Q: WHAT IS WAXING?
A: Waxing is a method of semi-permanent hair removal which removes the hair from the root cause. New hairs will not grow back in the previously waxed area for two to eight weeks. Almost any area of the body can be waxed, including eyebrows, face, bikini area, legs, arms, back, abdomen and feet. There are many types of waxing suitable for removing unwanted hair. If waxing is done regularly for several years, permanent hair reduction may be achieved. Read More
Q: SEVERAL REVIEWS MENTION A "PAINLESS WAX." CAN YOU ELABORATE ON THAT?
A: The Wax Shop employees the most experienced, skilled technicians in the field of skin care. Their technique is unmatched. The reason the waxing process is painless is because it is quick, properly executed and using high quality wax.
Q: WHAT KIND OF WAX DO YOU USE?
A: We use a product called honey wax, which is a hot, soft wax that is applied with a one-time use spatula, and then removed with muslin (a kind of soft cloth).
Q: WHAT IS A BIKINI WAX?
A: Bikini waxing refers to the removal of hair at the top of the leg, below the navel, and in the bikini area, otherwise known as the bikini line, a euphemistic term to describe pubic hair visible beyond a typical bikini swimsuit. Other methods of hair removal, such as shaving, sugaring or using chemical depilatories creams are often used in place of waxing, but those methods are not as effective or long lasting. Read More
Q: WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO AVOID INGROWN HAIRS?
A: The best way to avoid ingrown hair is to wax regularly, in 6-8 week intervals, exfoliate the skin with a Loofah and use Exfoliating Pads that prevent ingrown hair, and not wear very tight clothing that may irritate the skin.
Q: IF THE SKIN IS IRRITATED POST-WAX, WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND?
A: You cannot go to a pool, gym, beach, sunbathe or have intercourse (if getting a bikini wax) for at least 3 days after a wax, as there is a risk of infection. If irritated, then you can use aloe vera gel and/or anti-infection cream, such as Neosporin.
Q: WHAT IS DIFFERENT ABOUT THE WAX SHOP?
A: The Wax Shop specializes in hair removal by certified, trained experts. Our clients say we have a softer, gentler way to remove hair. The muscles and skin are held in a strategic way, quickly pulling with the grain and we use a special, pure, organic wax, which is softer, more comfortable and doesn’t leave a residue on the skin.
Q: DO YOU OFFER FACIALS?
A: Absolutely! We offer the most professional, natural, organic and holistic facials around. From a mini facial to a European facial, Acne/Teen Facial to an Anti-Aging Facial, the most popular service in Beverly Hills, we have that special European touch. We double cleanse and do all of the extractions, unlike many salons who cleanse once and pile product on, which they try to sell you later. We do not upsell products.
Q: WHAT ARE THE TOP BENEFITS OF FACIALS? HOW OFTEN DO YOU RECOMMEND GETTING THEM?
A: The top benefits of facials is keeping the skin clean and healthy, as we deep clean the skin through steam, cleanse and extractions, as well as hydrate the skin, which is essential for keeping the skin young, firm and radiating. You should get a facial once a month.
Q: WHAT KIND OF FACIAL DO YOU RECOMMEND FOR SOMEONE SEEKING ANTI-AGING BENEFITS?
A: We recommend our anti-aging facials, where we use the most advanced and current techniques and organic, natural products available to recharge the skin and take off signs of aging. Anti-aging especially requires consistency and upkeep. In order to keep the skin looking young, clients should make regular appointments.
Q: WHY IS WAXING BETTER THAN SHAVING OR OTHER METHODS OF HAIR REMOVAL?
A: Wax is long lasting, it gets to the roots, slowing hair growth and eventually may stop hair growth. Shaving must be done frequently, irritates the skin, causing cuts and coarsening hair. Electrolysis is done by placing a probe in one hair follicle at a time and tweezing, sometimes reddening the skin. Laser is costly and can scar. It is easy to see why waxing has become a trend that is here to stay with both men and women.
Q: WHAT IS "MANSCAPING?" ARE MEN ALSO GETTING WAXED?
A: When you think of Manscaping, think of landscaping…only on a man instead of a lawn! Men’s hair removal is a fast growing trend because women are driving it. They want their men to be smooth, having a clean, stylish look like today’s models and actors. Men want to look well groomed at the gym, pool, beach and in the bedroom. And, it’s part of the Wellness Trend, people paying more attention to their health and looks.
Q: DO MEN GET FACIALS?
A: YES!! Men are learning to love facials, finding them beneficial to sensitive skin where they’ve been shaving. It also helps remove the stress of today’s world. Back facials are popular because the back can’t be easily reached to cleanse and remove dry skin. Men find their skin thanks them and they see what they’ve been missing out on. It is a great gift to give a man.
Q: WHAT IS THE EXPERIENCE AT THE WAX SHOP LIKE FOR MEN?
A: The Wax Shop is a non-judgmental and non-intimidating atmosphere. There are no offensive smells from hair and nail chemicals. It is a serene and hygienic atmosphere, which men prefer. Often a man comes just to get his eyebrows done, and asks about back, other hair removal and skin care. And, we don’t express surprise when a man enters our boutique!
Q: ARE THERE ANY CELEBRITY CLIENTS AT THE WAX SHOP?
A: The Wax Shop does have celebrities as clients but we never reveal who they are and pride ourselves on being discreet. Our clientele deserves privacy and we make sure they get it. In the Beverly Hills Wax Shop we mostly service the entertainment industry, actresses and models or people who want to look like fashion trendsetters, with full body hair removal and the best skin care.