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Wax On, Wax Off: The Basics of Hot Waxing

Hot waxing is a popular method of body hair removal that can be used on a variety of different areas, from the eyebrows to the bikini area. The process involves heating up a special wax and then spreading it over the skin. The wax hardens and then is removed, taking the hair with it.

What kind of results can you expect from a hot wax treatment session?

Hot waxing can provide smooth, hair-free skin that can last for weeks. In some cases, results can even last for months.

If you’re considering hot waxing for the first time, it’s important to choose a reputable salon or spa that uses high-quality products. We recommend Jax Wax – Hot Wax, which uses unique formulas of nourishing vegetable and essential oils.

How should you prepare for your first hot waxing appointment with a professional esthetician or at-home kit?

  1. Take a shower or bath before your appointment so that your skin is clean and free of any oils or lotions. This will help the wax adhere better to your hair.
  1. Exfoliate the area you’re going to be waxing 48 hours before treatment. This will help to prevent ingrown hairs.
  1. Make sure you know what type of wax your esthetician will be using. If you have sensitive skin, you may want to ask for a specific type of wax that is less likely to cause irritation.

At your appointment, the esthetician will first clean the area to be waxed with an antibacterial cleanser. Then, they will apply a thin layer of hot wax to your skin in the direction of hair growth.

If you’re thinking about trying hot waxing at home, there are a few things you should know first. First, make sure you buy a quality hot wax designed for body hair removal. You should also test the wax on a small area of skin before using it on a larger area. Finally, be sure to read and follow the instructions carefully to avoid any accidents.

What should you expect during and after your first hot waxing experience?

  • A pre wax oil or talcum powder may be applied to sensitive areas before the application of the hot wax.
  • The wax will feel warm when applied, but it shouldn’t be so hot that it’s painful.
  • Once the wax is applied, it will need to set for a few minutes before it can be removed. You’ll know it’s ready when it becomes firm and opaque.
  • To remove the wax, simply peel it off in the opposite direction of hair growth.
  • After waxing, avoid sun exposure and touching the area to prevent irritation. Jax Wax after wax lotion or oil is applied to protect and nourish newly waxed skin.

How often do you need to get a hot wax treatment for optimal results?

There is no definitive answer as everyone’s hair growth patterns are different. However, most people find that hot wax treatments need to be repeated every 4-6 weeks to keep the area smooth and hair-free.

Your skin is your largest organ — try our gentle, Australian Hot Wax!

Jax Wax® is a unique hot wax made from finest ingredients that gently removes hair from the root without strips or paper. So why not give Hot Wax a try? You just might be surprised at how much you like it! 

Contact us today or visit Jax Wax – to learn more about our hot wax products.

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