Is it ok to wax if you’re using topical creams on your face?
It is very important to pay close attention to what ingredients are in your skincare products prior to waxing. If you are using retin-a, any topical acne creams, glycolic or fruit based acids (AHA's), please wait two weeks after you discontinue use those products before waxing.
The following products are exfoliants and should not be used at least two weeks before waxing. As they are severe exfoliants which weaken skin. Sensitive skin is more vulnerable to lifting and during waxing.
Acne Medications, Alpha Hydroxy Acids (Glycolic, Lactic), Oral Antibiotics, Topical Antibiotics, Retinol, Salicylic Acids, Any acid based products or Exfoliants should be avoided.