If it’s your first time waxing, there are certain degrees of inconveniences and risks involved. Knowing how to deal with those can help you attain smooth skin without the after-waxing effects. Here’s what you should know about waxing before stepping into the salon.
Tips for New Waxers
- Ensure your hair is long enough to be waxed – roughly 4 to 6 weeks, depending on your hair type
- Taking over-the-counter medicine, a drink or CBD products to help calm your nerves and pain
- Exfoliate regularly, especially a day before waxing to remove any dead skin around the area and prevent ingrown hairs.
What to Expect During Waxing Service?
- No secret! It’ll hurt the first time, so be prepared by taking med or drink.
- Prepare to show some little skin. Depending on the waxing service you might have to go semi-nude or fully undress from the waist down.
- Remember that your esthetician is going to be up close and personal at some point to remove the tiniest of hairs
- Depending on the service, you might have to assist you esthetician in some way.
What to Expect After Waxing Service
- Your esthetician will administer aftercare, but the treatment and results will depend on you.
- Expect to see a bit of swelling, redness and sensitivity on the waxed area. Avoid causing more irritation on the area.
Be sure to pick a professional aesthetician, someone with the understanding of working with wax and the waxing lifestyle for best results.