Waxing Precautions

Warning: Waxing is never done on Clients taking Accutane and is not recommended for clients taking Retin A. Renova, Differin or other types of Skin Thinning acne Medications. Please Circle All that apply to you and note how long ago you stopped using product.

  • Acctuane¬†(Acne Medication) – You must be off this medication treatment course a minimum of one (1) year prior to waxing
  • Adapalene (Acne Medication)
  • Alustra (Retin A)
  • Avage (See Tazorac – Acne Medication)
  • Avita (See Retin A)
  • Differin (Acne Medication)
  • Isotretinoin (See Accutane)
  • Renova (See Retin A)
  • Retin A (Acne and Anti-Aging Medication)
  • Tazarac (Acne Medicine)
  • Tazarotene (See Taxorac)
  • Tretinoin (See Retin A)

Caution: If you are currently using any of the following, Please Circle. These products can make the skin more sensitive. Thin, sensitive skin is more vulnerable to lifting during waxing.

  • Other Acne medications not listed above
  • Bleaching agents for hair (used mostly for upper lip)
  • Bleaching agents for pigmentation of skin (Hydraquinone, Trilumena)
  • Previous chemical depilatories such as Nair
  • Benzoyl Peroxide (ProActive)
  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids (Glycolic, Latic)
  • Oral Antibotics
  • Topical Anibiotics
  • Retinol
  • Salicylic Acid
  • Other exfoliants

PRECAUTIONS & CONSIDERATIONS – Please read these valuable guidelines

  • Sunburned, irritated or areas with open skin cannot be waxed
  • Moles cannot be waxed
  • You must wait a minimum of seven (7) days before waxing after a light chemical peel or Microdermabrasion
  • Waxing cannot be performed if you have been in a tanning booth the same day
  • Waxing cannot be performed if you have had laser skin resurfacing within the past year
  • Waxing cannot be performed if you have had a physician administered peel within the past two (2) years
  • If irritation should occur, recommend you use Lavender E.O.
  • No sun/tanning booths for 2 days following a waxing treatment. Extra precaution should be taken if using tanning accelerators. Wait 2-3 days to wax before/after tanning with accelerators
  • No hot baths for 24 hours following a body waxing treatment
  • No abrasives for 24 hours following a waxing treatment
  • No deodorants for 24 hours following ¬†an underarm waxing treatment
  • Women may experience extra sensitivity to waxing up to a week prior to ¬†beginning their menses.