I am an Esthetician specializing in Brazilian waxing, since 1998. I was my first client, at the age of 14, and have continued to perfect and create a less painful experience for myself, and my clients.
Brazil was the first place where women wore the thong bathing suit, which requires a type of waxing, called the “Brazilian”, to make it wearable. Some people get a Brazilian to wear a certain type of bikini, while others do it because it feels amazing.
My style of Brazilian waxing is to remove all of the hair, from front to back, with the option of leaving a “landing strip”.
I use Cirepil Blue Hard Wax, that is perfect for sensitive skin, and those that are prone to irritation and ingrown hairs. Cirepil attaches to the hair, not the skin, and requires a lower temperature, which makes for a more pleasant experience. Cirepil is removed by hand, and doesn’t require a fabric strip removal.
My goal it is to make my clients feel more confortable and enjoy the whole experience. I want to pamper my clients, and create relationships that last. I work with most budgets, and offer a student discount. Even in today’s economy, I understand that looking and feeling beautiful is important in our lives.
Avoid sunbathing or tanning beds for at least 24 hours prior to waxing, which can further irritate sunburned skin. Avoid waxing the week before your period, which is when your nerve cells are most sensitive. When scheduling your appointment, keep in mind that earlier in the day is better than later when oil and sweat has built up on your skin. You'll want to consider your skin care regimen, too. If you use skin care products that contain AHAs, stop using them about four or five days prior to waxing. And if you're taking (or have been taking) a retinoid-based acne medication, such as Accutane, skip the waxing all together, as you can cause serious injury to your skin.
The optimum length is between one-half and three-quarter inches (13 to 19 mm). Take a close look at the hair you want to wax. If the hair is too short, the wax won't be able to grab it. If it's too long, the hair is more likely to break off above the root and the process will be more painful.
Softer hair follicles release hair more easily; to make your waxing experience both pleasant and productive, exfoliate the day before your appointment. Exfoliating removes dead skin cells and helps unclog pores, sometimes releasing ingrown hairs as well as debris. By ridding your skin of excess flakes, you can be sure the wax will be removing hair only, and not your skin along with it.
I look forward to hearing from you! Enjoy!