Before your Wax

Thank you for choosing HotWax! We are a lively team of highly skilled waxologists and skin therapists who are here to provide you with an awesome service during every visit! Here are some tips on how to prepare for your first visit to HotWax!

How long should the hair be?

Approximately 1/4 of an inch, the length of a grain of rice, or 3-4 weeks from the time since you last shaved.

How do I prepare for my wax?

All you need to do is just show up and leave all the work to us! You can take Ibuprofen 30 mins before your wax. Don’t trim the hair as it makes the hair too short (long hair is a good thing!).

What if I’m a little shy baring it all?

It’s totally normal to feel this way but our waxologists are licensed professionals, non-judgmental and we are here to provide you with an amazing, service!
Will a glass of wine help my nerves? Actually, despite what many think, alcohol and caffeine will increase blood circulation, making pain worse – so hold off on the booze until after your wax!

Do men wax?

Absolutely! Beyond the Manzilian (the male version of the Brazilian) many men also wax their chests, backs, noses and ears. But we have a tip for you: Don’t wax your face. While women’s faces respond well, the hair on a man’s face and head isn’t built for the waxing process.

Can I get waxed during the time of the month?

Yes, however you will be more sensitive. Please also wear a tampon. But beyond that, we can most definitely wax you during your “monthly bill.”

What type of wax do you use?

HotWax is a wax bar that utilizes a variety of waxes including honey-based soft wax and hard wax. There are benefits of both and it’s all in the technique, application and pull! Our waxologists have many years of experience and you’re in great hands when you book with any of them!