The Original Wax formula is formulated with a blend of natural waxes and Pine Rosins. An all-purpose wax, this is perfect for facial and body waxing for all skin types.
Rosin (Colophonium, Colophane), Glyceryl Hydrogenated Rosinate, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum, Huile Minérale), Methylparaben, Propylparaben
1. Check the wax temperature by applying a small amount to the client’s wrist or ankle before applying to other areas. 2. Clean the area to be waxed with clean+easy® Cleanse to remove any oil, makeup or perspiration and help wax adhere to the hair effectively. 3. Dust the area to be waxed with clean+easy® Absorb. This fine, gentle powder provides a barrier between wax and the skin which reduces skin irritation and increases client comfort. 4. Determine the direction in which the hair is growing. 5. Dip a new spatula into the wax, removing excess on the sides by wiping the spatula against the metal bar or the sides of the wax can. Always use a fresh spatula every time you dip. 6. Place the edge of the spatula on the skin at a 90_ angle and push the wax along in the direction of hair growth only. Apply firm pressure to the spatula as you move it along. The correct spatula angle is essential for a smooth, thin wax application and effective wax removal. Do not allow the spatula to fall forward past 45_. Do not allow the wax to cover any area not being treated. Do not apply a thick layer of wax. Wax should be applied in a thin, transparent layer. Do not attempt to smooth out or go over areas onto which you have already spread wax. This will cause the wax to drag painfully on the client’s skin. 7. Apply ½ of a clean+easy® strip over the area with wax. Leave the other half to get a firm grip when removing it. 8. Rub the strip firmly in the same direction as hair growth using the palm of your hand. Use the non-working hand to stretch skin taut to minimize your client’s discomfort. 9. Remove the strip as quickly and as close to the skin as possible using a quick, smooth motion. Never pull directly up. Always pull parallel to the skin and in the opposite direction of hair growth. Mastering this technique is extremely important, as incorrect removal of the strip will cause hair breakage and bruising of the skin. 10. Always complete the waxing service with clean+easy® treatment products like Remove to remove wax residue from skin, Soothe reduce redness and irritation and Restore to rehydrate and protect the skin's barrier.
General Safety Precautions
- It is recommended that you have a complete interview with your client. Check to see how her skin will react to hair removal.
- Waxing is not recommended for anyone taking some prescription drugs. A possible side effect of these drugs is extreme skin sensitivity, irritation, skin lifting, or susceptibility to bruising. Waxing should NOT be done when the following prescription drugs are used:
o Any blood thinners.
- Do not wax when a client is using ANY AHA_s (ex. Glycolic, Malic, Azalic,Tartaric) or any type of skin peels.
- Do not wax over nipples, eyelashes, inside the nose or sunburned or irritated skin. If a client has cuts, recent scar tissue, or other skin disorders.
- If the client is pregnant, she may have sensitive skin, due to retention of water, and therefore, waxing may not be recommended. Have her consult her doctor.
- During the 24-hour period following a waxing service, the client should avoid hot baths, tanning beds, saunas or other heat treatments.