Body Sugaring Aftercare
Tips for protecting your skin after the procedures
1. No touching
We know it’s hard, but refrain from touching the freshly sugared area for the first 24 hours. We carry germs on our hands and the area sugared is more susceptible to bacteria that might cause an infection of the hair follicle known as folicullitis.
2. Sun exposure
Avoid tanning beds and sunbathing for 48 hours. When you do return to the beautiful sun, don’t forget sunscreen!
3. Sexy time
While you might want to share your new look with a loved one right away, medical experts advise waiting at least 48 hours – especially if you are prone to ingrown hairs or are fairly new to sugaring. Friction and perspiration might aggravate the skin. During the first 24 hours, your body is most susceptible to outside bacteria that might cause an infection of the hair follicle known as folicullitis.
4. Working out
Don’t go running off to the gym immediately after your appointment. Take the rest of the day off as the perspiration tends to irritate the skin.
Things to avoid:
1) Avoid using products with chemicals and additives for 24-48 hours after treatment. These products may cause an adverse reaction after hair removal, depending on the sensitivity of your skin.
2) Avoid Exfoliants, scrubs, and loofahs for the first two days after your sugaring. This includes products that contain acids such as glycolic, salicylic and alpha-hydroxy. You can start your exfoliation routine about three days after your sugaring.
You shouldn’t plan your appointment time to match with your menstrual cycle because that’s the most sensitive time for the women.
YOUR NEXT APPOINTMENT:
The best results occur when you establish a routine suitable to your hair growth. Since diminishment of hair growth is a gradual process and is achieved by regular treatments over a period of time, the usual time span between appointments is 3-6 weeks.
It is important to note that due to the changes that may occur in your hormonal balance from time to time, you may have unusually heavy growth perhaps once a year. This is quite normal. Keep in mind that the diminishment of hair growth will occur gradually, despite the occasional heavy growth and this doesn’t mean that the treatment isn’t working or that your hair growth is being stimulated.