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Waxing Hints & Tips

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in News, Tips & Tricks | 0 comments

Waxing Hints & Tips

Here are a few simple guidelines that will make your waxing experience a smooth and relaxing. Does it hurt? There is a little discomfort however the results are well worth it. Clients quickly get used to the sensation. Routine waxing helps to reduce the pain, and will minimize irritation. If you are planning a bikini, betweenie or Brazilian waxing treatment, avoid scheduling the appointment near your menstrual cycle. While it is still possible to wax during your cycle, your skin will be more tender and the treatment will be more painful at that time. Plumb Numb This fast-acting FDA compliant anesthetic gel contains the highest level of lidocaine allowed by the FDA for an over the counter product. For temporary pain relief, use it 30 minutes before your next waxing. It’s non-oily, contains a proprietary blend of soothing botanical extracts, and features a fresh menthol scent. Safe to use on any part of the body and won’t stain clothing. What should I do to prepare for my visit? You should arrive “freshened up” or if there isn’t time, we provide moistened “towelettes” for your convenience. For an underarm wax, it may be necessary to avoid antiperspirant or deodorant to help the wax adhere more easily, but keeps yourself fresh just before your appointment. How long should I wait to get waxed after I’ve shaved? You need some growth for the wax to adhere to the hair. Hair should be at least 1/4″ (about 2 ½ to 4 week’s growth) for the most effective waxing. Everyone’s hair growth rate is slightly different. How long will it last? The results will last anywhere from ten days to three weeks. We recommend booking appointments every 4 to 6 weeks. The hair eventually gets softer and thinner every time it grows back. Longer Lasting Results Whish Hair Inhibiting Gel is a lovely and quick absorbent moisturizer that exceptionally versatile to boot. Not only can it be used to soothe your skin after a day in the sun, or replenish it after shaving, waxing or laser, it also slows hair growth. All this and it’s made with natural ingredients. Active Ingredients: Inhibits with larrea divaricata (chapparel) extract. Moisturizes with organic aloe, organic shea butter panthrnol. Renews with hyaluronic acid and retinol palmitate. What can I expect afterwards? Let your skin heal. After you get your wax, it is likely that your skin may be slightly irritated and possibly red. If this happens it will usually clear within hours to a few days dependent on area & skin sensitivity. What can I do About Ingrown Hair? Whish Flawless cleans out the pore, prevents ingrown hairs moisturizes, soothes and regenerates. Perfect for men and women, Whish Flawless can be used on face and neck, bikini area, underarm, brow, lip and chest or wherever blemishes from shaving, waxing, or laser occur. We also recommend using Whish Sugar Scrub approx. 24 hours after waxing or after any sensitivity has resolved. This is a great routine to do every day to get rid of the dead skin cells and help “lift” the hairs growing out. It will also help to speed up the hair removal process. What are the possible side effects of waxing and how can they be minimized? Although we cannot predict or guarantee who may react, most clients do not experience...

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