Frequently Asked Questions

Before & After you wax………

Q: How long should I grow my hair out?

•A: You need to have at least 2-3 weeks of undisturbed hair growth. This is because hair growth occurs in three different stages. It takes 2-3 weeks for the shortest hairs to be long enough to be removed. If you have less than 2-3 weeks growth then your waxing won’t be as smooth as you’d like it and your results won’t be as long lasting.

Q: When should I come back for my next Brazilian?

•A: 4-6 weeks, that is about the normal time for regrowth and if you go past that it will be like having it done for the first time again but if you keep up on the maintenance the hair comes out easier and it’s less painful.

Q: Is there anything I can take to help with the pain?

•A: Some people feel that a dose of Ibuprofen at least 30 minutes before their waxing service helps to lessen the pain of hair removal.

Q: Oops, I started my period on or near my appointment date. Can I still get waxed?

•A: Yes, just have a clean tampon in and it should not be a problem. Some people experience a little more pain during this time of the month.

Q: Can I go to a tanning booth before I wax?

•A: Do NOT tan 48 hours before or after your wax. Always get your spray tan after your wax.

Q: I exfoliate my skin regularly. Should I exfoliate before I wax?

•A: Do NOT exfoliate 48 hours before your waxing service. Waxing is a form of exfoliation. It removes dry skin (dead skin cells) and hair.

Q: I am so nervous about getting waxed. I have heard terrible stories about Brazilian waxing. Why should I choose Shed?

•A: Everyone is nervous the first time they try something out of their comfort zone. But everyone is so happy and thrilled with the results. At Shed we are here to make you as comfortable as possible. I will walk you through the whole process. I have done thousands of Brazilian waxes in my career and have also heard horrible stories of botched wax jobs. I feel terrible for those clients that had to experience that.

After Care…..

24 hours after your waxing service AVOID:

•Tanning beds/spray tan


•Swimming pools/salt water/hot tubs

•Extremely hot showers

•Sex-Bikini or Brazilian only



Schedule your next waxing service every 4-6 weeks.

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