Skin Architect

Hair removal can be complicated and a hot topic! Here are a few frequent questions asked by our members…

What is the best time to wax?

In the evening, when the skin is already prepared to be slightly attacked by the blade of the razor, the heat of the wax or the sulfur derivatives of the hair-removing cream is not in premium exposed to the UV.

To prevent the possibility of burns, blisters or stains, wait 24 hours before sunbathing or going to the beach, as salt and chlorine can also irritate the skin and ignite the open hair follicles, Small red dots to the key.

How to avoid the appearance of small red dots?

They are caused by micro-traumas in the hair follicles, the hair roots, and usually disappear within a few hours. But be careful: by exposing them to the sun, you risk turning them into stains! Wait in the shade or apply a good layer of sunscreen SPF50 on the dotted areas once the skin a little soothed.

Should you moisturize just after waxing or wait a little?

Moisturize immediately to soothe any irritations. But not just before because the skin would be too slippery to hang the blade, wax or depilatory cream. On the other hand, do not hesitate to nourish the skin upstream because that says skin too dry said depilation less effective. No more excuse to thirst your skin: spray mist, milk in the shower or satiny oil, galenics are not lacking!

Can I put sunscreen on just after waxing?

Ideally, it would take at least two hours, as long as the hair follicles are less irritated. But in practice, solar products generally contain softening and emollient agents and freshly plucked skin welcomes them!

Do hairs grow faster during the summer?

Yes ! Because of a faster blood circulation that irrigates the roots better and promotes the growth of the stems. The parade: adopt an anti-regrowth treatment boosted in enzymes nibbling hair bulbs that attack the sheath of the hair to weaken it and delay its growth.

Will waxing reduce my tan?

By eradicating the hair, the wax and the blade of the razor will also eliminate the dead cells present on the surface of the skin and thus make disappear a part of the tan …

To optimize your tan, make an appointment with the esthetician or take out your pot of warm wax before leaving on holidays so that you do not have to make any minor retouching on your place of vacation.

Is using a scrub before the hair-removing a good idea?

Exfoliation is the best way to avoid ingrown hairs: prefer a fine exfoliating scrub or exfoliating under the shower that will bring out the recalcitrant hairs and prepare the skin for hair removal.

Talk to one of our skin experts about Hair Removal, skin concerns or treatments,  call us today on 01274 982121.


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