Whenever you finish a body waxing appointment with us, you’ll hear the words: “Don’t forget to exfoliate in a few days!” But have you actually wondered why we tell you to do this? We’re not just saying it for no reason! Exfoliating your skin regularly, especially after any form of hair removal, is essential because of so many things.
As we get older, we actually struggle to replace our skin cells. When dead skin cells don’t fully shed, you’re left with flaky skin, dry patches and clogged pores. Exfoliating promotes your body to generate new skin cells, keeping your skin healthy and soft. That’s why it’s recommended you exfoliate regularly. Doing so after a wax can help prevent those annoying ingrown hairs we all hate!
What are all of the benefits to exfoliating?
- Unclogged pores
- No ingrown hairs
- A more even skin tone
- Softer skin
- Promotes a cleaner wax for next time
- Helps you absorb skincare products better
When should I exfoliate?
We recommend doing it a few times a week. Anywhere from 2-3 should be plenty because doing it too frequently could cause skin irritation. If you've just had a wax or finished shaved, you should wait 2-3 days after to avoid irritation.
What should I exfoliate with?
If you’re a regular customer of ours, you probably already know what we’re about to say, but we have to say it anyway. Our Bare Essentials scrub, of course! It’s our most popular product and always a customer favourite. Not only do they smell delicious, but they’re super hydrating and gentle. You’ll have no irritations from our scrubs! We offer them in small and large sizes. The small is perfect for travelling or sampling different scents. The large is definitely for those die-hard fans! In total, we carry 6 different scents:
- Pucker Up, Buttercup (Lime sugar)
- Miss Me, Kiss Me (pink sugar)
- I'm Really a Mermaid (Piña Colada/Coconut)
- I Like you a Latte (Coffee and fragrance-free)
- Bare Essentials (Unscented)
- #Basic (pumpkin spice)
While we’re currently sold out of a few scents, we hope you’ll be patient with us! We’re re-labelling our beloved scrubs, so they’ll be back in stock soon with a whole new look. Be on the lookout on our social media for when we announce their return. There might just be another favourite product returning too (hint hint).