How do you get rid of redness after bikini wax?

How to reduce redness after waxing: 10 home remedies to calm your sensitive skin post your waxing

  1. Apply pure aloe vera. Also Read.
  2. Cool compress.
  3. Use witch hazel.
  4. Apply calendula oil.
  5. Cucumber mask.
  6. Add lavender oil to your skin cream.
  7. Use chamomile oil.
  8. Apply apple cider vinegar.

How long does redness after bikini wax last?

24 hours
Along with the pain that comes from waxing, you’ll want to keep some other common side effects in mind. You can expect some redness or bumps, which usually go away after 24 hours.

How do you reduce redness after waxing?

Apply an ice pack directly or dip a washcloth in ice-cold water and press it against your waxed skin. It will help get rid of bumps and swelling, calm the irritation and reduce the redness. Do it for at least 10 minutes, twice a day, to heal the skin completely.

Why is my bikini line red after waxing?

One of the most common side effects of waxing is some degree of redness or inflammation at the site that’s just been waxed. The pulling of the hair out of the follicle causes irritation but also, unfortunately, tugging at skin causes most of the redness.

Why am I so red after a Brazilian?

The heat can further aggravate the hair follicles, causing additional redness and bumps. Also, do not apply lotions or creams to the waxed area. The softening of the hair from waxing and the softening of the skin from moisturizers, can lead to clogged follicles and pesky ingrown hairs.

Is redness after waxing normal?

You may notice that freshly waxed skin is pink or red, and slightly sensitive to the touch. Your everyday facial products may also burn so you should avoid alcohol-based toners after waxing your face. Redness should usually disappear by the next day. Apply a cool compress if it’s tender.

How do I calm my skin after a Brazilian wax?

Immediately after waxing:

  1. Apply a cool compress or take a cool shower to reduce irritation and sensitivity.
  2. Wear loose-fitting clothing to avoid friction and irritation.
  3. Avoid perfumed products, lotions, and creams, which can irritate sensitized skin.

What not to do after waxing?


  1. No hot baths or showers (cool to lukewarm water only).
  2. No saunas, hot tubs, massage or steam treatments.
  3. No tanning (sunbathing, sun beds or fake tans).
  4. No sport, gym work or other exercise.
  5. Avoid scratching or touching the treated area with unwashed.
  6. hands.
  7. Wear clean, loose fitting clothes.

How do you soothe a wax burn?


  1. Immediately run the burn under cool water for 20 minutes.
  2. Rinse the area with mild soap, and if it’s still painful, apply a cold compress to the area.
  3. Follow up with an antibacterial ointment like Neosporin or Bacitracin, and cover the burn with an adhesive bandage or gauze.

How long do wax burns last?

between 1 to 2 weeks
Minor wax burns and scars take between 1 to 2 weeks to fully heal. Fading may take a little longer if you have sensitive skin.

What soothes irritated skin from waxing?

Using cortisone cream: Applying cortisone cream to clean skin after waxing may help relieve inflammation and swelling. Applying fragrance free moisturizers: Applying fragrance free moisturizers, such as aloe vera gel, may help soothe irritated skin post-waxing and reduce inflammation.

What to put on VAG after waxing?

Try using a Soothing Cream, like the Kushae Feminine Soothing Cream to calm irritation after waxing (even laser treatment) and soothe your freshly smoothed skin. Be sure to also use an all natural feminine wash after your bikini wax, too, like the Kushae Gentle 2n1 Foaming Wash.