(Closed) Breakout after waxing- quick remedies needed!

posted 5 years ago in Beauty
Post # 2
7414 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

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netflixandchill :  avoid over cleansing – that could just make it worse

I’ve always been told teatree oil is good to prevent post waxing breakouts but I wouldn’t want to try anything new this close to the wedding if you have sensitive skin.

Post # 3
4711 posts
Honey bee

I would use something with salicylic acid. 

Post # 4
140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2016


Post # 5
4076 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 2019 - Canada

I used to have this problem EVERY time… its so annoying! What solved it for me was not using the after wax cooling gel, but instead using Seacret toner. It sounds weird, but it works amazingly well. I will still wash my face like normal, but for the first 4 days i wont put moisturizer on the freshly waxed skin and will use the toner instead. I havent tried any other toners besides Seacret, but this stuff is gentle and makes my skin feel awesome. give it a whirl!

Post # 6
1593 posts
Bumble bee

Tend Skin works wonders.

Post # 7
481 posts
Helper bee

Another vote for Tend Skin. I used to get horrible ingrown hairs when I waxed, but Tend Skin seemed to help. I think you can find it at most drugstores!

Post # 8
7803 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

I have no suggestions, because I have this too, and I havent found much else that helps. This is why I started threading my face!

I would just avoid anything too aggressive, even though you think it might help more. Anything too exfolating/drying/etc.

Post # 9
5886 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 2017

Love threading!

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