all male staff

Pre and Post Care at The Body Barber






  • Wax virgins, don't shave or remove the hair in any other way for at LEAST 3 weeks prior to the date you are wanting to book an appointment.
  • Do wear loose fitting clothing to your appointment or have a change of clothes to put on. This is even more important in summer.
  • Shower before coming in or The Body Barber™ has shower facilities. Let us know if you would like to shower so that we can allow you that little extra time either before or/and after.
  • No skin lotions applied to the area to be treated.
  • Let your hair grow out.
  • Begin exfoliating and applying moisturiser 2 days prior to your appointment but not on the day of it.
  • Not only arrive alive, but be calm, cool, relaxed and at one with the world. Arriving stressed, uptight or rushed can make it feel more painful.
  • No hot baths or showers (cool to lukewarm water only)
  • No swimming, saunas, hot tubs, massage or steam treatments. 
  • No heat, sunbathing or UV treatments like sun beds 
  • No tight clothing
  • No application of perfumed products including deodorant, antiperspirant, powder, self-tanner or makeup on the treated areas.
  • No scrubbing or rubbing of the treat area with unwashed hands, unless you want to encourage a bacterial infection ?
  • No intensive exercise or gym work.
  • Do wash your hands before applying any product to your skin.
  • Do apply ingrown hair cream to prevent and treat ingrown hair 24 hours after your wax, once a day for 2 weeks thereafter.
  • Do drink lots of water every day to keep yourself hydrated and your skin supple, moisturise daily to help new hairs to grow through normally.
  • Do exfoliate every 4 - 7 days, 3 days AFTER your wax with either a dry brush or exfoliating mitt. Be mindful though, to not exfoliate too much or too roughly as this can graze the skin and cause ingrown hairs.
  • Do wear clean, loose fitting clothes.




Lockdown Status

Roadmap out of lockdown @ The Body Barber October 2021

Coming out of Lockdown

Tuesday, 26th Oct as per Victoria’s Roadmap

Please respect and appreciate that I am now opening up with a stampede of 'desperate' clients all wanting to be the first back and my headspace in dealing with your 'demands'.

Thank you for your patience over these crazy times and please
respect that I will be following the guidelines, as every professional person is, with regard to operational requirements etc., and the national plan with the Vic services app QR code sign.

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