How to Make your Own Body Wax

The quality of the wax matters a lot when it comes to removing hair from the body through waxing. A wide range of body waxes are available in the market, but majority of them don’t contain original and natural ingredients. Stop experimenting with your skin and make your own body wax at home, using pure and natural ingredients. It is very simple to make and can be used on all parts of the body, including face, armpits, bikini-line, arms, eyebrows, under chin, and legs.

Homemade body wax, also known as body sugaring and sugar wax, is applied in the same manner as the commercial body waxes. However, it is less throbbing than the traditional body waxes and pulls off the unwanted hair cleanly.

Prep time: 45 minutes

Things Required:

– Bowl
– Saucepan
– Wooden spoon
– Measuring cup
– Candy thermometer
– Airtight jar or container
– White granulated sugar
– Water
– Lemon Juice
– Honey
– Essential oils


  • 1

    Place 2 cups of white granulated sugar in a medium saucepan and top it with ¼ cup of water.

  • 2

    Add in ¼ cup of fresh lemon juice and set the saucepan on your kitchen’s stovetop with medium heat.

  • 3

    Once warm, use a medium wooden spoon to stir the mixture continuously in order to prevent the sugar from burning and sticking to the sides of the saucepan.

  • 4

    Continue steady stirring until the sugar mixture comes to a rapid simmer.

  • 5

    Add in ¼ cup of pure honey and let the sugary mixture simmer for the next two minutes or until reaches the highest temperature, becoming golden in color.

  • 6

    Use a candy thermometer to check the temperature. Once the temperature hits 250°F, take away the pot from stove and set aside.

  • 7

    Wait until the mixture is lightly warm to handle. Pour it into an airtight jar or container and pour 5 to 6 drops of any of your favorite essential oil into it.

  • 8

    Place the wax bottle in refrigerator for few hours.

  • 9

    Heat this wax in the microwave oven before applying. Check out the simple procedure to use this homemade body wax to do away with ear hair, facial hair, upper lip, underarms, and body hair.

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