Eye Brow Lamination also known as an “Eyebrow Lift” is an alternative to microblading and eyebrow extensions. Each individual hair is straightened to perfection with a semi permanent solution which can last up to eight weeks. It is also a keratin treatment that not only stimulates growth while strengthening the brow hairs, but creates thick, fluffy, and full brows. The results take care of spaces between thinning brow hair, smoothes out unruly hair growth, and take the overall shape in a more vertical direction. Henna color can also be applied to the brow to help give the brow a smoother fuller brow if there are not as many hairs to work with. Eyebrow Lamination or “Lift” is the next big service in the beauty industry.
How to prep for your Bikini or Brazilian Wax
Spring is around the corner and we are all ready to jump into that new bathing suit. Before venturing out in the sun there are a few things to prep for before receiving your wax. To help with any discomfort you can always take an ibuprofen an hour before the treatment helping to relieve any soreness. Also, reducing caffeine that day will help reduce any discomfort as caffeine can make the skin more sensitive. When prepping make sure you have let your hair grow out at least two weeks or a quarter of an inch (which is about the size of a grain of rice) or the was will not remove all the hair. Dry exfoliating with a loofah will remove any dead skin cells helping the hair to pull out smoother. Always wear loose clothing as it will help your skin breath after the wax. Communication is always important so never be afraid to ask questions when coming in for your appointment. A lot of clients will ask if they can receive a wax when they are on their period. Absolutely. You might be a little more sensitive, but it is completely safe and you will feel so much cleaner and refreshed. If you are receiving a bikini wax, I do have disposable under to wear preventing any wax from getting on your under garment. While receiving your waxing treatment you can talk to help distract focusing on the waxing. I have heard it all and always enjoy listening to my client’s stories. When we are done I will apply a nice soothing aloe vera ointment to help relieve the skin. After your wax it is important to exfoliate every other day to remove the dead skin off the surface. It will prevent the hair follicles from getting blocked underneath the skin. This is how ingrown hairs are created. I also do sell a wonderful product to use at home for after care use to prevent those nasty ingrown hairs. Also, avoid any sweaty activities, sun exposure, public pools, or jacuzzi, having sex, and showering with very hot water after getting a wax….. Now you are all ready for a fun day in the sun without the worry of being hairy.
With the summer approaching and bikini weather is around the corner it is important to keep that hair underneath….under control. Brazilian waxing has been around since the eighties and has grown all over the US. For those first timers there can always be a little nervousness so being prepared will help with any anxiety. When considering having a Brazilian wax there are a few things you should know to prepare for your waxing. First, make sure the hair is grown out at least ¼ of an inch. The size of a small grain of rice. I would say at least a couple weeks of hair growth. Exfoliating your skin before the wax will help loosen the dead skin and easier for the hair follicle to come out. Make sure you do not place any lotion on the skin as it will be removed anyway and it will make it harder for the hair to be removed. Refrain from caffeine as it can make you more sensitive and you will probably feel it more. If you are a little sensitive you can take an ibuprofen a half hour before coming in. Check your medications to make sure they are safe when having a waxing service done as there are certain medications (specifically Accutane) that is not recommended. With a few tips and preparation, you will feel confident, well-groomed and ready for a relaxing day on the beach.