It’s warming up, and more people are showing off their skin. Shorts, tank tops, and sundresses have become the fashion staples of Miami. However, now that summer is here, it’s time to break out the bikini. Are you ready to show off your body to its fullest, or will your bikini line scare people away? Here’s what you should know about getting a bikini wax to look your best.
Before You Go
Many women try to shave before they go for their first wax. Not only can this irritate the skin, but it can also make waxing ineffective. The wax has to grab onto something if it’s going to pull your hair out. If there’s no hair to grab onto, then the root isn’t coming out. Instead, trim your hair to about ¼ of an inch, or let it grow out for at least five days before. This will cut back on the pain and give the wax a good grip.
Also before you go, check your calendar. If you’re looking to get a wax a few days before your period, then your skin could be extra sensitive. You might be better off waiting until after Aunt Flo has left before removing your hair.
Sit Back and Relax
Your bikini area isn’t the first that our specialists have seen and it certainly won’t be the last. While it’s normal to feel a little self-conscious with your lower half exposed, we’re trained professionals. We will go the extra mile to make you feel relaxed and comfortable — and your bikini area will that us for it.
If this is your first time, let us know! We can walk you through what to expect and make sure you’re okay every step of the process.
After Your Wax
While we’re sure to moisturize the area and make sure you leave with a minimal risk of irritation, it’s possible for the area to get red and itchy if you’re doing the wrong activities. Many specialists caution against working out, having sex, or doing anything that would cause friction or make your lower half sweaty for 24 hours after a wax. This means you should plan your visit accordingly: if you have a major anniversary coming up or want to surprise your boo on his birthday, make sure you come in a day or two before the celebration.
If you’re ready to hit the pool this summer feeling fresh and free, contact Bella Vita today to schedule a bikini wax, or look at our other waxing options to show off your legs, arms, and stomach with confidence.
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