If you've heard the terms "bikini wax"and "Brazilian wax" used interchangeably, then you may be confused. But don't worry—we're here to clear things up! At European Wax Center, here's how we differentiate our top three service offering. If you're wearing a bikini, this will prevent any hairs from "peeking out". If you want to leave a small "strip", triangle, square, or nothing at all, it's up to you.
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Last Updated: June 24, References. This article was co-authored by Melissa Jannes. Melissa Jannes is a Licensed Esthetician and the owner of Maebee's Beauty Studio in Philadelphia, a single practitioner space providing quality services with individualized attention. Melissa is also a National Educator for Universal Companies. Melissa won the "Best of Beauty" award from Allure magazine in for the quality of her bikini waxing. This article has been viewed , times. With a little preparation, a bikini wax can be a quick, routine procedure that leaves you hair-free for at least several weeks.
Summer beauty prep: 8 tips for your best bikini wax this summer
Keep it! You do you. I know I said a Brazilian wax is when all the hair is removed, but you can also choose to leave a thin strip a landing strip, if you will or a small triangle in the front. Ophals says a Brazilian just means all the hair is removed from the labia and buttocks. The esthetician will use either a strip wax a hot wax that requires a strip of fabric placed on top , a hard wax a thick wax that plasticizes as it cools and removes hair without a strip , or a combination of both.
We'll be straight with you: Getting a bikini wax may not be the most fun experience for most people. That said, it's a longer-lasting method to removing your pubic hair than shaving , with the smoothness from a bikini wax lasting for two to four weeks, rather than days, making it a good option for the summer months when you don't want to be constantly reaching for the razor or epilator for hair removal. But being aware of exactly what you're getting yourself into will help you get through the experience and ensure you get the smoothest results. Here, experts explain the ins and outs of what a full bikini wax includes, from the types and shapes to the pain factor and more, plus how to prepare for your first bikini wax.