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    Let’s talk about hair removal


    2011 - 07.12

    There are so many options out there for hair removal in the industry, from tweezing to laser hair removal. For us at Altered Image Hair Designers, we have several different types of wax that we can utilize for hair removal. We carry eight different waxes for anything from coarse hair to fine, from dense to sparse.

    When scheduling your hair removal service, it is important to understand what is involved in hair removal. We recommend that no one tan within 24 hours of the service, and that any topical medications be discussed with your professional. Any other medications that might affect blood flow or skin elasticity should also be discussed with your professional. We usually plan for 15-30 minutes for smaller areas such as face or armpits, while areas such as legs take 45 or more minutes.

    Most guests don’t even feel the hair being removed, however each guest is different and there are certainly areas of the body that are more sensitive than others. We have found that on men, ears and nose are less sensitive than those love handles. And on women, armpits are typically sensitive.

    After your service, it is important that you do not touch the freshly waxed areas with unwashed hands for 24 hours. You are more prone to infection if you touch the freshly waxed ares.

    Those are just the basics, for now. Any questions you may have can always be asked during your consultation with your professional.