Beauty Experts Teach You How to DIY

Many clients have been asking how to self-care while we shelter in place, so I set up some video chats where beauty experts teach you how to DIY! This blog post is different than my usual since I’m treating it as a “live” document. These videos are available on my YouTube channel and IGTV, plus…

A Tell-all From a Bikini Waxer…(Part II)

My previous post offered the information needed before a bikini wax, and now we can focus on what you should know during the service. Types of Wax There are two main types of wax; soft and hard. Both are applied warm but soft wax is removed with a muslin or pellon strip. Hard wax shrink wraps…

A Tell-all From a Bikini Waxer…(Part I)

Catchy title, right? A girl’s gotta do what girls gotta do, including bikini maintenance. As painful as it might sound or be, you will be happy you did it. Finding the Right Waxer This is the most important decision. The skill, personality, and attention to detail are essential factors. It doesn’t matter where you go…

What Are Those Pesky Bumps on My Arms and Legs?

Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a common skin condition that affects over 3 million people. KP causes small, hard bumps on the skin, typically on the back, upper arms, thighs, face, and buttocks. Although these bumps may look similar to pimples, they have a different texture and composition (like chicken skin). Acne papules and pustules contain a fluid…

Skin Bumps and Other Reactions From Eyebrow Waxing

After a spa day, skin bumps and other reactions from eyebrow waxing or a lip wax can pop up. A client may develop white, watery looking bumps or experience itchiness. There are two main causes for these reactions: Irritant and Allergic contact dermatitis. Allergic Reactions from Waxing Histamine reactions (aka allergic reaction) involve the release of…

Bikini’s and Beards; Tips to Reduce Ingrown Hairs

Lions, Tigers, and Beards, oh my! Whether we’re talking about bikini’s or beards, I’m going to give you tips on how to reduce ingrown hairs. An ingrown hair is a skin condition in which hair grows backwards or sideways under the skin rather than upward out of the skin. Ingrown hairs can arise due to…