Do inform us if you are using or have used in the past 3 months Alpha or Beta Hydroxy Acids, Glycolic Acids, Accutane, Retin-A, Renova, Tazorac, Adapalene, Differin, Benzoyl Peroxide, Cortisone, blood thinners, High Vitamin intake, antibiotics, topical acne medications, skin lightening products, or any similar medications, serums, or creams that can affect your waxing results as they may be contraindicated to waxing. Do inform us if you have any health concerns or conditions.
Do inform us if you had recent chemical peels and or laser treatments.
Do avoid sun or any UV tanning bed exposure for 48 hours before and after your waxing.
Do call and ask Annette if you need help deciding when and if you can be waxed.
Do wear breathable loose fit clothing, cotton underwear for 24-48 hours after waxing.
Do let your hair grow at least ¼ inch long (3-5 weeks). Do gently start to exfoliate your face 24-48 hours after waxing.
Do start to exfoliate 24-48 hours after waxing to prevent ingrown hairs.
Do this every day until the day before your next appointment. (Body Waxing)
Do be sure to pick up your home care products to maintain smooth skin and prevent ingrown hair.
Do Reschedule your next appointment before you leave. Keeping a schedule will maintain smooth skin and decrease hair growth.
For ladies, waxing on or near your menstrual cycle can be more painful so please schedule your visit wisely. The service may still be performed but just be aware that you may be more sensitive.
Don’t wax on Accutane. Must wait 6 months to a year after usage. Consult your physician.
Don’t take a bath after body waxing for 48 hours. Shower only with lukewarm water.
Don’t use hot tubs, saunas, pool, no swimming in the ocean, river, and lakes for 48 hours.
Don’t exercise or work out for a period of 24 hours after waxing. Don’t use extreme heat. Don’t drink alcohol or caffeine prior to waxing service.
Don’t shave or tweeze in between sessions.
Don’t sunbathe or tan for a period of 48 hours after waxing. Always use SPF after 24 hours. Don’t use deodorant after receiving an underarm wax for that day.
Don’t use body lotion, body oil, salt, or sugar scrubs day of wax.
Don’t use fragranced or perfume products on waxed areas for a period of 48 hours after waxing.
Don’t use self- tanning products right before waxing. The product will be removed by the procedure. Wait for 24 hours after wax service to apply.
NO hanky panky for 24 hours. (Bikini or Brazilian wax)
Don’t pick ingrown hairs. Annette has products and a treatment for prevention.
Annette provides a clean environment and never double dips!