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Veet Essential Oils and Floral Vanilla Warm Wax 250 ml Microwavable Jar

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  • Veet oriental wax
  • Removes hair at the root for up to four weeks of smoothness
  • Water rinsable, microwavable and enriched with essential oils and a floral vanilla fragrance
  • Includes precision spatula with temperature indicator - adapted for legs, arms, underarms, bikini line and upper lip
  • Professional quality, dermatologically tested and works on hair as short as 5 mm
  • Includes precision spatula with temperature indicator

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Important Information

Safety Warning
Precautions Overheated wax can cause burns. Follow the directions for use and the precautions indicated on the leaflet inside the pack. Designed for use on legs, underarms, bikini line, arms and upper lip but not suitable for use on the face, head, breast, perianal or genital areas or any other body parts. Do not use on varicose veins, scars, moles, broken, irritated, sunburnt skin, or on skin that has reacted badly to waxes in the past. Check with your doctor before using if you are on any medication which can affect the skin or if you suffer from any skin related disorder. Waxing is not suitable for the elderly and diabetics. Before every use, test your skin reaction by applying the wax to a small part of the area you wish to treat, following the directions for use. If after 24 hours there is no adverse reaction, begin waxing. Keep out of reach of children. In case of ingestion, consult a doctor immediately and show the outer pack. Waxing is suitable for pregnant women but may cause bruising. It is normal that your skin turns red after waxing.

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Product Description

Product Description

Close the curtains and enjoy a relaxing pamper session with Veet Warm Wax Jar. It’s the ultimate spruce when you’ve got time on your hands and will leave you with a super smooth feeling. Just warm the pot and spread evenly for the perfect result.

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Directions of use

Here's how to give yourself a smooth look at home:

Read precautions thoroughly before use

Caution: overheated wax may cause burns.

The 250ml jar is sufficient for up to three depilations of both half legs.

How to get started
  • Remove the foil seal from the Jar. All traces of foil must be removed before heating.
  • Do not allow wax to come into contact with water as it becomes ineffective.
  • For best results, hair should be at least 5 mm long.
  • Skin must be clean and dry, not irritated and free from creams and oils before waxing.

How to heat the wax

Only use one method of heating: microwave or saucepan of boiling water. Do not switch between the different methods of heating even when reusing the product for several different applications. Check the instructions for full details on heating times.

Do not allow the water to come into contact with the wax or the wax to boil as this will render it ineffective.

After heating the wax, take care in handling it, as it may be hot.

How to check the wax temperature
  1. Use the end of the spatula with the blue square to stir the wax for about one minute, starting in the centre and working out towards the side of the jar.
  2. If after a minute the word 'NO' appears on the spatula end instead of the blue rectangle the wax is too hot. Wait until it cools down. Re-test the temperature by stirring the wax again with the spatula. The wax can be used when the word 'NO' disappears from the spatula end, and the blue rectangle reappears. To speed up the cooling, carefully stir the wax with the spatula.
  3. Always test the wax temperature by applying a small amount on the inside of your wrist to ensure that it is comfortable for use.

How to apply and remove the wax

If you have not waxed before, Veet recommends to start by removing hair from the legs. Only when you have experience then progress to the sensitive areas of underarm, bikini line and face. Veet recommends not to wax the same area of skin twice during a waxing session.

Veet spatula

How to use the spatula

  • The Precision Spatula is adapted to different body parts. Always hold the spatula by the part with the Veet Logo.
  • Use the hollowed part to apply the wax on legs.
  • Use the round part to apply the wax on underarms.
  • Use the flat end to apply the wax on bikini line.
  • Use the corner to apply on the Wax on the Upper Lip.

How to apply the Wax

  • Using the correct part of the spatula, apply thin layers of wax onto the skin in the direction of hair growth. The thinner the layer, the more effective the results.
  • The area covered by the wax should be shorter than the strips. Never cover the whole area with wax in one go.
  • Rest the spatula on the ledge inside the jar: it allows the spatula to rest securely with no mess and can be used to scrape off any excess wax on the spatula.

How to remove the wax

  • Immediately place the strip over the layer of wax, ensuring that there is at least 1 cm at the bottom which is wax free. Smooth the strip over the wax in the direction of hair growth.
  • Hold the skin taut with one hand and with the other hand, grip the bottom of the strip. In one swift and decisive movement, remove the strip against the direction of hair growth. Never lift the strip upwards, but keep it parallel and as close to the skin as possible. To relieve discomfort, apply pressure on your skin with your hands. Repeat as necessary. (optional)
  • The same strip can be used several times.

How to use on individual areas

Legs

  • Use the correct part of the spatula to apply the wax.
  • Apply the wax from knee to ankle.
  • Remove the strip from ankle to knee

Underarms

To reduce any excess of moisture, Veet strongly recommends applying talcum powder before waxing.

  • Cut the fabric strip to a suitable size.
  • Underarm hair tends to grow in 2 different directions, so requires removing in 2 stages.
  • Lift the elbow up and well back for the skin to be taut.
  • Use the correct part of the spatula to apply the wax.
  • For the upper part of the underarm, apply the wax in thin layers upwards towards the elbow.
  • For the lower part of the underarm, apply the wax in the opposite direction.
  • Remove the strip against the direction of hair growth.

Bikini line

  • Cut the fabric strips to a suitable size.
  • Only use on small areas at a time.
  • Use the correct end of the spatula to apply the wax.
  • Hold the skin taut, and apply a thin layer of wax in the direction of hair growth.
  • Remove the strip against the direction of hair growth.

Upper lip

  • Treat each side of your lip (left and right) separately.
  • Cut the fabric strip to size.
  • Use the correct part of the spatula to apply the wax.
  • Hold the skin taut and apply a thin layer of wax above one side of the upper lip in the direction of hair growth.
  • Remove the strip against the direction of hair growth. Repeat on the other side of the lip.

After Waxing

  • This wax is water-rinsable allowing you to rinse off any residues with water.
  • After use, strips may be rinsed by hand with water only, and dried in order to be re-used for the next hair removal session.
  • Rinse the spatula with warm water and allow to dry before putting it back into the box.
  • Using a damp cloth, remove the excess wax from the edges of the jars and the lid before closing it.

Good hair removal is an essential element of any summer holiday. When it comes to hair removal, the choice of products is vast so it’s best to consider the following:

  1. Time you have available – 10 minutes to get ready for a date or time to really pamper yourself?
  2. Your pain threshold – let’s face it, waxing isn’t pain free despite the fantastic results!
  3. The result you want to achieve – longer lasting, soft hair or a quick fix that’ll last 1-2 days
How does waxing work?

Wax clings to the hair shaft (and not the skin), which is then removed from the root by the mechanical action of removing the wax or fabric strip from the skin. Hair regrowth is soft to the touch and you will not need to depilate again for up to 4 weeks.

Is Waxing suitable for everyone?

Waxing is not suitable for the elderly or diabetics, and though suitable for pregnant women, may cause bruising. Certain areas of the body should only be waxed if you have previous waxing experience. It is advisable for children under 16 to be supervised by an adult when using any depilatory method.

How long do I have to wait between applications of Veet Wax products?

Hair growth is very individual so timings vary. Hair should be between 1,5 and 5mm long as a minimum, depending on which Veet wax product you are using.

Why do I need waxing experience for my underarms and bikini line, but not for my legs?

Because the bikini line and underarms are more sensitive and challenging areas to wax than legs.

Top Waxing Tips

  • Exfoliate your skin 24 hours before waxing: the wax will cling better to the hair and will be more effective.
  • Rub an ice cube over the area you plan to wax, dry your skin thoroughly and then begin waxing. This will quickly cool your skin making the hair easier to remove in one go.
  • To soothe the skin after strip removal, immediately apply pressure with your hand.
  • Sensitive skin can be susceptible to red bumps after hair removal no matter what depilation method is used. To avoid red bumps it's important not to wax your legs before or after a very hot bath or shower, as this can irritate the skin.
  • Try to avoid waxing during your period as skin is at its most sensitive.
  • Exfoliate once or twice a week using a body brush or salt scrub to remove dead skin and give your circulation a boost.
  • If you get the odd in-growing hair, rub lemon juice on to the affected area – the fruit acids help to exfoliate the skin which should relieve the problem.
  • If you’re waxing for a special occasion, make sure you allow a day for any redness to die down.
  • If you haven’t waxed before, try waxing your legs first – they’re the easiest, and less sensitive than other areas.
Creams vs. Waxing

Creams work so well because they go below the surface to dissolve the proteins that make up hair. So you're left feeling smoother for up to twice as long as shaving. For the longest lasting smoothness, try waxing. Because waxing removes hair from the root, you're left with a silky smooth feeling that can last up to 4 weeks. When the hair eventually grows back, it's often sparser and softer too. Waxing is easy to use and far more comfortable than you might imagine. So give waxing a try and stop waiting for that prickly stubble to return — it won't.

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Ingredients

Sucrose
Aqua
Citric Acid
Parfum
Solanum Tuberosum Starch
Myrocarpus Fastigiatus Oil
Cedrus Atlantica Bark Oil
Citrus Aurantium Dulcis Peel Oil

Product Information

Safety WarningPrecautions Overheated wax can cause burns. Follow the directions for use and the precautions indicated on the leaflet inside the pack. Designed for use on legs, underarms, bikini line, arms and upper lip but not suitable for use on the face, head, breast, perianal or genital areas or any other body parts. Do not use on varicose veins, scars, moles, broken, irritated, sunburnt skin, or on skin that has reacted badly to waxes in the past. Check with your doctor before using if you are on any medication which can affect the skin or if you suffer from any skin related disorder. Waxing is not suitable for the elderly and diabetics. Before every use, test your skin reaction by applying the wax to a small part of the area you wish to treat, following the directions for use. If after 24 hours there is no adverse reaction, begin waxing. Keep out of reach of children. In case of ingestion, consult a doctor immediately and show the outer pack. Waxing is suitable for pregnant women but may cause bruising. It is normal that your skin turns red after waxing.
Volume250 ml
BrandVeet
Formatother
Serving Size100 Grams
  
Additional Information
ASINB001DUW9H8
Best Sellers Rank 1,173 in Health & Personal Care (See top 100)
Shipping Weight440 g
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Date First Available5 Aug. 2008
  
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Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By John R. Wade VINE VOICE on 24 Mar. 2014
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Veet Oriental Wax

I've been using this wax for a few years and would definitely recommend it.

The wax can be heated in the microwave or on the hob. I've used both methods and both work fine. Give it a stir after heating to mix hot and cooler wax from the heating process. It takes less time to heat as the jar empties so be warned it will be too hot and runny if you heat half the jar for the full time. If you find it cools down whilst you're using it, stand it in a bowl of hot water. I haven't had any problems with the wax not working after reheating several times.

The spatula is shaped, apparently for applying to different areas. It works fine although I think the 'hot' indicator is a bit cautious. The wax gets much harder to spread evenly as it cools and an even thin layer is best so I probably use it hotter than it recommends to start with. Yes it does drip when it's hot if you have too much on the spatula.

I love the fact it washes off with water. No more sticky patches even after a shower (and drips and spills are easily cleared up). I don't mind the smell. It is a little strong but not unpleasant.

It works well for me. I use it mostly for underarms and bikini and it removes the hair with no trouble. It gets better the more you use it especially if you've been used to shaving. Regrowth is dependent on your hair and again I think it improves with use.

Overall highly recommended. In my opinion the only negative is the strips provided - I prefer to use cotton reusable ones which are softer.
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13 of 15 people found the following review helpful By Jennifer Wilson on 4 Mar. 2015
Ok first of all my account says woman but i am a man, well i used to be.

Being cool and dangerous i ignored the safety precautions and instructions. They said do not apply to genital areas. If only i had know that before starting the process. Being a man who finds shaving a chore and messy and usually ending up cutting my self i tried a different approach to de-foretizing the jungle.

I purchased these hoping that they would do a brilliant job and keep me smooth for 4 weeks (as it says). I had never waxed in my life before so i asked some of my mates what it feels like, does it hurt, is it bad for you etc they all said it was fine, painless. Those liars. They thought it would be a funny joke to let me go ahead and proceed with removing my man hood.

I was in the bathroom ready to start the process of removing the "donkeys fur". I warmed the wax up in the microwave. But i warmed it for too long. IT WAS SEARING HOT AND I APPLIED IT TO MY BOLLOCKS. It was such a horrible pain that would turn any grown man into girl. They're blistered now just for your information.

I carried on with the process and then I applied some waxing strips and waited for the wax to dry. Once it had dried and counted down from 5 4 3 2 1. Oh god the mistake i made. I teared the hair and most the skin off of my balls. I immediately dropped down to the floor into the foetal position. And cried. Cried. A GROWN MAN CRYING IN EXCRUCIATING PAIN AND AGONY.

My Nuts are now red raw like to balls of steak. Every time they graze or slap against my thigh or a item of clothing I shed, not one tear, but two. That is the first time i have cried in 26 years.

I went through pain so you didn't have to. DO NOT APPLY TO BALLS OR ANY GENITAL REGIONS.

I still have to rate this product a 5/5 cause my balls have never been smother or prettier. Good wax
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Susman VINE VOICE on 4 Jan. 2014
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What's good about using wax as opposed to shaving, is that in general when the hair regrows, the hair after a number of repeated waxing becomes `softer' and unlike using a blade you do not get that horrible bristle action that is both irritating and itchy. It's a good suitable process to use and if get the right technique then you can almost replicate salon/spa results. For best and most effective results its best to follow the instructions, especially the heating process. If this is your first try at waxing - always try a small area first and go for straightforward areas such as the arms or legs before attempting underarms or other sensitive areas. That said this product is really good for work on those areas that difficult to use strip waxing or the dreaded razor blade.

A good product that does its job, just work on technique and follow the instructions.
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By Miss VINE VOICE on 18 Feb. 2014
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I had mixed results with this wax. I was impressed at first: it smells lovely, not like wax at all, and it's easily heated up in the microwave. The temperature-sensitive spatula is a clever idea for testing the heat, though the wax took a long time to cool down enough for the spatula to say it was safe to use. The wax didn't feel too unpleasant when I applied it, although the spatula was awkward to use and seemed to be a very unhelpful shape! Once the wax was on, the cotton strips were simple to use and I found the waxing itself to be much less painful than salon waxing, and also less painful than cold strip waxing. My skin was far less irritated after waxing than usual as well, so that was a big benefit. The strips can be very easily rinsed clean with hot water and re-used which is handy too.

However, I didn't get reliable results from the wax. When I used it on my lower legs, it removed hardly any hair at all - maybe 10 per cent! My hair is quite fine and soft so it should come away easily. The hair was around 5mm which the box says the wax will work on. I got much better results though when I tried it on my upper legs, where the hair was a little longer. On my upper legs the wax removed almost all the hairs and left my skin lovely and smooth. I can only assume that the hair needs to be a bit longer than 5mm for the wax to be truly effective. I repeated the process a couple of times and got the same results each time.

I think in future I may use this in conjunction with cold wax strips for different areas. This might work better for you if you don't mind waiting for quite a bit of regrowth before you wax.
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