The Magazine of Santa Clarita November 2012 : Page 93

Dare to Go Bare: The Truth About Brazilian Bikini Waxing Let’s face it, we’ve all thought about it. Where do I go? Will it hurt? These are questions that are completely normal, and once answered will ease your nerves about this very personal, yet liberating experience. Gone are the days when Brazilian bikini waxing is only for models and the women of Sex and the City . Modern-day women, business owners and domestic god-desses are daring to go bare. Whether you want to dare it all with a Brazilian, or ease your way in with a standard clean-up, there are many diff erent options when it comes to personalizing your waxing “down there.” Many women opt for the Bra-zilian, expressing their love for the no hassle, no hair. No hair — anywhere — at all. Others embrace having hair, but choose to get a modest cleaning of any hair exceeding their bikini line, loving the personal hygiene that comes with waxing. There are many other varia-tions of the bikini wax that include dif-ferent shapes and designs. Think of it as intimate style! When booking your appoint-ment, courage is key. Decide what kind of bikini wax you want, and if you are Heather Nelson unsure, your waxing artist can help you decide which is best for you. As well as being mentally prepared, physical preparation is also very important. Taking a hot shower relaxes the pores and allows the area to soften, making it easier for the hair to be removed. Cigarette smoking, coff ee drink-ing and waxing before your menstrual cycle are all not recommended, as these factors heighten sensitivity. Come to your appointment with a positive spirit, knowing this discomfort is fl eeting and usually takes 10 to 15 minutes to perform. Walk out of your session, with a skip in your step, a new experience under your belt and closer to your waxing artist than ever before. Caution: May be habit forming. The award-winning makeup and waxing artist, Heather Nelson, has revealed her own private studio to Santa Clarita! As a Brazilian wax educator and specialist, Heather has perfected her art in relaxing waxing with speed and precision. With an infamous blend of humor and knowledge, waxing is no longer feared. To book your appointment, please call WAX by Heather Nelson at 661-644-4346. WAX by Heather Nelson is located inside Sola Salon – studio 14. Continued from facing page B E AUT Y • B R I DAL • FA S H I O N gone, the eff ects of the sun remain! Reapply every time you wash your hands. Seasonal cleanings are a must! Clean your tools and change nail fi les often. Bac-teria can be transferred, causing infection. Disinfect any cuts to the cuticle, and treat ingrown nails as soon as possible. Nail infections are not only unsightly, but also cause long-lasting damage to the nail. Don’t allow any manicurist to touch your hands with utensils that haven’t been properly sterilized. The importance of this step cannot be stressed enough! Don’t pull or tear at hangnails. Always gently clip them away, leav-ing the cuticle intact and unaff ected as possible. Let your trained manicurist assist you! Don’t ignore nail or cuticle infl ammation. Disinfect the skin as soon as you can with an antibacterial or antifungal agent. Any change to the nail’s appearance needs to be checked out by a dermatologist. Enjoy a full service manicure and pedicure at Edna’s Salon and Spa, located at 22934 Lyons Avenue in Newhall. For more information, please call 661-755-6081 and visit www.Ednas-SalonandSpa.com. Find us on Facebook and Twitter! Acne Scars continued from page 90 ation on your skin. Set a consultation with a licensed dermatologist and organize the task you will probably have to undergo. At least four mild skins tend to be required to acquire a vibrant glow unless of course or else recommended by your medical doctor. Make sure that you just do your best to keep up the outcomes simply by utilizing an successful skin-care routine. It is vital that you do not necessarily expose yourself to sunlight, too. www.santaclaritamagazine.com November 2012 93

Dare To Go Bare: The Truth About Brazilian Bikini Waxing

Let’s face it, we’ve all thought about it. Where do I go? Will it hurt? These are questions that are completely normal, and once answered will ease your nerves about this very personal, yet liberating experience. Gone are the days when Brazilian bikini waxing is only for models and the women of Sex and the City. Modern-day women, business owners and domestic goddesses are daring to go bare.<br /> <br /> Whether you want to dare it all with a Brazilian, or ease your way in with a standard clean-up, there are many different options when it comes to personalizing your waxing “down there.” Many women opt for the Brazilian, expressing their love for the no hassle, no hair. No hair — anywhere — at all. Others embrace having hair, but choose to get a modest cleaning of any hair exceeding their bikini line, loving the personal hygiene that comes with waxing. There are many other variations of the bikini wax that include different shapes and designs. Think of it as intimate style!<br /> <br /> When booking your appointment, courage is key. Decide what kind of bikini wax you want, and if you are unsure, your waxing artist can help you decide which is best for you. As well as being mentally prepared, physical preparation is also very important. Taking a hot shower relaxes the pores and allows the area to soften, making it easier for the hair to be removed. Cigarette smoking, coffee drinking and waxing before your menstrual cycle are all not recommended, as these factors heighten sensitivity. Come to your appointment with a positive spirit, knowing this discomfort is fleeting and usually takes 10 to 15 minutes to perform. Walk out of your session, with a skip in your step, a new experience under your belt and closer to your waxing artist than ever before. Caution: May be habit forming.<br /> <br /> The award-winning makeup and waxing artist, Heather Nelson, has revealed her own private studio to Santa Clarita! As a Brazilian wax educator and specialist, Heather has perfected her art in relaxing waxing with speed and precision. With an infamous blend of humor and knowledge, waxing is no longer feared.<br /> <br /> To book your appointment, please call WAX by Heather Nelson at 661-644-4346. WAX by Heather Nelson is located inside Sola Salon – studio 14.

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