON USAGE, REFER TO THE APPROPRIATE SECTION.
Peel off strip from backing sheet and smooth the wax strip directly onto the skin in the direction of hair growth and ensure the strip is well adhered.
Holding the skin taut with one hand, IMMEDIATELY pull the strip back on itself very quickly, i.e. in the opposite direction of hair growth.
DO NOT leave on the skin.
DO NOT peel back cautiously.
If the strip is pulled back quickly and the skin held taut, the hairs will be removed and minimum discomfort caused.
Stretch the skin as much as possible by placing your hand behind your head. Remove hair as described. Carefully check the growth pattern of your hair before applying the strip, it may be necessary to remove a few hairs with tweezers afterwards.
DO NOT use underarm deodorant for 24 hours after hair removal.
Bend leg outwards and apply strips on the inside of the thigh in the same direction as hair growth.
Remove any wax residue using the moisturising finishing wipes provided.
Hazards and Cautions
- DO NOT use on varicose veins, spots or irritated or broken skin. May not be suitable for skin that bruises easily. Avoid use during pregnancy.
- Designed for use on legs, arms, underarms & bikini line. Not recommended for use on facial hair. Slight discomfort or small red blotchy marks may appear after use. This should disappear after a few hours, if not seek medical advice.
BEFORE EVERY USE
Test a small patch of Smooth Care Wax Strip on a small area you wish to treat, following the directions. Do not continue to use if you find the treatment causes a reaction.
It is not recommended to apply deodorants or alcohol based products to the treated area for 24 hours after use.
Wax Strips: Triethylene glycol rosinate, Glyceryl rosinate, Cera micristallina, Parfum, Cera alba, Calendula officinalis flower extract, Helianthus annus seed oil, Ascorbyl palmitate, BHT, Ricinus communis oil, Polyhydroxystearic acid, Tocopheryl acetate, CI 77891, CI 45430
Moisturising Finishing Wipes: Paraffinum liquidum, Isopropyl myristate, Triticum vulgare germ oil, Parfum, Phenoxyethanol, BHT, Methylparaben, Ethylparaben, Butylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Propylparaben, Ascorbyl palmitate.