ASCP Skin Deep

September | October 2019

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1. They are detail oriented. You have to be on your game when doing the Brazilian. There is no autopilot. Since the hair is liable to grow in every conceivable direction, it's important to pay close attention to get the best hair removal result. Hair in this area is also thicker and coarser than any other area of the body, so it's key to know how much to remove at a time for the best and most comfortable result. The skin is also looser, with more delicate areas to work around. Knowing how to navigate this terrain properly will prevent needless discomfort and harm. 2. They are patient. The Brazilian is not something you can learn in fi ve minutes. It's a skill that takes time, patience, and practice to perfect. It can take weeks of practice before you begin to feel comfortable and months before you are able to master the technique. It's all about staying the course to be the best. If it were easy, everyone would do it. 3. They love making money. Brazilian waxing is super popular, which means it's super profi table. Those who take the time to hone their skills and become the best can charge a high price for their services and keep their appointment book fi lled. How Can You Wax THAT? by Crickett, The Wax Chick The question I get asked the most is, "What made you want to do Brazilians?" I always say, "I'm a type A and I love the challenge." A Brazilian wax is an intimidating service to perform. It's normal to feel uncomfortable, awkward, and embarrassed at the prospect of seeing and touching another person's naked bits. Combine that with the common myth that getting a Brazilian wax is humiliating and painful, and it's a wonder any esthetician is willing to off er it at all. Esties who gravitate toward Brazilian waxing share three very important characteristics.

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