Waxing, Brow/Lash Tinting and Lash Perming

Tinting

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

How long, or short, should my hair be prior to waxing?

Ideally the hair should be ¼ – ½ inch for best results. An easy way to decipher hair length without the use of a ruler is for the hair to be no longer than the length of nail bed on your pinkie finger! If this is your first time waxing or if the hair is very coarse it should be closer to ½ inch for the first few waxes. Once the hair has become finer it can be waxed at a shorter length.

 

How often should I get my waxing treatment?

Every 4-5 weeks is the general rule of thumb. Regular waxing is essential to achieve the best results.

 

What should I do to prepare myself for a wax treatment?

  • Ensure the hair is the appropriate length
  • Make sure the area to be waxed is clean
  • If you are using a topical cream exfoliant on the area to be waxed such as Retin-A, Renova, oral acne medications, blood thinning medications or topical or oral cortisone this will make the skin more sensitive and increase the likelihood of irritation or other complications. Please check with your doctor if you are unsure whether you should be waxed while using a medication.

 

What to expect after your first waxing treatment?

You may notice some temporary redness and mild irritation on the waxed area for a day or two. You may also experience slight itchiness immediately after waxing. Proper post-wax care will alleviate these symptoms. (Refer to post wax care)

 

What are ingrown hairs?

Waxing removes the entire hair and root from the hair follicle. If the hair is overly curly, during regrowth the strong curl can exit the follicle, curl and re-enter the skin. If the hair has been broken off beneath the surface of the skin, the irregular ending of the hair may find re-exiting difficult and curl into the follicle wall, putting pressure on the wall, causing swelling and a degree of discomfort.

 

Post wax care and prevention of ingrown hairs

  • No hot showers/baths or other heat treatments such as saunas or UV exposure.
  • No exercise for 24 hours.
  • Do not use perfumed soaps, lotions, makeup or deodorants on the area for 24 hours.

Regular daily buffing with a loofah, body brush or a body exfoliant cream ie Naked Tan Body Polish whilst bathing or showering will remove the dead skin cells. We also recommend daily moisturising which keeps the skin supple and allows easy exit for the hairs. The perfect product for this is our Crème de la Crème Moisturiser. Our must have product for any waxed area of skin is PFB Vanish ingrown hair serum. PFB Vanish has three key exfoliating ingredients – salicylic, glycolic and lactic acids, and moisturising and soothing ingredients like willow bark and camphor oil.

 

What is a Brazilian wax?

A Brazilian wax is the removal of all pubic hair, front and back, using wax. Some people opt to have a small shape or strip of hair left rather than removing the pubic hair entirely.

 

What should I wear for a Brazilian or a Bikini wax?

We provide a disposable G-String bikini bottom for your comfort or you may wish to wear your own underwear.

 

What is Full Face waxing?

The Full Face waxing can include any area that you would like, but typically it includes an eyebrow shaping, upper lip, chin and jawline, cheeks and sideburns. You may choose some or all of these options.

 

Will Tint Cover my grey eyebrows?

Yes! We use a specially formulated tint for grey brows. We can mix in other tint colours to obtain the perfect shade for each individual.

 

How long will the tint last?

Generally we say 4 weeks, but it does vary from client to client. We must also take into consideration the different hair growth cycle stages.

Waxing Prices

Eyebrow Wax/shape (with tint $35) $25 – 15 mins
Upper Lip or Chin $15 – 15 mins
Jaw Line $20 – 15 mins
Side Burns $20 – 15 mins
Cheeks both left and right $40 – 15 mins
Underarm $20 – 15 mins
1/2 Arm $30 – 15 mins
Full Arm $40 – 30 mins
Bikini $25 – 15 mins
Bikini Extended $30 – 20 mins
Brazilian – under 6 weeks growth $50 – 30 mins
Brazilian – between 6-12 weeks growth $55 – 30 mins
Brazilian – over 12 weeks growth (first time) $60 – 45 mins
1/2 Leg $35 – 20 mins
Full Leg $60 – 35 mins
Toes $  5 – 10 mins
Men’s back or chest/stomach $45 – 40 mins

Tinting and Lash Perming Prices

Lash Perming (with tint)$65 – 30 mins

Brow Tint $20 – 20 mins
Lash Tint $30 – 30 mins

Waxing/Tinting Packages

Full Face Wax Treatment
Lash and Brow Tint & Brow Wax/Shape
½ Leg and Bikini or Underarm
½ Leg and Extended Bikini
½ Leg and Brazilian (under 6 weeks of growth)
Underarm, Brazilian-under 6 wks, & Full Leg