What is it?
Waxing is a popular depilatory method where hair is removed from the roots for longer lasting results. Wax is applied to the skin and clings to the hairs. When wax is removed, the hairs are stuck to the wax, leaving your skin smooth. Hair regrowth becomes softer and results last longer than other forms of hair removal.
Types of Wax.
Application - With warm wax, the wax is spread over the area after which a paper strip is pressed over it to adhere to both the wax and hairs, and then pulled off removing the hairs in that area from the root.
Areas - As it is applied and removed straight awat, the warm wax can be used quickly and efficiently over large areas such as the legs and arms etc.
Application -Warmed to a slightly higher temperature, hot wax is a much thicker wax made up of plastics to allow it to set hard. It is applied to the skin, allowed to cool and set, and then pulled directly off without the use of a paper strip.
Areas - As it takes a moment for hot wax to cool and set, this kind of wax is usually used over smaller areas for more efficient treatment times. Areas on the face like the upper lip as well as the pubic area are most commonly treated with hot wax.
- Your skin can be smooth for up to 3 - 8 weeks depending on the individulal's speed of hair growth
- Hair growns back less dense and with a finer texture
- Great for covering areas where ingrown hairs could be a problem
- It does not cause cuts, pigmentation or badly smelling skin
- No harsh chemicals are present in wax so the skin is saved from their damaging effect
- Waxing leaves the skin soft, smooth and rejuvenated because it also removes a layer of of dead cells from the surface of the skin
Does it hurt?
Unfortuntely, the treatment does hurt, however it is worth all the benefits.
After care and recommendations.
After getting a wax, your skin is often red and irritated. Wear loose clothing to your appointment so you'll be comfy afterwards. For the rest of the day, you should steer clear of applying too much friction. You can reduce the irritation by avoiding hot baths for 24 hours, staying out of the sun at least for the day. Don't scratch irritated skin. It is completely normal for you to experience some redness or irritation immediately after waxing. It should go away within a few hours, but don't irritate already irritated skin.
We recommend no hot baths for 24 hours following a body waxing treatment, no abrasives for 24 hours following a waxing treatment and n o deodorants for 24 hours following an underarm waxing treatment.
- Sunburn or irritated skin
- Wouds and open skin
- Chemical peel or microdermabrasion within the last 7 days
- Bacetrial infections (impetigo, stye, boils)
- Viral infections (cold sore, conjuctivitis, genital warts)
- Fungal infections (ringworm, scabies, lice)
- Allergies to any of the wax ingredients
- Operations or recent scar tissue
- Skin disorders (psoriasis, eczma, raised and hairy moles)
- Medication (Retin A, accutane, steroids or any other medication that may thin the skin)
- Varicose veins (doctor's consent needed)
- Self tan (waxing may cause it to look patchy)
- Tanning beds on the same day
- Physician administered peel within the past 2 years
Legs - £25,00
Half leg - £15,00
Arms - £15,00
Underarms warm/hot wax - £10,00/£15,00
Bikini line warm/hot wax - £15,00/£20,00
Brazilian bikini warm/hot wax - £20,00/£25,00
Holywood bikini warm/hot wax - £25,00/£30,00
Back - £25,00
Chest - £25,00