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I have a low pain threshold and was thinking of using some numbing cream before going for a bikini wax. I read online that emla cream was good. However I am a little nervous as I don't know what I am doing. What are people's experience of using numbing cream? (I am going for a Brazilian.)
I would love to know: Is it safe to apply yourself? I have images of accidentally sitting in a pin without noticing! Also, if it isn't too much to ask, where precisely do you apply it and do you have to be careful to avoid any areas? I need detailed guidance for an ignoramus please.
I’m sure you can’t apply it on the bits that are inside where the Brazilian goes.
Honestly yes it’s sore but it’s instant pain and then over in literally a second. You need to check with where you’re having the wax if they’re happy for you to use it. It may well interfere with the products they’re using
Definitely don't use EMLA cream. It'll affect the skin and could make it even more painful if the wax doesn't adhere properly
Tips for least painful Brazilian - get a hot wax. NO STRIP WAX. - find a salon who does Lycon wax, it's genius. It's witchcraft in how painless it is - take ibuprofen half an hour beforehand - don't go on your period (obvs)