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The Dangers of Double Dipping

26 Feb

The Double Dip

Those infamous wooden spatulas are disposable for good reason. Once they’re dipped into the wax and the wax is spread onto your skin, they should be tossed, and a new spatula should be used for each subsequent dip. Why? Wax is only heated to a temperature just above 40°, which isn’t hot enough to kill bacteria or viruses, any hotter would scald you. Once the spatula touches skin, dipping it back into the wax can potentially pass bacteria along with it. Now I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to come in contact with anything that’s touched a stranger’s anything.
We all assume the worst thing we could leave a salon with would be misshapen eyebrows, badly painted nails or an un-even bikini line. However, the health risks associated with the beauty industry include viral infections such as HIV, Hepatitis B and C, and warts, as well as, conjunctivitis, bacterial and fungal infections.
At Off Whyte Skin Care Studio we use a fresh stick each and EVERY time without exception!
Your comfort and safety is not only our goal but our RESPONSIBILITY!
We use disposable tools when posible, and sanitize all reusable tools in hospital grade sanitizers..
Please ensure your therapist does the same!
To book your waxing appointment today call 780-988-8845