Questions & Answers Bliss Body Waxing
Shaving stimulates potential hair growth and can strengthen the hair follicle. Shaving also cuts the hair at the hair shaft, which not only grows back with a stubbly feel, but it allows the hair to grow back the next day or in some cases the same day.
It is not recommended for 24-48 hours, as tanning can inflame the skin.
Hair should be approximately a 1/4” or longer for best results, generally two weeks of growth.
It is not necessary. Trimming will be performed at the time of service, if necessary.
Waxing during your menÍstrual cycle is possible but is not recommended. During that time your body tends to be more sensitive due to the change of hormones and this could cause the service to be more painful. If your doctor permits, take an Advil or Tylenol 30 minutes before your appointment, some say it relieves discomfort that comes from waxing.
You will want to refrain from extended sun exposure 48 hours prior to waxing. Several days before your waxing service, you should gently exfoliate the area. The day of waxing cleanse the area and refrain from lotions/oils/deodorant. After waxing, again, you will want to refrain from sun exposure for 48 hours. Do not soak in hot tubs and avoid extremely hot water, as the pores on your skin are still open. As soon as you feel comfortable, begin exfoliating to prevent ingrown hairs.
Waxing removes hair at the root, so results last as long as it takes for new hair to grow.This should take about four to six weeks after your first session, although it varies from individual to individual.
There are many medications that you should not take if waxing. Accutane, Proactive, Retin-A, Renova, Tazorac, Avage, StrVectin, Differin, Glycolic and Alpha Hydroxy Acid. If you have had any kind of microdermabrasion or chemical peel in the last 3 days, please refrain from waxing. I care about your skin, and if you are unsure, please consult your doctor before making an appointment.