Today, many women choose to remove body hair from their intimate parts. However, many of those women are new to bikini and Brazilian waxing. They don’t know what to expect, and that makes the procedures seem intimidating. If you know what to expect, then you might feel more comfortable. Find out what you should expect the first time you decide to go for waxing services.
1. The beauty therapist knows what she’s doing
You might wonder about the qualifications of your wax specialist. Fortunately, most specialists undergo extensive training. After performing hundreds or thousands of hair removal waxing procedures, a specialist has seen and done it all. The specialist knows what she’s doing. If you have any worries about her qualifications, then put them aside.
You should also put aside any worries that you have about your bikini area. Everyone has things about which they are embarrassed. If you have anything that makes you uncomfortable, then take comfort in knowing that your specialist has seen it all. She can handle whatever your situation may be.
2. You get to choose the style
Getting a Brazilian wax involves a major decision – choosing your type of wax. If you have an interest in Brazilian waxing, then you don’t need to worry too much about style. Brazilian waxing removes hair from the root, with the exception of a landing strip. However, you can opt to do a Brazilian without the landing strip. In some places, this is called a Hollywood removal.
If you want to keep more hair, then you should ask for bikini waxing. Different salons offer different types of bikini wax. For example, your salon might offer G-string wax. As it sounds, this type of wax clears all the hair that would be visible with a G-string. Don’t worry about memorizing the different styles. For the ideal waxing experience, your beauty therapist can explain your options. All that you need to do is choose which type of waxing services you prefer.
3. You don’t need to remove your pants
During the pre-wax, many people fear waxing at their bikini line because they don’t want to be naked and expose their pubic hair. However, you don’t have to remove your panties. If you only want a bikini wax, then removal is not necessary. You can leave them on and your beauty therapist can work around them. By wearing them, you might feel a little more comfortable with the situation. Just be sure to wear comfortable underwear and not your lacy panties. They might make the procedure a little uncomfortable, especially if this is your first time for hair removal at your bikini area.
4. Your beauty therapist might offer you pants
If you want a Brazilian waxing, then your therapist might have a hard time doing it with your underwear on. To provide you a comfortable waxing experience, your beauty therapist might offer you disposable pants, this will allow her to do her job well while you can be comfortable and not-so-nude.
Some salons don’t offer disposable pants. If yours doesn’t, then they might want you to remove your pants during the procedure. They might use a hot wax that doesn’t rely on strips. With this type of waxing, you might not be able to wear pants. However, make sure to let your therapist know if you are uncomfortable during the Brazilian wax procedure. They can be very accommodating. In most salons, they will work with you.
5. You do the procedure laying down
In most cases during the hair removal process, your therapist will ask you to lay down. Then, she will ask you to bend one knee and keep the other bent but flat on the bed at a right angle. If you’re getting a bikini waxing, then she will put tissue in the band of your pants. This prevents your skin from being damaged by the wax.
6. The wax is warm
The wax that your therapist applies to you will not be too hot. She uses a spatula to apply warm wax to your pubic hair. Then, she places a cloth strip or a piece of muslin over the wax. After pressing it down for a few seconds, she pulls away the small strip. While the wax isn’t painful, the pull is painful.
If anyone tells you that Brazilian waxing doesn’t hurt, then they are lying. But the wax itself isn’t painful. The only painful part of the procedure is pulling. After several waxing sessions within three to four weeks, that pain might diminish.
7. The pain is pretty quick for bikini or Brazilian waxing
One of the most common questions is about the pain of the procedure. While you now know that the hair removal method really hurts, you might wonder how much it hurts. In some areas, the pain can be pretty significant. However, other areas are less painful. It’s also worth mentioning that some people respond to the pain differently. You might have a high pain tolerance and think nothing after getting a Brazilian wax.
Whatever your pain tolerance may be, the procedure is quick. The pain only lasts for a few seconds. After that, the pain dulls. You can also limit the pain by taking ibuprofen before the procedure. Additionally, you can limit the pain by going to a good beauty therapist. The best therapists know how to work to provide the least pain.
When Should I Have My Next Brazilian Wax Session?
Usually, you have to go back to your beauty therapist within three to four weeks for another session. This is the average duration when your pubic hair starts growing, but it will still depend on how fast your hair grows.