Waxing - Do's and Don'ts ... Bikini/Brazilian
First-Timers and Veteran Waxers... Learn Some Waxing Tricks DO make us aware if you have had any problems with your waxing
treatments in the past
DO use a sun block after waxing if exposing skin to sun within 24
hrs to avoid hyper-pigmentation.
DO leave plenty of time before Special 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 may effect the outcome
of a waxing treatment.
DON'T apply moisturizer beforehand.
DON'T expose newly waxed areas to the sun, hot tubs, sauna,
suntan booths or extreme heat for 24 hours some skin cells have
been pulled off in the process and the area is vulnerable.
DON'T apply deodorant to newly waxed underarms or use
products containing alcohol after facial waxing.
DON'T use any facial scrubs or abrasives for 1 week prior to
DON'T wax during Accutane treatment or 6 months after.
DON'T wax after a 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.
Richa’s RULES TO WAX BY...
Initially grow hair out 3-4 weeks or 1/2", whichever is longer. For
best results, the longer the better.
Do not ingest caffeine.
If OK with your doctor, take Ibuprofren one hour ahead.
If your skin is sensitive prior to and during your period, you may
want to avoid waxing. It is best to avoid waxing around your