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Some of the best professional products on the market for male waxing treatments

1 Hive Xtra Strong Wax range

Formulated to deliver results even on coarse hair types, Hive’s Xtra Strong Wax is available as both strip and hot film wax. The warm wax comes in a 425g size and is applied with a spatula and removed with a wax strip, while the Hot Film Wax 500g (pictured) is also applied using a spatula, gripping the hair as it sets. It can then be removed by hand with no strips required.

Trade: £7.05 for Warm Wax, £9.58 for Hot Film Wax

0845 450 4802

2 Just Wax Cleanse & Prime

This gentle, alcohol-free serum is designed to work for all areas of waxing and all skin types. Available in a 500ml bottle, it removes impurities and primes the skin for waxing treatments. Easily absorbed, it also protects the skin throughout the treatment with key ingredients including marshmallow root, known for its antiinflammatory properties.

Trade: £5.25

020 8573 9907

3 Sienna X Wax Pre & Post 3 Pack

The bundle pack contains Pre Cleansing Gel, Prep & Post Soothing Oil and Post Cooling Crème, all in 500ml size. All are formulated with patented ingredient Defensil-Plus, a combination of natural extracts that work to soothe before treatment and reduce inflammation post treatment. The gel also contains anti-inflammatory calendula, the oil has calming basil oil and antibacterial tea tree oil, and the crème has healing aloe vera.

Trade: £25

0333 600 1200

4 Ashmira Botanica Purifying Skin Spritz

Post wax, this spritz helps prevent and treat the bumps and pimples that commonly appear on men’s backs and chests after hair removal. Misted over the treated area straight after waxing, Purifying Skin Spritz cools and calms with hydrating aloe vera, antiinflammatory allantoin and betaine salicylate, which exfoliates to combat post-wax breakouts. It has an aroma of orange and sandalwood.

Trade: £9

01823 428588

5 Perron Rigot Cristalline Hypoallergenic Wax

Available in a 3.75kg pack, the Cristalline Hypoallergenic Wax offers a professional bulk size at an affordable price. Its hypoallergenic, rosin-free formula provides a gentle experience, even for sensitive skin types. With its fluid and gel-like texture, the wax is formulated to feel fresh and to allow for precise and hassle-free waxes.

Trade: £82.50

020 7512 0872

6 Italwax Hot Film Wax Pour Homme

This wax is formulated for male depilation, based on natural pine resins and polymers to increase adherence and offer a fast waxing experience, even on thick and coarse male hairs. Designed for full-body treatments, including chest, back and armpits, it comes in granule sacks of 1kg or 500g. There is also a Pour Homme Barber Edition for facial waxing.

Trade: £14.39 for 1kg Hot Film Wax Pour Homme for body

0800 699 0202

7 Hara Rosin Free Stripless Wax

This gel-formula wax comes in a 1kg bag and is formulated to be ultra-pliable and gentle. It can be reapplied two or three times, making it particularly suitable for men’s facial and intimate waxing. The rosin-free formula is capable of encapsulating hairs as short as 1mm, and is vegan friendly.

Trade: £17.95

0345 201 0825

8 Wax:one hot wax

Wax:one hot wax melts at lower temperatures than many conventional waxes, making it suitable for sensitive skin while still having the strength to remove both thick and fine hairs cleanly and efficiently. This translates to quicker treatment times and minimal to no redness, leading to a comfortable experience for male clients. The wax is a rosin-free formulation with a thin consistency.

Trade: £17.45 for 800g

0333 000 7000

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