Waxing Tips

  1. Gently exfoliate your skin a day before getting waxed.
  2. Avoid putting lotion on skin the day of waxing.
  3. Allow your hair to grow in about 1/4 inch, to assure wax will adhere. (hair should grow out about two weeks)
  4. Take Ibuprofen or Tylenol an hour before you wax, if you are sensitive.
  5. We offer numbing cream for sensitive clients, please arrive 1/2 hour prior to appointment for application. There is a $5 charge for numbing cream.
  6. Avoid caffiene and alcohol at least 12 hours before waxing, this will make you more sensitive.
  7. Do not wax skin that is irritated, sunburned, or infected. Do not wax if you are on medications that thin the skin or make you sensitive. Some are: acne meds, retinols, and some antibiotics.
  8. Avoid waxing within four days of your menstrual cycle, if you are sensitive.
  9. Allow 3-5 weeks between waxes.
  10. Do not use peels, dermabrasion for 48 hours prior to wax.
  11. Avoid suntanning/tanning beds at least 48 hours prior to waxing.
  12. Keep wax area clean and dry for 24 hours after wax, no harsh lotions or cleansers.
  13. Use Bumps Be Gone! Every day after wax, for smooth skin.
  14. Exfoliate the skin in shower starting on the third day post wax with Rehab everyday.
  15. No hot tubs, hot showers, exercise, and sex for 24 hours post wax.
  16. Shaving prior to waxing can lead to a transition period. Generally waxing takes 2-3 consistent appointments to achieve optimal results. You can achieve results quicker if you have not been shaving.
  17. Avoid shaving between waxes.
  18. Wear loose fitting, cotton, breathable underwear and clothing after waxing appointment.
  19. We no longer wax women who are more than 6 months pregnant.