How To Wax Your Upper Lip

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Is your hair the right length? Is your skin clean and dry? Not sure? Make sure you read our pre-wax checklist before you begin.
BEFORE
Face Wax Checklist

Alright, it’s showtime! Here’s how to wax your upper lip.

  • Pull strips slowly apart, to ensure even wax distribution (Do not rub the wax strips between your hands to warm them up. Our soft gel wax comes ready to use).
  • Place a strip on one side of your upper lip, following the angle of your lip line.
  • Rub the strip firmly from your midline toward your cheek. When you have thoroughly massaged the hair into the strip, you’re ready to go.
  • Pull skin taut at the base of the strip with your non-dominant hand.  Then pull the strip quickly and close to skin. Do not pull up, but across (Think like you’re applying lipstick. Pulling up can potentially hurt skin).
  • Repeat steps 2-4 on the other side of your lip. Only pull once, even if you have hair left behind. If you don’t get all the hair on your first try, wait 24 hours and try again to prevent irritation.
  • Once you’re done waxing, clean off any excess wax residue ASAP using a post-wax cloth. Wiping off dried wax can irritate your skin, so do this while it’s still fresh. Roll the calming serum over your upper lip to soothe the skin. The stainless steel ball eliminates the need for you to touch the skin directly.
    Pro Tip: if you had a spot test reaction to the cloths, use a cotton swab and a neutral oil (ideally one you already use in your routine such as squalane or any facial oil) to remove instead.
Great job, you did it! Now let’s recover.
AFTER
What to Expect
After Face Waxing

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