DIY Sugar Waxing In Your Dorm

DIY Sugar Waxing In Your Dorm
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N. LEEPER, SHUTTERSTOCK

Let's face it, you might be a little short on cash while in school... along with the other side effects of the semester such as: broke, stressed out and broke, hungry, broke, anxious, broke and busy. If you want to remove body and facial hair effectively without breaking the bank, this little DIY just might be for you.

You won't need much (most of these you may have in your dorm as staples or can find in your school's dining hall):

-1 cup granulated sugar

-1 tbsp salt

-2 tbsp (lemon juice/orange juice/white vinegar/white wine)

-2 tbsp water

1. Combine all of the ingredients in a bowl that can withstand high heat in a microwave, such as a ceramic bowl or Pyrex bowl.

2. DON'T use a plastic bowl. Trust me, the sugar for mine heated so high that it literally melted through the bowl onto the microwave plate. My first but failed attempt... I wasted my ingredients and my time.

3. Mix it until well combined, which should take about a minute or less.

4. Place the bowl in the microwave for 1-minute intervals, stirring in between each interval until it turns a golden maple syrup color. This can take up to 5 or 6 minutes depending on your microwave power.**This can be done on a stove-top, but why make life hard when we have microwaves and don't want to wash out both a pot and a bowl?

5. Allow the sugar wax to cool down. It should be stretchable, and spreadable. This could take anywhere from 15-30 minutes.

6. Once cooled, you can apply it with your hands. You can remove the wax with your hands or by using a muslin strip.

7. If you want to save the wax, refrigerate it and reheat in intervals of 5-10 seconds when needed.Also, this wax is reusable even after you've used it to remove hair. All you have to do is reheat the used wax and melt it down... you know, if you're into that. After a relaxing session of pampering yourself in your dorm, enjoy studying in your hairless state.

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