Brazilian Wax-Why You should Consider it


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Brazilian waxing is popular and with good reason.

The removal of hair gives women a feeling of liberation, cleanliness, sexiness and allows bikinis and lingerie to be worn with no visible hair showing and last but not least most men find it very sexy.

Let’s learn all about waxing Brazilian style.

Brazilian bikini waxes have been a major fashion trend since the late 90's with many famous people having it done, now more women than ever are following their lead.

Brazilian waxing was introduced to New York in 1987 by a group of Brazilian sisters where the waxing treatment takes its name from.

Bikini Wax & Brazilian Wax

Bikini waxing, removes only the hair that is visible around the bikini area the Brazilian wax on the other hand removes hair from the front, back and everything in between.

A ‘landing strip’ on many people remains at the front, but many go for everything removed from the area.

How is Waxing Done

Most waxings sessions take around 15 - 30 minutes.

You remove your clothes and lie on a table or bench, with clean paper or sheets.

As you only need approximately a quarter-inch before wax can be applied, your therapist will begin trimming your pubic hair to this length to get ready for waxing.

Experienced waxers are fast, professional and you will feel very little discomfort

The waxer will get a waxing insert into a pot of hot wax and then place it on the skin and hair.

Next your therapist can apply a cloth strip over the warm wax, then by pressing down firmly on the wax the cloth hair and wax will adhere to each other.

When the wax has cooled, the strip will be removed, taking the hairs out by the roots – This is the painful bit!

Finally, any remaining hairs will be removed with tweezers.

Waxing starts at the front and moves toward the back.

You will be instructed to move in to a number of positions as your therapist removes all the hair.

Once the waxing is done, soothing lotion will be rubbed in to areas where the hair has just been removed.

You may still have some bumps, feel some soreness or have ingrown hairs – If this is the case your waxer will advice on lotions for treatment.

Brazilian waxing Is it painful?

It can be painful on the first session particularly, but regular visits will see the amount of pain reduce you feel.

Generally the pain is not as bad as most people expect, although you need to expect and tolerate some. How often does waxing need to be done?

While it lasts up to 3 weeks, so it's a regular treatment like having your manicure done about every three weeks.

Can I do it myself?

Many people do and we have covered this in part 2 of this article Tip if you are nervous

Try a Bikini Wax First, this you can do at home of you are careful and again this is covered in part 2 with the best value kits.

The verdict

For most people Brazilian waxing provides a long lasting clean, sensual, and allows a smooth look in the area when wearing swim wear and lingerie.

Most women, who have it done, adore it and so do their partners!


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