When comparing options of wax for various skin types, the standard choices are either hard wax or soft wax; both of which are variations of hot wax. While alternative mediums such as cold wax may still assist with removing hair all over the body; efficiency and effectiveness have shown that hot waxes are a better […]
I have a special occasion coming up and have never been waxed. Are there any special instructions?
When it comes to waxing for the first time, it is highly recommended that you get waxed in advance of the event, not the day of. Depending on your previous methods of hair removal, it may be additionally advised that you wax at least twice before the event, to allow your hair cycle to become […]
I am going away on a beach vacation and I want to look great in my swimsuit the entire time. When is the best time to get waxed?
As was discussed in our article titled <link: I have a special occasion coming up and have never been waxed. Are there any special instructions?>, when waxing for a specific event or purpose, there is some planning required in order to get the best out of your wax results. Build up a waxing schedule If […]
What are the various techniques for waxing?
Given the variety of waxing techniques available, it is almost certain that there is one available to address your individual needs. Each technique is best suited for particular treatment areas or different skin types, however the fundamental method is largely the same across all variations; the removal of the hair and its root in entirety, […]
Can I shave between waxing appointments?
The purpose of waxing is to remove hairs in their entirety – root and all – in order to achieve smooth, hairless skin for an extended period of time. In order to accomplish this, it is important to wax consistently and on a schedule in order to avoid uneven hair growth or ineffective results. While […]
What are the pros and cons of waxing?
Waxing is a great option for hair removal as the treatment is quick and results are long-lasting compared to some other hair removal methods, such as shaving. However, as with any treatment, there are various positive and negative aspects that you should be aware of before committing to a waxing program. Some of the positive […]
Under which conditions should someone avoid waxing?
Although waxing is a great option for hair removal, and will usually be suitable for all hair types, there are some conditions or circumstances that may preclude an individual from being a suitable candidate. Many of these circumstances are related to medical treatments or skin condition, and if waxing is pursued while experiencing them there […]
How much does it cost for DIY waxing?
As far as hair removal techniques go, waxing does not have to be an expensive exercise, however, if you are having it done at a professional salon, price can become a topic for concern. If you are considering waxing and are put off by the salon prices in your area, there are a number of […]
Are there any side effects to waxing?
Every method of hair removal has some side effects, and waxing is no exception. While there are a few side effects to be particularly wary of, the majority can be easily avoided or remedied if you find yourself afflicted. Skin sensitivity A largely unavoidable side effect of waxing is temporarily sensitized skin. Many people find […]
How should I take care of my skin after waxing?
With your skin being the largest organ that your body has, it is important to take care of it effectively and comprehensively. However, taking care of your skin does not have to be expensive, complicated, and shouldn’t have to add a lot of time to your daily routine. While waxing is a wonderfully efficient method […]