Are you using any skincare products containing retina or perhaps using antibiotics? It’s important to let your esthetician know this before waxing as both products mentioned may likely thin out the skin and cause an adverse reaction to wax. In this case it is best to tweeze only as a safety precaution. What you should know: Taryn brows uses a wax that is specifically for facial hair. Wax type is extremely important in preventing any unnecessary pulling or burning that may happen when using more abrasive waxes such as honey wax. To further protect your skin your brows and the skin closely surrounding them will be coated with a thin layer of pre-wax balm. This method is an excellent and effective way to prevent any additional pulling as well. It allows for the wax to do the job of pulling the hair and less of the skin.