Waxing is a process that when it´s done correctly, it can leave your face smooth and free of hair for weeks. It will remove the hair from its roots with discourages hair growth, it´s clean and precise, and it is not messy or smelly such as home hair removal creams. One of its several advantages is that is less expensive than laser treatments, electrolysis or home devices which can cost you upward of hundreds of dollars. If you are looking to wax your face or any other part of your body, click here to know more about the types of waxing and its process.

There are several advantages of waxing your face

Longer results

As the entire hair is being removed from your face, you are guaranteed longer lasting smooth skin. The root of the hair is waxed completely, that means that it needs to reform from the root before it grows back again. Most wax jobs can last up to two weeks depending on how fast your hair grows. Shaving or using a depilatory will only last up to five days.

No stubble

When you shave your face, the facial hair is cut off at the surface of the skin, leaving it blunt-edged. Usually, when it begins to grow back, it grows in the form of subtle. Waxing removes the entire hair shaft, that means it will grow back naturally without the stubbly look that shaving might cause.


If you go to a salon to get your eyebrows done, you can be a hundred percent sure that only the area that has wax on it will be removed, leaving you with perfect shaped eyebrows. Waxing is ideal for the small places on your face that need to be waxed and shaped.

Less hair

One thing is for sure, the more you wax, the less hair you will grow. Waxing damages the hair follicle and after you have done it repeatedly, the follicle will stop growing hair, and you will become hair free. Of course, this reduction of hair may take years to occur, but unlike shaving, you will see less hair each time you get waxed. This is helpful for people who are ashamed of the hair on their face.


Compared to another hair removal options such as laser hair removal, waxing is a relatively inexpensive option with long-lasting results. You can save more money if you know how to do this job, but if not, it´s recommended to go with a professional.

Facial waxing is not difficult, and it is very convenient, it may take from three -four weeks or more for the hair to grow back unlike shaving. You also need to take into consideration that facial waxing can cause you some redness around the treated area. Appling a cooling cream to relieve the skin from the pain and redness is an excellent idea; you don’t have to worry about it the skin color will go back to normal after several hours. This video explains in detail the process of facial waxing and a few tips for it.