All Rights Reserved. Granted, when your everyday uniform is comprised of being vacuum-sealed into bodysuits one can only assume were developed in NASA labs, a razor-bump-free crotchal region is high on the priority list. But the baby-smooth, freshly waxed bikini line she flaunts onstage on the almost-daily? With no rashy redness or—gasp—off-day ingrowns in sight? One can only assume she most certainly did not all together now wake up like this. On prepping for the smoothest Bey-kini line humanly possible
Here's what to expect the first time you get a bikini wax
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When you think about it, no sane woman would ever pay good money to have hot wax painted on to her nether regions so that hair can be ripped from the roots. Yet bikini waxing is a pretty standard grooming habit for thousands of women who routinely book a session every month without batting an eyelid. If you're a waxing virgin but have been thinking of giving it a go, here's the lowdown on exactly what happens once you get over the basic embarrassment of showing your pants to a total stranger. Everyone feels a bit self-conscious, especially the first few times. But remember, beauty therapists have seen it ALL before and perform bikini waxes every day.
Bikini Waxing 101: How to Prep for Your First Wax
Many women also get full bikini waxes for hygienic purposes all year round. Strip wax, which is the most popular wax used, makes for a tedious, slow and painful procedure, often leaving the skin feeling sticky. Hard waxes break and crack, making the wax difficult to remove and also reducing hair removal efficiency, while elastic wax stretches to remove hair without strips causing less of a pull on the skin, meaning a more comfortable removal experience. A high quality wax is only one piece of the puzzle. For the best waxing results, make sure your hair is grown out to about an eighth to a quarter of an inch long.
Yes, it hurts. Getting a bikini wax is about as much fun as slamming your pinky in a door. I know. As a service to my two faithful readers, I took the plunge and got one myself. Thinking about giving up your bikini waxing virginity?