Here is what you can do to avoid it next time and some common reasons why this happens.
Pull the strip quickly.
Waxing can be a little nerve wracking, but don’t let that slow you down! Pulling your strip off as quickly as a band-aid is the best way to get a clean wax.
Don’t warm up the wax.
Our soft gel wax strips come ready to use and there is no need to heat them up in your hands, unlike other products you may have used in the past. Doing so can unevenly distribute the wax and make it less effective. Be sure to store them in a cool, dry place (i.e. your medicine cabinet, or maybe even your bedroom if your bathroom tends to get steamy) to avoid melting.
Pull your skin taut.
If your skin isn’t held in place, it will move with the wax strip. This stops the tension which allows the wax to pull hair and can result in wax on your skin instead of hair on the strip.
Fold the wax strip in half so no wax is visible. Apply the uncoated side of the wax strip to the leftover wax on your body, blotting it like you’re removing a stain, then pulling it off.
Use the post-wax cloth to remove remaining sticky residue.