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I want to go for my first bikini wax in the new year (Brazilian). I have read the MN threads about what to expect and how to prepare although I am nervous about the pain. However, I am confused by something which might just be my stupidity. That is, how do you actually live with a bikini wax?
I want to look good for me all year (it's my main new year's resolution ). So I understand I should go for a wax every 3-4 weeks. But what happens in between? I mean if hairs start to regrow after a few days do you spend most of the year itchy and looking bad? Can you shave in between? How does it work if you want to look good all the time and not just for special occasions?
It looks and feels fantastic for a week or two, and good for a couple of weeks after that. I don’t find the regrowth at all itchy, which is a major plus vs shaving. Don’t shave inbetween. Get it done regularly, once a month is good.
Every 3-4 weeks? Fuck that! I wouldn’t spend that much time and money on my head hair, or my dentist, which at least are on display
If you’ve never done it how do you know it “looks good”? Have you seen many hairy vs bald and prefer the bald look? Having spent far too much time in swimming changing rooms i definately don’t like the look of hairless.
Are you simply thinking because current fashion is for hairless it somehow must look better?
I know you say you want to look good for you, but what defines looking good? Why does removing your body hair = looking good?
The first time you get it done you will be hair free for a good while, until the first hairs start to grow back. Then, yes, you have to wait for the next wax before you can get smooth again.
On your second wax only the regrown hairs will be removed, so hairs will start to reappear much quicker. But once you have been having it done for a couple of years the hair should be much sparser so you do feel smoother for longer.
If you only want to do it as a one off, then you would be smooth for longer each time as all the hair would have had a chance to grow back in between - but it would be much more painful (hence I go every 4 weeks - it hurts enough without having 2-3x the hair ripped out each time!)
I gave up with waxing after about a year. I have dark hair and pale skin and was getting no more than a week before the hair started growing back and because it's dark it was really noticeable. I would inmagine that it works well for blondes though.