Waxing for first timers

posted 3 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
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2807 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Um well if you want to do a trail run and make sure that the people doing your eyebrows know what you want before you walk in.  It will be red after but that fades so I’d surely do a test run between here and the wedding so you know how your body will react to the process

Post # 4
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790 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

i got mine done in highschool all the time, now its maybe once every 2monts, i should go every 2 weeks, im only red for about a hour with a little bit of swelling….try it out…and if you dont have upper lip issues already dont do that!, i did that BIG MISTAKE!

Post # 5
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109 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

Don’t do it yourself!!! Worst thing I’ve ever done.  As long as you have an experienced esthetician though you should be fine, but I’d do a test run like 6-8 weeks before the wedding just so you know how your body reacts.  It gets easier every time too, I promise:)

Post # 6
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6274 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

@jbbs1222:  i go every two weeks for eyebrow waxing. my skin is used to it so i am only red for an hour or so afterwards.

at the very minimum, go a month before your wedding to see how your skin reacts.

but why don’t you have a trial now and see.  an eyebrow wax where i live can cost between $8-18, depending on the salon.  i pay $10 and think they do a fabulous job. 

Post # 7
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179 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@jbbs1222:  I would go 4-6 weeks before the wedding just to test your skin’s reaction since you’re new to it. I go every 2-3 weeks for my brows and I love going to the Benefit brow bar in Ulta. They always do a really nice job. They can also just tweeze your brows there if that’s what you would prefer.

Post # 8
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819 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

@jbbs1222:  I would NEVER again wax my legs, and my waxer says the upper lip is the WORST. I get a brazilian every 3-4 weeks and LOVE it. I will never go back to shaving. It’s painful but tolerable.

Post # 9
msjackrabbitMember
1080 posts
Bumble bee

have you ever tried threading? i get my eyebrows threaded and it’s soooo much nicer than being waxed! and it doesn’t hurt, either! my skin goes back to normal colour after 30 mins or so. I’d get it done the day before! 🙂 x

Post # 10
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1041 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I like getting my eyebrows done. It hurts a bit and I usually stay a little red for up to three days after. I tried threading once, never again! The most painful thing. I think it hurt about as badly as my tattoo. I guess everyone is different, I prefer waxing.

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