Frequently Asked Questions

Before Waxing

You must not shave for 2 weeks prior to getting waxed

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Do not use any products that contain retinoids, glycolic or salicylic acids for at least seven days before a facial wax

2.

If you have been taking Accutane you must stop use 1-12 months prior to being waxed

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If you have had a chemical peel you must wait at least 4 weeks before being waxed

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Avoid prolonged  exposure to the sun or tanning for 3 days prior to a wax appointment

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Spray tans and tanners are best used at least 48 hours after a waxing service

6.

If you wear contacts be prepared to remove them prior to an eyelash tinting service

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After Waxing

No hot baths

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No swimming or sunbathing

2.

No tight clothing

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No perfumed products - including deodorant, antiperspirant, makeup or self-tanner

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No touching, scrubbing or rubbing the area

5.

No retinods, glycolic or salicylic acids for at least 5 days

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Skin Care FAQ

How do I know if a peel or microdermabrasion is right for me?

  • Regardless of your skin type you can benefit from either of these treatments. We have a large range of peels for different skin types and conditions. You can setup a free consultation with one of our licensed estheticians for more information.

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How often can I get a peel?

  • Mild peels can be done once a month. If you have acne prone skin or hyperpigmentation you should commit to five to ten peels in order to get the best results.

3.

How often should I get a facial?

  • This depends on your skin type, skin goals and skin condition. Once a month may be ideal for someone who wants to take good care of their skin. We recommend getting a facial at least four times a year, when the seasons change.

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Aftercare:

  • After any facial service we recommend you wait at least 24 hours before applying cosmetics or going out in direct sunlight.

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Spray Tanning Do's and Don'ts

Do

  • Wax or shave prior to your spray tan.

  • wear a dark swimsuit or undergarment and flip flops to your session.

  • Exfoliate the skin prior to your session. You may exfoliate with a body mitt and body wash or a sugar scrub.

  • Come to your appointment with clean makeup free skin.

  • Come to your appointment without deoderant. It is ok to wear lotion the day of your spray tan.

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Don't

  • Shower or sweat for 8 hours after Tahitian tan , 2-3 hours after the Fiji express tan.

  • Don't wear tight fitting garments after appointment (day of).

  • Exfoliate or shave daily. Over exfoliation will dull your tan.

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Maintain:

  • Keep body hydrated with a daily moisturizer.

  • Apply South Seas Tan extender for a longer lasting tan

  • Your spray tan will last over a week on your body: use tahitian tan mist on your face, hands and feet as they may fade faster.

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