How Regular Waxes Can Keep Your Skin Soft And Smooth

There are many benefits to allowing us to assist you with hair removal. Smoother skin is simply one benefit and the results could last 3-4 weeks depending on how quickly your hair grows.  At Esthetics by P Brown, we use Stephanie Layne’s wax.  This wax has an oil base versus a polymer which means it does not contain plastic. Whether we use the hard wax or soft wax depends on the coarseness of the hair.  If your hair is really coarse, we’ll use the hard wax, but if your hair is fine we tend to use a soft wax.  We use the low temperature wax and it’s less painful. 

Hard Wax Versus Soft Wax

What is Hard Wax?

Hard wax has a thick consistency.   When it’s applied, it hardens on the skin and maintains a workable consistency that doesn’t require strips to be used, the wax works as the strip.  It melts at a lower temperature, so it feels comfortable to the skin.

What is Soft Wax? 

Soft wax doesn’t stick to the skin, but it does stick to the hair.   With this wax, strips are used to remove the hair.  

What Happens When I Schedule a Wax Appointment?

When you schedule any wax appointment with the exception of some face wax appointments, you’ll receive an email that provides instructions on how you’ll need to prepare for the appointment.  Instructions may vary, for example, you may be asked to exfoliate 24-48 hours prior to the appointment.  You also may be asked to refrain from using any harsh chemicals on the area for approximately 48 hours.  For example, if your cleanser contains retinal, and you’re scheduling a wax appointment for your face, you would want to stop using the retinal on your face 24 – 48 hours prior to your appointment.   Be sure to check our wax services under Brow and Wax Bar .

Common Wax Services:

Back Wax – hair is waxed from the base of your neck, including shoulders, to the small of your back.

Bikini Wax – we wax the panty-line and across the top, if you wear a bikini it prevents hairs from being seen.

Brazilian Wax – we wax from the front all the way to the back, including the butt.

Brow Wax – after assessing your ideal brow, we wax, trim, and tweeze to design the best shape.

Chest Wax – hair is waxed from the collarbone down to the hip bone.

Chin & Neck Wax – we wax your chin according to your needs and may wax from your jawbone to your collarbone.

Full Face Wax – everything is waxed from forehead, eyebrows, cheeks, sideburns, lip, chin, and under jawbone.  This does not include the nose.

Underarm Wax – we wax the entire armpit and tweeze any stray hairs.  

*Another option for your brows is Brow Tint which darkens the brows or changes the color.  Colors can be custom-blended.

At Esthetics by P Brown, we give you pampering at a price you can afford.  Our books fill up quickly, so if you are planning to schedule an appointment, you’ll want to schedule it soon. 

I hope this was helpful.  If you have any questions regarding any of our services, please feel free to contact us.  We can be reached by phone at (615) 884 – 6744 or email us at estheticsbypbrown@yahoo.com.

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Chemical Peel for Vaginal Hyperpigmentation

Hey Tribe, this question was sent through my social media, I’m sharing in case anyone else has this question. 

QUESTION:

What can I do that is not as painful as laser treatments to remove hyperpigmentation from under my arms and my bikini area?  Is there a treatment that’s not high in cost and will it also treat ingrown hairs? 

ANSWER: YES

Most estheticians will do a variation of what we call our body peel.  This actually is something that I do (about) quarterly – because I have eczema on my body and I don’t want to look like a reptile.  

IT’S A BODY PEEL

So, yes, we do a body peel where we lay low-grade acids, like a Pumpkin Enzyme Acid, or I’ve done a Hibiscus Acid or an Apple Wine acid, something that is gentle enough to peel your intimate area but strong enough to lift up the hyperpigmentation.  We love anything that contains thorazine prohibitors, which will help prevent you from having hyperpigmentation during the healing process.  

72-HOUR WAIT

I will say, this as a disclaimer.  If you want to have relations as my grandmother would say, it is not the time within 3 days after this peel.  You don’t want to, because you are shedding, there’s nothing sexy about it.  Now, once you pass the 72-hour mark, your bikini area will look like it was poured from Jesus (so to say – smile).  Also, if you suffer from ingrown hairs, we’ve thinned out that excess ingrown hair that is kind of holding that ingrown hair in or that Folliculitis in and it’s going to slide out like pure butter.  And it’s going to even out your skin tone, those same problems happen up under your arm that will happen in the bikini area, so it’s not just let’s hold here.

PUMPKIN BENEFITS

To be clear, Glycolic Acid in my opinion is a sand blaster.  My exception to that rule, is if your Glycolic Acid comes from a natural derivative such as aloe or pumpkin.  While we love pumpkin lattes, pumpkin is the perfect enzyme to use on the bikini area, it will give you a flawless glow, even skin, reduce ingrown hairs and all jokes aside, tribe, it’s amazing!

I hope this was helpful and if it was, please leave me a comment below.  Also, please forward this post to anyone you know who would benefit from this information.

Also, if you have any questions about hyperpigmentation or any skincare questions in general, please feel free to call us at (615) 884 – 6744 or email us at estheticsbypbrown@yahoo.com.

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