Madame Wax Recommends – Vaseline

There’s no school like the old school, and I’m a big fan of so-called old-fashioned products when it comes to my beauty regime. I’ve already blogged about my love for Sudocrem (which Sudocrem the company loved by the way!), so here’s another love of mine – Vaseline! Yup, that’s right, the Vaseline petroleum jelly that’s […]

Exfoliating Scrub Recipe – Salt & Oats

You know that I am evangelical about exfoliation, right? Well, I’ve had a few clients mention to me that exfoliating scrubs can be expensive, and I agree. So I’ve decided to post my favourite homemade exfoliating scrub recipe on here for you to enjoy too – SEA SALT SCRUB 80 grams of oats (something with […]

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 […]

Madame Wax Recommends – Sudocrem

After a fantastic response over on Facebook, I’m kicking off the first of a new blog series today, in which I recommend my favourite beauty products. I’m going to be looking at the wax-related products, as well as non-wax related ones too, so I’ll be covering lots of ground. I have so many  things I […]

Madame Wax on the Radio!

This week, I took a tiny step towards fame. No, you wouldn’t have seen me on the red carpet at the Oscars (one step at a time eh?). Yesterday, I was lucky enough to be invited onto the Jason Mohammad programme on BBC Radio Wales to talk about – well, yes you guessed it – […]

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 […]