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Waxing

What is Waxing?

Waxing is a hair removal method which is semi-permanent in nature and removes the hair from the root.

Suitable for: most clients, our experienced technician will advise your suitability

Frequency: average it will last 2-4 weeks, depending on your hair growth cycle.

Preparation: required, refer to pre-treatment information provided by your technician

Waxing FAQs

In most cases your skin will be fine however it depends on your skin type. If you are particularly sensitive, you may get a minor reaction (usually on the face and bikini area). Your skin may look red and inflamed, but this should calm down within the following hours. It is quite common for skin to look red after a wax, or to even feel warm. But there should not be any discomfort or redness that lasts longer than a few hours.

It’s really not as bad as you think, we promise. sure, it doesn’t tickle but it’s certainly not excruciating! We have great quality wax and our staff is trained to wax fast and thoroughly. The therapist will communicate with you every step of the way. They’ll tell you how to position your body or stretch your skin to try minimise pain.

Regular waxing reduces hair growth activity over time. Whereas regular shaving promotes hair growth over time. Waxed hairs can take anywhere from 3-8 weeks to grow back and shaven hairs will reappear anywhere from 8 hours to 5 days! Don’t worry if you have only ever shaved – It’s never too late to start waxing!

If you think you should tell the therapist about something, tell them. Raised moles and skin tags, abrasions, bites, broken skin, bruises, varicose veins, sun burn, period, allergies, medical condition, medication you’re going to have to give waxing a miss if you have contagious skin condition, thin or fragile skin, are using steroid medication or roaccutane. Please make sure to tell the therapist if you are getting any waxing on your face if you are using any vitamin a based medication.

Many women worry that it is dangerous to have waxing done whilst pregnant, but this is not the case at all. Aside from the fact that it may hurt a little more than usual because your hormones are different to normal, it is perfectly fine to continue your monthly hair maintenance. our staff are all well trained in dealing with these sensitivities and will ensure that you are well looked after.

In most cases your skin will be fine however it depends on your skin type. If you are particularly sensitive, you may get a minor reaction (usually on the face and bikini area). Your skin may look red and inflamed, but this should calm down within the following hours. It is quite common for skin to look red after a wax, or to even feel warm. But there should not be any discomfort or redness that lasts longer than a few hours.

Resist the urge and don’t pick, squeeze or tweeze! You’re likely scar or bruise yourself. And you might not even get the hair out!