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I've waxed, now what?

To ensure maximum comfort and benefit after the treatment, it is important to follow the steps below at home:

1. Avoid applying heat to the waxed area for 12 to 24 hours. This includes hot baths, sauna, and steam as well as working out.

2. It's important to exfoliate following the treatment and once a day until breakouts are gone.. Use only an anti-acne product recommended by your skincare professional.

3. Avoid sun tanning for 24 hours. This includes any strong ultraviolet (UV) light exposure or tanning bed treatments.

4. Avoid applying highly fragranced products to the waxed area. This includes, perfume, scented body lotions, antiperspirants, cosmetics, or feminine hygiene sprays. Only use professional products, recommended to you by the skincare therapist who performed the waxing service

5. If getting a Brazilian wax, NO UNDERWEAR AT NIGHT (4 nights) also RIGHT AFTER WAX for 12 hours. Be prepared to go home with no underwear on. NO SEX 12 hours after a Brazilian wax.

6. Avoid using harsh abrasive or exfoliates in the waxed area. However, if you are prone to in-grown hairs, the day after your waxing treatment, exfoliate the newly waxed area with a clean washcloth to avoid future problems.

7. Avoid applying high SPF sunblocks to the waxed area for 12-24 hours after the waxing service. Sunscreen chemicals can be irritating to the newly waxed skin. This includes self-tanning products and tan accelerators.

8. Pinking of the skin is normal and should disappear within 6 to 8 hours after the waxing treatment. Slight pinking i indicates that the hair was removed from the root, rather than superficially broken off, as in shaving. This is the reason that professional waxing lasts so much longer.

For best results, repeat your professional waxing every 4 to 6 weeks depending on the area and your individual hair growth rate.

If you have any questions about your waxing service or aftercare at home, please do not hesitate to reach out to me with any questions.