Waxing Contraindications - Brazilian Wax of Pensacola

If you are currently using any of the following prescription medications, you cannot receive a waxing service. Discontinue use of these medications for a minimum of three (3) weeks prior to waxing. The exception is Accutane: You must be off this medication for a minimum of 6 months prior to waxing.

  • Accutane (Acne medication)

  • Adapalene (Acne medication)

  • Alustra (Retin A)

  • Avage (Acne medication)

  • Avita (Retin A)

  • Azelex (Peeling agent)

  • Clindamycin

  • Differin (Acne medication)

  • Doxycycline

  • Erythromycin

  • Isotretinoin (like Accutane)

  • Madifloxicine

  • Metronidazole

  • Prednisone

  • Renova (Retin A)

  • Retin A (Acne and Anti-aging medication)

  • Tazarac (Acne medication)

  • Tazarotene (Tazorac)

  • Tetracycline

  • Tretinoin (Retin A)

If you are using any of the following. The following products can make your skin more sensitive. Thin, sensitive skin is more vulnerable to lifting and sensitivity during waxing.

  • Other acne medications not listed above

  • Alpha Hydroxy Acids (Glycolic, Lactic)

  • Oral Antibiotics

  • Topical Antibiotics

  • Retinol

  • Salicylic Acids

  • Any acid based products

  • Exfoliants


  • You must wait a minimum of seven (7) days before waxing after a light chemical peel or microdermabrasio

  • No waxing if you have had a laser skin resurfacing within the past year

  • No waxing if you have had a physician administered peel within the past two (2) years

  • Women may experience extra sensitivity to waxing up to a week prior to the beginning of their period. IF YOU’RE PREGNANT we advise waiting until after your first trimester.

  • No waxing on sunburned skin

  • No waxing on irritated areas