Area Body
Age range > 20s
Method Beauty treatment
Downtime None
Approval FDA Approved
Price range 50
100% Worth it! rating (2 reviews)


Waxing Treatment

Waxing is a form of semi-permanent hair removal. It can be used on any area of the body.

Depending on where an individual hair is in its growth cycle, hair will usually not grow back for up to six weeks or may reappear in as little as one week. Strip waxing uses a soft wax and strips of paper or cloth. The wax is spread evenly over the skin and then ripped off quickly against the direction of hair growth. Strip-less wax or hard wax is applied thickly applied to skin with no fabric. It is allowed to cool and then removed. It is seen as less painful and better for the removal of fine hairs.

Expect to be undressed or given paper underwear, depending on the area being waxed. Expect pain during the process! This will depend on the location of the waxing, and the skill of the therapist. Over time, the process becomes less painful as the returning hair tends to be softer and easier to remove.

Waxing removes hair from the root. This means regrowth is softer than the stubble that occurs after shaving and use of depilatory creams. It is the most effective and
quickest method of removing large areas of hair.

Pain, though short-lived, can be very intense and leave behind bruising, broken capillaries and red bumps. Some people experience in-grown hairs after waxing, particularly after the first sessions.

2 Reviews

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    medal_transparent patmac147

    Worth it!      21 July, 2017 - 13:05

    I have been waxing for about 20 years and I barely feel it at this stage! It's the best way to reduce body hair cheaply. I actually buy my own home wax strip sets and do my legs and even bikini sometimes. But usually if I'm going away or to a special event I go to a salon because you get the professional finish and obviously don't miss patches!

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    medal_transparent hannahkath

    Worth it!      25 July, 2017 - 09:14

    Waxing is my preferred method of hair removal. I regularly get my eyebrows and bikini area waxed, and highly recommend both processes. Although it can temporarily be painful, I feel it's totally worth it as the pain in so short lived and it gets easier as you go more, plus the results are always fantastic. If you have yet to try waxing, go for it!