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Hard Wax Tips

GiGi Brazilian Body Hard Wax is formulated for thorough bikini waxing while being gentle enough for facial application. Hard wax is gentler to your client's skin than Soft Wax when you are waxing sensitive areas. It adheres only to hair, not to skin. This makes Brazilian Body Hard Wax gentle enough for sensitive areas while providing for the removal of even the coarsest hair. An additional benefit is the lack of the sticky residue that can occur with Soft Wax.

There are several key points to remember when using Brazilian Body Hard Wax, especially if you are primarily a Soft Wax user.

First, if the wax breaks or is brittle, then the application was either too thin or allowed to set too long, or the room temperature is too cool.

Tips for Tool Preparation

Maintaining the proper wax temperature is important for a successful result. The wax should form a soft ball on the end of the applicator Until you become familiar with the proper consistency for Brazilian Body Hard Wax,a good guide is to heat the wax in a professional pot wax warmer for 30-45 minutes on the HIGH setting until the center is not completely melted. At this point, the wax along the exterior of the can should be the appropriate temperature and consistency for waxing. Set and maintain the warmer temperature setting to LOW.

A private room with a padded table. Unlike a traditional bikini waxing service, your client may remove all clothing from the waist down. Your client will be exposed during the service, so privacy is crucial.

GiGi Brazilian Body Hard Wax heated in a professional warmer so you are able to maintain a consistent temperature.

Soft, disposal towels for application of cleansing lotion and oil.

Keep GiGi Accu Edge Applicators, Scissors, and Tweezers on hand.

Tips for Hard vs. Soft Wax

Hard wax is gentler to your client's skin than Soft Wax when you are waxing sensitive areas, such as the face and the bikini area.

The application should be thicker than with a Soft Wax. The Hard Wax should be even all the way around the edges, extending beyond the hair growth area.

Tips for Wax Strips

Beginners should apply only one strip at a time. After you have masteredthe technique, apply as many strips of wax as you are comfortable with atone time, allowing the wax to set.

Check the surface of the wax strip for tackiness. If the strip is not ready, put it back down and wait a few second until fully set.

The wax surface dulls as it sets. When removing the wax strip, stretch the skin taut and hold firmly. Flick the edge of the strip and remove in the opposite direction of hair growth.

Tips for Preparing the Skin

Cleanse the area to be waxed with GiGi Pre-Hon Pre-Epilation Cleansing Lotion, applied with a soft, disposable towel.

Apply a light layer of GiGi Pre Epilating Oil to waxing area. It is very important not to apply too much oil or it will interfere with the ability of the wax to adhere to the hair.

Apply GiGi Pre-Hon Pre-Epilation Cleansing Lotion with anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties to help protect the skin from irritation.

Apply GiGi Pre Epilating Oil to prepare the area prior to waxing and soothe the skin.

Tips for Post-Waxing

When you have completed waxing, apply GiGi Post Epilation Lotion to soothe the skin and remove excess wax from the skin.

Before you begin Brazilian Waxing, make sure you have the following items:

  • GiGi Post-Epilation Lotion to soothe after the service