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8 Tips On How To Prepare for a Brazilian Wax!

Updated: Nov 15, 2022

8 Tips on How to prepare for a Brazilian Wax.

Getting a Brazilian wax can be very intimidating. It’s a very vulnerable situation where you want to make sure you are completely comfortable and relaxed. Here at the Brazillionaire Studio, we are committed to making sure the waxing experience is fun, comfortable, and makes you feel like a total babe!

Before we get into the top 8 ways on how to prepare for a Brazilian Wax, let’s answer some questions.

What is a Brazilian Wax?

A Brazilian wax is when 100% of hair is removed from your bikini line, vulva, and everything in between! This would be vice versa for men. Grooming is difficult, and even more so when it’s “down there.” However, it doesn’t have to be! Your waxing experience can be heaven-sent by following these tips on how to prepare for a Brazilian Wax!

Brazilian wax before and after
Brazilian wax before and after

How much does a Brazilian wax cost?

The price of a full wax varies from company to company. There are many factors that go into this such as whether it is a numbed wax or not, the products used, and more. Generally speaking, you can expect to pay anywhere from $50-$150.

Price is important to remember learning how to prepare for a Brazilian Wax as it can definitely be a deciding factor!

How long should hair be to wax?

For optimal waxing, hair should be ¼ inch is recommended.

Now, What to do before a Brazilian wax and Brazilian Wax Etiquette!

1. Grow Your Hair!

As mentioned above, it is optimal to have at least ¼ inch of pubic hair. It can be longer too! The length is recommended so the wax can actually grip the hair and lead to the ultimate hair removal appointment!

2. Don”t worry

Your professional aesthetician is at your service. Remember to take a deep breath prior to and during your waxing service. Meditate, drink tea, and do whatever is needed to help you prepare for your Brazilian wax. And remember- no one is judging you!

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3. Shower

This is pretty self-explanatory, but make sure you have the best personal hygiene before your wax to make it an enjoyable experience for all parties involved!

Note: if it is your time of the month, things can change! This is because the hormones involved will change the waxing experience. You can definitely get waxed before or during your period, just know you’re more sensitive! We are happy to see our clients anytime that works for you. If it is that time of the month, plan to wear a cup or we can provide clean tampons for your convenience. Just remember to tuck the string!

4. Pain Medicine

DO pop an ibuprofen or Tylenol at least 30 minutes before your wax .

5. Exfoliate

Exfoliating the morning of your appointment is a great option. Removing dead skin will loosen and help the wax grab the hair easier. Don’t scrub too hard though, as that can make the area more sensitive. Exfoliate daily after to prevent ingrown hairs.

Numbed brazilian wax 101- how to prepare for a Brazilian wax

6. Remember Other Medicine

You should NOT get waxed if you’re taking or applying: antibiotics, retinol, acuítame, cancer medications, or skin-thinning products.

7. Wear Loose Clothing

Wearing loose clothing will let everything breathe to heal properly!

8. Do-nots

Keep in mind that you should not have sex, or go swimming, exercise, sauna, or hot tub 24 hours after your wax.

what not to do before a wax

what not to do after a wax

Now let’s review 8 ways on how to prepare for a Brazilian wax!

  1. Grow your hair.

  2. Don’t worry.

  3. Shower.

  4. Take pain medicine.

  5. Exfoliate

  6. Remember other medicine.

  7. Wear loose clothing

  8. Do not have sex, go swimming, exercise, sauna, or hot tub 24 hours after your wax.

Overall- don't hesitate to ask any questions that may come up about how to prepare for a Brazilian Wax! We are here to make you feel like your best self!

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