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Halloween Can Be Scary, But Your Stubborn Hair Doesn’t Need to Be

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Halloween can be scary with haunted houses, ghosts in the shadows, and witches cackling while they stir their cauldrons. We’ve all got some spooky stories to tell. It’s fun! It’s full of candy and costumes, with a few extra days off here and there. What could be better than a Halloween treat than waxing services in Las Vegas for a pampering experience?

But why would you want to wax your body during a holiday aimed at celebrating an all-souls day? It’s simple, the perfect time to wax is when you have the least time and energy. In fact, you’ll find that the best time to book waxing services in Las Vegas, NV, is when you’re already in a festive mood.

There’s something very eye-catching about perfectly smooth skin. Moreover, to pull off a convincing look of your choice, it’s going to take more than just some simple trimming. If you’re going to make the most of your day and your body hair before trick-or-treating, here’s an in-depth look at waxing.

Waxing as a Beauty Routine

Halloween is a time of year when people love to get creative and try out all sorts of ways to spook their friends, family, and even themselves. But have you ever stopped to think about how your facial skin care in Las Vegas routine may benefit from the holiday experience?

If you’re looking for new facial skin care in Las Vegas, NV this Halloween, consider waxing for men and women! Waxing is one of the safest and most effective ways to remove unwanted hair from your bikini area, back, chest, leg, arm, underarms, or abdomen without causing any pain or irritation. It also allows for longer-lasting results than other methods such as shaving or plucking, which can often lead to ingrown hair and other issues.

Waxing also has the added benefit of being able to target specific areas of your body that need attention. This means that if someone is going trick-or-treating in a costume that requires certain areas of their body to be exposed, they can quickly get rid of any unwanted hair with body waxing, so they don’t have to worry about it showing through their costume!

How to Know When it’s Time to Wax

We all want to look our best, but sometimes life gets in the way. If you’ve been putting off a waxing appointment for weeks or months, here are six signs that it’s time to book an appointment at a spa:

  1. It’s time to wax when the hair is long enough to grab.
  2. You start noticing that your skin is getting irritated by the hair on your legs or underarms.
  3. If your hair is growing back dark and thick and you’re tired of trying to get rid of it by shaving, it’s time to wax.
  4. If you get ingrown hair after shaving and want it gone forever without having scarred-up skin, get some help from a professional!
  5. You have a specific event coming up that you know requires you to look your best.
  6. You’ve been thinking about waxing for a while. However, you haven’t taken the plunge yet because of some lingering questions about whether it’s right for you or not.

What to Do Before Getting a Wax

Waxing is a great way to get rid of unwanted hair. It’s quick, easy, and relatively painless. However, there are some things you need to do before you visit the waxing salon to get waxed.

  • Do exfoliate two days before your waxing appointment. Exfoliating helps remove dead skin cells that could prevent the wax from sticking to the hair follicle as well as create micro nicks in the skin that can cause ingrown hairs or red bumps.
  • Do take a shower before getting waxed because it helps reduce the oil on your skin, preventing the wax from sticking to it.
  • Do wear loose-fitting clothing on the day of your appointment. 
  • Do not use lotion on your skin before you have Brazilian wax, because it can make the wax less effective.
  • Do not pluck or tweeze your hair before getting waxed, as this can lead to ingrown hair and breakouts.

What to Expect During the Waxing Session

So you’ve decided to treat yourself to a waxing session in one of our waxing salons. That’s great! Waxing is an excellent way of removing unwanted hair from areas like your legs, underarms, legs, arms, chest, abdomen, and bikini lines. These skin care services can also be soothing and relaxing for the skin.

The first step in your waxing session is preparation for the service by a professional. The licensed cosmetologists will cleanse and prep the skin with a warm towel, remove any lotions or makeup from the area to be waxed, and then rub a thin layer of wax into the skin to help the strip adhere to the hair when it’s pulled off.

The aesthetician will press down on your skin for about 15 seconds, then begin to pull the strip away quickly in the opposite direction of hair growth. This feels like taking a Band-Aid off, but there will be some pain if you’re not used to this procedure. It’s okay to let out an “Ow!” or two if you feel like it.

What to Do After You Have it Waxed

The best way to ensure a safe and effective waxing experience is to follow these simple aftercare tips:

  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Avoid rubbing or tugging on the skin while removing the strip from your body. This can cause irritation and redness around the area where you’ve been waxed.
  • After waxing, apply cold compresses or ice packs to the area for about 20 minutes to help reduce swelling and inflammation.
  • Apply a soothing after-wax lotion or gel to help moisturize and soothe irritated skin post-waxing. Avoid products containing alcohol that will dry out your skin even further.
  • Don’t pick, scratch, or rub your skin. These actions can worsen the problem by increasing inflammation or causing pimples or ingrown hair.
  • Gently wash your skin with mild soap and warm water after waxing, then pat dry with a clean towel.
  • It’s essential to wait until the hair has grown out 1/4 inch before waxing again.

Enjoy a Smooth, Hair-Free Halloween!

At SOS Wax & Skincare, we are confident that every member of our highly skilled staff can provide you with a positive waxing experience at our waxing spa. Our Brazilian waxing in Las Vegas is done by certified wax estheticians in a clean and sanitary environment.

We take pride in providing the best hair removal service with fair pricing in our Las Vegas locations. We use only premium products, hailed as the gold standard for hair removal. And if you feel hesitant about your skin care treatment before your appointment, remember this: “Pain is temporary, hair is forever.”

If you’re looking into scheduling your facial skin care in Las Vegas, book your appointment on our online appointment setter.