Beauty

Banish Ingrown Hairs for Good

For many people the battle to remove hair is a tricky one. You can either have smooth skin and ingrown hairs or forgo hair removal all together. Luckily, this is far from the truth. Today, we’re talking about ingrowns, bumps and finally winning the battle against them for good.

 

Step 1: Ditch the Razor

Waxing may seem scary, but if you haven’t already ditched the razor for good, now is the time. Shaving irritates the skin and creates a blunt end to the hair shaft, encouraging the development of an ingrown hair. Waxing eliminates this by removing the hair entirely from the follicle, so when the hair returns it can break through the skin smoothly. Although it’s less common, waxing can still cause ingrowns. However, they are much easier to prevent and get rid of than with shaving.

 

Step 2: Exfoliate

Exfoliating helps to remove dead skin cells and surface debris that can trap the hair beneath the surface of the skin, resulting in unsightly bumps. However, not all types of exfoliation are equal and some are better than others. Using a gentle exfoliating cloth is key in keeping your skin smooth and bump free. The Body Buffing Cloth is our favorite method for daily exfoliation, because it’s gentle enough for every body part and is anti-microbial, so it resists growing bacteria. Plus, it’s machine washable so it’ll last you forever!

 

Step 3: Treat

Following daily exfoliation, application of a treatment product is recommended. Here at Designer’s Denn we have many options, for all skin types.

 

PFB and PFB Chromabright: These roll-on formulas are great for all skin types, except for those with extra sensitive skin. Original PFB is formulated with gentle exfoliants such as glycolic acid and willow bark extract that leave skin feeling fresh and clean. PFB Chromabright is designed for those who suffer from ingrown hairs and dark spots, thanks to its proprietary formula that inhibits tyrosinase activity by 37%, essential in treating dark spots. As an added bonus, both are gentle enough to use on the face, so you can use them anywhere!

 

Tend Skin: If you get large, inflamed bumps after waxing, Tend Skin should be in your arsenal of products. Tend skin works by gently exfoliating and disinfecting the area, reducing inflammation and killing the bacteria that may be causing your bumps.

 

Decléor Post Wax Cream: This miracle lotion is great for extra sensitive skin and not only by prevents ingrowns and soothes irritation, but helps slow down hair growth so you can go longer in between waxes.

 

Remember, with any of these methods, consistency is key! Book your waxing appointments every 4-6 weeks apart, faithfully apply your products daily, and exfoliate every time you shower and you’ll be seeing smooth, clear skin in no time.

All products featured today are available to purchase in house at Designer’s Denn. Call our front desk staff today to book your waxing appointment today!

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Beauty, Skin Care

Welcome Farmhouse Fresh to Designer’s Denn!

We are so excited to introduce our new spa body care line Farmhouse Fresh!

Formulated without the use of parabens, sulfates, or phthalates, this body care line is proudly made in the USA and is up to 99.6% natural. From quick absorbing body oils to a pedicure in a jar, Farmhouse Fresh will leave you feeling beautiful from head to toe. Moreover, Farmhouse Fresh isn’t just about making you feel (and smell) amazing; they’re also dedicated to animal rescue. Money from every purchase of Farmhouse Fresh goes to getting dogs in shelters adopted and 70% of the proceeds from the purchase of their book, Is it True they Call you the Dog Bed Fairy, goes directly towards purchasing beds for dogs in shelters and rescues. Over $20,000 in dog beds have already been donated and you can help too by purchasing the book at Designer’s Denn! While you’re at it, check out a few of the amazing body care products offered by Farmhouse Fresh.

 

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Agave Nectar Ageless Body Oil

Filled with vitamin E, soybean and sweet almond oil, this quick absorbing oil helps skin retain moisture leaving your feeling smooth and plump. Best applied while skin is damp for best absorption, it can also be applied to dry skin to impart a beautiful glow to the skin and, unlike many oils, won’t stain clothes.

 

 

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Quinsyberry Botanical Oil

This reparative oil includes black currant extract to replenish skin softness as well as grapeseed and olive fruit oils. Applied daily to the body, these powerful antioxidants help reduce sun damage and encourage the production of collagen and elastin, improving skins texture over time.

 

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Honey Heel Glaze

Nicknamed the instant pedicure, Honey Heel Glaze has earned many accolades including recently being featured on Oprah’s O-List! Featuring ingredients like honey, aloe, and live, unprocessed papaya and pineapple fruit cells, this glaze will leave your feet looking better than ever. Simply apply at night and sleep with socks on to wake up to beautiful, smooth, baby soft feet.

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Whoopie Cream Body Wash

This delightfully sweet body wash gently cleanses the skin without over-drying sulfates. Green tea, chamomile, aloe, and vitamin E come together to soothe and soften while Sodium PCA helps boosts skins moisture content and prevents moisture loss from washing. As an added bonus, Whoopie Cream also doubles as a bubble bath for a decadent soak with long lasting bubbles.

 

 

 

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Shea Butter Lotions

Recently named Most Valuable Product of the Year by Redbook, this non-staining, non-greasy lotion is rich and emollient, but absorbs quickly. Ideal for hands, it’s 2.4oz size makes it great to throw in your purse and is safe for air travel. Plus, ingredients such as jojoba and soybean oils make it incredibly healing and ideal for skin conditions such as eczema.

 

 

All products featured on today’s blog, as well as many others from Farmhouse Fresh can be purchased in-house at Designer’s Denn!

All photos courtesy of Farmhouse Fresh.

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