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Waxing Aftercare Instructions for Your Clients

The aftercare process is essential to maintaining the results of a professional waxing session. That’s why we’ve put together some simple waxing aftercare instructions for your clients so you can provide them with the knowledge and tools they need to maintain their results from the comfort of home!

Avoid Hot Showers and Baths

As a professional waxer, you already know that hot water must be avoided right after a wax. But since your clients may not be aware, make sure you tell them that using hot water while showering or bathing can cause increased irritation and prolong the healing process. Advise them to stick to lukewarm water for at least 24 hours.

Keep It Cool and Gentle

Encourage your clients to use products that contain soothing, anti-inflammatory ingredients, such as aloe vera or chamomile. This will not only help calm the skin after a wax but also reduce redness and irritation. You could even suggest that they stash these products in the fridge for an extra cooling sensation.

Wear Loose Clothing

While tight clothes can sometimes feel fabulous, you’ll want to tell your clients to hold off on wearing their favorite skinny jeans for a couple of days. Loose clothing will allow the skin to breathe and prevent any friction against the freshly waxed area.

Resist the Urge: No Scratching!

Remind your clients that, as tempting as it may be, they absolutely should not scratch their newly waxed skin. Not only does this cause irritation, but it also risks introducing bacteria to those delicate areas. Remind them that a gentle pat on the skin should suffice to calm any itchiness.

Exfoliate To Keep the Bumps Away

Clients should not exfoliate their skin for the first 24 hours after a wax. But after that, regular gentle exfoliation is essential to prevent ingrown hairs. Recommend they use a gentle, non-abrasive scrub or an exfoliating glove a couple of times per week for optimal results.

Now that you know the best waxing aftercare instructions, go ahead and share this knowledge with your clients. And don’t forget to stock up on the best products for a top-notch waxing experience. Lash and Beauty Store carries professional waxing products from popular vegan brand Jax Wax, including post-wax oil and body lotion for soothing and calming aftercare.