If you’re like most people, you probably don’t think about your eyebrows all that often. But if you’re considering getting a brow waxing in the near future, then you’ll definitely want to read on for some of the best advice you can hear about the topic! Keep reading to learn more.

Choose an eyebrow professional that you can trust

When it comes to brow waxing, the most important thing that you can do is to make sure that you find a reputable and experienced professional to do the job. This is not something that you should try to do at home, as it can be quite difficult to get the results that you’re looking for without any experience. Even if you’ve been waxing your own eyebrows for years, it’s still a good idea to leave this one to the professionals.

Know your style before going to a waxing session

Some people like to go bold with their eyebrows, while others prefer a more natural look. If you’re not sure which type of brow shape would work best for your face and don’t want it to be too much hassle trying to find out yourself then just ask the esthetician at Simply Skin Esthetics! They’ll help guide all aspects from start to finish so that everything turns out perfect every time.

Treat your esthetician like your eyebrow confidant

Inform your esthetician if you’re taking any medications, such as Retin-A or Accutane. You may not think it matters but these can make skin overly sensitive and cause peeling in some cases! Why? Well, ingredients found within skincare products are also prescription-grade; meaning they have additional effects on how our bodies react to them than what we typically experience with diet pills (such as side effects).

Give your eyebrows a break after the waxing session

Another important piece of advice is to make sure that you give your eyebrows a little bit of time to recover after the waxing session. This means avoiding makeup and skincare products around the area for at least 24 hours, as they can irritate the skin and cause further irritation. If you must use something on your eyebrows, opt for a gentle and natural product that won’t aggravate the skin.

Be prepared for some redness and swelling

It’s important to keep in mind that there will likely be some redness and swelling after your brow waxing session. This is perfectly normal and should subside within a day or two. In the meantime, you can apply a cold compress to the area to help reduce any discomfort.

Avoid the sun for quick recovery

One of the best pieces of advice that you can follow is to avoid direct sunlight for the first 24 hours after your brow waxing. This will help to prevent any further irritation and will allow your eyebrows to recover more quickly.

Self-tanning is a no-no before the waxing session

If you’re considering getting a brow waxing, then it’s important to avoid self-tanning for at least 24 hours beforehand. This is because the tanner can make the hair removal process more difficult and can also lead to uneven results.

If you recently had Botox, injectables, dermabrasion, or cosmetic/facial treatments then it’s better not to open a schedule for a waxing session yet

It’s also important to avoid getting a brow waxing if you’ve recently had any other cosmetic or facial treatments done. This includes things like Botox, injectables, dermabrasion, and more. These procedures can make the skin around the eyebrows more sensitive, so it’s best to wait until they’ve completely healed before getting a  waxing.

Between waxes, don’t tweeze, please

The solution to overzealous tweezers? Let your eyebrow specialist take care of it for you! They’ll be able to pluck just enough hairs so that they can grow back stronger and thicker, without being too aggressive about removing all signs from ever happening in the first place.

So, there you have it. Everything you need to know before your next eyebrow waxing appointment. Remember to choose an eyebrow professional that you can trust and be prepared for some redness and swelling after the treatment. Most importantly, give your eyebrows a break and avoid the sun until they’ve had a chance to recover. And finally, if you recently had Botox or other injectables treatments, please wait before scheduling your next waxing session with us. We hope this article was helpful and we can’t wait to help keep your brows looking their best! Have any questions? Give us a call today!

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