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Bikini wax

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
I have been thinking of getting a brazilian done for a while as I am getting fed up of shaving all the time. Anyway got a few questions.

How much do you pay to get it done?
Does it really hurt?
How often do you have to get it done?
Also I have shaved tonight how long would I have to wait before I could get a wax?

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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    could really do with a response asap. thanks
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    ~kaz~ wrote:
    could really do with a response asap. thanks

    give people time love properly have loads of replies 2moro
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    lisalashe wrote:
    give people time love properly have loads of replies 2moro

    I know most people have better things to do on a sunday :p

    And seeing as you have said that you've just shaved theres no big hurry is there.


    How much do you pay to get it done? Each salon charges different amounts, i;ve seen it cost bewteen £15 and £30 so ring around.

    Does it really hurt? that depends on your own pain threshhold, but quite a bit i would pressume.

    How often do you have to get it done? I think they tell you to come back about every 6-8 weeks or when the hair has grown back

    Also I have shaved tonight how long would I have to wait before I could get a wax? Well that depends how fast your hair grows but i think it needs to be a centimeter or so long so the wax can stick to something.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I've had this done so here goes...
    How much do you pay to get it done?
    This depends greatly on where you are. In Brazil they cost as little as R$6 (about £1.50). In London they seem to cost about £35 depending on where you go.

    Does it really hurt?
    I didn't think so. One of my friends had it done though and said it was the most painful experience of her life.

    How often do you have to get it done?
    It varies from person to person. You need enough hair to have re-grown to get it done as shorter hairs don't come out as easily. As a guide every 4-6 weeks. Mine stays smooth for about two weeks before there is re-growth visable but I have to wait 4-6 weeks to have enough to get it re-done.

    Also I have shaved tonight how long would I have to wait before I could get a wax?
    You'll need to have at least 0.5 cm of hair for it to work properly. You could go with less but the shorter hairs would probably remain and it wouldn't be smooth or neat.
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Hmm.. well I got my first bikini wax last week and I got a price list for about 5 different salons (some independent, some chains) and they all charged around the £10 mark.
    £35 sounds very excessive!
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    How much do you pay to get it done?
    i paid £15
    Does it really hurt?
    ive only had it done once and it hurt me a LOT and i swore a few times. but the pain only lasts for a few seconds altho i did have discomfort for a couple of days. i used a tea tree oil moisturiser to soothe the skin and stop ingrowing hairs. was all worth it though!
    How often do you have to get it done?
    every 6 weeks
    Also I have shaved tonight how long would I have to wait before I could get a wax?
    at least a month
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    lausie wrote:
    Hmm.. well I got my first bikini wax last week and I got a price list for about 5 different salons (some independent, some chains) and they all charged around the £10 mark.
    £35 sounds very excessive!
    bikini wax costs less than a brazillian
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    Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,323 The Mix Honorary Guru
    lipsy wrote:
    bikini wax costs less than a brazillian
    Sorry my mistake...didn't read it properly :blush:
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