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How to prevent Ingrown Hairs : Post Wax Care

There are so many benefits to waxing and sugaring: smooth skin; no razor bumps; and the fact that your hair grows back slower, sparse, and finer . Ladies, I know we all hate ingrown hair, irritations, blackheads, pimples, and bumps.

It's true that waxing and sugaring can help with many problems down there but - you still have to take the time to actually treat your kitty nicely afterwards too; that way you can keep your skin healthy, soft, and smooth.

That being said, summer is here and I know you want want to worry about shaving, painful ingrowns, bumps, scars, and irritations - all while you're trying to feel sexy and confident in your bikini this summer.

Here's some must needed tips to help you after your wax to keep your skin smooth and healthy!


After a wax your skin is sensitive and can be easily irritated. You want to avoid sex for at least 12-24 hours. Think about the friction and sweat .. Ouch ! I know it's soft to the touch and pretty - BUT don't risk irritating your skin. Waiting a day won't hurt.


You can begin to exfoliate your skin 48-72 hours after your wax. Be gentle, this is a sensitive area. Exfoliating 2-3 times a week will help prevent ingrown hairs, irritations, and allows the hairs to be removed easier when it's time for your next wax.


.. or swimming and laying out in the sun for 24-48 hours after your wax. Pools, Oceans, and Rivers can contain bacteria that can increase the risk of getting an infection on freshly waxed skin. The sun can also lead to hyperpigmentation and sun burning freshly waxed skin.


Skip the gym or any activities that will cause you to sweat excessively - it can irritate the skin within the next couple days. Take it as a well earned break before hitting the gym again.


You want to make sure you are using gentle skincare that also treats and nourishes your skin. Many skincare products for the "body" is not recommended to to used on your lady parts. These products can be too abrasive or have comedogenic ingredients that can clog your follicles can cause irritations, bumps, and lead to ingrown hairs.

Our Favorite Kitty Safe Products

Ingrown Potion No2 - This is our favorite body oil/serum . It effectively combats ingrown hair, blackheads, breakouts, bumps, and also helps treat scars. It contains anti-fungal properties and reduces inflammations, redness, and irritations. This blend builds a protective layer on the skin to prevent moisture from escaping prolonging elasticity, smoothness, and promoting a healthy, and radiant skin .

AHA Papaya Ezyme Body Exfoliator - It is great for breaking the skin's surface tension to dissolve all sebum and impurities; and prevents excess buildup and breakouts that leads to ingrown hair. It also improves the skin's texture and complexion.

Replenish Serum with Hair Inhibitor - This moisturizer prevents bumps and ingrown hairs while moisturizing, calming, and soothing the skin after waxing . The added benefit? It contains hair inhibitors to help slow down the hair growth !

Finipil - This is a moisturizer that helps prevent ingrown hairs and helps moisturize your skin.


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