Tips and Tricks

DO

  • Exfoliate the night before a waxing
  • Take Asprin or Tylenol 30-45 minutes before your appointment
  • Wear your highest cut bathing suit for a bikini wax
  • Exfoliate two days after a waxing using a mild exfoliator
  • Keep up hair removal throughout the winter to avoid "starting over" every summer
  • Fight ingrown hairs by using a product called Tend Skin (available through the Wax Specialists)
  • Avoid the sun, saunas, steam rooms, and tanning booths for as long as any redness is present after waxing
  • Avoid wearing pantyhose or tight clothes after a bikini wax
  • Avoid sexual contact for at least 10 hours after waxing
  • Avoid swimming pools and hot tubs the day of waxing

DON'T

  • Do not wax if using Retin-A, Differin, Renova, or Acutane
  • Do not shave for 10-14 days before your scheduled appointment
  • Do not drink alcohol the night before waxing
  • Do not use body lotion or oil the day of your appointment
  • Do not wax and shave the same area