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Here you'll find some of our most frequently asked questions.
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How long does my hair need to be for waxing?
Waxing relies on getting a good ‘grip’ on your hairs so they are removed with the wax – about the length of a grain of rice is a good measure, and ...Read more
How long will my skin be smooth for after a waxing treatment?
Most people come for waxing once a month, but this does vary depending on your personal regrowth speed. Generally, for body waxing, you’ll feel com...Read more
How much does waxing hurt?
Don’t be scared by what you may have heard or seen! We are expert waxers and when done correctly, waxing is only minimally painful, even on sensiti...Read more
First-time Hollywood or Brazilian?
You’re in safe hands! We use Lycon Hot Wax for Hollywood and Brazilian, which is the ‘gold standard’ in bikini waxing, and it’s by far our most pop...Read more
What should I wear for my waxing appointment?
Loose, cotton clothes and underwear are always best! We always moisturise your skin after waxing, with a soothing tea tree lotion, so you definitel...Read more
How should I prepare my skin for waxing before my appointment?
Exfoliate and moisturise is your mantra! It’s a good idea to give skin a gentle scrub the morning of your appointment, to loosen any ingrown hairs...Read more
Waxing during pregnancy
Always take advice from your midwife or doctor on this one, but generally speaking, waxing is perfectly safe during your pregnancy. We don’t treat ...Read more
Waxing and Exercise
Light exercise such as walking or gentle cycling is fine, but heavier exercise that makes you hot, opens the pores, and makes the skin sweaty, mean...Read more
Waxing and Roaccutane or Tretinoin
If you’re under Dermatologist treatment for Acne or other skin conditions, you may have been prescribed Roaccutane or Tretinoin. Both these prepara...Read more
Can you have waxing done if you use Moisturisers with Retinol or Vitamin A?
The answer is… it depends! Certain types of Retinols, like Roaccutane in tablet form, and certain professional skincare brands that contain very h...Read more
Can you put make up on after waxing on the face?
Not really. It is super important to keep the skin absolutely clean after a wax – for at least 12 hours. The only acceptable make up is pure miner...Read more
Laser vs wax… which is better?
We love both methods and there are upsides and downsides to both. We’ll try to explain: Laser = amazing long term results, imagine just waking up e...Read more
What’s the difference between Warm or Strip wax and Hot wax?
Warm Wax is used for large areas and general body waxing like legs, back and underarms. The wax is applied to the skin with a spatula then a paper ...Read more
How can I avoid breakouts after waxing on my face?
The skin on your face is more sensitive than on your body, so extra care is needed. Keep your skin super clean after waxing treatments. Avoid touch...Read more
Why do we use Lycon wax brand?
Lycon is a multiple award-winning wax brand from Australia. Established in 1978 it’s stood the test of time as a professional, high quality product...Read more
Can I have waxing during my period?
You’ll definitely be more sensitive to pain leading up to, and during your period, so it’s best to avoid booking appointments during this time.Read more
Waxing and sensitive skin
Allergic reactions to wax, even for those with sensitive skin, are very rare. If you have a history of skin reaction, we would suggest you pop in f...Read more
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and Hair Removal options
For some women with PCOS, excess hair can be a problem, especially when it arrives on areas typically associated with men, like the stomach, face a...Read more
Hygiene during waxing
We always wear gloves for waxing, and use disposable spatulas and cotton pads, to avoid contamination. We don’t ‘double dip’ (when dirty spatulas a...Read more
How often will I need to have waxing?
Most people visit us once a month for their regular waxing appointments, but it can vary person to person. We’d suggest start with a 4-week gap and...Read more
I shaved! Can I still have a wax?
Yes, but you’ll need to leave it at least 2 weeks, and preferably 3 weeks, for the best results. With regular waxing your results and time between ...Read more
Is Laser Hair Removal expensive?
The answer is - it depends on how you look at it! Obviously, the cost of each individual treatment is higher than, say, a wax, and certainly more e...Read more
Does Laser Hair Removal hurt?
It’s probably the most common question we get asked, but most people are surprised at how pleasant the feeling of laser is. You might have hea...Read more