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Why should I even wax?

Waxing is a form of hair removal that removes the entire hair from the hair follicle. Unlike shaving or clippers, which bluntly cut the hair at the surface. Warm wax is applied to the skin and envelopes around the hair follicle allowing the hair to be pulled from the root. Because the entire hair is removed, skin is left very smooth and outlasts any other form of hair removal.

Does waxing hurt?

Yes and no. Waxing does hurt most the first time. There are two reasons for this: pain tolerance and area of waxing. If you have a low pain tolerance, we recommend taking ibuprofen 30 minutes before your appointment to ease your nerves about the pain.

Can I bring a friend for moral support?

Absolutely! And they can wait for you in our cozy lounge. Having an extra person in the Wax room can distract the Estheticians further space is limited. If you have a friend who is curious about Brazilian, waxing, but not quite ready for it they should book a basic, bikini wax and get to know us.

Will my skin have a reaction?

Yes, possibly. The upper lip, back and chest are all areas that are prone to breakouts. If you have a tendency towards ingrown hairs and irritation from shaving, you are more likely to have the same reactions waxing, although dramatically decreased. To minimize skin reactions, you MUST use proper home care and come to get waxed on a regular schedule.

All-in-all, come in like clockwork, every 4 weeks on the dot, exfoliate your skin and moisturize with Bushbalm. This will help set you up for waxing success.

Is waxing unsanitary?

Wax in general is antibacterial, simply because there is zero water in the product. In order for bacteria to grow, some amount of water must be present. We follow universal precautions for disinfection and sanitization along with Vermont State Board regulations for Barbers and Cosmetologists. We don't double dip, we use gloves and disposable sticks, clean & prep the skin prior to hair removal, disinfect our tools and more.

What should I wear to my waxing appointment?

We suggest wearing loose clothing. The skin is usually sensitive post waxing service and you won’t want to wear anything that allows for much friction. You will not leave in discomfort per se, but expect the waxed area to be sensitive.

What are no no's post wax?

We know you're excited to show off that bikini wax, but avoid: the gym, sexy time if getting a bikini/brazilian, tanning salon, swimming pool, hot tubs and sauna for at least 12 hours after waxing.

How long should my hair be for a wax appointment?

If it is your first time waxing, then we recommend you refrain from shaving for at least two weeks before your reservation. After your first wax, it is recommended to wax every four weeks. Then go home and throw your razors away, because you'll never have to shave again!

Note: If you find yourself tempted to shave or trim, don’t! Once you see that waxing leaves you stubble-free, you won’t want to. Staying away from clippers and razors will also help to remove more growth cycles during your next visit. If you have the urge to shave in between visits, book them closer together! Razors and clippers chop the hair at its thickest, making it harder for the wax to hold on to!

How long should my hair be for a wax?

In general, hair has to be at least 1⁄4" long for wax to be able to grab onto it. If it's not long enough, then your technician may not be able to remove it, especially if it's thick. ... In fact, it can make getting a good wax way harder. If hair is 1" long or longer, you can run into some real problems. we have a $10.00 trimming fee which you can book online with your waxing services.

How often to do it?

Waxing every 4 weeks is ideal.

Does hair grow back thicker?

Your hair does not grow back thicker when you get waxing done. It's the complete opposite, if you continue to get waxing done on an area and do nothing else you will actually find that it grows back finer, lighter and in some cases patchy.

Does hair get thinner after waxing?

By waxing, you are pulling at the hair from the root and doing this over time you damage the hair bulb meaning hair grows back less dense and with a finer texture.

Will I be COMPLETELY smooth after waxing?

It’s like working out at the gym. You don’t automatically lose 10lbs on your first visit, right? It’s the same thing with waxing. You will not get the best wax until your 3rd wax.

This is due to the 3 stages of hair growth. So, 3 growth stages + 3 waxes = the best wax. By “best wax” we mean: No hair left behind, ultimate smoothness, slow hair regrowth and little skin irritation.

What kind of wax do you use?

Only the best, of course! Cirepil hard and soft along with Starpil hard wax. We use 5 different varieties of these waxes to accommodate all skin and bodies.

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