Our medical team and plastic surgeon, Dr. Petroff, recognize the stress and insecurity associated with having excess body hair and constantly having to shave. For patients who are seeking an alternative to tweezing, shaving, or topical hair removal creams, Petroff Center Plastic Surgery and Medi-Spa offers waxing services for the face. Some of the common areas included are the upper lip, chin, and brows. Our team of skilled professionals can help patients achieve a smoother face with more uniformed, shapely brows. Scheduling a consultation at our Lake Oswego, OR office is the next step to achieving a hairless, more enhanced facial appearance.
Best candidates for waxing:
- Have hair 1/4" or longer
- Desire a longer-lasting alternative to shaving
- Are not ready to commit to laser hair removal treatments
- Have dark, thick hair that is hard to remove at home
"Dr. Petroff was the most humble, amazing doctor I have ever met. I would recommend him and his team to anyone looking to have a medical procedure done. I have never felt so comfortable with a medical team, where I knew from the beginning that this is the place I 100% want to have my surgery done at. Every single person I met there was friendly, organized, and very professional. He is an amazing doctor that has an incredible gift and he has a whole team that makes his practice so ideal."- K. / Healthgrades / Jul 20, 2018
"I am a surgeon, so I know a good surgeon when I see one. My sutures were perfectly aligned, equidistant from each other, and tiny as quilting stitches. Now, 3 months after an eye and facelift, I look like a younger, more gorgeous version of myself. I never would have thought it possible! I am a fan and I will be sending my own patients to Dr. Petroff."- K.A. / Yelp / Mar 16, 2019
"I have spent most of my career in a helping profession and teaching others how to help. I teach the importance of self-care and the replenishing the mind, body, and spirit. Yet, I did not follow my own advice - for years - and it impacted my health and my appearance. I met Dr. Petroff when he performed the most beautiful rhinoplasty on my daughter and was immediately impressed with his professionalism, bedside manner, and skill. At the time, I was just so pleased my daughter was in safe hands. But he and his staff are infectious in their commitment to patients and to meaningful and thoughtful engagement with their patients. I took the plunge and decided, for my own wellbeing, I would invest in myself with the works - facelift, rhinoplasty, and whatever else Dr. Petroff would suggest. In our first meeting he listened with empathy, heard the meaning behind my words, and said no. He told me I didn't need "the works." He told me exactly what he would choose to help me look like a healthier, younger version of me. He told me he thought I looked sweet and he could make me look sweeter. It was not a line. He was turning down work to give me what I was really asking for. That is integrity. From the moment I said yes, his entire staff - from scheduling to nursing to accounting - were attentive, clear, informative, and thorough. I knew exactly what Dr. Petroff would do, how he would do it, and who would help him. His staff called regularly to schedule and confirm appointments. Those appointments were never cancelled and I was always seen on time. Even his anesthesiologist was sweet, well-informed, and pro-active. She called before surgery to review her plan, reiterated it the day of surgery, and followed it exactly. Surgery went perfectly and just as described. I followed their directions for my aftercare and relied on their workbook (yes, they give you a workbook to outline the surgery, procedures, recovery, and it even emphasize the emotional impact of the surgery and recovery process). I am two weeks out from surgery. I have had two ultrasound appointments to reduce swelling (heavenly), a makeup session to learn to cover bruising (licensed estheticians), my staples and stitches removed by two different nurses with the most steady and gentle hands ever, and regular check-ups with Dr. Petroff. I know that people who watch too much television about plastic surgery might think this is a vanity field. I know that for Dr. Petroff and his staff, this is not about vanity. They genuinely understand that how we look is a reflection of how we feel and how we feel is reflected in how we look. By honoring their clients, they honor the value of self care. And, I wish he was not so busy because, besides his surgical skills, if I could download his interviewing techniques and employee training and management principles, I would. The staff is remarkable - without exception. Thank you, thank you, thank you all!"- M.C. / Yelp / Mar 07, 2019
"Friendly staff and Dr. Petroff is simply the best in his field."- F.F. / Google / Mar 01, 2019
"Dr. Petroff and his team were so kind, caring, and courteous throughout my whole medical experience with the clinic. It was clear that everyone was genuinely considerate of my desires and needs, and the results were all I ever wanted. I would definitely recommend Dr. Petroff to others, and am so grateful for him!"- S. / Healthgrades / Jan 19, 2019
What to Expect
A waxing treatment will involve our licensed aesthetician applying hot wax to cloth strips. The strips will then be administered to the areas that are being treated. The aesthetician will quickly tug on the cloth to remove the hair at the follicle. If the eyebrows are being waxed, the patient can consult beforehand on the desired shape and outcome. Some pain and redness may result, but it will subside shortly. Some patients may wish to combine their brow waxing with brow tinting as well, which can be performed simultaneously.
Patients can expect their treated area to have little to no hair after being waxed. Depending on the patient and hair texture, results will vary. Typically, patients can expect to have smooth skin for 3 - 4 weeks. After the hair growth is long enough, patients can schedule another waxing appointment.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $15 - $50
- Average Procedure Time
- <1 Hour
Effective Hair Removal
If you're not getting the results you want from constantly shaving or tweezing, then consider scheduling a waxing appointment. Our skilled team will consult with you on your goals to help you achieve the amount of hair removal you desire. Call our office today to start your waxing treatments.