Your Waxing: Before and After Care Advice

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YOUR WAXING EXPERIENCE

BEFORE

  1. Make sure your hair is about 1/2 cm long at your appointment
  2. For best results moisturize daily and exfoliate once or twice per week
  3. Avoid pain for the gain and take some pain relief before hand
  4. Avoid sensitizing your skin with solariums, sunbaking, picking at your skin, exercising heavily
  5. Book an appointment with our highly trained staff that are experienced in all shapes and sizes including pregnant women.

DURING

  1. Arrive to your appointment a few minutes in advance to fill out a new client card
  2. Advise therapists if you are using any products that sensitise the skin or irritations or any issues relating to waxing
  3. Define with your therapist your specific waxing needs
  4. Once completed check over waxed area to make sure you are satisfied with the results

AFTER

  1. Discuss with your therapist all necessary after care products to obtain a smooth, long lasting wax
  2. Skin may appear red and blotchy
  3. Avoid sweating
  4. Ingrown hair treatments available
  5. Stay clean
  6. Rebook your wax for another 4-6 weeks

WAXING AFTERCARE

DO

  • Cleanse skin using mild ph skin wash product (we recommend tea tree body wash)
  • Moisturize your skin daily (we recommend teat tree body lotion)
  • Exfoliate regularly using either an exfoliating mitt or exfoliating glove (we recommend synthetic exfoliating mitts or gloves)
  • Have ingrown hairs removed professionally
  • Shower before a wax
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Use recommended ingrown hair removal products for problem areas
  • Use only recommended mineral make up on skin 24 hours after waxing facial area

DO NOT

  • Over exfoliate
  • Shave in between waxing, as this distorts the hair growth cycle
  • Have a solarium, go swimming or go to the gym 24 hours before or after a wax
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