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“MYTHS” OF NOSE WAXING

“MYTHS” OF NOSE WAXING

Happy 2024, everyone! I hope 2024 serves as an amazing year for growth, opportunity, and positive energy for all of you and in all your endeavours. I want to start off my 2024 blogs answering questions I have been asked from the last year. The blogs I write are all my...

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SENSITIVE VS SENSITIZED VS REACTIVE

SENSITIVE VS SENSITIZED VS REACTIVE

The other day, it was brought to my attention that there are professionals promoting that there is no such thing as Sensitive Skin, only Reactive Skin.  This is an awesome topic and I was going to let it just pass but the more I thought about what was said, the...

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A BRAZILIAN REASONS

A BRAZILIAN REASONS

Hello everyone! Lately, I keep seeing professionals ask questions and talk about Brazilian waxing. It made me question several things in our industry and it prompted me to want to do this very raw blog for you since I feel like it must be said.  But first, are...

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Diving In – The Ingredients And The Paraffin

Diving In – The Ingredients And The Paraffin

I received a question in one of my webinars asking me, “Isn’t paraffin wax a carcinogenic product?” I didn’t want to just do a simple Instagram post addressing the question. Instead, I decided to do some digging around to learn more about paraffin and once again, I’ve...

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Diving In – The Ingredients and the Resin

Diving In – The Ingredients and the Resin

Happy New Year everyone! I wanted to start the new year by diving into our resin. My hope is that in doing so I will answer some of your questions and help to debunk any misunderstandings some of you may have regarding our waxes. I do listen to your questions and your...

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FINDING THE RIGHT WAX CAN BE LIFE CHANGING

FINDING THE RIGHT WAX CAN BE LIFE CHANGING

INTRO I join many forums and groups for esthetics and waxing and every single day, there is at least one person who asks, “What is the best soft wax?” or “What is the best hard wax?” or “Hate my wax – give me your suggestions!” This is literally every single day, and...

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Waxperience with Chanel – The Intro & Welcome

Waxperience with Chanel – The Intro & Welcome

INTRO – WHO AM I? Hello Caronlab fam! My name is Chanel Mak, your Master Educator for Caronlab North America. I am very excited and so happy for you to read my first post for “Waxperience with Chanel.” If you don’t know who I am; my name is Chanel Mak, a Chinese...

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Build your empire on a niche

Build your empire on a niche

Current generations are spending more on beauty than any generation before them. More than ever it’s about looking and feeling your best and people are not afraid to pay for it. The clientele that spends big on their beauty treatments, want them done by specialists....

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Embracing hygiene lessons learned in 2020

Embracing hygiene lessons learned in 2020

COVID-19 shook up the world and will no doubt have its lingering effects on hygiene consciousness. “The new normal” includes things that were previously unthinkable; face masks in public places, hand sanitiser in every shop front, even QR codes made a come-back with...

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A Sustainable Future: Caronlab Cares

A Sustainable Future: Caronlab Cares

The beauty industry has come a long way from being superficial and exclusive. For us at Caronlab, beauty in 2021 is a holistic concept that not only makes people feel good about themselves, but also operates in a sustainable way. Waxing can play a huge role in how one...

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Staying relevant in the ever-changing beauty landscape

Staying relevant in the ever-changing beauty landscape

Staying relevant in the ever-changing beauty landscape A well-trained team of therapists is worth its weight in gold. But it’s only one cog in the wheel of running a successful beauty salon. To stay relevant, you need to keep on top of changes in the fast-evolving...

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Brazillian Waxing and damaging claims of pigmentation

Brazillian Waxing and damaging claims of pigmentation

Lilliane Caron discusses hyperpigmentation and why it's an avoidable and unacceptable side effect of waxing. You may have read that waxing can cause darkening and darker skin patches called hyperpigmentation. The facts are, with superior product and expert technique,...

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Waxing… How young is too young?

Waxing… How young is too young?

By Lilliane Caron There are milestones in every mother-daughter relationship and hair removal is one of them. Once upon a time most mothers wouldn't have had to worry about this until puberty, but these days the conversation may start a little earlier than expected....

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Same Same But Different – Waxing vs. Sugaring

Same Same But Different – Waxing vs. Sugaring

Sugaring has been around for centuries and is an early form of waxing, however it has recently re-entered the beauty scene. While most therapists are well aware of sugaring and how long it has been around, Body Sugaring is becoming a popular request from clients. So...

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Wax Selection… It’s time to make up your own mind!

Wax Selection… It’s time to make up your own mind!

Choosing a wax sounds simple enough but it often comes with much confusion. What works for some therapists may not work for others. There is no 'one fits all' approach in either scenario. At the end of the day it comes down to knowing what you want and what suits you...

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Get Thrifty in the Wax Room

Get Thrifty in the Wax Room

As the saying goes, time is money; especially when you are a therapist. There are only so many hours in a day and if a third of your time is taken up unnecessary tasks instead of servicing clients, then you are going to find your income suffering significantly. For...

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Top Facial Waxing Questions Answered

Top Facial Waxing Questions Answered

By Holly Hayes What type of wax is best for facial waxing? It is important that you always use hard wax for all facial waxing as strip wax can be quiet harsh on the delicate skin. Using a high quality wax is extremely important. Look for waxes that are made with a...

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Waxing while Pregnant

Waxing while Pregnant

Lilliane Caron discusses why waxing while pregnant is completely safe, giving expecting mothers and beauty therapists one less thing to worry about! Pregnancy is a very exciting time for any mother to be, but it can also be riddled with worries about what's safe for...

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Dip it, dip it good!

Dip it, dip it good!

Lilliane Caron discusses the controversial topic of double dipping. To dip or not to dip, that is the question. When the average person thinks of double dipping they picture someone dipping their carrot stick back into the hummus after they have already taken a bite....

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A Chat With Lilliane Caron

A Chat With Lilliane Caron

What made you want to be a beauty therapist? Being a Beauty Therapists opens so many doors; I think a lot of people forget that there is much more to this field than just working in a salon day in, day out. Becoming a Beauty Therapist, for me, has pathed the way for a...

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Should you change your wax?

Should you change your wax?

Lilliane Caron highlights when you should and shouldn't change your wax. The key to being a successful and confident therapist is finding what wax suits you. All therapists are different and there is certainly no one size fits all approach when it comes to waxing. If...

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The History of Waxing

The History of Waxing

Lilliane Caron takes a journey back in time to when it all began. The beauty industry is an amazing world to be a part of. It's forever changing and expanding rapidly. Trends come and go and products that were once revolutionary now seem so mundane, as if there was...

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How to tackle the various side effects of waxing

How to tackle the various side effects of waxing

By Lilliane Caron Having been in the beauty industry for almost 40 years I have seen and heard about every possible waxing side effect you can imagine. Everyday people we have just met literally strip down to the nude and reveal to us personal experiences or side...

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Brazilian Waxing Myths Busted!

Brazilian Waxing Myths Busted!

By Caronlab Head Trainer, Holly Hayes As a Beauty Therapist we come across many different perceptions on when it is ok to get a wax and when it is 'definitely not ok'– especially when it comes to 'the land down under.' Some people tend to get a little uncomfortable...

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How men can avoid a bumpy road

How men can avoid a bumpy road

By Lilliane Caron Any woman who has ever shaved or waxed will no doubt be familiar with ingrown hairs and well aware of the pain, irritation and embarrassment they cause. Women, generally seek a solution to help with these issues, well because, we're women, and we act...

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The truth about the ‘7 Minute Brazilian’

Lilliane Caron highlights the risks and downfalls of the '7 Minute Brazilian'. You can have the best wax in the world but if you do don't know how to perform a proper waxing treatment; you're going to be in a lot of trouble. From my experience, Brazilians are the...

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Waxing is here to stay!

Waxing is here to stay!

Lilliane Caron shares her thoughts on hair removal fads and why waxing has made its permanent mark in the beauty industry. With so many trends fighting for our attention these days, it's hard to know what's staying for good and what will be gone tomorrow. One thing I...

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For a Better Salon This Summer Waxing Season

For a Better Salon This Summer Waxing Season

By Lilliane Caron 1 - The set up When it comes to your trolley, less is more! Waxing should be a quick and precise process. Wax dries atmospherically, this means you need to work quickly. Make sure your waxes are placed towards the front of your trolley; with all your...

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Waxing vs. Shaving

Waxing vs. Shaving

Lilliane Caron discusses the age old hair removal battle! Wish you had a dollar for every time a client who came in for a pedicure and said, 'sorry about the hairy legs I forgot to shave!'? Well I'm here to tell you that you can! If that comment isn't an invitation...

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The Mystery of the Ingrown Hair

The Mystery of the Ingrown Hair

Most people get them, but why don't we talk about it? By Lilliane Caron. Anyone who has ever shaved or waxed will no doubt be familiar with ingrown hairs and well aware of the pain, irritation and embarrassment they cause. As a therapist, I've seen many ingrown hairs...

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