Madame Wax Recommends – Outback Organics Gold Wax

Those of you who follow me on either Twitter or Facebook will know that earlier this week, I undertook a little training course to brush up on my male waxing knowledge. The course I took was with Andy Rouillard, who is an all round darling. And he’s not just a pretty face either, because he […]

Madame Wax Recommends – Perron Rigot Wax

Those of you who have visited my salon may have asked me in the past about which wax I use. And you will know that I have been an enthusiastic user of Perron Rigot wax for quite some time. So I just had to write about why. For me, the French brand has been the […]

How to Treat Ingrowing Hairs

This post assumes that you haven’t followed my fabulous advice from last week, you naughty things. Should you find yourself with a pesky ingrowing hair, pop a flannel into some hand-hot water, wring it out and put it on the area to warm and soften it. After a few minutes, exfoliate with a scrub or […]

How to Prevent Ingrowing Hairs

I don’t think I can ever say this enough – EXFOLIATE! Exfoliating is, without doubt, the best way of preventing ingrowing hairs. Exfoliating will get rid of the dead skin that clogs follicles and help to lift individual hairs. But don’t do it too much, as it could aggravate the area. Two to three times […]

What Is An Ingrowing Hair?

I’ve seen a lot of ingrowing hairs recently, and often I’m asked what they are and how to stop them. Ingrowing hairs occur when the hair grows back on itself and into the follicle. They can form small bumps and then turn into spots with pus under the surface. Usually it’s most often seen with […]