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GiGi Wax Professional and Consumer Frequently Asked

GiGi Wax Professional and Consumer Frequently Asked
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Product Description

American International wants everyone to stick to wax. The Los Angeles-based beauty company is home to the GiGi hair removal brand and GiGi Honee Wax. First introduced in 1972, GiGi Honee is the #1-selling wax in the world. Salon professionals look to GiGi products, confident that this complete hair removal system will ensure a successful experience for client and technician alike.__GiGi was originally developed by Ligia "GiGi" Gomez, a skin-care specialist with impeccable training in the salons of Europe. She saw a need for a safe, comfortable method of removing unwanted hair and created the original GiGi Honee Wax utilizing natural ingredients to deliver benefits to the skin and promise smooth results. It is so easy to use, safe and effective, the GiGi method is taught everywhere.

Professional FAQ's Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Why am I having trouble removing hair when I wax?

You're probably having one of the following problems:

A. 1. The hair is too short. Hair needs to be at least a quarter of an inch long to wax.

A. 2. The wax strip was pulled off too slowly or in the wrong direction. The wax strip was not applied immediately after application. Make sure to rub firmly for 3-4 seconds in the direction of the hair growth.

Q. Why won't my wax stick?

For better wax adhesion, lightly dust the area with talcum powder to absorb any excess oil or moisture on the skin before epilation. GiGi Pre Epilation Powder is resistant to moisture, making skin dry and oil-free and is formulated to calm the senses while reducing redness. Slight irritation is normal after any waxing session, but swollen, discolored or irritated skin could be the result of poor technique. Also, make sure the wax is at the correct temperature - too hot with burn your client, and too cold will cause the muslin strip to rip or not adhere properly to the wax.

Q. My clients complain waxing hurts. What can I do?

When pulling off the wax strip, hold the skin taut and pull the wax strip off parallel to the skin. If your client experiences discomfort, apply gentle pressure to the area with your fingertips. Ice also works to decrease sensitivity. You can also use GiGi Bikini Soothing Cream with 2% Lidocaine, a 'numbing' lotion designed specifically for use before and after waxing. Also, skin tends to be more sensitive right before and right after your menstrual cycle, waxing can be more painful. Try to avoid scheduling waxing sessions 3-4 days before and 3-4 days after your period.

Q. I have a client with sensitive skin. What can I do?

A. GiGi Tea Tree Créme Wax is the ideal method of hair removal for clients with sensitive skin or for hair removal in delicate areas. Formulated with the 100% pure tea tree oil, an essential oil comprised of 48 organic compounds with natural astringent properties, GiGi Tea Tree Créme Wax balances and renews skin while removing unwanted hair.

Q. Is there any after-care I should provide for my clients?

A. Remind your clients to avoid wearing tight clothing over newly waxed areas, to exfoliate the skin 24 to 48 hours after the waxing session to prevent the build up of dead skin cells (which will result in ingrown hairs and not to expose newly waxed areas to the sun for at least 48 hours after treatment. A good sun block is also recommend to protect the skin. Body Drench 'sundown' SPF 30 Spray is formulated with Wheat Germ Oil, renowned for its anti-inflammatory, hydrating and soothing properties.

Q. My waxing station is a mess. How do I keep it wax free?

A. GiGi Sure Clean is a no-rinse formula that is perfect for maintaining your . wax warmer as well as most salon surfaces. In addition to wax, this all-purpose cleaner also removes chewing-gum, grease, crayons and lipstick from carpets, floors and upholstery.

Consumer FAQ's Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Why am I having trouble removing hair?

A. 1. The hair is too short: Hair should be at least 1/4 inches long to wax. The wax strip was pulled off too slowly or in the wrong direction. The wax strip was not applied immediately after wax application and rubbed firmly for 3-4 seconds in the direction of hair growth.

A. 2. Too much wax was applied: Holding the spatula at a 45 degree angle, always apply the wax in a thin, transparent layer. Do not allow the wax to cover any area not being treated at the moment. For better wax adhesion, lightly dust the area with talcum powder to absorb any excess oil or moisture on the skin before eplilation. GiGi Pre Epilation Powder is resistant to moisture, making skin dry and oil-free and is formulated to calm the senses while reducing redness.

Q. Why am I getting ingrown hairs or irritation?

A. To minimize the risk of irritation and ingrown hairs, avoid wearing tight clothing over newly waxed areas. Exfoliate the skin 24 to 48 hours after the waxing session to prevent the build up of dead skin cells (which will result in ingrown hairs.)

Q. Why am I getting ingrown hairs or irritation?

A. To minimize the risk of irritation and ingrown hairs, avoid wearing tight clothing over newly waxed areas. Exfoliate the skin 24 to 48 hours after the waxing session to prevent the build up of dead skin cells (which will result in ingrown hairs.)

Do not expose newly waxed areas to the sun for at least 48 hours after treatment. A good sun block is also recommend to protect the skin. Body Drench 'sundown' SPF 30 Spray is formulated with Wheat Germ Oil, renowned for its anti-inflammatory, hydrating and soothing properties.

Because skin tends to be more sensitive right before and right after your menstrual cycle, waxing can be more painful. Try to avoid scheduling waxing sessions 3-4 days before and 3-4 days after your period.

Q. Why is my skin swollen or discolored after waxing?

Slight irritation is normal after any waxing session, but swollen, discolored or irritated skin could be the result of poor technique. When pulling off the wax strip, hold the skin taut and pull the wax strip off parallel to the skin. If this causes discomfort, apply gentle pressure to the area with your fingertips. Ice also works to decrease sensitivity. You can also use GiGi Bikini Soothing Cream with 2% Lidocaine, a 'numbing' lotion designed specifically for use before and after waxing.

Make sure the wax is at the correct temperature - too hot will burn, and too cold will cause the muslin strip to rip or not adhere properly to the wax.

It may be you are sensitive to waxing, or reacting to the wax you're using. GiGi Tea Tree Créme Wax is the ideal method of hair removal for sensitive skin or for hair removal in delicate areas. Formulated with the 100% pure tea tree oil, an essential oil comprised of 48 organic compounds with natural astringent properties, GiGi Tea Tree Créme Wax balances and renews skin while removing unwanted hair.


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