Before We Begin!
…It has been at least 4 weeks since your last wax or about 3 weeks since you last shaved.
…For best results, your hair must be at least ¼" long.
…You are not on any skin thinning medications or prescribed steroids! (ie: Accutane, Retin-A, AHA's) click here to find a list of medications to look out for!
…You have not/will not engage in sun tanning, heavy exercise or swimming [prior & post] service for 24 hours.
…Have a warm shower & lightly exfoliate the skin. This will assist the hair exit the follicle much easier and cause less breakage, smoother skin for much longer!
…Please do not apply any moisturizers to skin before coming for a wax. The hairs may not be able to stick to the wax from the oils in the creams.
…If you find waxing to be extremely sensitive take an ibuprofen 30-45 minutes prior to your appointment. I do have a numbing spray that helps take the bite out of waxing!
. . . To keep the pain to a minimum, do not drink coffee/alcohol or smoke before any waxing service. Believe it or not, they are all considered to be stimulants! Stimulants in your system can cause the skin to be extra sensitive.