• Allow 2.5-3 weeks of hair growth before waxing
  • Avoid topical prescriptions for 72 hours
  • If desired, take pain reliever 30-40 minutes prior to appointment
  • Avoid alcohol / stimulants
  • No tanning 72 hours prior to appointment
  • Take warm shower and gently exfoliate
  • Come to appointment with clean and dry skin (no oils or lotions)


  • No tanning for 72 hours
  • Avoid heat such as hot showers / baths, heavy exercise, and swimming for 48 hours
  • Exfoliation recommended


Velvet is Madison’s premier waxing studio: the first studio of its kind to specialize in the art of waxing. Clients feel cared for and confident in the hands of the Velvet team. We are committed to learning and expanding our services to stay at the leading edge of the profession and as a result: clients experience the best of what waxing can be. If for any reason your experience is not up to that promise, please let us know. We will do whatever it takes to make it right.