When should you exfoliate? As a rule of thumb, you want to wait at least 2-3 days after your wax, and 2-3 before your next appointment to begin exfoliating, especially if you start to see the hair beginning to grow. Be sure not to irritate or traumatize the skin so that it’s in good condition for the wax.
How long should you wait to exfoliate after waxing?
Don’t exfoliate immediately after a wax, wait at least 24 hours.
What to use to exfoliate VAG after waxing?
“Doing this three times per week will remove dead skin cells and help prevent ingrown hairs,” she says. If you want to try this method, Cetaphil’s extra gentle facial scrub, Simple’s smoothing facial scrub, or La Roche-Posay’s ultra-fine scrub are all great options.
Does exfoliating help with Brazilian wax?
Gently exfoliate your skin a day or two before waxing, but skip harsh scrubs the day of your waxing appointment. Exfoliation helps wax grab hair and not skin, but it can also leave skin more sensitive to pain, so lighter is better. A rough washcloth is perfect for gentle exfoliation, but don’t scrub too hard.
How often should you exfoliate after a Brazilian wax?
Exfoliating two or three times a week after waxing is a must: it helps to avoid ingrown hairs and bumps that come with regrowth.
How do you close your pores after waxing?
To prevent bumps and ingrowns, try applying a cold pack to the waxed area immediately following your service, which will close the pores and block bacteria from entering.
What should you moisturize after a Brazilian wax?
DO moisturize after waxing. Using gentle oil-based products, such as baby oil, can help to remove any wax residue while keeping the skin supple. If you prefer using a lotion-based after-wax care, try our ‘Rub Me Down’ lavender and chamomile moisturizer.
Can I exfoliate before waxing?
A day or two before you wax, gently exfoliate with a mild scrub, brush, mitt, or loofah to remove dead skin cells that surround the hair follicles. Exfoliating helps loosen existing ingrown hairs and improves your waxing results.
What do you do in between Brazilian waxes?
Just a light buff between waxes will help “keep the hair follicle free of dead skin cells so there’s less chance of pimples, and encourage the hair to point up to hopefully avoid ingrown hairs.” Try a hydrating scrub, gentle exfoliating body wash, or even exfoliation gloves to keep your skin clear and smooth.