This is a temporary method of hair removal that can last between 4-6 weeks depending on the individual's hair re-growth. In order to wax an area, the hair needs to be between 3mm-5mm long to ensure a successful treatment.
There are two different types of wax that are used within the salon. These are used in different ways and on different areas.
Warm wax or Strip wax is used on large areas of the body such as legs, arms, chest and back.
Hot wax or Stripless wax is used on intimate areas of the body as well as the face. This ensures that the coarser hairs are removed effectively the first time, without the risk of bruising or tearing the skin. This method is a lot less painful.
Before you have your waxing, there are a few things you can do at home that will help to make the treatment a success: