Board Walk Spa

Helpful Hints

 

Answers to frequently asked questions

Avoid all waxing if you have taken or used products containing  Retin A, Retinol, Tazorac or  Avage for atleast 7 days.

 

It is best to schedule your appt at least a week prior to your period so that your skin is less sensitive.

 

Avoid contact with the sun, tanning beds , saunas or steam showers  as well as heavy exercise for 24-48 hours after waxing

 

Back/Chest Waxing- wear loose fitting cotton T-shirts for the first 24 hours. Change your shirt if it becomes moist with perspiration. 

 

 

Tips to help with discomfort
Cool compresses and adequate hydration help if irritation occurs

 

Taking 500 mg of Ibuprofen (Advil,Motrin) prior to service may help decrease discomfort  as well as associated redness or swelling

 

Stay as relaxed as possible. Remember ,  however that alcohol consumed prior to waxing may make some people more sensitive. 
 

 

Definition for Bikini style waxing

BIKINI ( American)- Hair is removed at the very top of the thighs and under the naval.  All pubic hair covered by the bikini is left in place.

 

FULL BIKINI-Only a small amount of hair is left on the mons pubis.

 

BRAZILIAN-Most famous of the new styles.  It is either removal of all pubic hair or leaving only a thin vertical strip of hair known as the “landing strip”

 

HOLLYWOOD or SPHYNX-This is EVERYTHING OFF style. It involves removal of hair adjacent to the anus,perineum and vulva. (Over time hair becomes weaker and grows more slowly.  Technition has the option of charging a lesser price for regular clients who require less time and product for their service)