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1 Hive

Hive’s Sensitive Hot Film Wax is a pliable wax with a low allergy risk, suitable for sensitive skin. It contains plasticides to provide improved adhesion, helping it stick to the hair but not the skin, causing no unnecessary skin trauma. The wax is quick drying for faster application and removal and also vegan-friendly, paraben-free and cruelty-free.

Trade: £8.75 for 500g 0845 450 4802

2 Lycon

The Pinkini range was launched by Lycon in 2019 with a new hot wax formula that combines the strength of classic hot wax with the flexibility of a modern film wax. This flexibility offers comfort, with no snapping, picking or flicking. The range also includes pre-waxing oil, cleanser and finishing lotion.

Trade: £22.50 for 1kg 020 7590 9300

3 Aqua Natural

Aqua Natural Strip Sugar Wax is 100% natural, formulated from pure sugar syrups with no chemicals, artificial preservatives or colourings to reduce irritation and redness on sensitive skin. Available in refillable packaging, the sugar wax is biodegradable and water-soluble, making it environmentally friendly and helping waxers to waste less product. It’s cruelty-free, vegan-friendly and uses 100% sustainable ingredients.

Trade: £5.95 for 500g 01933 441818

4 Wax:one

Wax:one Hot is a rosin-free, synthetic hot wax with an ultra-low working temperature, making it well suited for sensitive and delicate skin. It has a navy-blue pearlescent colouring and is infused with hints of grapefruit and kiwi for a clean, refreshing aroma. Its thin consistency helps to achieve smooth results even on very fine hair.

Trade: £14.95 for 800g 0333 000 7000

5 Waxing Specialist Pregnancy Intimate Wax Formula

This course is designed to teach a professional, safe approach to intimate pregnancy waxing. Attendees will learn how to consult the client and position and perform intimate pregnancy waxing, as well as skin and hair anatomy, skin functions during pregnancy, pregnancy hormones and health and safety. This course is offered as a one-toone class with Marta Zaczkowska, owner of Waxing Specialist, to give students a thorough understanding of this waxing technique and the confidence to perform it.

Duration: One-day course Price: £499

Entry requirements: NVQ Level 2

Location: Waxing Specialist Academy, London 020 7720 7883

6 Repêchage

Combatting redness, irritation and premature regrowth, Repêchage’s SeaSmooth Artisan Seaweed Wax is formulated for all skin types, especially those with reactive skin. With zinc oxide to soothe; aloe vera to relieve visible irritation and sustainably harvested seaweed to deliver vitamins, minerals and trace elements, this rich formula offers precise application and adhesion to hair. 

Trade: £18.50 0800 731 7546

This article appears in the April 2021 Issue of Professional Beauty

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This article appears in the April 2021 Issue of Professional Beauty