Waxing is the most soothing, satisfying, and safe method to remove unwanted hair. But when it comes to removing pubic hair, waxing requires additional care. You need to be extra cautious while undergoing a bikini waxing session. You can use hot wax, hard wax or waxing strips to remove pubic here. But it is suggested to have this process at salons under the expert supervision. At home bikini waxing might lead to burning your skin or ripping it off. That’s why experts advise avoiding undergoing bikini waxing sessions at home. It is better to check waxing strips price in Pakistan online and take professional service.
However, it doesn’t matter that you undergo your waxing sessions at home or at the salon, when it comes to removing pubic hair, you need to take a few precautions.
Do not use reusable waxing strips
Experts recommend averting the use of reusable strips during bikini waxing as they may transfer viral and bacterial infections. Instead, you must go for pre-made, non-reusable waxing strips.
How to use wax strips?
First rinse, clean, and dry your skin. You can also use micellar water to remove excess oil and dirt from your skin. Take a patch test of that strip on your arm before applying that strip to your bikini area. If the patch test gives you a green signal, you are ready to go.
Now consider the length of your hair. Hair longer than 2-5mm will make it painful to remove and shorter than this length will not adhere to your strip.
Spread over the wax strip in the direction of hair growth. Press it firmly and make sure that it sticks to the hair. Now pull the strip swiftly in an opposite direction. Pulling the strip in a parallel direction will make it less painful.
Tips to make bikini waxing less painful
Avoid waxing the same area twice during your waxing session. Once you are done with your waxing session, wipe and clean the area.
You can also apply aloe vera gel or after-wax lotion to soothe the burning sensation. If the pain doesn’t soothe out, you can always go for a painkiller.
Exfoliate your skin before waxing. Make sure to remove the dead skin, dirt, and ingrown hair. If you have lower pain tolerance then does not undergo bikini waxing twice in one month. Do not shave between your appointments as it will make waxing more painful and may result in skin irritation. You can go for Hard wax, as it is less painful compared to other waxing methods.
Pros and cons of waxing from bikini areas
Unlike shaving, waxing has effects that last longer than 4-5 weeks. Though it is time-consuming, it’s worth it. Your hair grows thinner and also for a delayed period. Waxing prevents ingrown hairs and saves you from those annoying bumps. It can go to hard-to-reach areas and removes hair properly.
Despite its benefits, there is no doubt that waxing hurts. While undergoing a bikini waxing session in the salon, the awkward feeling haunts you making you regret your decision. There is also a possibility of getting a reaction from your freshly waxed session. Though this reaction whether it will be a rash or burning sensation, won’t last longer than a few hours, it brings a lot of discomforts. If the reaction lasts longer, you might have to visit a doctor. It is expensive and a Brazilian waxing session might cost you more than $30-$60.
Waxing your bikini area is safe if you follow the above-explained precautions carefully. But keep in mind that if you are looking forward to visiting a professional, just doesn’t go anywhere. Try to find out a professional to avoid any uncomfortable situation.