Q & A Skin Care and Waxing

Q & A Skin CareFacial using Bioelements

Q. How often should I get a facial?

A. A least once a month for maintenance because the skin cells replace themselves every 28 days.

Q. How often should I moisturize?

A. Morning and night.

Q. Should I use an SPF all year round?

A. It’s true, you know… the sun follows you wherever you go, and even on those hazy, lazy days of summer, 80% of UV rays will reach you even when it’s cloudy (Source: American Academy of Dermatology). Luckily, you can reduce your chance of skin-aging caused by casual, year-round UV exposure (like fine lines and wrinkles, sun spots and leathery texture) with the right skin care – like Bioelements SPF 50 Face Screen or Sun Diffusing Protector. So, should you wear sunscreen 365 day a year? You betcha!

Q. What causes your skin to break out?

A. This is a very complex question with no definite answers. Hormonal fluctuations, changes in regular habits (i.e. sleep, exercise, diet, etc.), changes in weather, excessive oil and skin build up or bacteria are just a few fairly common causes.

Q. How often should I get my brows or lashes tinted?

A. 4-6 weeks depending on life style 

Q. Do you offer body massage?

A. Yes. Massage    In our skin care dept., we do offer body treatments using a variety of products and application techniques. 

Q. Will I break out after a facial?

A. Most people do not, occasionally flare-ups occur.

Q. Should I get facials during pregnancy?

A. Yes. If you have any concerns consult w/your physician or speak w/your esthetician before your appointment.

Q. Can I have a facial and waxing the same day?

A. Yes, in most cases this will not be an issue. If you have any concerns or exceptionally sensitive skin it is best to wait or consult with your esthetician.

Q & A Hair RemovalNuFree hair removal

Q. What do you use for hair removal?

A. We use Nufree.  Nufree is the only antibacterial, antimicrobial, non-wax hair removal system in the world. Because it’s not a wax, Nufree never stick to your skin; so you won’t experience the pain, redness, or swelling of typical wax treatments.

Q. Can I go tanning and get a wax the same day?

A. Preferable wax 24 hours before or after tanning.

Q. Can I wax if I’m using “Retin A” or “Retinaol”?

A. You need to discontinue use 2 weeks before waxing.

Q. How can I get rid of or prevent ingrown hairs?

A. Finipil is the product that we recommend. It is antibacterial and antimicrobial lotion that is applied after the shower. It helps protect the hair follicle and shrink pore size.

Q. Can I have a facial and hair removal on the same day?

A. Yes, in most cases this will not be an issue. If you have any concerns or exceptionally sensitive skin it is best to wait or consult your esthetician.

Q How long should hair be before hair removal?

A. For facial hair removal, hair should be 1/8 inch and body hair should be 1/4 inch, to achieve a smooth clean removal. It is best to trim bikini hair prior to your appointment. During the summer months , it is recommended to re-book every two to three weeks for facial hair removal and three to four weeks for body hair removal. It all depends on your hair growth as cycles vary for everyone.

Q. What types of health conditions and medications interfere with hair removal?
A.

  • Prescription acne medications such as Retin-A or Accutane.
  • Skin care products that contain over eight percent glycolic and alphahydroxy acids.
  • Blood pressure medication.
  • Diabetes or phlebitis.
  • Having had a Botox treatment in the past 72 hours.
  • Having had a chemical peel or dermabrasion treatment within the past 90 days.
  • When in doubt, consult with your doctor prior to any hair removal service.

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