It's Metafilter's 20th anniversary! To celebrate, scan some cats or help fund Mefi! Am I supposed to just avoid the beach in between waxes? That doesn't seem right. What do you do between waxes? Also, how do you manage unsightly bumps?
Waxing 101: Tips and Tricks for Beginners
Your First Bikini or Brazilian Wax | European Wax Center
Waxing is a relatively long-lasting way to keep your body free of unwanted hair—you can usually go up to three weeks until the next appointment. But that doesn't mean there's zero maintenance required during the downtime. Also, a waxing routine requires commitment—you need to be fine with living with a little bit of hair once it does start growing back in, and you should stick to waxing as your sole, regular method of hair removal, if possible. But is it OK to shave after waxing? Here's the answer, along with a couple of tips that'll make waxing smoother.
Make Your Bikini Wax Last With These Expert Tips
Just because I get bikini waxes doesn't mean I'm always bikini ready. After all, I'm a hairy woman my latest battle involved lasering off my mustache , and although I get bikini waxes every four weeks, I recently had a scheduling conflict. I had to wear a bikini, it had only been two weeks since my last wax, and things were looking pretty rough.
If your razor is fresh enough, you can basically shave when your stubble is any length. But waxing is different. It can feel more bothersome making your wax last between appointments , because you're typically supposed to wait for your hair to be a certain length before ripping it out. So what should you do during the month between waxes to ensure you don't suffer any ingrowns or breakouts? According to Nestore, achieving the longest lasting, smoothest results from waxing depends on a couple of things: Avoiding common mistakes between appointments and practicing good at-home care.