LYCOJET Lavender Hot Wax Facial Waxing Demo

In this video, Lycon demonstrates how to wax short, stubborn chin hairs with one of Lycon’s stubborn hair superheroes – LYCOJET Lavender Hot Wax!

Happy LYCON Waxing!

Shop Lycon products

Posted in estheticians, Esthetics, Lycon, Lycon Waxing, News, Tutorials, Vegan, Waxing | Leave a comment

Cirepil’s NEW Boudoir Stripless Wax

A gentle and effective wax with a hypoallergenic, rosin-free formula that has been specially formulated for clients with Tattoos.

Benefits of Boudoir:

  • Boudoir Wax has been designed to exfoliate, hydrate, and brighten the tattoo.
  • Waxing with Boudoir will maintain the longevity of the tattoo.
  • Ideal for tattoo
  • Hypoallergenic and Rosin free
  • Ideal for sensitive and fragile skin
  • Brighten dull tattoos
  • Creamy and pearly texture: easy to work with
  • Light fragrance without allergens

NOT JUST A WAX…IT’S-A NEW WAX SERVICE THE PERFECT MARRIAGE WAXING AND TATTOOS

Why wax before getting a tattoo?

• Tattoo artists shave the area before tattooing:
• Hair begins to grow back within a day, causing stubble, the skin may be bumpy and itchy.
• Result = Pain & Discomfort

Waxing benefits:
• Hair doesn’t grow back for several weeks giving the skin more time to heal after a tattoo.
• Result = No Pain OR Discomfort!

Why Would I Wax After a tattoo?
• Exfoliation and hydration are the two steps in maintaining a tattoo.
• Boudoir Tattoo Wax has been designed to exfoliate, hydrate, and brighten the tattoo.
• Waxing will maintain the longevity of the tattoo.
• Recruit new clients with a unique and exclusive service.
• Tattoos are for life – tattoos create loyal, lifetime clients!

BOUDOIR TATTOO WAXING WILL HELP CREATE ADDITIONAL AND REGULAR TURNOVER FOR THE SALON

Posted in Cirepil Wax, estheticians, Esthetics, New Salon Products, Waxing | Leave a comment

Before and After the Wax: Amping Up Your Waxing Game with Pre- and Post-care Treatments

Waxing has gone through a number of changes and advancements over the years in an effort to make a once very uncomfortable service into a much more comfortable one. It continues to grow in its popularity as a reliable, quick, and efficient means of hair removal. Waxing also yields high margins, making it a profitable spa service and one that builds a loyal clientele by requiring clients to return every four to six weeks. Ensuring that clients are being offered the best possible experience, time and time again means maintaining a consistent waxing protocol from the moment the client walks through the door to the time that they leave. There are a number of key factors that contribute, such as friendly and welcoming front desk staff, explaining the products used during the service, and offering suggestions on take-home products that help clients maintain skin between visits.

Written by Lindsay Miller

Continue reading

Posted in Continuing Education, estheticians, Esthetics, Lycon, Lycon Waxing, News, Skin Care, Waxing | Leave a comment

Avoiding the Off-Season Lull – Tips for Marketing Wax Services in the Winter

Avoiding the Off-Season Lull – Tips for Marketing Wax Services in the Winter
Written by Lindsay Miller

With winter upon us, the cooler weather brings about cozy sweaters, long pants, and, often, little desire for clients to keep up with their waxing services. With the change in season, getting dressed each morning now requires layer upon layer of clothing and no perceived need for hair removal services. Here are some tips and tricks to educate clients and keep them coming back, even in the cold winter and offseason.

Continue reading

Posted in estheticians, Esthetics, Lycon, Lycon Waxing, News, Skin Care, Skin Care Tips, Skin Inc, Waxing | Leave a comment

10 Things to Do to Stay Healthy in the Treatment Room

10 Things to Do to Stay Healthy in the Treatment Room

  1. Wash your hands. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth if your hands haven’t been washed completely.
  2. Adjust the facial bed and chair to be ergonomically correct. Hips and knees should be at a 90° angle. With both facials and waxing, your shoulders should be relaxed and in line with your hips. Support your body with core strength, not your back.
  3. Follow manufacturer’s directions for equipment use and maintenance. Clean steamers; keep proper filters and covers on microdermabrasion machines; replace frayed cords, and dry hands before touching any electrical appliances.
  4. Autoclaves also require regular maintenance.
    Wear gloves. Do this while performing extractions, waxing and chemical peels to prevent cross-contamination and over-sensitizing your hands.
  5. Prepare your United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered disinfectant per manufacturer directions. Use tongs or gloves to submerge and remove tools to avoid chemical splashing and contamination.
  6. Maintain a protective barrier between you and the client during extractions. For example, use a magnification lamp.
  7. Drink water. Keep it in a closed container to keep debris and product from entering your water.
  8. Refuel. Fitness expert and owner Ashley Selman of Evolution Trainers recommends: “Refuel with healthy snacks, such as almonds, apples, protein shakes, hard-boiled eggs and low-sugar Greek yogurt in between clients. This will help to stabilize your blood sugar and avoid excess insulin spikes, which leads to belly fat, and maintain your energy throughout the day.”
  9. Stretch. Counter-balance the motions you’re using in the treatment room by stretching.
  10. Practice proactive measures. These include taking multivitamins, getting plenty of sleep, scheduling a flu shot and participating in 20–30 minutes of physical activity each day.

By: Deedee Crossett
Posted: January 2, 2014, from the January 2014 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

Posted in Esthetics, Skin Care, Skin Care Tips, Skin Inc | Leave a comment