Advice for a bikini area/all that area waxing virgin

posted 3 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
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Bumble bee

@imnotorange:  So I’ve gotta ask why exactly you want to do this now? I only ask because I’ve been waxed a couple times down there and it’s pretty terrible when it grows out. Itchy, pokey, ingrown hairs etc….IMHO it wasn’t worth it.

Are you going on a beach trip for your honeymoon?

Post # 4
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Busy bee

@imnotorange:  Brazilian Waxing is 90% of my income, lol. I wax about 60 vaginas per month. It needs to by about the length of a grain of rice, wear loose fitting clothes so that your comfortable afterwards. You will have to take panties off for the wax. The first time sucks, so I would advise a glass or two of wine prior (I provide this to my clients in the waiting area) The hair browns back finer and softer. Ingrowns can happen, exfoliation can help, along with using Tend Skin. Most of my clients come in every 4 weeks. What VikingPrincess experienced is not common at all. You do need to make sure you go to someone very experienced though. Any other questions, I am happy to help. 🙂 

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’ve been waxing for about 5 years. Id never go back to shaving! 

Yes it’s painful but if you find someone good, it’s much LESS painful! It varies soooo much on the waxer. You never get used to it And it never completely stops hurting. But it does become much much more tolerable over time! 

Post # 6
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Busy bee

@imnotorange:  you def should not have a bush, have it trimmed down, the longer your hair is, the more painful. 

Post # 7
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Bumble bee

@Future_Mrs_Dr_I:  You just said ingrown hairs could happen but then said what happened with me is uncommon? When it grows out there is itching and ingrown hairs are not fun. I went to a very nice spa in Las Vegas to have it done so it wasn’t a cheap, inexperienced person doing it either.  

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I’ll be honest with you, I don’t think it really hurts at all haha. I mean my eyes don’t even water, BUT I do things beforehand. Thirty minutes prior I take Ibuprofen AND I use this stuff called No Scream Cream. I put it on 45 minutes before my appointment and it kind of numbs the area. I have never been waxed without using this so maybe thats why I’ve never experienced a painful appointment?

I also never get ingrown hairs which I attribute to using Get the Bump Outta Here, another ointment that you just roll on after you’ve waxed and every now and then afterward (like after a shower or whatever).

In all honesty I think it hurts way more to have my eyebrows waxed.

Post # 9
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Worker bee

I havent experienced any itchiness at all after getting waxed when its grown back. Waxing is totally worth it! (IMO) You won’t know how it’ll be for you until you try it.

 

Post # 10
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Busy bee

@VikingPrincess:  For most people, it does not itch when growing back, and it is not “pokey.” Ingrown’s aren’t that common, either, but yes, they *can* happen. When you shave, you’re cutting the hair off at the mid-shaft where it is at the thickest point. When it grows back, it’s very coarse. When you wax, the hair is pulled out from the follicle (when it is waxed correctly, not broken off) it is forced to start over, and so a very fine point is what emerges from the skin, therefore it is softer. Also, going to an expensive, nice salon does not mean you’re getting an experienced Esthetician. I worked for the “Premier” spa in my state, and let me tell you, they hired newbies who were terrified of waxing people. I’ve done this for 8 years, and I have enough happy clients to make it worth my time to drive 1,000 miles to work for a week, mostly doing Brazilians. There are a few people who are not good candidates for waxing, but for the vast majority of people who are, a properly executed Brazilian is very worth it. 

Post # 11
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Busy bee

@mckey430:  This is very true. If the hair is too long, it overlaps and yanks and is just awful. The flip side is, you can’t trim it too close, otherwise the wax has nothing to grab onto, so the hair won’t come out. 

Post # 12
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Busy bee

@adoc86:  All that is great advice! Some people just have it worse when it comes to waxing. My sister, for instance, has very coarse hair and she bleeds like crazy. I have clients that aren’t very hairy, I get them waxed in 10 min, and there’s very little pain. 

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

I also recommend doing it first thing in the morning if you can. And definitely no coffee or caffeine beforehand. 

But alcohol WILL help. 

Also, definitely ibuprofen. 

Once I went after work having had a bunch of coffee and no ibuprofen, with the hair a little too long, and someone other than my normal girl. It was the worst experience ever. 

Post # 14
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@Future_Mrs_Dr_I:  Yeah I’ve been told I’m a bleeder, but it still doesn’t hurt. I think its just because of the numbing cream because really, how could that not hurt?! LOL

Post # 15
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Busy bee

@BebeLondon:  Yup, it’s different for everyone. Most people who experience itching, unless they have a reaction to the wax itself, is usually because the Esthetician is inexperienced. If it’s not done correctly, the hairs will actually break off instead of come out. So then, you’ve got this stretched out hair that falls back into the follicle. It itches like mad while your body is tryin to push it out, lol. 

Post # 16
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Busy bee

@adoc86:  Lol! Well I would def keep up with that cream then! I actually had an opportunity to get laser treatments for free, so I am lucky to have very little hair. What I do grow, I just wax myself. 

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