Waxing has always been a popular choice for hair removal in the mediterranean . Today, Esthetics By Gilla’s clients in Ottawa receive waxing services for any area, including Brazilian and full body waxing. Waxing can seem daunting if you’ve never had it done before, or if you’ve had a bad experience in the past. We’ve put together this guide to help you feel more comfortable about the procedure.
If you have body hair that you’re uncomfortable with, waxing is a great option. It works well on both women and men of all ages. We offer Sugaring and better than Sugaring. Our special Bee wax, sticks only to the hair, making your experience nearly painless.
Waxing or Shaving?
When you shave, the hair grows back thicker and darker than it did before. Additionally, hair begins to grow back above the skin almost immediately. When you wax however, the hair root is temporarily removed. This means that it takes much longer for the hair to grow back. When the hair does grow back, usually weeks later, the hair will be thinner and lighter. Eventually, it will stop growing back at all. As an added bonus, waxing also exfoliates your skin, leaving it feeling soft and silky.
Before your appointment
Use an exfoliating scrub the day before you come in for your waxing appointment. It’s also best to avoid applying any body lotion the day before. If you’re having your underarm area waxed, try to use a deodorant that does not contain an antiperspirant, as that can make it more difficult for the wax or the sugar to stick to the hair.
During your appointment
The first step in any waxing appointment is cleaning and disinfecting the area to be wax. Once clean, the esthetician will apply wax to small areas, removing the hair one section at a time. Afterward, the area will be cleansed of any Wax residue, and a cream will be applied to your skin to help prevent any irritation.
Waxing or Sugaring may be uncomfortable at first, especially if it’s your first time. At Esthetics by Gilla, we use a special wax that is designed to stick only to the hair and not your skin on any given sensitive area. Any discomfort that you feel will fade almost immediately. If you’re especially sensitive, or if you’re worried about experiencing pain, you can take an over-the-counter pain reliever such as Advil about an hour before your appointment. If you’re still feeling daunted, you may want to consider our laser hair removal service instead.
Your skin may be sensitive and a bit pink following your appointment. It would be just as normal by next morning for sure; during this time, avoid using any rough body scrubs, and avoid sun exposure right after waxing.
It is recommended to use a gentle body scrub to exfoliate the waxed area as frequently. This can help to prevent you from experiencing any bumps or ingrown hairs as the hair does begin to grow back. If you do experience any bumps, it’s very important that you don’t try to scratch or squeeze them, as this can make irritation worse, and may lead to infection.
Bikini Wax – Special Considerations
When you’re having the bikini area waxed, there are some special concerns. This area tends to be more prone to ingrown hairs, and the skin here is much more sensitive. At Esthetics by Gilla, we recommend “witch Hazel distilled water” over the counter. It’s effective and doesn’t cost much.Besides what we recommend from our line of product available on location.
The Brazilian Wax – What You Need to Know
A Brazilian wax is a very sensitive and private matter, we make sure you’re comfortable and give you some guidance and advice how to stretch when you’re in for the first time …
At Esthetics by Gilla, we understand the importance of taking the time to discuss each waxing procedure with you before we begin. We will do everything possible to ensure that you remain relaxed and comfortable throughout the procedure; in fact, our client would always say “the best Brazilian I ever had”!.
Serving the Ottawa region eyebrow waxing Ottawa, chin waxing, facial waxing, body waxing, bikini waxing, brazillian wax, full body waxing
Waxing Ottawa/Brazilian Bikini Waxing, eyebrow waxing Ottawa