One word of warning, before I sign off. It is my belief that it is the heat as much as the removal of hair itself that causes redness, sensitivity and discomfort during a waxing treatment. For the 7 — 10 days leading up to a wax, exfoliate the area using a sugar scrub. Hot wax is applied to the skin in a thick layer. Strip or warm wax is applied to hair that is finer or where the skin is generally thicker e. It is a skilled treatment requiring a very different technique to warm waxing and should only be carried out by an appropriately qualified therapist.
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How To Prepare For A Brazilian or Hollywood Hot Wax Hair Removal Treatment
It also allows most of you hair to be in the same stage of the growth cycle for your next treatment in 4 — 6 weeks, meaning you will get much longer before regrowth. Caffeine heightens nerve ending sensitivities, which is exactly the opposite of what you want to be doing before a hair removal session! If you know your skin is quite sensitive or reactive, another alternative would be to take an anti-histamine to reduce redness. It is absolutely fine to have a wax during your period, sometimes it is unavoidable. It is my belief that it is the heat as much as the removal of hair itself that causes redness, sensitivity and discomfort during a waxing treatment. Please check your therapist has attended an advanced waxing course.