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HAIR REMOVAL WAXING

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Unwanted hair is a problem for both men and women. There are many methods for the removal of hair on a semi-permanent basis. The methods include waxing, laser hair removal, threading and epilating. The most famous and successful method for the removal of hair is waxing. Waxing takes out the hairs from their roots, hence slowing their rate of production again. Waxing is the method that only involves two things. First is the wax mixture and the second is the paper or cloth strip. Only two things require only three steps. The first is the application of the wax mixture on the body part and then the rubbing of the paper strip on the wax applied area and finally removing the strip by a rapid pulling movement. Wax is applied in the direction of the hair growth and the strip is removed in the opposite direction. This enables a better removal of hair from the skin. Waxing is the method that can be used to remove hair from any part of the body. Whether the part is the eyebrow area, the bikini area, the arms, the legs or anywhere you can think of.

Waxing is the easiest method that can be used for the removal of unwanted hair. Men can get their chest hair removed by this method and they wouldn’t have to worry about getting it waxed again for a period of two or eight weeks. There are certain people who complain about getting hair back after a week only. This is not the fault of waxing; it just means that their hormones are a little imbalanced.

The method of waxing has been carried out in homes as well. Most of the girls are embarrassed and hence carry out waxing on their own. This is never recommended as the young girls can never be aware of what kind of a wax would suit them. They might have very sensitive skins and would be allergic to hot wax. Therefore, it is always advisable to come to our spa for getting those hairs removed. One other fact is that not all parts of the body can be waxed on your own. For example, you cannot possibly wax the upper right shoulder using the left hand. You might damage the skin by applying a little too hot wax or pulling a little too hard. Talking about our services, our spa specialists care about your skin. They don’t want any complaints from you hence they first check the sensitivity of your skin and then start the waxing method.

Our specialists also adjust the heating of the wax according to your skin’s sensitivity. There are different types of waxing methods available at our spa. You can choose the hot wax method, the wax strip method or the cold wax method. We also suggest the right method of waxing for you depending upon the sensitivity and the allergic nature of your skin. Come to our spa and you’ll never be dissatisfied.

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Waxing Contraindication List
To ensure a successful waxing experience, please read and follow these instructions.

WARNING: If you are currently using any of the following prescription medications, you cannot receive a waxing service. You must discontinue use of these medications for a minimum of three (3) months prior to waxing. The exception is Accutane; you must be off this medication treatment course a minimum of one (1) year prior to waxing.

Accutane (Acne medication)
Adapalene (Acne medication)
Alustra (Retin A)
Avage (See Tazorac – Acne medication)
Avita (See Retin A)
Clindamycin
Differin (Acne medication)
Doxycycline
Erythromycin
Isotretinoin (See Accutane)
Madifloxicine
Metronidazole
Minocycline
Renova (See Retin A)
Tazarac (Acne medication)
Tazarotene (See Tazorac)
Tetracycline
Tretinoin (See Retin A)

CAUTION: If you are currently using any of the following, please inform your technician. These products can make the skin more sensitive. Thin, sensitive skin is more vulnerable to lifting and sensitivity during waxing.

Other Acne medications not listed above
Alpha Hydroxy Acids (Glycolic, Lactic)
Oral Antibiotics
Topical Antibiotics
Retinol
Salicylic Acid
Exfoliants

PRECAUTIONS & CONSIDERATIONS

Please read these valuable guidelines.

Sunburned or irritated areas cannot be waxed.
Moles cannot be waxed.
You must wait a minimum of seven (7) days before waxing after a
light chemical peel or microdermabrasion.
Waxing cannot be performed if you have had laser skin resurfacing
within the past year.
Waxing cannot be performed if you have had a physician
administered peel within the past two (2) years.
If irritation should occur, we recommend you use an antibiotic
ointment such as Neosporin to keep the area continually moist to
avoid infection and scabbing.
No sun for 12 hours following a waxing treatment.
No hot baths for 24 hours following a waxing treatment.
No abrasives for 24 hours following a waxing treatment.
No deodorants for 24 hours following an underarm waxing treatment.
Women may experience extra sensitivity to waxing up to a week
prior to the beginning of their menses.