A complete guide to a best Brazilian Wax: Myths & Facts
Dare to bare a Brazilian, they say. But as a Salon who’ve handled endless Brazilian sessions, we feel it’s time to clear the air, throwing more light from real experiences.
Also, we see this as an ideal opportunity to decode the science behind a perfect Brazilian Wax and what you should care and what you shouldn’t. What most Estheticians forget to tell you or what we generally miss out in asking them.
Well prepared is half the job done. We feel one of the key to a perfect Brazilian is staying Hydrated before entering into the wax room. Not sure, if Estheticians discuss this part with you. The more dehydrated you are, it becomes harder for Waxing Technician to prune the follicles.
A warm shower on the Wax day and a good night sleep the previous night are quite crucial as your body tends to feel more relaxed for a more seamless experience.
One of the pro advice from our end would be. Just mute those spooky Youtube videos about Brazilian wax and the pain part , as one should understand that every skin is unique and we tend to respond differently to it.
I have seen few people who’ve left our waxing salon, literally surprised about the pain-less experience and a few striking a completely opposite note. Well, you can’t help but feel for those people with Sensitive skin. Don’t you.
If you’re a women, it’s best advised to avoid booking an appointment immediately before and after your Period cycle for a Female Brazilian, as your Skin tend to be more sensitive which could cause more harm than good.
Minimum Hair Length Requirement
Grow your Garden to at least ¼ inch for better Waxing results if not longer. Waxing any hair lesser than that wouldn’t fetch any results other than the pain.
Hygiene & Standards
Double Dipping the Spatula is not OK. Reusing the same stick used before to apply the wax again , even if it’s on the same body. We’re made to believe that Hot temperature in the Wax could kill the harmful Bacteria and it’s very much ok to do Double Dipping.
Looking at this differently, we would say it’s the easiest way to filter out the Trash from the best, a good waxing place from bad, as any licensed Esthetician would know that Wax temperature need to be at the extreme to kill the harmful Bacteria and it would not be practical to use it against the Skin.
Temperature of the Wax matters a great deal for best results. Wax needs to be maintained at a specific temperature , usually around 2 degrees less than what’s deemed to be hot. Would recommend you to verify these details beforehand to avoid those below-par Waxing parlours and places.
Quality Wax matters!
Understand the quality of waxes and its constituents matter a lot for an ideal Brazilian Wax experience. Natural Waxes/ Sugaring is the preferred choice for its harmless health benefits. Waxing varies in types: Hard Wax, Soft Wax & Sugar Wax, being the most popular ones. Ensure you choose the best one after consulting with your Esthetician as it can make or break any waxing experience.
Hands on Esthetician, any day!
Choosing a right Esthetician is half the job done. No matter, how big a brand is or how many Five stars they boast of, if your Esthetician lacks familiarity with the art then it’s going to suck, big time.
Consult the Esthetician not the receptionist!
Before narrowing down your Brazilian Appointment, we would suggest you to talk directly to the Esthetician involved rather than listening to any Pep talks from customer service teams. Few minutes of casual exchange could give you an idea about the Technician’s prowess and the kind of experience that would be on offer. If you’re not satisfied just keep looking.
You always have the Choice for Positions
Brazilian Wax could mean Technician getting up close and little personal. She/ He can request you to be at any of the three positions including getting on Knees and elbows which could be a little discomforting. One must understand that we can always request a comfortable position in case you’re not at ease with it. As a guest no matter whether you’re a man or woman, you should always have a choice.
Though Brazilian Wax generally lasts anywhere between 3 to 6 weeks, one should understand that it depends a lot on your hair growth cycle and could vary from one person to another. So you must be the best judge to decide on it.
Brazilian Wax is not expensive!
Contrary to popular perception, Brazilian wax is quite affordable. Brazilian wax would cost you anywhere between $ 75 to $ 90 even in the so-called top branded salons. And Men’s Brazilian or Manzilian wax costs more compared to women, which is quite understandable considering that you have less Waxing salons offering Brazilian for Men.
After Care Regime
It’s even more important to stay calm once you’re done with your Waxing. Dedicate proper care and follow a holistic regime for the skin to heal and recuperate to its normal state. We would recommend you to wait for some time before you jump into your Bikini suits or venture into any kinds of physical intimacy with your partner.
Waxing would have repercussions
Ingrowns, Bumps may develop in days, weeks after you Wax especially if you’re a woman. So always ensure you discuss the aftercare regime with your Esthetician. A good Esthetician is bound to come up with a serum suggestion to shield you from any possible Waxing Hazzards. So it’s important that you don’t mistake it to be yet another Salon’s sales push.
It doesn’t hurt the second time
You should be going easy after the very First Brazilian adventure. As Brazilian wax cuts the hair from its root, it leads to smoothening of the hair and your hair starts to become more sparse for your subsequent visits.
Also Salons today have something called Maintenance Brazilian service so if you’re going to follow it up pretty religiously, we’re sure it’s going to be light on your pocket and body, as well.
In case you’re pretty serious about getting it right with your Brazilian and you have managed to last the ton of advice we had for you, we would be happy to clarify any further queries on this.
Get back to us in case of any queries: [email protected] or drop down in case you happen to live close to Richmond , VA. Happy waxing.