Lesson Category: Waxing

Waxing Training lesson 13

Aftercare For the next 24 hours avoid the following to minimise the risk of infection, irritation and ingrowing hairs…. Avoid touching the area Do not apply deodorant/creams/perfumes/make up etc Avoid swimming Avoid sun exposure/sunbeds Avoid excessive heat such as sauna, hot showers Recommended Reading We strongly recommend reading the following books to underpin and strengthen …

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Waxing Training lesson 11

Benefits of Waxing Quick treatment Removes the whole hair The client can expect to be hair-free for 4 to 6 weeks Hairs re-grow finer and sometimes more sparse Preparation Ensure that your working area is ready and prepared for your appointment. Your couch should be covered with towels, and lined with couch roll.  Wax should be …

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Waxing Training lesson 10

Consultation & Preparation Before beginning any treatment a full consultation should be carried out to ensure the suitability of the client for the treatment they are about to receive. *See attached example.                Client consultation forms have two purposes: They provide a written guide to the client’s details and lifestyle They provide a written record …

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Waxing Training lesson 9

Types of Wax, Products & Equipment Wax comes in two forms, warm (strip wax) and hot where no strip is required to remove the wax.  The warm wax is available as a honey type consistency, or a cream which is generally nicer for sensitive skin.  Wax is also available with or without scents or colour’s.  …

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Waxing Training lesson 8

Anatomy & Physiology Skin & Hair The skin is the largest organ of the body and has many varied functions.  It is self-healing and self-replacing.  Our skin becomes darker in colour to protect from excessive sunlight.  Skin is vital in the production of Vitamin D, and regulation of our body temperature. Functions: SHAPES & Vitamin …

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Waxing Training lesson 7

Contra Actions A reaction that occurs during or after a treatment. Redness (erythema) Mild blood spotting Mild tenderness Symptoms should resolve within 24 hours, and if not your client must advise you.  If severe reactions occur advise your client to seek medical advice. Problems and Explanations Blood Spotting: Caused by removal of coarse hairs, and …

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Waxing Training lesson 6

Waxing Contra-Indications A contraindication is a reason to withhold or adapt a treatment so as not to cause harm or spread infection. For example, if your customer had any diseases or disorders of the skin or nails. As you check your client’s record card you should look out for any reasons that may require you …

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Waxing Training lesson 5

Waste Disposal Contaminated waste must be disposed of correctly to prevent contamination or spread of infection. Check with your local authority as to what their guidelines are for the removal of contaminated waste products. Contaminated Waste: Also known as clinical waste is waste that has been soiled with, or contains blood or bodily fluids.  Some …

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Waxing Training lesson 4

Hygiene As a therapist, you are constantly coming into contact with various members of the public.  It is imperative that you work hygienically at all times, and keep your tools and equipment clean and sterilised where possible to prevent any cross-contamination.  You must protect yourself as a therapist, and also your customers.  It is your …

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