Boots Smooth Care 20 Re-usable Sensitive Wax Strips

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Our easy to use sensitive 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 moisturising 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

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. Rub the strip between your hands to warm, separate the two strips and smooth the wax directly onto the skin in the direction of hair growth.


3. Holding the skin taut with one hand, IMMEDIATELY pull the strip back on itself very quickly, i.e. in the opposite direction of hairgrowth.

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.

4. Each strip is re-useable several times during a treatment. Following the first use simply fold the strip in half and warm between the palms of your hands for approximately 30 seconds. Continue to use until strip is saturated with hair. Do not store half used strips.


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

Please read all the instructions and warnings before using the product.

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.

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.

DO NOT use on sensitive areas such as underarms or bikini line until you have perfected the technique elsewhere.

DO NOT sunbathe or use a sunbed for at least 8 hours after use. Wait 2 hours after bathing before use.

Keep out of reach of children.

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.

AFTER WAXING It is not recommended to apply deodorants or alcohol based products to the treated area for 24 hours after use. more less