Contrary to the horror stories you may have read in Cosmo or Men's Health, a professional Bikini Wax , regardless of the style, doesn't hurt as much as people think. For instance, men often comment afterwards that their chest is more tender to have waxed than their scrotum. For women, tenderness is greatly reduced if they're waxed after their period rather than before. If you've never been waxed before, you're probably confused by all the jargon. So, you may ask, what's the difference between a bikini wax, g-string wax, and Brazilian wax?
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We'll be straight with you: Getting your first bikini wax is not a fun experience for most people. That said, it's a longer-lasting method to removing your pubic hair than shaving , with the smoothness from a bikini wax lasting for two to four weeks , rather than days, making it a good option for the summer months , when you don't want to be constantly reaching for the razor. But being aware of exactly what you're getting yourself into will help you get through the experience. Below, we outline what a full bikini wax involves and how to prepare for your first bikini wax. A big mistake many women make before their first waxing session: shaving. If you're unsure of how long that is, just leave it alone. You can call the spa or salon beforehand and let your waxer know that you will need her to trim your hairs before your wax.
You'd think that the woman who sees you at your most vulnerable—you know, when you're bottomless and spread eagle or on month three of not plucking your eyebrows—would be totally forthcoming with you. Not so. The woman wielding the wax stick may neglect to mention how to minimize pain or inwardly chuckle when you let too much time go by between appointments. Keep reading for waxers' 10 biggest confessions and tips to make getting smooth go more smoothly.