Post Waxing Protection!


06 May 2021

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During first 24-48 hours you may experience some sensitivity like redness or irritation in the area that was treated. These are normal and usually there is less reaction the longer you wax. To be on the safe side, here are some helpful tips to follow during the first 48 hours after waxing!

  • Avoid direct sun exposure for 24 hours! Do not expose treated area to ultra-violet rays indoor or outdoor.
    For your own protection always wear sunscreen and
  • Do not use any exfoliating products, especially ones containing acids, since they might further irritate your skin.
  • Wait for a minimm of 4 hours before you wash! – Showers are better than baths and make sure you use lukewarm water-not hot. Also – no swimming!
  • No saunas, steam rooms, whirlpools or other heated sources.
  • Avoid heavy exercise for at least 24 hours.
  • To avoid ingrown hairs don’t wear tight clothes for the next couple of days. Applying Lycon’s ingrown hair cream and ingrown x-it lotion will also help prevent and reduce ingrowns.
  • Resist touching freshly waxed skin, especially on the face, as this may encourage irritation and some breakouts.
  • Avoid scented lotions – your skin is sensitive and scented lotions can act as an irritant
  • Avoid deodorant, especially those containing aluminum, if underarms have been waxed
  • Avoid makeup, if face is waxed

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