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Waxing has gone through a number of changes and advancements over the years in an effort to make a once very uncomfortable service into a much more comfortable one. It…
This time of year is a beautiful, transitional season between fall and winter. But, with waxing being the bread and butter for most spas, and the majority of clients staying…
Red, painful, unsightly bumps – for some clients, hair removal and folliculitis are synonymous. Learning about the very common condition and taking simple, game-changing precautions in pre- and post-treatment care…
Body sugaring has been a staple of the beauty and skin care industries for a long time; it originated as an ancient Egyptian method of hair removal. As time has…

Be Hairful! Protecting Clients from The Harsh Side Effects Of Waxing

Written by Ottmar Stubler, President of PFB Vanish
While unpleasant, side effects of waxing, like ingrown hairs, dark spots, redness, irritation, and over-exposure, are a reality. However, the right arsenal of pre- and post-waxing products can help to…

Waxing Tips and Tricks

Written by Lilliane Caron
Though waxing is the oldest form of hair removal in the world, it is a method that is ever-evolving. Types of waxes and techniques are constantly changing. What doesn’t change,…
Laser hair removal is everywhere these days! From television commercials, magazine advertisements, and radio spots to giant billboards looming above freeways, people all over the country have learned that laser…

Hard Wax Hair Removal Protocol

Written by Lydia Jordane
Hard wax, which is also known as hot wax, is a type of depilatory wax that is applied directly to the skin and removed without a strip. It is perfect…

The Roots of Waxing

Written by Lilliane Caron
Hair removal may not be considered the most glamourous aspect of the aesthetic industry, but it is one of the most lucrative. While there are many areas within the industry…
Hair removal can be achieved either through depilation, which removes the hair above the skin's surface, or epilation, which removes the hair from under theskin's surface.

10 Things About...Waxing

Written by Lydia Jordane
Waxing dates back to the ancient Egyptians, who removed unwanted body hair by formulating a wax made with beeswax. Although beeswax is still an important part of quality depilatory waxes,…

The Couple’s Guide to Waxing Before the Honeymoon

Written by Caroline Surprenant, marketing associate at CONAIR
Waxing for the first time is no walk in the park. Honeymoon memories haunted by flashbacks of painful chafing, bumps, or ingrown hairs can be avoided with a little planning.…
Triple filtered, aromatic, enviro-conscious. Wax has come a long way from the icky-sticky, burnt, rubber-scented resin that was first made available on the market. With so many variations (cream, gel,…
The pursuit of soft, smooth, hair-free skin is sought after by many women and men who seek out the best possible tools, gadgets, and methods that will bring about smooth…
Hair removal is a practice that has been a part of human history since ancient times, and maybe even before! As time passes and trends come and go, technology has…
Laser hair removal is one of the most popular cosmetic procedures performed in the United States. Nearly half a million procedures were performed in 2013, according to the most recent…
A woman may learn about the many signs of perimenopause from her doctor, mother, and/or peers with the most talked-about topics being hot flashes, weight gain, libido, and mood swings…
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