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Veet Wax Strips

Veet Wax Strips

2.0 from 72 reviews

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  • Incentivised Review Yes (0%) · No (100%)
  • Value for Money
    1.0 (8)
  • Causes Irritation Yes (6) · No (0)

Absolute travesty!


I used this product for hair removal (obviously) and I still have each and every hair I wanted to remove, plus a sticky residue that just won't quit. I have no idea what to use to remove this mess. My local supermarket didn't have the product I normally use - the one that actually works! So I bought this joke of a product. It doesn't take the hair off, it leaves you covered in a sticky glue like mess. I don't understand how it can be so sticky and glue like but leave every hair in it's original follicle

Purchased in December 2019 at Countdown for $15.00.

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Causes Irritation Yes



  • 30 reviews



I would have better luck putting superglue on my hairs. This stuff is crap. All it does is leave gel that hardens to cement.

There are only 2 wipes to remove gel residue.

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Ripped off skin, but no hair


Used these strips on my underarms. It took off some pieces of my skin but only a few hairs! My armpits are still hairy and Ive been left with raw skin instead. Do NOT buy these. It hurts every time I move my arms

Purchased in November 2019.

Causes Irritation Yes

101Illawarra, NSW

  • 4 reviews

Wish I had read the reviews first!!!


Looked up best wax strips for facial hair; VEET always coming out on top.
Being of a mature age and sprouting a few dark hairs on upper lip, tweezers were not getting all, and having waxed many moons ago, thought maybe a better option.
Well the tacky blue wax appeared to remove, leaving residue, and although fiddly, and a little painful, skin appearing slightly red, my skin felt smooth.
Not so the next day; a couple of bumps, and flaking skin, so really quite harsh, three days later skin feels rough, and still flaky.
I will not use Face Precision Wax Strips, (easy Gelwax) again...for sensitive skin, hate to think what the other products are like.

Purchased in October 2019 at Chemist Warehouse Physical Store for $10.00.

Value for Money
Causes Irritation Yes

Not good


Barely got any hair out and left most of the gell on my legs which was extremely hard to remove (it took an extremely long time) and was very painful this will be my first and last time using these.

Purchased in June 2019 for $7.00.

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Extremely terrible!!! Nightmare!!!!


It was my first time trying this wax strips, and it will be my last time!!!! Never again!!! First of all, it was immensely hard to remove and my skin was so painful while tearing off the strips. Second, a massive amount of blue gel stays on my skin. I took an hour-long bath, but STILL CAN'T GET RID OF IT!!! Though there are two wipes provided inside the package, it won't be enough if such a large amount of gel left on your skin!!!! I even got red dots after using this product!!!!! DO NOT BUY IT!!!! Such terrible product should have never been put out to the market!!!

Purchased in May 2019.

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Causes Irritation Yes



This is a terrible product! It gave me burns and irritated skin!! I will NEVER buy this again. Don’t ever waste your money on these wax strips. Very very disappointed.

Purchased in May 2019 at Dollar general for $7.50.

Value for Money
Causes Irritation Yes



  • 9 reviews

Rubbish product


Doesn't remove hair unless it's long and fine. Just leaves an icky sticky residue. Useless waste of money most of it went into the bin. I'll never buy it again.

Purchased in April 2019 for $8.00.

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LizzyPerth, WA

Nothing sticks better than Veet wax strips!


Although thr product looks simple and easy to use — this is not the case. It may remove most hair, however, several applications are required, resulting in sticky residue, excessive pain and skin irritation. Don’t short change yourself...

Purchased in March 2019 for $7.00.

Victoria P.

Victoria P.Mid North Coast, NSW

Terrible experience. Left my leg looking awful.


I wish I had never used these Veet wax strips. I only did the bottom of 1 leg before I had to stop due to the amount of pain I was in. Not due to removing the strips but the way they made my leg. It caused bruising, burning and bright red spots that were still there days later. Never again and I will be telling other to avoid them too.

Purchased in February 2019 at Woolworths for $8.50.

Value for Money
Causes Irritation Yes

Waste of money!


Useless product, just left sticky residue without removing more than a few hairs. Tried on various body parts, followed instructions all with the same terrible result. Disappointed I wasted my money.

Doesn’t remove hairs


I bought these wax strips because I was starting at a new school in a week. I used them on my legs and was left with 2nd degree burns. It did not remove any hair. DO NOT BUY



Worse result


I've used on my upper lips and still having dark patch of spot ...I dont know what to do to remove as its on the face ..I won’t recommend anyone to use it for facial hair removal. It is not meant for hair removal from face rather it leaves dark patch on the skin ...

I love it


I used sensitive strips on my legs and couldn’t be happier with the results quick easy and saves me money on salons pretty much best strips I have used no problems highly recommended

I wish i could add a picture to show what these have done to my legs.


This product should be banned and taken off the market and the users compensated for their disfiguration. The marks left on my leg look like 2nd degree burns. Its been a week and my legs are no better. Im extremely concerned. I wish i had of seen these reviews i never would have purchased them.

2nd Degree chemical burn


I used Face wax strips for sensitive skin and ended up with a 2nd degree chemical burn an inch long on my chin. I don't know whether it will scar- but I think it will.

Total crap


I really don't know why Veet thought this was improving on the original wax strips. They are messy, the wax sticks to skin and doesn't remove any hair.
Better of withdrug store own brand.

Never do it anymore! Should took off from market


I had to buy veet strip wax to do my arms pits since I’m pregnant. Usually get laser done.
I’ve tried once last week and it was so hurt and just realised my armpits now getting darker.
So sad

Worst product ever


The first time I tried to use it on my armpits it did not take away any hair but was left with the pink strip on my pits which are literally like super glue. At that time I just thought I was doing it wrong but the second time I used it the same thing happened. The glue is so hard to get off and they only had 2 finish wipes when there are 20 wax strips. I strongly recommend you to never buy this product.

Waste of time, effort and money!!


I used the veet gelwax strips on my upper lip, and followed all instructions. It managed to get a total of 4 hairs out and a chunk of my skin!! OW!! I now have a red and very sore upper lip still covered in hair. I don't even want to pass these onto a friend to use. Absolutely awful and the advertisement on the packaging is misleading and false. It does NOT grip onto hair easily... It barely gripped onto any!!

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Questions & Answers



I tried last night and ended up with a gooey mess. It took oil and 20 minutes to get it all off of my skin? What did I do wrong?

1 answer

This is exactly what many others have experienced so I doubt you used tgem wrong, they are just a crap product.

Nikki N.

Nikki N.asked

I am experiencing the same odd things with my skin coz of best wax strips. dark spots lines on my hands is that because of gum?

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