Waxing - hair removal is a great and low cost to way to temporarily remove hair fom the root. It can be done anywhere on the face and body and is suitable for females and males to maintain smooth hair free skin.
Waxing is an extremely common type of depilatory method to temporarily remove hair from the skin by the roots as it gives longer lasting results than shaving and hair removal creams.
Wax is applied to the skin and clings onto the hairs, when the wax is removed, the hair stuck to the wax will also be removed leaving the skin smooth. The hair grows back finer.
Depending on your pain threshold, some people describe waxing as painless, but in short yes there is some discomfort with waxing because when the hairs roots are pulled from the follicles , it triggers the nerve endings that causes an instant shock of pain, although the pain subsides within seconds, the area treated can still feel tender after.
Waxing can be more painful around the time of your menstrual date due to a shift in hormones and a heightened sensation level.
Taking Ibuprofen 30 minutes before your waxing appointment can decrease inflammation and reduce pain. Cold packs before waxing can slightly numb the area can also help to decrease swelling after.
Soft wax – Also know as creme wax, this type of wax is used with a paper or cotton strip to remove the wax from the skin. Is suitable for large and small body areas with normal hair texture like legs, arms, face etc
Hot wax – does not need strips, this wax adheres only to the hair and not to the skin and is suitable for course hair in areas such as bikini and underarms.
For a standard bikini line wax, no you do not need to remove your underwear, protection for your underwear will be put in place and waxing would be done around your underwear.
If you are having a Brazilian or Hollywood wax then yes, it is much more thorough and quicker if your underwear is removed, however, if you are not comfortable with this, we can work around them.
A towel is always provided to maintain your dignity.
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