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Steps For Preparing For Waxing

Steps For Preparing For Waxing

Steps For Preparing For Waxing

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Waxing is the process of removing hair from your body using a soft or hard melted wax  product that is applied to your skin and allowed to dry and stiffen. Once this wax has achieved a certain point of drying to room temperature, it can be removed with a quick pulling motion in the opposing direction of hair growth. If done correctly, the product will trap any hair in the region within itself and pull that hair out by the root, inclusive of the entire hair shaft and follicle. Because of the complete and total removal of the hair itself, a significant amount will need to grow back from the root point before it is seen at the skin surface. Waxing is different than shaving in this regard because it removes so much more of the hair and therefore will not be being seen at the skin surface within anywhere near the period of time that shaving accomplishes the same goal. With shaving, you will be seeing the hair at the skin surface within a period of hours or maybe days. The general consensus is that waxing is a superior process for hair removal if it is done correctly. With that said, there are several things that you can do in preparation for your waxing appointment that will create not only a better experience but a better outcome.

 

The first and most important thing that you can do before waxing is to plan ahead. The ideal amount of time that you should allow to go in between waxes is at least 1 to 2 weeks. This is because you need to have at least 1/4 inch of hair showing over the skin surface in order for the wax to adhere to it effectively.  with the exception of fine hair, like women’s facial hair, it can be shorter but you will ultimately want it to grow out for several weeks before your procedure. You should also avoid waxing during the times when your skin is sensitive, in order to reduce the amount of pain that is felt during the procedure. For women, this will generally mean that you will want to wax about a week after your menstrual cycle, and you will want to avoid waxing during the menstrual cycle itself. You will not want to wax just before you plan on spending a significant period of time outside because sunburn can be especially problematic on freshly waxed skin. Do not wax for the first time before any special occasion or event. This is because you do not know exactly how your skin is going to react and you may experience bruising, redness or irritation. While there are things that you can apply to prevent irritation like coconut oil or a soothing lotion after you’ve waxed, you will not want to spoil Your special occasion by finding these things out the hard way. You will want to talk to the esthetician before your appointment, in order to answer some basic questions that will be able to create a better outcome. Be prepared to answer questions about skin sensitivity and irritations. You will also want to schedule an allergy Patch test before you wax. This is because there can be certain elements in waxes that can irritate your skin if you are allergic to them. You will want to take care of this well in advance of your waxing because Patch tests will generally take several days to display irritation. Just before your wax you will want to check for irritation , sunburns or breakouts. If you are experiencing a rash in that area you will not want to be waxed. Don’t go tanning or expose yourself to extreme sun for the entire week before the appointment and exfoliate your skin in order to remove any dead or trapped hair. Apply your moisturizer and take a warm bath the morning of your waxing. Make sure you cover any skin tags or moles with a band aid in order to make sure that they’re not accidentally removed with the wax. Taken ibuprofen and wear loose clothing on the morning of your wax.