A Guide for New to hard waxing Students

We made hard waxing so easy, A Guide for New to hard waxing Students

The journey to becoming a skilled esthetician or beauty professional can be both exciting and challenging.  It involves mastering a variety of techniques, and one of the more intricate, essential, and high revenue generating skills is hard waxing. For beauty school students new to hard waxing, the process might seem daunting at first. However, with practice, a little bit of patience, and the Happy Waxing Kit by Perron Rigot Paris you can become a confident and skilled hard waxing practitioner. In this blog, we'll explore ways to learn how to wax using Happy Waxing hard wax beads and provide valuable tips to help you get started with your successful waxing journey.

Understanding Hard Waxing

 Hard waxing, also known as stripless waxing, is the most popular hair removal technique involving the application of a layer of melted hard wax directly onto the skin.

Unlike traditional strip waxing, which uses cloth or paper strips to remove wax, Happy Waxing hard wax beads by Perron Rigot Paris hardens after its applied and cools, stays pliable during the removal, and is removed by gripping and peeling off the wax itself.

This method is the best wax for removing coarse and short hairs, making it a popular wax for sensitive skin and areas like the face, bikini, Brazilian waxing, and underarms.  Today Happy Waxing hard wax by Perron Rigot Paris is being used on all areas of the body.

Getting Started

Congratulations on investing in the best hard wax kit, your salon professional Happy Waxing Student Waxing Kit by Perron Rigot Paris: The key to hard waxing lies in using high-quality wax products.  Feel confident with Perron Rigot’s 87-year waxing expertise and professional skin care reputation that you have made the right choice.

Preparation is Key: Just like any beauty procedure, knowing how to prepare for waxing is crucial. Exfoliation before waxing is going to help prepare the skin.  A few days prior to wax treatments use of a gentle exfoliating glove to remove dead skin cells which allows the wax to adhere better to the hair.

The Happy Waxing hard wax warmer from Perron Rigot Paris is easy to use anda temperature-controlled heater that ensures the wax will melt to a comfortable creamy consistency – How long does it take to melt hard wax beads?  First use the unique easy measure cup system to determine how much wax to use for each area of your treatment. Next pour your beads into the empty tin and turn the switch on, wait about 20 – 25 minutes to allow the beads to melt, your hard wax temperature and wax consistency will be spot on!

Patch Test Before Waxing: Always perform a patch test on a small area of the skin to check for a comfortable temperature, as well as checking to see if there are any adverse reactions or sensitivities to hard wax.

FIRST STEP Pre Wax Prep – use Happy Waxing CLEAN on the areas being waxed. 

NEXT Pre Waxing Prep – use a VERY SMALL amount of PREPARE oil, massage into the area to be waxed and ALWAYS TISSUE BLOT excess.

HARD WAX APPLICATION TECHNIQUES: Using a spatula, stir the beads to the creamy consistency and apply a layer of Happy Wax hard wax in the direction of hair growth. Leaving a slightly thicker edge at the end will help to provide an easier grip for hard wax removal. Allow the wax to cool and harden for a few seconds before removing it in the opposite direction, (Happy Waxing hard wax remains pliable wont crack for a gentler hair removal experience).

HARD WAX HAIR REMOVAL: This may seem like the trickiest part for beginners, but Happy Wax is the best hard wax beads it is a super gentle formula and super easy to remove.  Hold the skin taut with one hand and use your other hand to firmly grip the edge of the wax. Pull it off quickly against the direction of hair growth, parallel to the skin. Remember to keep the pull close to the skin's surface for minimal discomfort.  Tip: if the wax remains on the skin just add a bit more of the hard wax on top if the remaining wax – let it set, and remove, it will come right off.

POST WAX CARE: Once the waxing is complete, use Happy Wax pre and post waxing care CLEAN to calm the skin. Be sure to avoid hot showers, sun exposure, and vigorous exercise for the next 24 hours to prevent irritation.

Practice Makes Perfect

As an esthetic or beauty school student new to hard waxing, it's essential to remember that practice makes perfect. Perfecting hard waxing techniques requires patience and persistence.  Begin using your wax starter kit practicing on yourself and willing friends or family members before working on clients. Over time, you'll develop a better understanding of how the hard wax behaves and how to achieve excellent results.

Continuous Learning

The beauty industry is always evolving, and staying updated with the latest waxing techniques and the newest waxing products is crucial for your success.

Maintain a commitment to continuous learning, visit www.cirepil.com  and attend our Perron Rigot Institute for waxing workshops, waxing seminars, and advanced wax courses

These will help enhance your skills and knowledge and increase your confidence about hard waxing.  Learning from experienced professionals will provide valuable insights and help you refine your waxing techniques.


Becoming proficient in hard wax is an attainable goal for any student willing to put in the effort and an extremely valuable skill in the realm of esthetics and cosmetology. As a beauty school student, knowing how to use hard wax and the special techniques requires patience and a willingness to learn. By following the basic steps outlined in this guide and integrating the tips we provide on your Happy Waxing Kit, you'll be well on your way to becoming a proficient hard waxing practitioner. Remember, mastering this art is not only about the technicalities but also about creating a comfortable and enjoyable experience for our clients.

Happy Waxing!


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