Waxing, as a form of hair removal, has become a very popular and convenient way to eradicate hair from unwanted areas like the upper lip, eyebrows, armpits, legs, and bikini line—both for many women and men.
Waxing is often the preferred method due to its longer-lasting affect—waxing removes hair at the root rather than just severing off hairs (i.e., when you shave with a razor). However, for waxing newbies, trusting your sensitive skin in intimate areas to a beautician barring hot wax on a paper strip might be a bit overwhelming. That’s why we’re aiming to calm your fears by preparing you for your first waxing appointment with these eight facts and tips…
Who Can Wax?
Waxing is a great alternative to shaving for both men and women, starting in young adulthood. Most aestheticians recommend commencing wax treatments at a young age when hair is fine and pain tolerance is higher.
However for individuals who are prone to abnormal scarring, waxing is not recommended as trauma to hair follicles can lead to scars that are very difficult to treat.