Different types of wax are used for various services. Hard wax is mostly required in waxing services; it hardens on the skin and then removed. Hard wax is perfect for use on people who have sensitive skin as the wax outline each hair and does not attach to the skin. Strip wax or soft wax can also be used in some service; Strip wax is applied to the surface, a piece of paper is pressed over the top and is removed in that fashioned.