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Pre and post waxing tips

  • Waxing Do The licensed Estheticians at Brazilian Wax by Andreia SPECIALIZE in waxing and hair removal. Trust us when we say that you do not want someone who simply offers the service. At Brazilian Wax by Andreia our estheticians are both skilled and experienced in the art of waxing.
  • DO exfoliate; gently exfoliate the skin prior to waxing.
  • DO let your hair grow; For Waxing, the hair needs to be approximately ¼ inch long.  Please allow about two weeks of hair growth before your visit.
  • DO use a sun block after waxing if exposing skin to sun within 24 – 48 hours to avoid hyper-pigmentation.
  • DO leave plenty of time before Special Events or Occasions to allow for any unforeseen circumstances, breakouts, illness, etc.
  • DO make us aware if using Accutane, Retin-A, Differin, Glycolic Acid, Renova, Salicylic Acid, Avage, Apricot Scrub, Neutrogena Scrub, Avita, Strivectin, Tazorac, Pro-Active, Benzoyl Peroxide, or any other topical or oral medications that can effect the outcome of a waxing treatment.
  • DO make us aware if you have experienced difficulties with your waxing treatments in the past.
  • DO exfoliate; 24 – 48 hours after waxing, gently exfoliate the area again.  This helps prevent ingrown hairs.
  • Waxing Dont’s The licensed Estheticians at Brazilian Wax by Andreia SPECIALIZE in waxing and hair removal. Trust us when we say that you do not want someone who simply offers the service. At Brazilian Wax by Andreia our estheticians are both skilled and experienced in art of waxing.
  • DON’T apply moisturizer beforehand.
  • DON’T expose newly waxed areas to the sun, hot tubs, sauna, suntan booths or extreme heat for 24-48 hours; the areas that have been waxed are both sensitive and vulnerable.
  • DON’T apply deodorant to newly waxed underarms or use products containing alcohol after facial waxing.
  • DON’T wax after Tanning, Laser Resurfacing or Chemical Peel.
  • DON’T touch a newly waxed area if hands are not clean.
  • DON’T workout after waxing (unless prior positive experience).
  • DON’T use heavily perfumed or thick lotions in bikini area may cause ingrown hairs or irritate skin.
  • Don’t wear tight pants or panties for the next few days.
  • Keep hands away from touching freshly waxed skin, as this can encourage irritation or small pimples
  • No tanning beds, saunas or steam rooms for the next two days
  • Apply an ingrown hair remover 48 hours after waxing to prevent the potential for ingrown hairs
  • Exfoliate. Two full days later, 48 hours, if there isn’t any redness use a mild exfoliator. This helps prevent ingrown hairs.

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