We all have our own ways of tacking facial hair, depending on our skin type. Sometimes bleaching facial hair or our skin may not give us the desired results and could result in itchy skin or redness if we don't follow the right method. Bleaching is a popular beauty treatment that we all opt for mostly as it takes less time but it is very important to choose the right products and follow the correct method to do so. For example, if you have dry and flaky skin, you need to opt for oil-based bleach which comes with the goodness of natural ingredients. To get you started with the tricks of bleaching at home correctly, here's a perfect guide for you.
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Correct Method To Bleach At Home
1. Prep Your Face
Wash your face with cold water and use a mild face wash that caters to your skin type to clean the impurities and dirt from the face. Also try testing it on your hand before directly applying the bleach cream on your face. It is highly suggested to pick a bleach cream according to your skin type for better results.
2. Apply The Cream
Now apply the bleach all over your face in the direction of hair growth. Go for a heavy layer on your forehead, cheeks and neck and avoid the under-eye area and the area around the nostrils. Apply a very thin layer of the bleach above the lips and leave it on for approximately fifteen minutes and then wash it off with cold water.
3. Soothe Your Skin
Some bleaching kits come with extra face packs that can be used afterwards to soothe the irritation on the skin and in case you do not have any such pack, try this DIY as a quick hack. Mix some multani mitti, rosewater and sandalwood powder in a bowl and apply it for about 10 minutes on your face and then rinse it off.
4. Moisturise Afterwards
Bleaching can leave your skin dry for a while. You can moisturise it as well to maintain that plump and supple skin. Use a soothing and mild moisturiser as per your skin type at the end of the process.
Tips To Keep In Mind
1. Avoid The Sun
Try avoiding the heat immediately after getting bleached as it might result in redness and irritation on the skin.
2. Avoid Other Beauty Treatments
Beauty treatments like facials which involve use of chemicals should be avoided. And in case if you have to do both then prefer going for bleaching first and after a while for a facial, not immediately, that too if that is urgent.
3. Skip Toners
Products like toners might give itchy skin and irritation after bleaching so it recommended to avoid them for a while.
4. Keep Gaps
Frequent bleaching should be avoided as it might not give best results to the skin. Try to keep a gap of a month or so depending on the effect and your skin type in each bleaching session.
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