Preparing for a great waxing experience (yes it can be a great/relaxing experience 🙂 )
Do your research- Make sure that your chosen salon has a great reputation for waxing with high standards of hygiene.
There should be no double dipping, no dirty wax pots, no dirty trolleys, no dirty floors and your waxing therapist should wear SINGLE-USE disposable gloves.
It is also important that on the day of your treatment that a client information/consent form is completed (this is very important for both client and waxing therapist alike).
Getting ready for the day!
Avoid sunbathing/sunbeds. Exfoliate, exfoliate and exfoliate!! Gently exfoliate the skin up to three times a week. What you do at home to prepare for your waxing treatment is just as important as what your therapist does. (Team work people 🙂 ).
Remember, exfoliating is very important for a number of reasons including keeping these nasty ingrown hairs away! Also, gentle exfoliation on the day of your waxing treatment is recommended.
You may feel a little nervous about your waxing on the day if you are a first time waxer or have had a bad waxing experience. However, if you have chosen a therapist that is skilled, she should/will be able to put you at ease and make you forget why you are there.
Will it hurt?
Ok… so I’m not a fan of the ‘painless waxing’ marketing gimmick that a lot of brands use. There is no such thing. Remember, hairs are being pulled out of your follicles and everyone’s pain threshold is different.
However, in the hands of a skilled therapist who has confidence and great technique, married to a great waxing brand, you will get a more comfortable/virtually pain-free waxing experience.
Stay tuned for our next post where we will be covering INGROWNS; what causes them and how you can help combat them!!!
You’ll need to avoid vigorous exercise and tanning for a day or two after your treatment, so bear that in mind when planning your waxing appointment. For more information about our waxing services in Sittingbourne, Kent please check out our site.