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What to do Before a Bikini Wax?

What should you do to prepare before getting a Brazilian Bikini Wax?

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Before getting a bikini wax, it is worth taking a few steps to prepare. For starters, if you have sensitive skin, or other skin problems, it is best to avoid getting a bikini wax. Those who are diabetic should also avoid waxing as well. If you are uncertain about your conditions, ask a medication professional if it’s safe for you.

One thing to keep in mind before a bikini wax is the level of pain involved. Specifically if it’s your first time, you should be mindful of a few things. Wax specialists suggest that if you are on your period or expecting, you should not be waxing. This is because the pubic area during this time is far more sensitive than normal and the pain involved is far more intense.

While waxing can be painful for some, there are precautions you can take. Taking a pain killer such as aspirin an hour before the procedure can reduce the pain significantly. Also it is best to go with a reputable aesthetician. Experienced aestheticians understand how to limit the pain as well as how to perform the procedure more efficiently. For something like this, it is best to avoid someone who is inexperienced.

When you are ready for a bikini wax, you need to make sure that your hair is the proper length. Pubic hair that is too lengthy is difficult to wax and needs to be trimmed. The aestheticians will trim it for you, or you can go prepared. Also be sure that your hair is long enough because if it is too short waxing may not be possible. Your pubic hair should be between a quarter of an inch to half an inch long.

One thing to avoid prior to your bikini wax is sun bathing or swimming. You should wait at least 24 hours after these events before seeing your aesthetician. Similarly you should wait a few days before doing them again.

After waxing there may be a few minor side effects. Small bumps or redness is very common and is nothing to worry about. Simply ice the area to reduce the swelling and apply a cream recommended by your aesthetician to prevent infection. Another common side effect is ingrown hairs. The best way to reduce the possibility of this is to clean the area and exfoliate it before your wax.

The type of underwear you will wear should also be a consideration. If you are not comfortable removing your underwear completely, consider wearing something with less material. A thong is a good alternative to being bare. As wax or the lotion can leave stains, some people prefer to wear older underwear. You should also think about your outwear and wear something that’s easy to wash.

Finally, when booking your bikini waxing appointment a minimum of 30 minutes should be allotted to you. While the more efficient the better, final touches should not be rushed at the end of the procedure.

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