(Closed) How did you get over your fears of showing your stuff?

posted 5 years ago in Beauty
Post # 3
388 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

They see it all day long.  They don’t care.  They are professionals.  I used to be a bridal consultant, and saw boobs all day long.  I never even noticed.  

I understand it’s uncomfortable.  I got a spray tan (basically nude), and I just didn’t think about it.  Try to make small talk… it makes the time go by faster and keeps your mind off of what is going on.

Post # 4
722 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@angelalsmith3:  +1


they look at it all day long! it’s just like your gyno, they’re used to seeing it so they aren’t shocked when you strip down to your birthday suit 🙂

Post # 5
4687 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013 - Upstate NY

They’re professionals. Don’t worry!!

Post # 6
350 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

I’m going to tell you the same thing my mom told me when I was embarrased during my first gyno appointment. They see that sort of thing all day long and chances are, if they see you in public they won’t know your face…only certain areas. Obviously, this was meant in a joking way, but you get the point.


Post # 7
1755 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

As pps have mentioned, professionals see people’s privates over and over, day in and day out.  They’re used to it and not going to be phased by yours.  If you’re calm and matter-a-fact they’re not going to really notice.  If you freak out and act squeamish, it’s going to take longer.  Just shower the morning of your appointment, drop your clothes, let them do what’s needed and move on.

Post # 8
1299 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I was an airbrush tan technician and I can tell you that I had seen it all and it didn’t matter to me.  I wasn’t checking anything out except the tan.  Most good techs are like obgyns and they will keep you talking so you aren’t so awkward.  But I will say that we required you to wear some form of bottoms, and I had plenty of women who wore a bikini top and took the straps down, or a strapless bra,  etc. 

Post # 9
447 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I’ve never airbrushed tan completely nude, I usually wear a small g-string to minimize lines, but keep my vajayjay covered.

When it comes to waxing, just remember they see it all day long. They have likely seen some funky things, so you won’t stand out.

Post # 10
3092 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I ended up with a crazy naked massage…she kept pulling the towel back etc…at first I was mortified…then I just said what’s done is done and tried to get in a happy place.

I think desperation helps, are you desperately in need for a tan or wax or in my case a massage!?  🙂

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