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The

Wax

Room

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THE WAX ROOM 1905 Huguenot rd suite 105 richmond va 23235 

804-601-8106

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HOW LONG should my hair be? 

Its difficult to let our eyebrows grow out, but the results will be well worth it. All body hair getting waxed should be 1/4 inch or longer. This is typically the length of hair 10 days after shaving. Please DO NOT trim hair prior to your visit, if necessary hair will be trimmed during your visit.


WHAT IS EYEBROW SCULPTING?

Brow sculpting includes trimming, tweezing, and waxing the eyebrows to create customs brows to flatter each individual face. No two person’s eyebrows are the same. 


WHAT IS A BRAZILIAN WAX?

A Brazilian wax is the removal of all hair from the pubic region from the top, the labia and between the cheeks.


WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STRIP AND HARD WAX?

Strip wax is removed with a piece of cloth and hard wax is removed by hand. Each wax is chosen according to the area being waxed and the type of hair present. Both types of waxes are effective and gentle.


SHOULD I TRIM MY HAIR PRIOR TO MY APPOINTMENT?

NO! In most cases this isn’t necessary. If trimming is necessary, your specialist will do so prior to your service.


WHAT should i do after i get waxed?

Avoid strenuous activity, or anything that makes you sweat excessively, No sunbathing, spa baths or saunas or topical lotions for at least 12 hours. No swimming pools for 24 hours. Also avoid touching the waxed area to ensure it remains bacteria free. gently exfoliate the area every 2-3 days to prevent ingrown hairs.

SHOULD I GET WAXED ON MY WEDDING DAY?

If it’s your first time waxing we recommend booking your wax 2 or 3 days before a big event such as your wedding.


DOES WAXING HURT?

There is a level of discomfort especially if it’s your first time. Because each time you wax the hair gets finer, the discomfort is lessened and I do everything in my power to make your experience more comfortable. We offer numbing products that reduce discomfort, specially formulated waxes and use an oil designed to prevent wax from sticking to skin and adhering only to the hair being waxed. 


WILL I HAVE TO BE NAKED DURING MY BIKINI OR BRAZILIAN WAX?

Draping is done to maximize modesty and to ensure you are as comfortable as possible This service requires the client to only be bare from the waist down.


DO I NEED TO BATHE BEFORE MY APPOINTMENT?

It’s always nice to feel clean when you come in, but fresh wipes are available with every Bikini and Brazilian wax for your comfort.


HOW OFTEN SHOULD I RECEIVE A BIKINI OR BRAZILIAN WAX?

Everyone has a different rate of hair growth but the typical wax schedule is every 4 weeks for bikini waxing. Other areas vary, and the schedule will be adjusted based on your individual growth rate.


WHEN SHOULD WAXING BE AVOIDED?

Avoid waxing if you currently take blood-thinning medication or acne medication (Accutane, DIfferin, Retin-A etc.). Avoid waxing areas that are sunburned, infected or have varicose veins. Wait 6 weeks to receive facial waxing after have cosmetic surgery or chemical peels. 


WHAT IS A NORMAL REACTION TO WAXING?

Some have more sensitive skin than others and reactions range from no redness at all to very red. For very sensitive skin, redness may take up to 24 hours to subside.