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Waxing 101: 4 Tips For A Successful Waxing Appointment

I’ve heard numerous horror stories about past waxing experiences that have left physical, and sometimes, mental scarring. I have put together some tips to help prepare you for a Brazilian wax.

  1. Let it be! Hair to be waxed needs to be at least 0.25" L or as long as your lower eyelashes. Any shorter and the service is a painful waste of time and money. The wax needs something substantial to gripso hair can be pulled out by the root. I turn clients away if the hair is any shorter. If they continue to grow it and return in 2 weeks, they’ll reap the benefits.

  2. Take a chill pill. Specifically, an anti-inflammatory, such as ibuprofen, can ease some of the discomfort of waxing. The key is for you to take it one hour before your appointment.

  3. Be realistic. It’s going to hurt when you pull the hair down there out directly by its roots, and it can be especially uncomfortable for first-timers. An analgesic can be applied topically to ease any discomfort.

  4. Plan around "Aunt Flo." Getting a Brazilian wax the week before your period is a no-no if you can help it. PMS can cause all kinds of issues, including skin sensitivity. The best time for your clients to go bare is the week following their menstrual cycle.

STRESS SANITATION

Be sure your technicians don’t double dip their applicators. Any applicator that has touched your skin should not be put back into the wax. Some technicians will tell you double dipping is acceptable if the wax is hot enough to kill any germs, but this is not true. In fact, hot wax only raises the risk of burning your skin! If you see double dipping, RUN as fast as you can!

CLIENTS STICK WITH IT

I recommend that you ditch the razor and enjoy a life without razor burn and nicks, shower yoga poses, and awkward itching. It can be a reality! Consistent waxing will weaken follicles and roots, leading to sparse and thinner hair, and less painful sessions. Consistent waxing means every 3-6 weeks, rather than every few days.

ULS is at the corner of 16th St and Tremont St, across from the Denver Pavilions. Our 1st floor entry doors are directly on 16th St Mall. Look for The Sports Fan and our sliding glass doors are to the right. Then take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

Parking, meter parking along Tremont St is best, but if you have trouble, use the Denver Pavilions Underground Garage off of Welton St, between 15th and 16th. The entrance ramp will be on your right, headed down. After taking a ticket, go straight, take the ramp on your right headed up for Additional Parking Upstairs. At the top, an immediate left to park. Take the elevator or stairs up to the Main Level and we’re across to street. We will be happy to validate your parking for up to 2 hours if you park in this lot. We do not have arrangements with any other lots.

 

Denver Pavilions Underground Garage

1532 Welton St,

Denver, CO 80202

J MARIE SKIN STUDIO / Prospect Location

1125 Neon Forest Cir #100,

Longmont, CO 80504

Phone. 303-641-8670

Email. jessica@jmarieskinstudio.info

J MARIE SKIN STUDIO / Denver Location

403 16th Street Mall,

Suite 46,

Denver, CO 80202

Phone. 303-641-8670

Email. jessica@jmarieskinstudio.info

J MARIE SKIN STUDIO / Denver Pavilions Underground Garage

1532 Welton St,

Denver, CO 80202

Phone. 303-641-8670

Email. jessica@jmarieskinstudio.info

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