There is no best method of managing your problem hair between treatments. It’s a matter of what you are comfortable with and what you find is effective in your particular circumstances.

Visibility

In order to permanently remove hair, your therapist needs to see it.  In practice, this means it should be at least 2mm long on the day of our your treatment.  Also, the longer the hair, the easier it is to determine its direction and angle of growth.  This may translate to less discomfort and a smoother process during your treatment.

If you shave

If your have chronic facial hair and manage it by shaving, shave the entire area immediately after your treatment then allow any scabs to form. Avoid shaving over scabs until they have come off naturally.  In the meantime, simply trim these hairs with scissors.

If you wax or pluck

If your normal practice is to wax or pluck, you will need to stop this practice for the duration of your treatment (after which you won’t need to anyway!).  Waxing and plucking remove the hair below the surface of the skin and hairs will not be able to grow enough to be seen by your therapist between treatments.

If you bleach

If you bleach your problem hair, you can do so but not in the 2 – 3 days immediately before your next treatment as this will make it difficult for your therapist to see the hairs.

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