Waxing is a temporary method of hair removal that removes unwanted hair from unwanted areas on the body. Waxing the face gives a clean and smooth result so that skincare and makeup go on evenly. Waxing the body, allows hair to grow back evenly and prevent ingrown hairs. Waxing also slows down and reduces hair growth. Hair also grows back much thinner thus making it easier to remove and less painful when waxed frequently. Dermaplaning is an alternative way to remove unwanted facial hair, combined with a chemical peel or facial will leave your skin looking flawless.
PRIOR TO GETTING WAXED
- As always, notify your esthetician of any allergies or sensitivities.
- Remember to book your wax appointment 2 days before you go on vacation.
- If you want the best results from your waxing treatment, you should lightly exfoliate on the day of your appointment.
- If you are prone to break out in hives during waxing, take a benadryl before your appointment.
- Avoid waxing if your skin is irritated, inflamed, cut, or sunburned.
- Stop use of Retinoids and acne treatments 2 days prior to your waxing appointment.
POST GETTING WAXED
- Avoid direct sunlight for 24 hours.
- Avoid excess sweating for 24 hours.
- Avoid tight fitting clothes immediately after as it can cause chafing.
- Do not shave in between waxes.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Waxing is a temporary method of hair removal. Expect the hair to start growing back in 7-10 days.
Q. Will waxing my facial hair cause it to grow back thicker?
A. No, The hair on our face is thinner hair, removing it will not cause it to grow back thicker.
Q. Should I shave my face or body after waxing?
A. No, do not shave between treatments to get rid of hairs that are growing back. It's best to allow them to grow so they can be waxed out from the root.
Q. How often should I get my face and body waxed?
A. Wax your face every 2-3 weeks. Facial hair, such as the brow, lip, and chin hair, grows in much quicker than hair on the rest of your body. Body waxes are recommended every 4-6 weeks.