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Brazilian Secrets #2 - Exfoliate & Hydrate

Brazilian Secrets  #2 - Exfoliate & Hydrate
  Spoiler alert! One of the best kept secrets to achieving a smooth Brazilian has nothing to do with the technique and everything to do with the sk...

Brazilian Secrets #1 - Longer is Better

Brazilian Secrets #1 - Longer is Better
We know the hair needs to be at least 1/4" to wax, but what if it's longer than that? What do you do? Run and hide? Cancel the appointment?  NOOOO...

What Causes Ingrowns? #5 Lack of Maintenance

What Causes Ingrowns? #5 Lack of Maintenance
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.  Just one trip to the waxologist isn't going to solve or correct a lifetime of ingrowns.  It takes patience...

What Causes Ingrowns? #4 Thick, Coarse, Curly or Dense

What Causes Ingrowns?  #4 Thick, Coarse, Curly or Dense
"Let it fly in the breeze, get it caught in the leaves..." It's safe to say that the folks that have the biggest battle with ingrowns are those wi...

What Causes Ingrowns? #3 Improper Waxing Technique

What Causes Ingrowns?  #3 Improper Waxing Technique
Typically waxing reduces ingrowns, however if done improperly it can actually be the cause of creating ingrowns. It's TRUE! Here's how,  In genera...

What Causes Ingrowns? #2 Friction

What Causes Ingrowns?  #2 Friction
  Your favorite form fitting jeans or body hugging workout pants may show off your figure, but they could be contributing to your ingrown hairs.  ...

What Causes Ingrowns? #1 Dry, Dehydrated Skin

What Causes Ingrowns?  #1 Dry, Dehydrated Skin
When the skin is dry, tight and dehydrated, the hair can become trapped underneath the surface.  This means that it cannot exit the follicle becau...

Waxing Side Effect #5 - Bacterial Reaction

Waxing Side Effect #5 - Bacterial Reaction
BACTERIAL REACTION: Can be the most upsetting, because they don't present right away like a Histamine Reaction.  It takes a few days for the signs...

Waxing Side Effect #4 - Histamine Reaction

Waxing Side Effect #4 - Histamine Reaction
HISTAMINE REACTION is like an allergic reaction but does not necessarily mean that the client is allergic to the wax or any waxing products used. ...

Waxing Side Effect #3 - Skin Tearing

Waxing Side Effect #3  - Skin Tearing
  SKIN TEARING is just like it sounds, the skin actually tears and may bleed or require stitches. This is a very rare side effect but deserves men...

Waxing Side Effect #2 - Skin Lifting

Waxing Side Effect #2 - Skin Lifting
SKIN LIFTING is perhaps one of the scariest side effects. It is often confused with skin burning when the wax is too hot, but it's very different. 

Waxing Side Effect #1 - Skin Bruising

Waxing Side Effect #1 - Skin Bruising
Skin Bruising when waxing is very common.  Knowing why it happens and how to prevent it will have clients lining up at your door.