Questions About Getting a Wax?

Are you planning on getting a wax but have a few questions that you would like answered. Our team have put together a quick guide about getting a professional wax in a waxing salon.

Our Waxing Advice Guide will answer nearly all of the questions that you have about waxing. If you have any other questions please feel free to email us as we are waxing experts!

General Female Waxing

Waxing Salons© partners with best waxing salons across the UK that specialises in waxing hair from all areas of the body. Some of the most popular body waxing services are: Hollywood Waxing – Our Hollywood wax removes all unwanted hair from your pubic area. Our luxury hot wax leaves the area beautifully smooth & hair-free. Brazilian Waxing – Our Brazilian wax treatment is very similar to our Hollywood wax. The Brazilian wax removes all unwanted hair from your pubic area but leaves a sexy strip in the middle. Bikini Waxing – Our Bikini wax removes all unwanted hair around your bikini line, providing beautiful definition to your pubic area. Leg Waxing – We use high quality hot leg wax to provide you with silky smooth hair-free legs. We have two types of leg waxing treatments. Half leg, which is either your upper or lower leg or full leg waxing. Eyebrow Waxing – Eyebrows provide important definition & symmetry to your face. Our team of experienced female therapist provide excellent eyebrow waxing treatment. Male Waxing – Our team of experienced female therapists have extensive experience providing full body male waxing treatments, from male hollywood waxing to back & chest waxing.

High Quality Hot Wax

For intimate areas such as a bikini wax or a Hollywood wax we strongly recommend that most of our partner waxing salons use our strip-free hot wax.  Hot Wax is made from a special formula of fine Brazilian resins, camomile to sooth your skin after your wax & bees wax to allow it to apply to your hair.

Strip Wax

For areas such as your legs and arms we recommend that our partner waxing salons use high quality warmed strip wax. This is spread evenly & thinly over the surface of your skin and then covered with a cloth strip. We then remove the strip in the direction that your hair grows to leave you hair-free & smooth
The waxing therapists at our partner waxing salons are trained to provide you with the perfect wax, every time & in the shortest amount of time possible. Below you will find details of how long each of mostwaxing treatments in our Partner Waxing Salons usual take:   Brazilian Luxury Hot Wax – 20 Minutes Hollywood Luxury Hot Wax – 20 Minutes Bikini Wax – 15 Minutes Leg Wax – 40 Minutes Arm Wax – 30 Minutes Back Wax – 20 Minutes Underarm Wax – 5 Minutes Face Wax – 10 Minutes Eyebrow Wax – 10 Minutes Male Hollywood Wax – 30 Minutes Male Brazilian Wax – 30 Minutes Male Chest Wax – 30 Minutes Male Back Wax – 30 Minutes Male Leg Wax – 30 Minutes Male Arm Wax – 30 Minutes
Hollywood Waxing is one of the most popular waxing treatments in our London Waxing Salons.  Our partner waxing salons use high quality hot wax to remove all of the hair from your pubic area and provide you with the perfect Hollywood Wax. Most London Hollywood Waxing treatments should take only 25 minutes for an experienced female waxing therapists to complete.
Brazilian Waxing is the second most popular waxing treatment in our in our London Partner Waxing Salons. London Brazilian Waxing removes all of the hair from your bikini line & pubic area, leaving a small strip on the front. This is a great option if you are planning on wearing a thong or bikini and do not want to be completely hairless.
Yes, you can most certainly have a bikini wax whilst you are on your period, but there are a few things you should be aware of before your waxing appointments:
  • Let your waxing therapist know that you are on your period before they start your wax. This will allow them to adjust their technique where necessary
  • Your skin is likely to feel more sensitive during your period, you may find that your waxing will feel more painful than usual.
  • If you are booking bikini waxing, ensure you wear a tampon to your waxing appointment and dhow the tampon string to your waxing therapist so they can ensure wax doesn’t attached to it.
One of the most common questions asked by first-time waxing clients is, “can I have too much hair to be waxed?”. Well this really depends on which part of your body you are getting waxed. In your bikini area if your pubic hair starts to curl, it is usually a sign that your hair is growing too long for bikini waxing. We would recommend you trim your pubic hair slightly. Remember than you need at least 65cm of pubic hair to get the perfect bikini wax. Hair in the rest of your body will not usually grow too long to be a problem at your waxing appointment…other than your underarms, which should be trimmed if they are excessively long!
This is one of the most common questions that people ask at our waxing salons. We recommend that you aim to book your waxing appointment every 4 to 6 weeks, always ask your waxing therapist how long she thinks you should wait until your next waxing appointment. You will often find that the more you wax, the less painful it becomes as your hair follicles become less coarse. We strongly recommend that you do not shave in between each of your waxing appointments as it makes your hair grown back slightly more coarse.
This is one of the most popular questions that our waxing experts get asked all the time! More than half of all women across the UK get their body waxed at local waxing salons, here are some of the most popular waxing treatments – most popular first:
  1. Hollywood Bikini Waxing
  2. Brazilian Bikini Waxing
  3. Standard Bikini Waxing
  4. Full Leg Waxing
  5. Underarm Waxing
  6. Upper/Lower Leg Waxing
  7. Upper or Lower Lip Waxing
  8. Eyebrow Waxing
  9. French Bikini Waxing
  10. Back Waxing

Timing your wax could be one of the most clever decisions you will make! If you time your waxing appointment perfectly your wax will be dramatically less painful then other times in your menstrual cycle. We normally recommend that the best time in your cycle to book your waxing appointment is during the week after your period. The worst time definitely has to be the week before your period or during your period. You will find that you waxing appointment will be much much more painful during these two time periods.

If you have a skin allergy or you have a specific allergy to a type of wax we strongly recommend you speak with the salon receptionist and your waxing therapists. They will both be able to offer you professional advice & discuss alternatives to the standard wax that they use which may better compliment your skin. Some waxing clients are allergic to ingredients such as beeswax, which can cause little pimples, rashes or bumps to appear on your skin after your waxing appointment.
Some waxing clients can find waxing slightly painful. There a two main ways that people commonly use to reduce the pain during a waxing appointment:
  • Numbing Creams – There are a number of numbing creams created especially for people getting a bikini wax. Ask your waxing therapists for the names of the numbing creams that they recommend.
  • Over-the-Counter Pain Relief – Over the counter pain relief tablets such as Paracetamol & Ibuprofen can help to relive the pain that most people experience during their waxing appointment
We strongly recommend you try to stay calm before and during your waxing appointment, this will really make your wax feel less painful!
Pick a new waxing salon doesn’t need to be as hard as it seems, we make the process extremely easy for you. Here is our quick guide to picking the perfect waxing salon.

Waxing Reputation

Does the waxing salon have a good reputation? This will be the best way to find out if you are picking a good waxing salon. We make it really easy to find out if a waxing salon has a good reputation as our customers leave both normal reviews and video reviews on their experience at the salon.

Qualified Waxing Therapists

Your body is a temple, and should only be waxed by qualified experienced waxing therapists. We partner with waxing salons which have great reputations, when you arrive at the salon we recommend you ask if their therapists are specifically trained in intimate waxing. Checking our salon reviews and video reviews is also a great way of making sure you salon has qualified and experienced waxing therapists.

Hygienic Waxing

Trust your instincts, look around the waxing salon does it look hygienic? Are the floors clean, wax, dirt & dust free? Visit the toilet, you will often be able to quickly tell the hygiene standards of the waxing salon just by looking at how clean their toilet area is. Consider whether you have been provided with clean towels. If you every notice your waxing expert not wearing gloves, or using the waxing spatula more than once we strongly recommend you leave the salon & make an official complaint.

Quality of the Wax Used

When you are at the salon always ask what type of wax the waxing therapist will be using on you. We recommend you never never let a waxing therapist wax your bikini area with anything but hot wax. Hot wax uses a new formula which reduces pain and inflammation. You will notice that your waxing treatment will be much quicker if your waxing therapist uses hot wax.

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General Male Waxing

Male Hollywood or Male Brazilian Wax – Pubic Area Wax including your front, sack & back Male Chest Wax – Including Your Abdomen Male Back Wax – Including Your Shoulders Male Leg Wax – Including Your Feet & Toes Male Arm Wax – Including Your Shoulders, Hands & Fingers Male Eyebrow Wax Male Buttock Wax Male Underarm Wax
All of our Male Waxing Treatments are done by our team of experienced female waxing therapists. We wax an average of 150 men each week and ensure your experience is hassle-free & fuss-free.
There is not much preparation that you need to do before your male wax, just:
  • Ensure you have not shaved your chosen area at least a week before you would like to be wax
  • Ensure you have showered or bathed before your wax as wax finds it quite hard to stick to sweaty surfaces
We usually find that our male waxing customers visit us once a month, this is enough time to for you to enjoy your smooth waxed skin, but also enough time to allow you hair to re-grown to the length we need to wax you again
We have found that male waxing is extremely popular, especially in our London Shoreditch Male Waxing Salon. We wax several thousand men in our waxing salons each month.
A Male Hollywood wax is one of our most popular waxing treatments in our Shoreditch Male Waxing Salon. A Male Hollywood Wax removes all of your unwanted hair from your public region, leaving you smooth, hair-free and well defined.
A Male Hollywood was is our second most popular waxing treatment in our Shoreditch Male Waxing Salon. A Male Brazilian Wax removes all of your unwanted hair from your pubic region, but leave you with a sexy mature strip, adding attractive definition to your pubic area.

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