Tea tree for what ails you.

Tea tree oil has long been known for its natural antiseptic properties in fighting off those pesky bacteria which cause infection and irritation. But did you know it is also a wonderful astringent as well? As an astringent, tea tree oil helps to absorb excess bad oils and moisture in your skin, and tightens the [...]

New Year’s Resolution: Shave Less, Wax More!

Welcome 2014 and Happy New Year all! The first full work week for most people begins on Monday yet January is when work slows down for me. On these cold, cold days apparently some folks need the extra layer of hair to keep them warm warm. But I say nay! Shed the hair, and buy [...]

Removing and treating ingrown hairs…

If, despite all your efforts, you wind up with an ingrown hair or two, here is a very informative article about how to take care of those pesky buggers… http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-an-Ingrown-Hair

Helping you to help yourself…

By now, more and more women are realizing the benefits of waxing over shaving: much less irritation to the skin, less redness, fewer bumps, fewer (if any) ingrown hairs, and of course, the hair stays gone much longer. HOWEVER, none of this will occur if you think there is nothing on your end that needs [...]

Waxing causes entomological extinction!

  According to some, my profession is responsible for the extinction of well, er, pubic lice. And this is a bad thing? Maybe if you’re an entomologist. Stephen Messenger of TreeHugger.com writes, that in a report from Bloomberg News, “a rise in the number of bikini or Brazilian waxes and “manscaping” means that around 80 percent of [...]

Which bikini wax is right for me?

Too much hair? Dare to bare? Don’t really care? And hearts, diamonds, and four leaf clovers? My God is this a bikini wax or a box of Lucky Charms? Here are some general guidelines…and remember, there will always be variations of waxing styles depending on the practitioner and/or salon, but these should cover the broad [...]

Happy Thanksgiving – bring in the Turducken!

What? You’ve not seen the turducken? It’s amazing! Check it out… Yes, that’s exactly what you think it is: a chicken stuffed within a duck stuffed within a turkey! Now who’s got the cranberry sauce! Whatever you decide to eat tomorrow, enjoy your day and be thankful!

Don’t let that bird get all the attention…BE the BROW.

On the outside they are smiling. On the inside: “She touched OUR bird with THOSE brows?” This holiday, BE the brow. There is strength in a graceful arch;)

Video: Why exfoliating is ESSENTIAL between waxing visits

  Paula Begoun, of Paula’s Choice (Redness Relief here at the shop!) , talks about exfoliating as a general rule for daily skincare but the same information can and should be applied to waxing maintenance.

Happy Halloween!! Is that a waxing moon I see?

Wishing you all a great night of treats and trickery! Remember to watch out for all the scary kitties on the streets of Raleigh tonight! Clearly they didn’t get to the wax shop on time