As a rule of thumb, you want to wait at least 2-3 days after your wax, and 2-3 before your next appointment to begin exfoliating, especially if you start to see the hair beginning to grow. Be sure not to irritate or traumatize the skin so that it’s in good condition for the wax.
What happens if you exfoliate after waxing?
Exfoliating the skin after waxing helps reduce the risk of developing ingrown hairs. By choosing to exfoliate your skin after waxing, you are reducing the risk of clogged pores and ingrown hairs. As a result, the natural process of shedding your outer layer of skin is sped up.
What should I exfoliate with after a Brazilian wax?
Wait at least 48 hours after waxing to begin scrubbing the skin. The best scrub to use is a facial scrub (St. Ives for blackheads and breakout etc.) that has 2% Salicylic Acid.
What to use to exfoliate VAG after waxing?
“Doing this three times per week will remove dead skin cells and help prevent ingrown hairs,” she says. If you want to try this method, Cetaphil’s extra gentle facial scrub, Simple’s smoothing facial scrub, or La Roche-Posay’s ultra-fine scrub are all great options.
How do you close your pores after waxing?
To prevent bumps and ingrowns, try applying a cold pack to the waxed area immediately following your service, which will close the pores and block bacteria from entering.
When should you exfoliate before a Brazilian wax?
Gently exfoliate your skin a day or two before waxing, but skip harsh scrubs the day of your waxing appointment. Exfoliation helps wax grab hair and not skin, but it can also leave skin more sensitive to pain, so lighter is better. A rough washcloth is perfect for gentle exfoliation, but don’t scrub too hard.
Why is my private area dark?
It can be caused due to wearing tight underwear or clothing that doesn’t fit properly, and there is a lack of proper ventilation in the area. It can also happen as a result of everyday activities like walking, exercise, sex etc. Besides, rubbing the area too much can also lead to darkening.
Can I exfoliate before waxing?
A day or two before you wax, gently exfoliate with a mild scrub, brush, mitt, or loofah to remove dead skin cells that surround the hair follicles. Exfoliating helps loosen existing ingrown hairs and improves your waxing results.
Will hyperpigmentation from waxing go away?
The facts are, with superior product and expert technique, waxing won’t cause hyperpigmentation at all. Products or packages on offer that include serums claiming to reduce hyperpigmentation after waxing are essentially degrading to the wax industry. Skin damage due to waxing is unacceptable.
Does waxing make pores bigger?
“Waxing will cause the pores to open thus leaving the skin slightly vulnerable. The area should be kept clean and nourished with special post-wax lotions to keep the skin smooth and supple.” Remember to look after your skin, because it might be feeling a little tender.