Post-Wax

To keep your skin smooth and happy between appointments, here are some aftercare tips:

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Redness

Experiencing some redness within 24-48 hours is normal. If it was your first waxing experience and/or you have coarse hair, you may experience more irritation than usual due to the hair follicles being deeply rooted.

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Breathe and be Comfy

Your follicles are open and its important for them to breathe. Wear something loose and comfy that won’t irritate your skin or cause excessive sweating.

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Keep ‘em clean

We know you’re excited to show off your freshly waxed skin, however it is imperative that you keep your open follicles super clean for 24-48 hours post-wax. Bacteria and/or sweat entering open follicles may cause an adverse reaction. Therefore, for the first 1-2 days, we suggest:

 

– NO heat related activities such as hot yoga, steam rooms, and hot baths.

– NO heavy exercise/sweating

– NO tanning

– NO swimming

– NO exfoliating

– NO makeup (for face waxing)

– NO deodorant (for underarm waxing)

After 24-48 hours, the follicles will have had a chance to close back up and you are free to carry on with your normal activities.

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Ingrown hair prevention

To prevent painful ingrown hairs, it is important to start exfoliating your skin 7-10 days following your wax. Use a gentle exfoliating glove or loofah to get rid of the dead skin cells that may be blocking the new hairs from coming through easily.

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Avoid Shaving

Regular waxing leads to regrowth that is softer and sometimes sparser, so resist the temptation to pick up the razor.

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Book your next visit

For the best results, we recommend scheduling your appointments in 4-5 week intervals to ensure you’re not left with any unwanted stubble.