Looking back, I guess I deserved to have that boiling wax dripped onto my crotch, which then sparked my avoidance of waxing salons entirely. I believed the two layers of sheer fabric were opaque and therefore office-appropriate. Share on Twitter Click me! Log in to ITG. Practice on your leg or forearm before going for a trickier, more sensitive area like your bikini line. If you have extreme pain in one area, a painful bump, or any sign of infection like persistent redness or a fever, see a doctor immediately.
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Your Complete How To Guide For a Bikini Wax at Home
Read that and all of ITG's best beauty tips here. Wash Off Start with a tepid shower and a little mild soap to clean up your bits. The first, and most crucial step is… Buy the right wax. The back region hurts the least. You should also avoid sunbathing, fake tanning, hot showers or baths after a wax, and try to wear natural fabrics like cotton if possible. Make sure your hair is the right length.